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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

Drawing inspiration from Shropshire networking event

By | 2019-05-27T04:51:48+00:00 May 27th, 2019|Blog, Business News, What's On|

Business owners and employees at a special event in Shropshire will be drawing inspiration from a leading comic artist when they get a sneak preview of a major new exhibition to be held next month. The latest Business Bridge Networking meeting will be hosted by Ironbridge Gorge Museums Trust (IGMT) in Coalbrookdale on June 5, bringing businesses and individuals together

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

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