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Bridgnorth spruced up for judges


A town already in the running for a colourful national title made sure it was at its blooming best again when judges stopped off to check on its green credentials this year.

Memories wanted of Shropshire wartime depot


A researcher is hoping to tap into the memories of thousands of Salopians who served at the massive Central Ordnance Depot in Donnington so that he can tell the story of the men and women who provided the vital back-up for the front line troops and helped the Allies win the war.

Hot Fuzz: Meet Ricki Hall

RICKI 14 TS 10

Modelling, mayhem, megastars: welcome to the world of Ricki Hall. Codsall’s never been so cool.

Phil Gillam: Man with memories of when my dad was a lad

Charles Furnival with one of his scale model traction engines.

They worked hard and they played hard. Many of the labourers who, in the 1930s, sweated buckets in the construction of major projects - such as new housing estates, Shelton Water Tower and Shrewsbury's first bypass - went off (not surprisingly) in search of a drink or two in the evenings.

Win a 12-month family pass for Warwick Castle

Warwick Castle

Celebrating its 1,100th birthday this year, Warwick Castle is home to live-actor attractions, birds of prey shows, trebuchet fireball spectaculars and heaps of horrible history brought to life. And we have got five annual family passes to give away in today’s gruesome competition.