November

Cover Story: Boycie bags half century

James, the Dragon-slayer

The Bhutanese scenery provides a stuning backdrop for James

The Bhutanese scenery provides a stunning backdrop for James

Shropshire amateur cyclist James Griffiths has become the first British rider to attempt and complete one of the toughest mountain bike races in the world, the Tour of the Dragon.

End of an era

Gardener Peter Elliott at Preen Manor

 

Gardener Peter Elliott at Preen Manor
It’s been a great autumn for fruit, flowers, vegetables and foliage colour, as visitors to Preen Manor Gardens found on the last-ever full open day after charity openings across four decades.

Diamond of Donnington

Little Theatre press officer Vikki Lee and secretary Cynthia Shaw

Little Theatre press officer Vikki Lee and secretary Cynthia Shaw
The exterior might not look especially enticing, still looking rather like the no frills army hut it once was. It does not, though, really prepare you for what is inside. If ever you want an illustration of the old proverb ‘never judge a book by its […]

Home sweet home for Ricky

Ricky Balshaw with trainer Anna Brown and horse Damascus

 

Ricky Balshaw with trainer Anna Brown and horse Damascus

Gifted rider Ricky Balshaw has achieved great things in the world of para-sport and now his chances of further success have been enhanced by a switch in training venue.