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Tackling the guerrillas of Oman is focus of museum lecture

Tackling the guerrillas of Oman is focus of museum lecture

11th August 2016

For more than two decades a series of counterinsurgency operations were fought in the Sultanate of Oman on the South-eastern coast of the Arabian Peninsula. The military action taken against the activities of guerrillas in these regions will be the focus of the next Cold War Lunchtime Lecture held at the Royal Air Force Museum Cosford later this month. The lecture entitled ‘The RAF and Counterinsurgency Warfare in Oman during the Cold War’ will be presented by Dr Ross Mahoney, Aviation Historian at the RAF Museum on Friday 19 August at 12.30pm.
Shropshire Hills Discovery Centre hosts Brambly Hedge Exhibition

Shropshire Hills Discovery Centre hosts Brambly Hedge Exhibition

3rd August 2016

The Brambly Hedge exhibition will be setting up home over the summer holidays at Shropshire Hills Discovery Centre from Saturday 6th August.
It’s a five star line-up at the Shop of the Year

It’s a five star line-up at the Shop of the Year

1st August 2016

Ludlow Food Centre collects multiple awards at Great Taste 2016
Big cheese launch at the Apley Delicatessen  Farm shop

Big cheese launch at the Apley Delicatessen Farm shop

22nd July 2016

Apley Farm Shop holding a special launch day this Saturday 23 July, on its delicatessen counter, offering free tasters of over 45 cheeses, 9:30-5:30pm.
The PokéStops here!

The PokéStops here!

20th July 2016

The RAF Museum Cosford is overrun with Pokémon Go characters and facilities!
Ready, steady, scramble for the Spitfire 10K

Ready, steady, scramble for the Spitfire 10K

18th July 2016

With just under two months to go until Shropshire’s first ever Spitfire 10K, it’s time to start stepping up the training! Taking place at the Royal Air Force Museum Cosford on Sunday 4 September, participants will have the unique opportunity to race across the airfield and down the runway at RAF Cosford, whilst raising funds for charity.
The Churches Conservation Trust Launches National Church Tourism Week in Shrewsbury

The Churches Conservation Trust Launches National Church Tourism Week in Shrewsbury

14th July 2016

Church Tourism week, a nationwide celebration of England’s historic churches, will take place between, 22 - 31 July 2016.
RAF Museum volunteers celebrate Legion d’honneur award

RAF Museum volunteers celebrate Legion d’honneur award

12th July 2016

Two volunteers at the Royal Air Force Museum have been awarded France’s highest distinction Legion d’honneur for their services to secure France’s liberation during the Second World War. To honour and celebrate their remarkable achievement, Leading Aircraft Woman, Rose Davies and Lance Bombardier, Arthur Jones were guests of honour at a drinks reception hosted by the RAF Museum American Foundation.

Caravan dealership set for 50th birthday celebration at flower show

11th July 2016

Award winning caravan, motorhome and campervan dealership, Salop Leisure, is planning a special display for Shrewsbury Flower Show on August 12 and 13 to celebrate the company’s 50th birthday.
Miniature aircraft fly in to Cosford for model show weekend

Miniature aircraft fly in to Cosford for model show weekend

6th July 2016

The skies over Shropshire will be filled with hundreds of intricately detailed model aircraft this month, as the annual Large Model Aircraft Rally takes place at the Royal Air Force Museum Cosford on 16-17 July.