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Sixth form college official unveiling of new education block
14 Jun 2012

Staff and students at a local college were joined by dignitaries, business owners and residents from across the county to celebrate the official opening of its brand new £1million ‘Severn Building’ which has been built in the grounds of its existing town centre site.

The launch of the new building at Shrewsbury Sixth Form College in Priory Road is the culmination of 11 months hard...

13 Jun 2012

Support small, sustainable businesses and strengthen the local economy. That's the introductory statement of a freshly launched website and new initiative which aims to encourage people to 'Buy Local' for their goods in Shrewsbury.

The website has been set-up as an additional strand of the Transition Town Shrewsbury group - and will be bringing together information about small local...

Teenage Kicks 2012 youth festival in Quarry Park
12 Jun 2012

Popular youth festival Teenage Kicks is on the horizon - promising to fill the Quarry Park in Shrewsbury with a whole host of activities, music and more for everyone to enjoy on Saturday 23rd June.

Fight The Bear will be head-lining the event and will perform alongside many other young local bands, which have been selected by young volunteers from the Hive Music and Media Centre in...

11 Jun 2012

This year, Shrewsbury Flower Show is celebrating its 125th year on the 10th and 11th August in style with an appearance from Oysterband, one of Britain’s great live folk bands!

Show visitors will be able to enjoy live performances on both evenings from the world famous electric folk band, whose recent album with June Tabor, Ragged Kingdom, was named Folk Album of the Year in Mojo...

Shrewsbury Canal Stories
11 Jun 2012

When I was a lad ......

Shrewsbury and Newport Canals Trust are looking to collect people's experiences of the former Shrewsbury canal in the days when it flowed between Norbury Junction (near Newport) and Shrewsbury. The trust are especially keen to discover stories about working or playing on the 'cut'. If you have any stories - or pictures of the canal tucked away in your attics...

09 Jun 2012

Love Shrewsbury is your exciting new website which has all the very best that Shrewsbury has to offer as a town, including local news, whats on, business and much more.

Loveshrewsbury.com brings together various strands and areas of the town and won't be a success without your support - whether you are a business looking to advertise, or an individual with some good news - get in...

07 Jun 2012

Highly acclaimed folk duo Nancy Kerr and James Fagan will be performing at popular town centre venue the Hive Music and Media Centre in Shrewsbury later this month. The concert is the last in the summer 2012 series of concerts organised by the Shrewsbury Folk Festival team.

Nancy and James are set to perform on Sunday June 17 and tickets will be available on the door for folk fans...

06 Jun 2012

A Professor at The Shrewsbury and Telford Hospital NHS Trust has been awarded a Fellowship from the Royal College of Nursing – one of the highest honours the organisation presents.

Dr Wilf McSherry, Professor in Dignity of Care for Older People, was honoured with the accolade at a glittering ceremony last month. The RCN presents the prestigious award to people who have shown...

05 Jun 2012

As the Queen celebrated a stunning 60 year duration on the throne this weekend, Shrewsbury certainly celebrated in a suitably regal style thanks to the Shrewsbury Lions street party in the Quarry Park held on bank-holiday Monday.

Hundreds if not thousands of people joined in with the Royal celebrations to help make the atmosphere bustling throughout the day. Avenues...

03 Jun 2012

Artists and designers from across Shrewsbury are preparing to open their studio and workshop doors to the general public. Shrewsbury Open Studios returns in July and will stretch over two weeks, giving people a unique insight into the working lives of many local artists and craftspeople.

Those participating in the series of open days and weekends include painters,...

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