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Chocks away for the Spitfire 10K

  Spitfire 10K: Date: 28 August 2022 Time: 10.00am Cost: Standard entry £22.50 (15+ years) Spitfire Family Dash / Run Date: 28 August 2022 Time: 9.30am / 9.45am Cost: £6.00 / £10.00 (suitable for all ages)   The popular Spitfire 10K event will return to the Royal Air Force Museum Midlands on Sunday 28 August, giving runners the unique opportunity to […]


Severn Valley Railway steam services to re-start

 The Severn Valley Railway will return to operating steam-hauled passenger services from Wednesday 17th August. The railway had switched to running heritage diesel services only, because of the risk of lineside fires starting from ashes or cinders emitted by steam locomotives. The risk had intensified following a prolonged spell of hot, dry weather. “We are delighted […]


Enchanted Express returns to bring magic to the Severn Valley Railway

The magical Enchanted Express is returning to the Severn Valley Railway, with Dame Julie Walters reprising her role as narrator. The event, which runs every weekend from 26th November until Christmas Eve, is inspired by the classic festive tale ‘Twas the Night before Christmas and is an exciting, interactive experience with live characters on board the train. Passengers […]


Halloween Fun Promised at Pumpkinfest Event!

Park Hall Countryside Experience is set to bring back its Halloween themed half term event – Pumpkinfest. The farm team will be ordering 3,500 pumpkins in preparation. Pumpkinfest will take place from Friday, October 14 until Sunday, October 16 and then from Friday, October 21 to Wednesday, November 3.   Every paying child will receive […]


Cheers to the Return of Shropshire Oktoberfest

Shropshire Festivals’ sell out drinks’ festival is set to return to its huge marquees in the Quarry this autumn on Friday, September 30 and Saturday, October 1. Last year the festival sold out ahead of the event, and the organisers have reported that early bird tickets have already sold out to this year’s festival. Many […]


Severn Valley Railway announces famous ‘Five’ as first guest for Autumn Steam Gala

The Severn Valley Railway has announced that the first guest locomotive for its Autumn Steam Gala will be LMS Stanier Class 5, No. 45231 ‘Sherwood Forester’, as it opened advanced ticket sales for the event. The ‘Black Five’ will be making its debut at the SVR courtesy of Locomotive Services Group at the Gala which […]


Tickets go on sale for Shrewsbury Flaxmill Maltings Exhibition

· Tickets for a new exhibition at Shrewsbury Flaxmill Maltings have gone on sale today. · The new exhibition, called ‘The Mill’, brings to life the stories of the building that changed skylines across the world forever and the people involved in the site’s past. · The Mill will have lots to see and do […]


Borderland Rotary welcome Lyneal Trust Chairman

Borderland Rotary entertained the Chairman of Lyneal Trust, Chris Symes the other day where he gave a very engaging talk about this canal-based charity which has been on the water since 1985 and helped over 20,000 people with special needs, enjoy holidays and trips on their narrowboats. Chris explained that the charity, based between Ellesmere […]


Summer holidays at Eaton Manor

Eaton Manor is perfect for family holidays, from soft play fun to splashing about in the pool and countryside walks with tonnes of fresh air, you can have it all, and dogs are very welcome too! Eaton Manor is an ideal location for fun-filled family holidays for so many reasons… With plenty to do on […]


Return of Newport Show on July 9th!

The return of the Newport Show on July 9 is set to be blessed with sunshine – with fine weather forecast for show day. The renowned show, held in the beautiful grounds of Chetwynd Deer Park, is making its triumphant return after two years, with family fun and favourites promised throughout the day. From breath-taking […]


The Church Stretton Arts Festival is back!

The ‘not to be missed’ Church Stretton Arts festival is back for another year running from July 23rd to August 13th. This annual festival brings two weeks of concerts, drama & poetry to Church Stretton as well as an Arts, Crafts and Photography Exhibition. Over the fortnight, there are five free day-time Coffee Concerts with […]


Staycation boom continues as Shropshire accommodation host celebrates success

A Shropshire businesswoman who launched her business to host accommodation said the staycation boom is continuing across the county as people enjoy the UK, despite the easing of travel restrictions. Vicky Brown ended her 22 year career in car sales to launch Pass the Keys Shropshire which manages short-term and holiday rental properties such as […]


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