Cover Story: A special show

A family business

The Earl of Bradford and Viscount Newport on part of the vast Bradford Estates

Keeping it in the family takes on a whole new meaning at Bradford Estates, based at Weston-Under-Lizard but covering hundreds of acres across Shropshire and Staffordshire.

All set for triathlon

Taking a break from training in the River Severn for the Shrewsbury Triathlon Club event on August 31 are club members Charlotte Mountain, Michelle Hughes and Jessica Phillips.

Triathlon is currently the fastest growing sport in the UK with many, it seems, inspired by the exploits of the Brownlee brothers.

A real trooper

Owen Beynon Brown pictured at his home with Penny whose regimental name was Cosmopolitan.

Shropshire farmer’s son Owen Beynon Brown, was at a careers convention in preparation for graduating from Harper Adams College, near Newport.

A star guest . . .

Elizabeth Hurley, William Cash and Biddy Cash at the Medieval Costume Party, at Upton Cressett Hall, near Bridgnorth.

Liz Hurley was among the guests at an extravagant Elizabethan-style party at Upton Cressett Hall, near Bridgnorth.