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22nd Mar 2017

A Shropshire spiritual group is fighting back against the culture of doom and gloom that has gripped the country by starting up a new multi-faith initiative: The Greenpoint Movement.  The movement has been joined by volunteers across the West Midlands, with members of different spiritual communities banding together to organise a ‘Sacred Gathering’ on the Summer Solstice with the aim of bringing a message of hope.

21st Mar 2017

A leading Shropshire telecoms company has just been awarded a top industry accolade for the third year running.

Pure Telecom, based on Shrewsbury Business Park, has received the 2017 award from its operational partner O2 and has been recognised in the category which examines digital excellence.

The national award is part of O2's approach to rewarding a partner's high level of digital knowledge and expertise, instead of ranking businesses by their scale and size alone.

20th Mar 2017

New Year resolutions start with the greatest of intentions but are notoriously difficult to maintain, but one company from Shropshire has succeeded by working up a sweat to stick to their task.

Twenty-five staff members of Rybrook BMW and MINI of Shrewsbury meet at 7am each Monday morning for an hour’s workout at neighbouring Simply Gym on Sundorne Retail Park.

15th Mar 2017

Last year, the UK became the first country in the world to allow mitochondrial replacement therapy, a medical technical that can allow prospective parents to avoid passing on ‘faulty’ genes that can cause disease to their children. But it didn’t happen overnight – medical, ethical and political powers debated for around a decade before the technique was given the go-ahead.

15th Mar 2017

It’s time to celebrate and show love and appreciation for the mothers in our lives. Shrewsbury is a great place to spend some quality time together and make some memories. Here are our top five suggestions for Mother’s Day.

Life through a lens

14th Mar 2017

Two seasoned performers visited Shrewsbury last week to stage an interactive storytelling workshop to some of the town’s young people as part of the 2017 #60 Pre-text Tour.

13th Mar 2017

This Saturday will see the main teaching centre at University Centre Shrewsbury (UCS) open its doors to prospective students. The Visit Day, the second in a series of three, will give a glimpse of student life to those considering the institution for their undergraduate or postgraduate study.

13th Mar 2017

Shrewsbury Museum & Art Gallery’s new exhibition, Rhyme Around the World, a touring exhibition from Seven Stories, The National Centre for Children’s Books is already proving to be a huge success.

The exhibition, which opened its doors to the public on Saturday 18 February has already been hugely popular with families, schools and nurseries alike.

10th Mar 2017

A talk on Wednesday, March 29 will deliver a personal insight into one of the most infamous battles of World War 1. Passchendaele, also known as the Third Battle of Ypres, became known for the horrifyingly high number of casualties, for the dogged persistence of Earl Haig in continuing with the offensive despite its seeming ineffectiveness – and for its mud.

9th Mar 2017

The University of Chester is mourning the passing of Professor Dai Morgan Evans, who died on St David’s Day, his 73rd birthday, and made his mark interpreting the landscapes of England and Wales.

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