Archive for April, 2018

  • Can you create a song for Shropshire’s School Games?

    By Carl Jones on April 26, 2018
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    The Olympic games has its own anthem, and so does football’s Champions League. Now the search is on to create an official song for Shropshire’s School Games competition. Schools are being invited to create music and lyrics which will feature at the opening ceremony of the competition this summer – and could also be played on local radio stations. They […]
  • Mother’s pride at ‘School Games Has Got Talent’ daughters

    By Carl Jones on April 18, 2018
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    A Shropshire mother has spoken of her pride after seeing two of her daughters perform in front of hundreds of people at the county’s ‘School Games Has Got Talent’ showcase. Amanda Freeman, from Bridgnorth, has seen both Maisie and Polly take to the stage at the Shrewsbury Sports Village event. The search is now under way for another batch of […]
  • Awards recognition beckons for innovative Shropshire primary schools

    By Carl Jones on April 12, 2018
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    Shropshire primary schools which have developed creative and innovative ways of boosting sport and physical activity are being urged to put themselves forward for an award. The Primary PE & School Sport Premium Awards are designed to recognise schools which are making creative use of the grant from the Government. Every primary school in Shropshire and Telford & Wrekin which […]
  • Subsidised support on offer for grass-roots Shropshire sports coaches

    By Carl Jones on April 11, 2018
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    An evening workshop is being held in Shropshire later this month to offer help and information for coaching people with disabilities. The three-hour session is being held at The Guildhall, part of the University Centre Shrewsbury complex, on April 24, starting at 6pm. Jessica Lightwood, Shropshire inclusion officer for the Inclusively Fit Project, based at Energize Shropshire, Telford & Wrekin, […]
  • Boxing club is on the move – and looking for a headline sponsor

    By Carl Jones on April 10, 2018
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    A Shropshire boxing club celebrated its upcoming move to new premises with a spectacular sparring show, featuring 24 boxers. An audience of 200 packed into Albrighton Sports and Social Club to see the Bright Star Boxing Academy event. The club, which has been based at a gym in Cosford for the past two years, is planning to relocate to its […]
  • Wanted: Performers to take part in ‘School Games Has Got Talent’ showcase

    By Carl Jones on April 6, 2018
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    Talented Shropshire youngsters are being offered the chance to showcase their entertainment skills in front of a large audience at the opening ceremony of this summer’s School Games festival. They will get the chance to perform at the opening ceremony of the 2018 summer Shropshire Homes School Sport Festival on July 3, where hundreds of primary pupils will compete at […]
  • More than 400 students compete in latest round of School Games finals

    By Carl Jones on April 3, 2018
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    More than 400 secondary school students took part in the latest round of the Shropshire Homes School Games county finals. Wrekin College and Old Hall School in Telford hosted the hockey, netball, rugby and sportshall athletics finals, with the titles spread around the county. Shrewsbury High School were the biggest winners, taking both the year seven and year eight girls’ netball […]