Latest Shropshire Stories

2014-05-20 08:20:34

TELFORD, England, May 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- A leading motorhome company is set to become an official UK dealership for luxury motorhome manufacturer Carado. Travelworld Motorhomes, based in Shropshire, has added Carado alongside its fellow Hymer Group model portfolio, enabling it to offer customers the complete and diverse range from one of the best leading luxury motorhome brands. The Carado brand offers a solid focus on functionality, 'artless elegance' and...

2013-01-04 05:02:08

Port Ludlow Marina makes a splash at the Seattle Boat Show, which runs January 25th - February 3rd. Seattle, WA (PRWEB) January 03, 2013 You've heard the saying "Everyone's a winner"? Well, everyone who stops by the Port Ludlow Marina's booth at the Seattle Boat Show will be. This year Port Ludlow is offering everyone who comes to their booth a prize. Each visitor will receive a scratch and win ticket in one of three catagories: Marina, Inn, or Golf and every ticket is a winner. Prizes...

2012-09-09 23:02:45

The inaugural golf benefit to support victims of domestic violence and sexual abuse will take place Saturday, Sept. 29, with a noon shotgun start at the Port Ludlow Golf Club, 751 Highland Drive. Port Ludlow, Washington (PRWEB) September 08, 2012 Port Ludlow Golf Course Hosts Inaugural Golf Tournament September 29 to Benefit The Dove House. The entry fee for the general public is $80. It is $40 for Port Ludlow Golf Club members. Registration forms must be received no later than Sept. 15....

2008-10-14 03:00:32

A CADBURY'S Flake girl who starred in the famous 80s adverts has died of cancer. Former model Marilyn Crossey, died aged 52 just weeks after being diagnosed with liver cancer. The Shropshire-born beauty shot to fame in 1985 playing a girl walking through a field of sunflowers while she seductively ate the chocolate bar. She toured the world in later life, most recently settling in Spain, but was taken ill visiting her parent's home in Telford, Shropshire, in August. Her dad George...

2008-10-12 18:00:22

By ADAM ASPINALL THE parents of a Midlands model who became one of the most famous faces of the 1980s as a Cadbury's Flake Girl paid tribute to her last night after her death from cancer. Stunning Marilyn Crossey, 52, from Telford in Shropshire, shot to fame in 1985 after starring in one of the iconic television adverts. Her beautiful face and curly brown hair wowed millions of viewers as she indulged in the sensuous pleasure of eating a chocolate bar, surrounded by sunflowers in...

2004-11-29 06:00:07

The West Midlands population is expected to increase by more than six per cent over the next 25 years, according to latest Government statistics. The region's numbers are expected to swell by 6.6 per cent to 5.7 million by 2028, according to the Office for National Statistics. The predicted increase follows a national pattern, with the North- east the only region expected to see its population decline. The South will continue to show the greatest population growth, with London expected...

Word of the Day
  • The navel or umbilicus.
  • In Greek archaeology: A central boss, as on a shield, a bowl, etc.
  • A sacred stone in the temple of Apollo at Delphi, believed by the Greeks to mark the 'navel' or exact center-point of the earth.
'Omphalos' comes from the ancient Greek.