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Top seed Viktorija Golubic crowned Budgen W100 Shrewsbury champion

Top seed Viktorija Golubic secured back-to-back titles as she delivered an excellent performance to be crowned Budgen W100 Shrewsbury champion. Golubic from Switzerland, currently 87 in the world rankings, followed up her victory at last week’s Rouen 125K Series in France by succeeding Wimbledon champion Marketa Vondrousova as the winner of The Shrewsbury Club’s ITF […]

Frankly Alpacas to welcome students from Crossbar’s alternative education programme as part of a new partnership

A Shropshire alpaca farm is supporting the alternative education programme provided by a county company by inviting students to spend time with its animals. Frankly Alpacas, set in an idyllic location in Broseley, has teamed up with The Crossbar Group to further enhance its Crossbar Alternative Provision (CAP) programme. Delivering bespoke educational opportunities for primary […]

Shropshire’s cricketers to play Worcestershire at Shrewsbury CC on July 30 – with free admission for spectators

Shropshire’s cricketers are looking forward to their attractive home match against first-class neighbours Worcestershire later this month. Shropshire will host the New Road club in a NCCA Showcase game at Shrewsbury Cricket Club’s London Road ground on Sunday, July 30 (11am) – with free admission for spectators. All 20 National Counties Cricket Association clubs will […]

Marketa Vondrousova crowned Wimbledon champion just eight months after winning W100 Shrewsbury tournament

Marketa Vondrousova has been crowned Wimbledon ladies’ singles champion just eight months after winning both the singles and doubles titles at the ITF World Tennis Tour event at The Shrewsbury Club. The Czech Republic star enjoyed her visit to Shropshire last November as she impressed local tennis fans with her excellent performances in the Budgen […]

Karolina Muchova reaches French Open final seven months after playing at The Shrewsbury Club – with W100 tournament to return in October

Czech Republic star Karolina Muchova, who played in the Budgen Motors W100 tournament at The Shrewsbury Club last November, is through to tomorrow’s French Open women’s singles final at Roland Garros. Muchova’s wonderful run in Paris coincides with the exciting news that The Shrewsbury Club will again host the prestigious ITF World Tennis Tour event […]

Tennis Shropshire’s Cathie Sabin Community Centre officially opened by LTA president Sandi Procter

Sandi Procter, the Lawn Tennis Association president, visited Shrewsbury to officially open Tennis Shropshire’s new Cathie Sabin Community Tennis Centre. Sandi, who has followed Cathie in being appointed as the second female president of the Lawn Tennis Association, officially opened the two-court indoor centre set in a large inflatable dome last Friday. Located on The […]