Entries by Stuart Dunn

MummyFit classes proving popular at The Shrewsbury Club

Experts at a top Shropshire health and fitness club are helping mothers-to-be and new mums keep fit, strong and healthy. MummyFit at The Shrewsbury Club, on Sundorne Road, offer specialist programmes for women who have just discovered they are pregnant and for those who have just given birth. The club offers a special MummyFit membership […]

American Smokehouse opens in rural Shropshire

It’s not often you will discover an authentic taste of America’s deep south right in the heart of rural Shropshire. But that’s exactly what’s on offer at one of the county’s newest and most unique restaurants – Smoke Stop. The road to BBQ. This specialist American Smokehouse which has just opened at Ford, near Shrewsbury, […]

TV presenter John Inverdale has dinner date at The Shrewsbury Club

Top BBC television sports presenter John Inverdale is heading to Shropshire next month as guest speaker at a special dinner arranged to coincide with a top professional tennis tournament being held in Shrewsbury. Mr Inverdale, the regular presenter of Today at Wimbledon who also fronts the BBC’s Six Nations Rugby coverage, will be appearing at […]

Skipper Ralph keen to end with fourth successive victory

Upbeat Shropshire captain James Ralph hopes his side can wrap up their Unicorns Championship campaign with a fourth successive victory when they welcome Wiltshire to Whitchurch this weekend. Since Ralph assumed the captaincy once again earlier this season, Shropshire have impressively reeled off a hat-trick of straight wins over Oxfordshire, Cornwall and Devon which means […]

Swede Arvidsson claims victory in singles final

More than 150 spectators enjoyed the men’s singles final in the Aegon GB Pro-Series at The Shrewsbury Club as eighth seed Isak Arvidsson claimed victory in straight sets. An appreciative Shrewsbury crowd were treated to a fine exhibition of tennis with Arvidsson prevailing 6-3, 7-5 against Finland’s Micke Kontinen, the tournament’s third seed. While it […]

Rising motorcycling star Ross gets a helping hand from Crossbar

A highly promising motorcyclist from Broseley who currently leads the way in a top national competition is the latest addition to a Shropshire sports coaching company’s Fantastic Five. Crossbar Coaching Education in Sport want to give a helping hand to up and coming sporting talents around the county and Gavin Cowan, director of the company, […]

Shropshire appoint James Ralph as new captain

Shropshire have appointed experienced batsman James Ralph as captain for a second time and he will lead the side in their next Unicorns Championship match at home to Oxfordshire which starts on Sunday. Ralph, 38, who plays his club cricket for Bridgnorth in the Birmingham League, was previously Shropshire captain for three years from 2007 […]

Tennis in the Square set to serve up a treat

There will be a tennis takeover of The Square in Shrewsbury this weekend as part of Tennis Shropshire’s ongoing quest to persuade more people to pick up a racket. A fun Tennis in the Square event to coincide with the first weekend of the 2014 Wimbledon Championships has been arranged and it will take place […]

Taylor set for seasonal bow

England batsman Jimmy Taylor is pencilled in to make his first Birmingham League appearance of the season for Shrewsbury at Berkswell on Saturday. The Nottinghamshire star, the club’s high profile contracted player, contacted captain Rob Foster earlier this week to declare his availability. Taylor takes his place in a strong 12-man squad also bolstered by […]

Shropshire Reporter Returns To School For Literacy Project

An established Shropshire sports reporter has returned to his former school to teach pupils in a sports literacy project. Stuart Dunn, the voice of Shrewsbury Town for BBC Radio Shropshire for the last 20 years and also the long-serving sports writer for the Shrewsbury Chronicle, has spent the last six weeks working closely with Year […]