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About Rebecca Dutton

Becci has worked in print media far and wide with three years at Canada’s Moose-Jaw Times Herald under her belt as well as many years at the Shropshire Star. A keen feature writer Becci has also worked for the Shropshire Magazine and written for a variety of publications including Canadian Quilter and Canadian Cycling.

Historic Shrewsbury manor opens doors for Christmas fayre

By | 2018-11-26T16:51:38+00:00 November 27th, 2018|Blog, What's On|

  A Shropshire village community will come together for a special Christmas fayre at a historic county venue this weekend. The Condover Christmas fayre will take place at Condover Hall, near Shrewsbury, on December 2nd (Sunday) and organisers are promising a great selection of stalls, food, drinks, music and festive cheer. The event, open from 10am to 4pm, will also

Fundraising business group benefit from new website

By | 2018-11-26T16:38:00+00:00 November 26th, 2018|Blog, Business News|

Members of the Shrewsbury-based Severn Business Network at Shrewsbury Town Football Club, where the group meet. A thriving Shropshire business group is ending 2018 on a high with a record number of members and a brand new website. Severn Business Network - which will mark its 10-year anniversary next year  -  was established to promote business growth in

Don’t get caught out this Christmas, rely on your pharmacy for supplies and out of hours service

By | 2018-11-26T09:52:08+00:00 November 26th, 2018|Blog|

Martin Lunt, managing director of Lunts Pharmacies in Shrewsbury, Craven Arms and Pontesbury Shropshire residents are being asked to think ahead and make sure they have any medication they need ahead of the festive period. Adding ‘medication’ to your pre-Christmas shopping list will reduce the impact on the already stretched medical services - as well as limiting any

Oh yes it is! It’s Panto time again!

By | 2018-11-20T06:00:25+00:00 November 21st, 2018|Blog, What's On|

It’s that time of year again! Panto time! This year Shrewsbury’s Theatre Severn is showing the mother of all pantomimes- Mother Goose! Starring again will be Shropshire’s favoruite Dame, Brad Fitt, along with our fabulous radio star Eric Smith, of BBC Radio Shropshire, who will be playing the squire. The venue is preparing to repeat the success of last year’s box

Major plumbing company to sponsor Shropshire cycling team

By | 2018-11-20T05:37:26+00:00 November 20th, 2018|Blog, Business News|

A Shropshire cycling team, which has celebrated huge success this season, has announced a name change for next year and also the addition of an exciting new sponsor. From 2019, ‘Rhino Velo Race Team’ will become ‘Holohan Coaching Race Team’ and along with existing anchor sponsors Shrewsbury based estate agents Cooper Green Pooks and charteredinsurance brokers Beaumont Lawrence, they will

Free entry to Ironbridge museums

By | 2018-11-20T05:25:00+00:00 November 20th, 2018|Blog, What's On|

Staff at Coalbrookdale. Enginuity and the Museum of Iron will open their doors free of charge to National Lottery players next month - as part of a campaign to say thank you to all those that help raise thousands for good causes every year. The museums will be free to enter on Saturday 1 and Sunday 2 December,

Golden chance at Jump In Shrewsbury

By | 2018-11-13T17:06:37+00:00 November 14th, 2018|Blog, Business News|

The countdown is on for a golden opportunity to win your own Shropshire trampoline park for free. Anyone who attends Jump In Shrewsbury before the end of the month will have the chance to take part with one lucky winner getting the park to themselves, their friends and family - up to 100 people - in the New Year. Sammy

Shropshire squash club welcomes former number one star to see new facilities

By | 2018-11-13T16:45:23+00:00 November 13th, 2018|Blog, Business News|

from left Daniel Aimer, of the Shropshire Squash Club and Stephanie Henson of Six Ticks with Nick Matthews. A Shropshire sports club welcomed former number one Squash star Nick Matthews to the county to experience the facilities amid a major overhaul. Working alongside the facilities management team at Shrewsbury School, the Shropshire Squash Club, based on the school

Professional cyclist to expand business after helping amateurs get top results

By | 2018-11-12T09:36:28+00:00 November 12th, 2018|Blog, Business News|

Liam Holohan outside 'Holohan Coaching'. Liam Holohan training hard for the Haute Route Alps. A Shrewsbury based former professional cyclist is now offering fully supported bespoke cycling trips alongside his already successful coaching business. Liam Holohan, a former UCI professional, who rode for UCI teams ‘Team Wiggins’, ‘Rapha Condor’ and ‘Madison Genesis’, already runs his own

Indoor rowing is a 15 year success not a new London craze, says county instructor

By | 2018-11-11T08:11:08+00:00 November 12th, 2018|Blog, Business News|

Jim Mostyn of Gym Mostyn based at Wrekin College in Telford Indoor rowing to music has been hailed as the latest fitness craze to hit London - but surprise, surprise, it’s been running successfully in Shropshire for the last 15 years! Jim and Sally Mostyn have been running classes five days a week at Gym Mostyn at Wrekin