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Shropshire charity to benefit from new Shrewsbury event

By | 2019-05-20T17:37:33+00:00 May 22nd, 2019|Blog, What's On|

Richard and Craig Hughes, of Chrisbeon. Hundreds of spectators at next week’s Wacky Races in Shrewsbury will be able to support a charity that offers a lifeline to young people who have been affected by physical or mental trauma. Climbing Out was founded by Kelda Wood, who hit the headlines this year after becoming the first adaptive person

Shropshire PR firm expands as they celebrate another record year

By | 2019-05-20T10:23:47+00:00 May 21st, 2019|Blog, Business News, J&PR news|

From left to Right: Rhea Alton, Fliss Robert and Kirsty Smallman of J&PR We are excited to announce we have expanded our team by hiring a former journalist and news editor with years of experience in the industry. J&PR Ltd, based in Telford, has welcomed Felicity Roberts to the team as a digital account assistant, as we celebrate another

Girlguiding display to be bigger and better at Staffordshire County Show after bumper 2018

By | 2019-05-14T07:59:17+00:00 May 21st, 2019|Blog, What's On|

One stand at this year’s Staffordshire County Show is set to be bigger and better than before - as the girl guides add bungee trampolines to their offering. Girlguiding Staffordshire will again be hosting a climbing wall but this year they will also offer visitors the chance to bounce on May 29 and 30. The group had the biggest display

Artificial Intelligence (AI) and robotics coming to Newport as new Innovation Zone launches at popular agricultural show

By | 2019-05-20T10:15:32+00:00 May 20th, 2019|Blog, What's On|

Left to right: Lucy Platt, Parmjit Chima, Sally Western and Jonathan Gill It’s not what you normally expect at an agricultural show, but artificial intelligence and robotics will be an exciting new feature at this year’s Newport Show. For the first time the popular show, at Chetwynd Deer Park on July 13, will have a Harper Adams University

Academies trust chair welcomes MPs visit to high performing primary school

By | 2019-05-14T07:54:34+00:00 May 16th, 2019|Blog, Education|

L to R - Brendan Wignall, Damian Hinds MP, two Cheshire West and Chester councillors, Fiona Whittaker, Head of Oakview Academy, Steve Docking, CEO of NWAT and another CWAC councillor The headmaster of a Shropshire College has welcomed a visit by the Education Secretary to show him the transformation of an academy in Cheshire, which he oversaw. Brendan

‘No pressure prom’ launched at Shropshire hotel

By | 2019-05-14T07:52:05+00:00 May 15th, 2019|Blog, What's On|

Ollie Edwards and Shannon Carter both 18 get ready for the "no pressure prom" at The Best Western Valley Hotel in Ironbridge. An alternative approach to the school leavers’ prom has been launched at a Shropshire hotel to give youngsters and their parents a break from the “pressure”. Staff at the Best Western Valley Hotel in Ironbridge have

Award win for third year running for Shropshire telecoms firm

By | 2019-05-14T07:46:32+00:00 May 14th, 2019|Blog, Business News|

Leading telecommunications company Pure Telecom has lifted a prestigious national award for a third successive year. The Shrewsbury-based firm has now won four awards this year and its most recent success was accompanied by a ‘highly commended’ in a second category at the Comms Dealer Sales & Marketing Awards gala event held in London. Pure won the Reseller Sales Team

Shropshire County Show visitors to be transported to the world of children’s TV and books

By | 2019-05-13T11:39:13+00:00 May 13th, 2019|Blog, What's On|

Visitors to this year’s Shropshire County Show will be wowed by a special Shropshire Young Farmers’ 75th anniversary float parade and marquee celebrating the much-cherished world of children’s TV and books. The theme for this year’s Shropshire Federation of Young Farmers’ Clubs (SFYFC) float parade and marquee is nostalgia, as it marks 75 years since its foundation. Visitors to the

Just days to go until Shropshire’s first ‘free-from’ festival

By | 2019-05-07T11:26:04+00:00 May 13th, 2019|Blog, What's On|

(from L-R), Richard Fletcher, chef and proprietor of The Pheasant Inn at Admaston, Lajina Leal, of Lajina Masala, and Mytton and Mermaid head chef Chris Burt. Shropshire’s first ever ‘free-from’ festival will this week open its gates to thousands of visitors from across the Midlands and beyond. Specialising in raising lifestyle awareness, Frestival is the first event of

Award-winning Electrolyte comes to Shrewsbury

By | 2019-05-07T17:58:18+00:00 May 12th, 2019|Blog, What's On|

The Wildcard Theatre Company, involving two people from Shropshire, will bring their award-winning theatre hit to Shrewsbury’s Theatre Severn in June. Electrolyte, directed by Olivier award-winning director Donnacadh O’Briain, is written in entirely spoken word poetry and underscored by instrumentalists, who integrate live music with expert storytelling. The show follows Jessie, who having recently suffered a family bereavement, meets singer-songwriter