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Nepal Trip for Live the Adventure Staff

30th April 2013

Live the Adventure's worldwide travel staff have just returned from a successful trip to Nepal providing Western Rescue 3 certification and training for Nepali guides employed by some of Nepal’s top rafting companies.


Finally it's 'GO' for Severn Valley's new diesel maintenance depot

21st March 2013

CONSTRUCTION of the diesel maintenance depot which Severn Valley Railway diesel locomotive owners have sought for more than 20 years, is to go ahead at Kidderminster later this year, following approval of the Railway’s planning application by Wyre Forest District Council.


Shropshire outdoor pursuits specialists, Live the Adventure, in Stottesdon, are offering a free fun day out for all the family

20th March 2013

Visitors to Live the Adventure will be offered the chance to try a new outdoor pursuit, a cross between surfing and canoeing, stand-up paddle boarding, at the centre's annual open day next month. The event will be held in aid of the Riding for the Disabled Association, on Sunday April 28 between 11am-4pm.


Severn Valley lures gala crowds with FOUR 'guest celebrity' engines

18th March 2013

THE SEVERN Valley Railway raises the curtain on its 43rd season of operation on Friday with its three-day 'Spring Steam Gala' spectacular - and once again it is the line-up of beautifully restored 'guest celebrity' steam locomotives which are expected to draw in the big crowds.


Volunteers save Severn Valley Railway £40k in Victoria Bridge repair project

15th March 2013

WORKING through some of the rawest days of the winter, in sub-zero temperatures and in snow, a team of volunteers has saved the Severn Valley Railway around £40,000 by taking on specialist repair work on the line’s iconic Victoria Bridge, instead of tendering the work out to contractors.


Shropshire Farm Shops Win Major National Awards

18th February 2013

THE Ludlow Food Centre and Apley Farm Shop near Bridgnorth have been recognised with major awards from the National Farmers’ Retail and Markets Association.


It's half-term...and cream-tea trains at the Severn Valley!

15th February 2013

THE Severn Valley Railway returns to full operation tomorrow (Saturday February 16th 2013), running its steam trains over the next nine days to coincide with local schools’ half-term holidays. But it’s not only schoolchildren that the Kidderminster - Bridgnorth heritage line is hoping to attract.


'Open Cockpits' tickets on sale 18th February 2013

13th February 2013

300 tickets for the popular aviation enthusiasts' event 'Open Cockpits Evening' at the Royal Air Force Museum Cosford, will go on sale from Monday 18th February through the Royal Air Force Museum’s website. This exclusive evening will commence at 6pm on Saturday 18th May with a wide range of aircraft available for close viewing on the night: including transport aircraft, jet fighters and unique research airframes.


Model Half Term Fun - Quick as Lightning

11th February 2013

This February Half Term, the Royal Air Force Museum Cosford is inviting families to celebrate one of the great jets of English aviation by participating in a fun model making activity. Taking place from Monday 18th to Friday 22nd February 2013, each visitor will have the opportunity to build their own Airfix 1:72 Lightning, amongst the real aircraft of the Museum.


Create a model ceramic house for Easter at Coalport China Museum

4th February 2013

Go along to Coalport China Museum in Shropshire’s Ironbridge Gorge during the Easter school holidays and join-in family ceramic workshops to create a model house, real or fantasy, to your own design. These sessions will take place weekdays from 1st - 5th and 8th - 12th April 2013.



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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