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Richard Cresswell, Peter Smith and Sid Andrews get ready for the Santa specials on the Severn Valley Railway

‘Operation Christmas’ in full steam as the SVR prepares for a magical festive season

Festive preparations are underway at the Severn Valley Railway ahead of the imminent arrival of its much-anticipated Christmas 2017 services.
Wayne Jenson of Buckatree Hall Hotel and Reuben Crouch of Hobsons

New beer celebrates Shropshire

A hotel near one of the county’s most popular landmarks has been chosen to launch Shropshire Stout, created by Cleobury Mortimer-based Hobsons Brewery.
A 1940s Christmas at Attingham. Photo: Phillip Abram / National Trust

Preparations underway for a 1940s Christmas at Attingham

Preparations are well under way for Christmas at Attingham Park the National Trust property on the outskirts of Shrewsbury.
Gary Carter of Shropshire Wine School

Local wine enthusiast launches Shropshire’s first wine school

A local wine enthusiast is embarking on a radical career change as he launches the county’s first independent wine education company.
Last year's Proms and Prosecco in the Park proved a success

Date announced for the return of Shropshire’s classical music festival

A date has been set for the return of a classical music festival in Shropshire with organisers forced to release tickets early due to popular demand.
Mud runners Carmen Roldan Blasco, Hollie Cale, Rhea Alton, Rachel Hitchin and Henry's Dad Jacob

Mud run team raises more than £3,000 to help young boy take his first...

More than £3,000 was raised for a campaign to help a three-year-old boy take his first steps unaided after fundraisers took on the UK Mud Run.
Belly Buster Burger

Win £750 and help local charities with the “Boston BellyBuster” Challenge at Smoke Stop

Smoke Stop is giving one lucky person the chance to win £750, as well as raising funds for charity and local projects in the village of Ford, Shrewsbury.
Shrewsbury Winter Festival 2017

Get Christmas truly started with the Shrewsbury Winter Festival 2017

The region's largest Winter Festival returns to Shrewsbury Quarry for 2017 and will be the perfect event to really get your Christmas started.
Drawing of the proposed scheme that will breathe new life into The Stew

New future proposed for The Stew in Shrewsbury

A new plan to preserve and develop The Stew in Frankwell, Shrewsbury has been revealed.

New venue for Shrewsbury’s Chocolate Festival

Shrewsbury's annual Chocolate Festival returns on Saturday 18th and Sunday 19th November in the new location of Shrewsbury's Quarry Park.
Switching on faster fibre broadband are Cllr Nic Laurens, Cllr Tom Biggins, Clive Selley CEO Openreach, Owen Paterson MP, Cllr Peggy Mullock, Cllr Tony Neville Mayor of Whitchurch Will Weston of Galaxy Computer Services

High-speed broadband boost for centre of Whitchurch

Owen Paterson MP has praised the collaborative working which has enabled hundreds more businesses and residents in Whitchurch to get faster fibre broadband.
Bakers Martin Priddy and Kate Warwick, of Bread And Loaf, with their ‘Shropshire Whey’ loaf which won a silver award at the World Bread Awards

Shrewsbury artisan bakery wins a silver award at prestigious World Bread Awards

Shrewsbury artisan bakery Bread And Loaf is celebrating a silver gong for one of its most popular loaves in the prestigious World Bread Awards.

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