Tag "Bridgnorth"

Gyroplane business is ready for lift off

Reporter Jordan Harris comes into land at Halfpenny Green Airport after his flight in the gyrocopter

An aircraft manufacturer based near Bridgnorth believes that its fleet of gyro planes are ready to be used for all manner of aviation activity over the next decade after finally securing permission to fly them at night.

Ludlow maternity unit closes due to staff sickness

Ludlow Hospital

A fourth town maternity unit has been hit by temporary closure. Ludlow Hospital’s midwife-led unit was to close for 24 hours today due to staff sickness, following closures at Bridgnorth and Oswestry.

The adopted phone boxes of Shropshire

LAST PHONE BOX SAVED 12 SL 16

The classic red phone box is an iconic feature of Britain’s towns and countryside –and have for generations been a lifeline to Shropshire’s more rural areas.