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New clubhouse donated to Telford BMX club by local rotary club

By | 2019-07-02T11:02:36+00:00 July 2nd, 2019|Blog, Business News, What's On|

Children at a Telford BMX club are celebrating after winning the backing of a local Rotary Club which has donated a new clubhouse. The Rotary Club of Wellington members were left overwhelmed after hearing a presentation from volunteer Kirsty Smallman about the success of the club and the sessions it offers. The Rotarians, who meet weekly at the Buckatree Hall

Holohan Coaching Race Team celebrating success in Italy

By | 2019-06-23T10:27:27+00:00 June 24th, 2019|Blog, Business News, What's On|

A Shropshire based cycling team is celebrating after achieving excellent results in a multi day amateur event in Europe. Holohan Coaching Race Team, which is mentored and coached by former UCI professional Liam Holohan, has just returned from the Haute Route Dolomites - a three-day competitive event, featuring more than 250km of racing and over 8,000 metres of climbing in

Staffordshire pupils hit the West End stage

By | 2019-06-12T17:31:25+00:00 June 17th, 2019|Blog, What's On|

Karina and Anaya Kular from St Dominic’s Grammar School, Brewood. Sisters at a Staffordshire school have appeared in a special production in London’s West End. Karina and Anaya Kular from St Dominic’s Grammar School, Brewood, are part of the Pauline Quirke Academy of Performing Arts and took part in a production of Trouble’s a Brewin’ in Alberquirky at

Students at Staffordshire school tuning up for music festival

By | 2019-06-11T08:44:06+00:00 June 14th, 2019|Blog, Education, What's On|

Students at a Staffordshire school are aiming to strike a chord with visitors when they stage a major musical extravaganza. The youngsters at St Dominic’s Grammar School, Brewood, have been busy tuning up for the event which will feature all ages and a wide variety of styles of music in a packed programme of entertainment on June 12. It all

Ready, steady, go – show visitors invited to search for precious cup, again!

By | 2019-06-11T08:40:15+00:00 June 13th, 2019|Blog, What's On|

Pupils from Moorfield Primary School launch the Peplow cup competition. A Shropshire society which misplaced a coveted cup for over 100 years is to give people the chance to reenact the search for the precious silverware. The Peplow Challenge Cup mysteriously went missing from Newport & District Agricultural Society in 1904 and was not seen until it appeared

Vegas-years treat for Elvis fans at Theatre Severn

By | 2019-06-12T18:03:48+00:00 June 12th, 2019|Blog, What's On|

Elvis fans are in for a treat next week at Shrewsbury’s Theatre Severn. Lee Memphis King will recreate the essence of the King on June 20 at 7.30pm, accompanied by an orchestra of world class musicians and backing vocalists. The show will also include video screen projection mapping out Elvis’s life and music. Over the last 10 years, Lee has

Circus comes to Telford school for Father’s Day celebration

By | 2019-06-12T17:13:04+00:00 June 12th, 2019|Blog, What's On|

Caption: Children from Lawley Primary School in Telford get into the 'circus spirit' before the professionals arrive to perform on Sunday. A professional circus is coming to town on Father’s Day to raise funds for a Telford school. The big top will arrive on the playing fields of Lawley Primary School before the National Festival Circus entertain hundreds

Shropshire County Show 2019 hailed a success after more than 8,000 people basked in the sunshine

By | 2019-06-11T08:33:14+00:00 June 11th, 2019|Blog, What's On|

The sun shone and more than 8,000 visitors turned out to help make the 2019 Shropshire County Show another major success. The packed programme of entertainment at the Greenhous West Mid Showground in Shrewsbury offered something to suit all tastes and ages - with the added bonus this year of under 16s getting into the show free. Neale Sadler, Show

Shropshire cycling team aiming high in the West Midlands

By | 2019-05-27T05:04:36+00:00 May 30th, 2019|Blog, Business News, What's On|

Chris Childs winning the second round of the West Midlands Road Race League - Phil Ward Memorial Road Race on the 5th May at Leighton, Shropshire. A Shropshire based cycling team is well on its way to achieving its goal of becoming the top amateur racing team in the West Midlands. ‘Holohan Coaching Race Team’, which is mentored

Sponsors gearing up for bumper Newport Show

By | 2019-05-27T04:54:48+00:00 May 28th, 2019|Blog, What's On|

Sponsors who will help to make this year’s Newport Show happen are gearing up for another bumper year. Some of the sponsors of this year’s event, at Chetwynd Deer Park on July 13, came together to share their excitement for Shropshire’s premier one day family show. Businesses from across Newport and Shropshire will help make it a day to remember