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A Staffordshire based pub group has confirmed it has acquired the Red House Inn in Lilleshall and plans to transform it into a high quality destination pub. The Red House, on the A518 Wellington Road, closed its doors on New Year’s Eve and is now boarded up pending renovations.  It was previously owned by the […]

RAF Cosford has issued an appeal for people to attend the funeral of a former RAF engineer and his wife, who died 10 days apart. Victor and Edna Barnett, from Telford, met in the air force; Victor was an engineer and Edna worked in the Women’s Auxiliary Air Force. They were married for 68 years, […]

A local Councillor is hoping to boost funds for Newport Carnival by setting up a crowd funding page on the internet. In addition to the collection buckets found in various pubs and businesses around the town, Cllr Thomas Janke has setup a Just Giving page to raise additional funds for the Newport Shropshire Carnival which […]

Newport Rugby Club will hold a minute’s silence for Jason Francis and his long-term partner Alice Robinson before Saturday’s match against Nuneaton. Jason, who was 29, died after being struck by a car in Perth, Australia on December 22. Alice died a short time later. Jason, known to his teammates as “Franna” played rugby for […]

The very first Newport’s Got Talent event has been launched, and it will be hosted by a unicorn called Sparkle! The event will take place on Saturday 16th March and will be open to any pupil at Haberdashers’ Adams, Burton Borough, or Newport Girls’ High School.  Proceeds will go to VICTA, a charity supporting blind […]

Newport Girls’ High School has received a £40,000 grant from the Wolfson Foundation to improve its science laboratories. Headteacher, Mr Michael Scott commented; “Having been Headteacher of NGHS for just over a year, it is clear that we need to continue our work to modernise our science facilities. This grant from the Wolfson Foundation is […]

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