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Meremaids ‘in the swim’ for national award

15/09/2021

News from our partners A community art initiative in Ellesmere featuring a ‘flotilla’ of mermaid figures has been shortlisted for a national…

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Storage space found for ‘overwhelming’ amount of Afghan refugee donations

14/09/2021

A new storage facility has been found for the hundreds of items donated by Shropshire people to help Afghan refugees arriving in…

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Little ones invited to join in Wild Toddler events this autumn

14/09/2021
An image of children learning about mini woodland beasts such as slugs and snails at Severn Valley Country Park.

Families with young children are invited to join a host of outdoor adventures over the autumn at Severn Valley Country Park in…

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Best of Shropshire to be showcased through new investment drive

14/09/2021

Invest in Shropshire will create a photo gallery as part of a website refresh and a major push to sell the county…

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Spaces still available as new Peer Network programme gets under way

14/09/2021

A new programme which brings businesses together to learn from each other and expert professional advisers will launch in Shropshire, Herefordshire and…

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Shropshire Local expands to support rural communities

13/09/2021
Shropshire Local Ludlow

Shropshire Local is expanding its services to rural communities across Shropshire and in the south of the county by launching two further…

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Innovative plans to support people with learning disabilities move forward

13/09/2021
Artist's impression of the supported living accommodation at Greenacres

A new and innovative development that will help support independent living for people with learning disabilities is starting to take shape. The…

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Shropshire traffic lights to be improved following funding award

13/09/2021
Traffic lights

Shropshire Council has received a boost in its effort to improve the county’s traffic lights, and to save money and carbon by…

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The detectorist and the sun pendant: how Bob made “most significant Bronze Age metalwork find” in last 100 years

10/09/2021
Picture by Shaun Fellows / Shine Pix Ltd. Pictured are Bob Greenaway (Detectorist) and Emma-Kate Lanyon (Shropshire Council's Curator of the Exhibition).

Bob Greenaway, a retired former engineer from Oswestry, found a sun pendant in an undisclosed Shropshire field in 2018. The stunning 3,000-year-old…

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Shropshire’s carbon-neutral highways programme in running for national award

10/09/2021

Shropshire Council’s £1m carbon-neutral highways maintenance programme – the first such programme in the UK – has been named as a finalist…

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