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Severn Valley Railway Charitable Trust wins £95,000 Heritage Lottery Fund support

26th February 2014

The Severn Valley Railway Charitable Trust (SVR Charitable Trust) has won £95,000 to support one of Britain’s leading heritage railways. The Heritage Lottery Fund grant will help fund the restoration of the classic Great Western Railway (GWR) locomotive 4930 'Hagley Hall' which will be used as the learning and resource tool for the students and apprentices of the Severn Valley Railway’s Heritage Skills Training Academy based in Shropshire and Worcestershire.


Does Your Family Have What it Takes to Survive?

20th February 2014

Bear Grylls Want to Make Sure With the Bear Grylls Survival Academy 24 Hour Family Course


30% off the very best menus in the County

18th February 2014

Buy your copy of the Shropshire Star today (18th Feb 2014) for your exclusive reader offer voucher


Free Pop Up Festival of Stories Comes to Enginuity, Ironbridge Gorge

17th February 2014

Children’s writers, illustrators, poets and storytellers will be entertaining and inspiring families during an exciting day of free events, activities and art workshops celebrating children’s literature at Enginuity and Coalbrookdale Museum of Iron in Shropshire’s Ironbridge Gorge on Easter Saturday, 19th April 2014.


Unique Mustang model now on display

13th February 2014

Now on display at the Royal Air Force Museum Cosford is a 1:5 scale scratch built North American P-51D Mustang. This unique model took almost ten years to build and was kindly donated to the Museum in autumn last year. This remarkable Mustang model now forms a centre piece display in the Museum's Visitor Centre where visitors can view all its intricate details up close.


Create moving pictures at Enginuity family workshops

12th February 2014

Discover how to create moving pictures from a series of still images at the drop-in Moving Pictures family workshops to be held at Enginuity, near Ironbridge during the Easter school holiday from Saturday 12th until Sunday 27th April 2014.


Snowdrop Walks at Dudmaston - please take care and be prepared

12th February 2014

A local National Trust property, Dudmaston Estate are urging visitors to be prepared for the recent weather conditions when they visit for the Snowdrop Walks during 15, 16, 22 and 23 February 2014.


Egg Dancing and Easter fun at Blists Hill Victorian Town

12th February 2014

Join the residents at Blists Hill Victorian Town, near Ironbridge in Shropshire as they celebrate Easter over the Bank holiday weekend from Friday 18th to Monday 21st April 2014.


'Open Cockpits' tickets on sale 24th February

10th February 2014

Tickets for the popular aviation enthusiasts' event 'Open Cockpits Evening' taking place at the Royal Air Force Museum Cosford on 10th May 2014, will go on sale from Monday 24th February through the Royal Air Force Museum's website.


Apley Estates Multi-Terrain Run, Sunday 16 February 2014

5th February 2014

The Apley Estate's Multi-Terrain Run on Sunday 16 February 2014 looks as if it’s going to be as popular as in the previous two years. Organised by the Black Country Triathletes, the race attracted 350 runners last year, raising £1300 for Stockton Church & £1300 for St Milburga’s Church in Beckbury.



The Modern Olympic Games


The 2012 Olympic Mascot, Wenlock, was created to celebrate the fact that the modern Olympic movement all started in Much Wenlock, Shropshire.

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