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Shrewsbury gardens open to public

By | 2018-05-18T14:19:36+00:00 May 18th, 2018|Blog, Charity, What's On|

If you are wondering what to do this Sunday (20th May 2018), then look no further than the Sutton Farm Charity Open Gardens Trail in Shrewsbury. People are invited to explore eight suburban gardens in the Sutton area of Shrewsbury from 11am to 4.30pm. It looks like it will be a wonderful event and a chance to get some ideas

Three day cycling event nearly at full capacity

By | 2018-05-15T08:04:36+00:00 May 15th, 2018|Blog|

A full field of 80 cyclists has signed up for a new three day elite cycling race through the Shropshire countryside, which includes a day of racing at RAF Shawbury to celebrate the RAF 100 anniversary. The Giro Del Mon, which has replaced the Shrewsbury Grand Prix for 2018, will take place from May 26-28, over the Bank Holiday weekend.

Wedding venue opens doors to hundreds of couples

By | 2018-05-15T08:01:25+00:00 May 15th, 2018|Blog|

Lisa Snape from the Best Western Valley Hotel in Ironbridge with Sam Ellam from K T Bridal preparing for the wedding open day. An Ironbridge hotel on the banks of the River Severn is opening its doors to hundreds of couples hoping to marry or celebrate their big day at the World Heritage Site. The wedding fayre day

Preparations blooming for Shrewsbury Flower Show

By | 2018-05-10T14:36:48+00:00 May 10th, 2018|Blog, What's On|

Preparations for this year’s Shrewsbury Flower Show are in full swing with new exhibitors being added to the agenda every day. With three months to go until the big weekend, numerous star names have been announced including Gardeners’ World favourite Chris Beardshaw and award-winning garden designer Penny Meadmore. Food fans are in for a treat with appearances from Dragons’ Den

Rhino Velo’s Chris Pook rides to first place

By | 2018-05-10T14:07:15+00:00 May 10th, 2018|Blog|

Photo by David Perry A Shropshire cycling team is celebrating after one of its riders won the Phil Ward Memorial Road Race, which took place near Shrewsbury on May 6. Chris Pook, of Estate Agents Cooper Green Pooks, who also runs Rhino Velo Race Team with Ben Lawrence of Beaumont Lawrence Chartered Insurance Brokers, said he was thrilled

A marriage, a match and a milestone at Ironbridge hotel

By | 2018-05-03T14:20:23+00:00 May 3rd, 2018|Blog, Business News|

Nancy Wickson, kitchen porter, and Chris Brown, junior sous chef from the Valley Hotel in Ironbridge get ready for a "Royal football" afternoon tea. A triple celebration is in store at an Ironbridge hotel this month - with a marriage, a match and a milestone all in one day. The Best Western Valley Hotel on Buildwas Road is

Let’s get exercising – 100 days challenge for RAF anniversary

By | 2018-05-02T08:57:10+00:00 May 2nd, 2018|Blog|

The chat in our household at the moment is all about how many lengths we have swum, how far we’ve run or how far we’ve cycled. My husband and I and our six-year-old son are taking part in a sporting challenge as part of the RAF 100 celebrations for 2018. We are taking on the 100 in a 100 challenge.

Rhino Velo places second in six day race event in Italy

By | 2018-05-01T10:02:19+00:00 May 1st, 2018|Blog|

From left to right: Chris Pook, Liam Holohan, Matt Davies, Tom Pook A Shropshire cycling team is celebrating after placing second overall in the Giro Sardegna road race - a six day event in Sardinia. Liam Holohan, 30, from Shrewsbury, also won his age category, coming third overall while Chris Pook, 35, from Shrewsbury, came second in his