CARE home residents in Whitchurch have been exploring the wildlife of Africa thanks to a pioneering university partnership. Greenfields in Liverpool Road is part of Coverage Care and has been working closely with the University of Wolverhampton to see if the headsets benefit residents in the care home. The operators hope it will benefit those being nursed in bed.
A man has been arrested in Shropshire on suspicion of smuggling people into the UK in horseboxes. The 28-year-old was detained at Greenfields, Oswestry, on suspicion of immigration and drug importation offences on Thursday. Two days earlier another man was arrested during a police raid a commercial yard in Gravesend, Kent, where officers also seized multiple mobile phones and a vehicle.
A Shrewsbury community aiming to take a four-year row over a patch of land to the Supreme Court has got its fundraising campaign up and running. Greenfields Community Group, is campaigning over the land at the town's which was controversially sold for housing. It has raised £2,500 of the £20,000 it needs and is ready to ramp up its appeal.
VANDALS have scratched cars in Malvern. Overnight between March 27 and 28, vandals scratched cars parked in Greenfields Road, with one having an offensive word scratched into the bonnet. An appeal has since been launched to find the people responsible for the vandalism. A West Mercia Police spokesperson said: "We are investigating criminal damage to cars in Malvern and are appealing for any witnesses to come forward.
A Leighton Buzzard green space is under threat from a commercial development that would see the park torn up and a car park for over 100 vehicles and two industrial units installed. The Roman Gate Action Group is calling for the application to be withdrawn and the park to be protected for future generations.
A second improvement notice has been issued to a children's home in Jersey. Jersey Care Commission inspected Greenfields children home in March and found seven apparent regulation breaches. The issues raised in the report included staffing levels, staff training and development and quality of leadership. A full report of the inspection will be published on the independent regulator's website in April.
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An avid beekeeper has set up a crowdfunder to raise money for beehives after his allotment site was vandalised, killing thousands of bees. Charlie Syson, who keeps bees on his allotment site in Greenfields, Shrewsbury, noticed the damage a few weeks ago when he went to check on them at the start of the spring season.
Manager Matt Johnson insists he is committed for the long haul at relegated Market Drayton Town. Former playing favourite Johnson returned on a player-boss basis in January but was unable to lead the Gingerbread Men to an unlikely great escape. The Greenfields boss said his appointment was not a short-term relegation firefight job and he is ready to lay plans for beyond the summer as Drayton compete at step five for the first time in over a decade.
Gang of thugs 'cut off man's fingers with a machete to steal his phone during horrifying armed robbery'
Thugs allegedly cut off a man's fingers with a machete before stealing his phone The man, in his 40s, was allegedly attacked by the group in Perth on Monday Police are searching for the group, urged for help from anyone with information Do you know more?
Market Drayton Town’s relegation from the Northern Premier League was confirmed on Monday after a 26th defeat in 31 games this season. The Gingerbread Men’s proud 13-year stay at step four of non-league came to an end as Kidsgrove Athletic inflicted a 4-1 Greenfields defeat on Matt Johnson’s side.
SCHOOL children have been working with Anvil Arts during a series of fun exercises to help them share positivity. Anvil Arts took their 'World At Large' project to Greenfields Junior School in Hartley Wintney last week. The two classes of Year 3 children spent a total of four days working with the trusts project team to focus on the school's learning behaviours and connect with positive values, as well as its respect portfolio.
Bromsgrove brewery needs a name for its jubilee beer A BROMSGROVE brewery is asking for the community's help - to name a new bitter to celebrate the Queen's Platnium Jubilee. Brew 61, has laucnched a campaign to name a special 'Best Bitter', which is being brewed to celebrate the Platinum Jubilee of Elizabeth II in June.
River campaigners are warning that human waste is being dumped into the Severn in Shrewsbury in the aftermath of Storm Eunice and Franklin and that reporting it is ‘too complicated’. At the weekend campaigners from Up Sewage Creek discovered several places in town where manhole covers were overflowing, with signs that human excrement and sanitary products were being released into the river untreated.
Market Drayton boss Matt Johnson has admitted he is going to have to go back into the transfer market in a bid to pull the club out of Northern One West trouble. Johnson enjoyed a 1-1 draw in one of his early games as Drayton boss but heavy back-to-back defeats have put them back in deep trouble.
Police called to aggravated burglary report on Powys border POLICE responded to reports of an aggravated burglary at a Powys border property last week. West Mercia Police said they attended a property in the Kington area on Friday, January 21, following reports of a burglary. “Around 9.30pm yesterday (Friday, January 21) officers attended a property in Greenfields, Kington, following a report of an aggravated burglary,” the force tweeted on Saturday.
Shrewsbury gets its first taste of action in the current North Shropshire Parks winter bowls series tomorrow. The two greens at Greenfields will host round 16, another day of solely 13-up round robin games, with sessions starting at 9am and 1pm. “Bowlers are handicapped and entry is open to everyone, at a cost of £5, by contacting me,” said series organiser Jamie Brookes.