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Oswestry has been named one of the top 10 most beautiful English market towns

Oswestry has been named one of the top 10 most beautiful English market towns

Posted: 30th January 2017

The list announced by website Britain and Britishness last week places the town alongside the likes of Keswick in Cumbria and Henley-on-Thames in Oxfordshire.

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High-flying offers at low prices this January!

High-flying offers at low prices this January!

Posted: 13th January 2017

Christmas may be over for another year and the high street January sales are already in full swing, but if youre looking to treat yourself to something special with your left over Christmas money, the Royal Air Force Museum has a huge selection of unique items available with savings of up to 50% off the RRP.

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Two new aircraft wing their way to Cosford

Two new aircraft wing their way to Cosford

Posted: 14th November 2016

A Messerschmitt BF109G-2 and a de Havilland Tiger Moth II, are the first of six new aircraft to arrive at the Royal Air Force Museum Cosford, having been transported by road from the museums sister site in London. Visitors can now view the brand new arrivals on display in the museums hangars with four more aircraft due to arrive before Christmas.

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Sons of Pitches Headlining at Shropshire Charity Fundraising Concert

Sons of Pitches Headlining at Shropshire Charity Fundraising Concert

Posted: 11th October 2016

Shropshire Rural Communities Charity is thrilled to announce that The Sons of Pitches, winners of BBC Two's The Naked Choir with Gareth Malone, will be performing at Ellesmere College, Ellesmere on Saturday 22 October to raise funds for our charitable work in Shropshire.

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Top awards for Shropshire Hotel Goldstone Hall

Top awards for Shropshire Hotel Goldstone Hall

Posted: 10th October 2016

The 2017 Edition of the Good Hotel Guide is launched today, Monday 10th October and Shropshire hotel Goldstone Hall has received two prestigious awards.

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Shropshire museum volunteers shortlisted for Ironbridge Gorge Museum Trust’s inaugural West Midlands Museum Volunteer Awards

Shropshire museum volunteers shortlisted for Ironbridge Gorge Museum Trusts inaugural West Midlands Museum Volunteer Awards

Posted: 14th September 2016

The Ironbridge Gorge Museum Trust has launched a brand-new volunteer award scheme for museums in the West Midlands region, through their West Midlands Development Programme, funded by Arts Council England.

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Enjoy a Victorian Summer of Fun at Blists Hill Victorian Town until 4th September

Enjoy a Victorian Summer of Fun at Blists Hill Victorian Town until 4th September

Posted: 12th August 2016

Join the residents of Blists Hill Victorian Town, near Ironbridge this summer until 4th September as they host a great variety of traditional activities, fun family events and spectacular themed weekends.

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Full Steam Ahead at Blists Hill Victoria Town 20th and 21st August

Posted: 5th August 2016

Discover how the Victorians harnessed steam to power their engines and other machines over the weekend of 20th and 21st August, when Blists Hill Victorian Town will be In Steam. The outdoor museum in Shropshires Ironbridge Gorge will be host to an eclectic collection of steam powered machines, all of which will be in their full working splendour.

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Jurassic Hike – Summit of Snowdon

Jurassic Hike “ Summit of Snowdon

Posted: 5th August 2016

Four heroic teams are taking part in an incredible undertaking in aid of a local charity. In an event organised by Oswestry Cambrian Rotary Club and The British Ironwork Centre, with brave supporters from Fusion Arts, Elite Fitness and Oswestry Cross Fit will be taking on a tough four hour hike to the summit of Mount Snowdon, but this is no regular mountain trek.

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Green Flag is flying high at Severn Valley Country Park

Green Flag is flying high at Severn Valley Country Park

Posted: 3rd August 2016

Severn Valley Country Park, managed by Shropshire Council, has maintained its place amongst the top parks in the UK for a record-breaking 13th consecutive year.

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Ellesmere Rotary Regatta Sunday July 5th 2015

Posted: 5th July 2015

The Annual Ellesmere Rotary Regatta takes place this weekend and it looks as if it will be good weather.

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Oswestry has been named one of...

The list announced by website ‘Britain and Britishness’ last week ...

Posted: 30/01/2017