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    Article: Jan 11, 2020

    The SpArC theatre had a great year in 2019. They had many sold out performances. Events included live theatre, films such as Bohemian Rhapsody, many events with other community groups.

    They have also collaborated with the Theatre Trust on fundraising events with our now annual fund-raising film night this year 'Swimming with Men' and Christmas Bingo, both of which were brilliant fun and raised over £2500 for Sparc!

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    Article: Jan 11, 2020

    The brand new building at Norbury School was ready for Stiperstones school children when they moved on site this January and for the Norbury children. Lib Dem Councillor for Bishop's Castle Division, Ruth Houghton, said: "The Community has been fundraising for many years to achieve this goal and education money topped this up. We now have a superb new building with will house nursery classes for children from both Norbury and Stiperstones Schools - both schools now being educated on the Norbury site.

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    Article: Jan 10, 2020

    Shropshire Councillor, Heather Kidd arranged and site visit with Land Drainage officers, Bridges and the Parish Council on 10th January. Officers will now be doing work to find whose responsibility the brook is as it is unregistered at the land Registry. They will be keen to work with the Parish Council and local residents to make sure that the brook remains clear and reduces the chances of flooding properties in the future.

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    Article: Jan 10, 2020

    The SpArC theatre had a great year in 2019. They had many sold out performances. Events included live theatre, films such as Bohemian Rhapsody, many events with other community groups.

    They have also collaborated with the Theatre Trust on fundraising events with our now annual fund-raising film night this year 'Swimming with Men' and Christmas Bingo, both of which were brilliant fun and raised over £2500 for Sparc!

  • Article: Dec 26, 2019

    Following repeated incidents of extreme weather and a number of instances of flooding in the village of Worthen over the last few months, Shropshire Councillor Heather Kidd called an urgent meeting of specialistsjust before Christmas to try and find a way to tackle this problem

    Officers from the Land Drainage Team on Shropshire Council and the Environment Agency joined Heather and local residents to walk the course of the affected area.