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Huge Remembrance Day commemoration planned in Wellington after two years of work ends in published book

By | 2018-10-18T11:46:20+00:00 October 18th, 2018|Blog, What's On|

The biggest Remembrance Day commemoration for several years is due to take place in Wellington as a group of volunteers celebrate two years of research ending in a published book. A project to identify and find out about all 184 war dead named on the town Lychgate has brought families together, linked generations and uncovered more about the town’s history.

Half term trampoline challenges to raise funds for Harry Johnson Trust

By | 2018-10-18T11:19:50+00:00 October 18th, 2018|Blog, What's On|

A week-long series of challenges has been unveiled as part of a Shrewsbury trampoline park’s support for The Harry Johnson Trust. The event will be the first since Jump In bosses announced they would be raising money for the charity, which supports local children affected by cancer. The charity was founded when seven-year-old Harry tragically passed away following a battle

Workers warned to protect themselves from cyber attack as remote working booms

By | 2018-10-10T12:49:05+00:00 October 11th, 2018|Blog, Business News|

David Hayward, managing director of Pure Telecom in Shrewsbury. A leading Shropshire telecoms company is urging people to keep personal and business information separate and to ensure greater security to avoid the growing risk of cyber attack. The warning from Pure Telecom comes as an increasing number of people are opting for the convenience of working away from

Ironbridge hotel gets ‘Zaktastic’ to boost funds

By | 2018-10-11T11:29:04+00:00 October 11th, 2018|Blog, What's On|

A Shropshire entertainer is calling for help in putting on a ‘Zactastic’ show to raise funds as part of the £500,000 campaign to send little Zac Oliver to America for life-saving treatment. Paul Roberts, stage name Tom Wenlock, is arranging the show at The Best Western Valley Hotel in Ironbridge on Sunday, November 25 and is asking for people to

New Christmas party programme launched at Ironbridge hotel

By | 2018-10-10T12:41:13+00:00 October 10th, 2018|Blog, What's On|

An Ironbridge hotel has unveiled five new party options to help music lovers step back in time to celebrate Christmas. The Best Western Valley Hotel is set to host colleagues, friends and families throughout December with their new range of themed nights. As well as party games, quizzes, fancy dress party props and a three-course meal, the resident DJ will

Shropshire cyclist top in West Midlands League

By | 2018-10-07T08:36:19+00:00 October 7th, 2018|Blog|

Chris Pook winning the Phil Ward Memorial Road Race. Photo David Perry A Shropshire business man has come first in the West Midlands Road Race League after a consistent 2018 season. Chris Pook, of Estate Agents Cooper Green Pooks, Shrewsbury, races for Rhino Velo Race Team, which he runs with Ben Lawrence of Beaumont Lawrence Chartered Insurance Brokers.

Tickets on sale now for Fame the Musical in Shrewsbury

By | 2018-10-07T08:22:27+00:00 October 7th, 2018|Blog, What's On|

‘I’m gonna live forever, I’m gonna learn how to fly.’ Ever since we heard that Fame the Musical will be coming to Shewsbury’s Theatre Severn, we haven’t been able to stop singing the songs in the J&PR office. Tickets are already selling out fast for the show, which will run from January 28 to February 2 - and we can’t wait!

Shropshire pharmacist urges patients to start thinking about getting their flu vaccine as soon as possible in case their stocks run out

By | 2018-10-04T10:16:19+00:00 October 4th, 2018|Blog, Business News|

Martin Lunt, managing director of Lunts Pharmacies in Shrewsbury, Craven Arms and Pontesbury A Shropshire pharmacist with 30 years experience in the industry is urging people to get their flu vaccine as soon as possible in case their stocks run out. Martin Lunt, managing director of Lunts Pharmacies in Shrewsbury, Craven Arms and Pontesbury, said people need to start

Magician Sylvia to hold London Horror Festival spellbound

By | 2018-10-04T09:39:38+00:00 October 4th, 2018|Blog, What's On|

Miss Sylvia Sceptre An extraordinary magical experience that has just gained rave reviews at the Edinburgh Fringe will appear before your very eyes at a prestigious festival in London over two nights. Phantasmagorical stars Miss Sylvia Sceptre, a time travelling magician who takes her audience back to Victorian England in a performance combining Magic and Mind Reading in

A new chapter begins for both Jean Jarvis and The Furniture Scheme

By | 2018-09-13T14:03:30+00:00 October 1st, 2018|Blog, Business News, Charity|

The face of a leading Shropshire charity which has been helping the community for almost 25 years is moving on to pastures new, safe in the knowledge that her pioneering project is in good hands. Jean Jarvis MBE founded The Furniture Scheme in Ludlow in 1994 as a way to reuse unwanted household items and provide the means for some