April

Cover Story: National role for Rose

Man of many parts

New High Sheriff David Stacey at his home, Leigh Manor, near Hope.

 
New High Sheriff David Stacey at his home near Hope.
Are we getting a chartered surveyor, a farmer, an estate manager, an organic disciple, a film producer or any one of half a dozen others?

Poignant centenary

Stokesay Court owner Caroline Magnus outside the country home.

 
Stokesay Court owner Caroline Magnus outside the country home.
On a warm afternoon in early Spring, it is difficult to gaze upon glorious Stokesay Court, bathed in sunshine, and associate it with the horrors of the First World War, writes Neil Thomas.

Hollywood beckons Otto

Otto Bathurst with Peaky Blinders stars Cillian Murphy and Benjamin Zephaniah.

 
Otto Bathurst with Peaky Blinders stars Cillian Murphy and Benjamin Zephaniah.
Rewind six years and Otto Bathurst was one part of the chasing pack, writes Andy Richardson.

Drawing the crowds

The Square in Shrewsbury as captured by cartoonist Will Dawbarn.

The Square in Shrewsbury as captured by cartoonist Will Dawbarn.
It is one of Shropshire’s most colourful and quirky events, providing a feast of fun for all ages, writes Neil Thomas.