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11th August 2010

St Bartholomew's Day Celebrations At Blists Hill

St Bartholomew’s Day celebrations are being revived at Blists Hill Victorian Town in the Ironbridge Gorge, Shropshire on Tuesday, 24th August with drama, wizardry and fun family entertainment.

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11th August 2010

Free one to one Business Advice

Do you run a business or are you thinking of starting one? Business Link is offering all businesses free one to one advice on a range of topics, from ways to improve your existing business and diversification opportunities, to accessing grants, financial issues and effective marketing.

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11th August 2010

Find out how the Rural Enterprise Grant can help you.

Are you a farm business or a member of a farming household wishing to diversify? Or are you a new or existing micro business (less than 10 FTE employees and a turnover of less than €2m) - located in an eligible rural area whose core activities are based on Food & Drink, Environmental Technologies or Tourism?

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5th August 2010

Detective Weekend at Blists Hill Victorian Town is ‘Elementary my Dear Watson’

Budding amateur sleuths and would-be private detectives will have the chance to help Sherlock Holmes and Dr Watson solve a mysterious crime, which has taken place at Blists Hill Victorian Town in the Ironbridge Gorge during the weekend of Saturday 14th and Sunday 15th August. Youngsters will also be able to try their hands at forensic science during the two-day event by taking each other’s finger prints, printing reward posters and matching plaster cast footprints to different shoes.

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5th August 2010

Countryfile magazine looking for prizes

Countryfile magazine are on the look-out for a rural holiday package worth around £1000 to go in their October issue of Countryfile and they’re also looking for smaller prizes for their online competitions.

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5th August 2010

Fire Safety and the Law

Are you up to date with the requirements of the Regulatory Reform (Fire Safety) Order 2005? Lawrence Ellerby from Shropshire Fire and Rescue Service offers a helpful reminder.

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