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    NCS youngsters support local causes

    Three cheers for the youngsters taking part in the National Citizen Service, Wave C, Team 7 who are all from Bridgnorth and are hosting a charity quiz night tonight at 6.30pm at Castle Hall. The programme sounds amazing – the team have already had an adventure week in Wales doing all sorts of activities such […]

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    70 years for Willey

    Around 50 people attended a special party to mark the 70th anniversary of Willey Village Hall, near Broseley at the weekend… The hall was opened on July 31 1948 by Princess Alice, last surviving granddaughter of Queen Victoria, and has since been used for a range of community events, family parties, club meetings and celebrations. […]

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    From council estate to ‘Living Legend’: Bridgnorth balloon pioneer honoured

    Story by  Marion Brennan Shropshire Star, Picture: @Mirja_Geh He pioneered the use of hot-air balloons as an advertising tool and masterminded Sir Richard Branson’s various world-record attempts in a flying basket.Now Mike Kendrick’s contribution to the industry has been recognised with his induction into the Living Legends of Aviation organisation – joining the likes of Apollo 11 […]

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    Amazing Bridgnorth Marathon Runners

    Bridgnorth is fielding a strong set of runners at this weekend’s London Marathon. A total of 10 people from the town will be travelling down to the capital to compete in the event. Gemma Brown, Lauren Draper, Bill Hammerton, Jennie Oxley, Matt Spinks, Martin Summers and Nina Twigger, as well as Bridgnorth legend and honorary […]

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    Charities benefit from Bridgnorth 10k race

    Pictured from left, Gemma Brown of Cameron’s Fund, Jean James of Bridgnorth Running Club,  Julie Roberts of Bridgnorth Running Club and Liz Bird of Bridgnorth Food Bank Two Bridgnorth charities have been boosted thanks to the town’s annual 10k road race. Organisers Bridgnorth Running Club have just donated £1,000 raised at the popular event, held […]

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    Sahara Run

    Plucky Bridgnorth couple Gemma Blore and Paul Chafer are taking on the challenge of a lifetime in October. The pair will be running 2 marathons in 2 days over the Sahara with a company called Action Challenge and they are running for a brilliant local cause Shropshire Smile Maternity Charity – which supports the maternity units in […]

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    Pool Campaign

    Bridgnorth’s community is rallying round to help make up a shortfall in refrubishment of the local pool – following the closure of the pool for 10 months. What happened: Bridgnorth’s leisure centre has been overseen by Bridgnorth Endowed School who have financial responsibility as part of the new Academy status in 2014. The school appointed Halo […]

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    100 reasons to Love Bridgnorth – Video

    https://youtu.be/amtUvnMaLtM In the New Year of 2017, Love Bridgnorth posted 100 reasons to Love Bridgnorth – a celebration and reflection of what makes our town so special. Here is the compilation video – enjoy!

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    Reason #86 of ? reasons to Love Bridgnorth ❤️. The litter pickers. There are a good number of these folk amongst us. Who quietly just get on with clearing up mess others leave behind to make sure our town and surrounding area stay lovely. They don’t seek attention or reward. But please like this to […]

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    Bridgnorth Carnival Saturday 24 June

    Reason #99 of ? reasons to Love Bridgnorth ❤️ is Bridgnorth Carnival and we are all very much looking forward to the 2017 Carnival which will be held on Saturday 24 June . Entries for floats and the walking are invited to get in touch at the Town Council Offices.


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