In 1968 music producer Mike Steyn was looking for a sound with a difference – something deep solid and powerful for his next musical master piece. Famous for his work with Blaster Bates, and a man who took inspiration from industrial environments he headed to Shrewsbury, and found exactly what he was looking for at… Read More 1968: Sewage Pumping Station in Bid for the Charts!
The story of a dusty old chimney sweep who swept a fair neighbour off her feet caused much hilarity in a Shropshire village in 1883. But who was the “gay Lothario”? The story appeared in March in both the Wellington Journal and Eddowe’s Journal and reads as follows. A Shropshire Elopement in Humble… Read More 1883: Cheating Chimney Sweep of Sytch Lane