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Stiperstones & Corndon Hill Country Landscape Partnership Scheme

Please follow the link to read the final newsletter from the Stiperstones & Corndon Hill Country Landscape Partnership Scheme: http://www.stiperstonesandcorndon.co.uk/2018/03/newsletter-thank-support/ Articles include: • Thank you for your support • Congratulations to our 3 trainees • Local archaeological information at your … Continue reading

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Three ‘Round & About’ Walks: Saturday, 12 May

Plans are well under way for this annual Bishops Castle event, which collected a total of £7,935 for blood cancer research in 2017. Both walkers and volunteer helpers are welcome, to enjoy the day and support this cause. There are … Continue reading

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Peace March in Shrewsbury

Crowds gather on a recent march for peace with Syrian Refugee families currently in Shropshire, some of whom have relatives in Eastern Ghouta. The crowd included, amongst others, people from Pontesbury, Asterley and Minsterley. The Peace March was organised by … Continue reading

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Volunteers needed: Hanwood day centre

Age UK Shropshire Telford & Wrekin is looking for volunteer helpers and car drivers to help with the smooth running of its Rea Valley day centre which is held at Vine Close, Hanwood. The day centre, which covers the Hanwood, … Continue reading

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Marches Choir and Sinfonia Concert

On Saturday 21 April, The Marches Choir, conducted by Alistair Auld, will perform Brahms’ exquisite and emotional German Requiem in Bishops Castle. The 75-strong choir are well supported by the Marches Sinfonia (leader Ann Tupling) and talented operatic soloists Caroline … Continue reading

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West Shropshire Flower Club: March 2018

Pontesbury florist Anne Whysall’s demonstration was titled ‘The Elements’. She created four arrangements that each focused on an element of design – texture, space, colour and form. Then two on different design styles – vegetative (a design that presents plants … Continue reading

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Pontesbury WI: March 2018

Members and guests were welcomed to the March meeting by the Vice President. After such a cold, snowy few weeks we enjoyed a “full of Spring” talk from our guest speaker Phillip Smith, the Head Gardener at Wollerton Old Hall … Continue reading

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Women’s World Day of Prayer

It was with great regret that, because of the severe weather conditions, we had to take the decision to cancel this year’s Women’s World Day of Prayer at Pontesbury Baptist Church on 2 March. We would like to apologise if … Continue reading

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Manor Park

Thank you to those neighbours who cleared the snow from house fronts and pavement to enable those of us who were housebound to get out. Marion Proctor

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Chairman’s Report 12 March 2018

This link will take you to the Chairman’s Report from the 2018 Annual Parish Meeting. http://www.pontesburyparishcouncil.org.uk/meetings/annual-parish-meeting-pontesbury-public-hall

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