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Last Sunday's eccentric penny farthing event rang a loud bell of success. The event, being run for its first year,  was a resounding success with over 40 Penny Farthing cycle enthusiasts arriving from all over the UK.

 Vince Hunt, Oswestry’s Mayor, and his Mayoress Amber Hunt were on hand to officially oversee the first race.

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This Sunday at 10am the gates will be flung open for the public at the British Ironwork Centre for the inaugural Great Penny Farthing Spectacular.

Riders will be lining the pedestrian only grounds with bicycles ranging from 150 year old Penny Farthings to vintage tricycles and Boneshakers.

The National Cycle Museum, of Llandrindod Wells, will be one of many exhibitors and individuals choosing to bring the cream of their crop to display with pride on the day.

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On Saturday 10th June at 5pm the gates were flung open for the spectacular Proms in the Park at the British Ironwork Centre near Oswestry, Shropshire.

Hundreds of guests brought their finest picnic blankets, hampers and bubbly to the lawns to enjoy an evening of classical entertainment, the likes of which have never before been seen in the town.

Pre-show performances by the Clwyd Clipper Barbershop Quartet and Lilly Whitehurst soloist violinist set the atmosphere before the Wrexham Symphony Orchestra played classical favourites to an enchanted audience. The violinist was excellent, the orchestra magnificent and the sound was second to none.

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Emptying donation bins and trawling the wishing wells is really having a great outcome for local Charity Hope House.

The entrance donations bins and the wishing wells around the site, are raising thousands, just from visitors giving their loose change.

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The Oswestry half marathon was a roaring success, because of the incredible support we are kicking it off early by allowing runners to register their interest for the 2018 Gorilla Run.

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Today saw the Hope House fundraising team don rubber gloves and goggles to empty three wishing wells at the British Ironworks.

As you can see from the photos, the team had a great time scooping out all the coins, totalling a serious pile of money .

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Chester's 'Jigsaw' Playgroup

27/04/2017 12:48

Today, we've had a wonderful group of children here from Chester's 'Jigsaw ' Playgroup christening our new compound area for holding tin cans.

If you’ve got a donation or a big delivery, can you please let us know?

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Located just outside of our showroom you will find an array of colour and beautifully designed wind spinners, Each one is unique and dances in the wind in its own way. 

Read all about our collection and watch them in action.

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T- shirts for Oswestry’s Marathon runners, arrived just in the nick of time.

A hiccup with ordering, saw the British Ironworks staff biting their nails with anxiety, but thankfully they’ve now arrived safely.

All 1000 runners, are receiving one of these wonderful athletic commemorative.

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Cancer Trust Lingen Davies to create a sunflower range, with the British Ironworks in support.

The Ironworks, has committed to design and create a range of samples and ideas, such as bird feeders and other garden accessories now underway.

This will enable the charity to increase its own financial self-reliance and capitalise on its reputation and local following.

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