QUICK THINKING SAVES PIG AT ROASTING HOT AGRICULTURAL SHOW

Other animals were NOT so lucky… Summer 1914: Shrewsbury. A heatwaves sweeps the country in the last week of June and first week of July as the Royal Agricultural Show comes to Shrewsbury and welcomes King George V. But while he was tipping his hat to the excited dense crowds who had packed in to…

The Hollywood great who came to Shrewsbury – and got burgled!

April 1952: Hollywood greats Laurel and Hardy were on one of their last ever tours of the UK and Ireland with their music hall act before heading back to the US. Their slapstick comedy films had made them worldwide superstars after they got together in 1927, and produced hit after hit on the silver screen through…