University Centre Shrewsbury 2019 undergraduate prospectus showcases institution and town

University Centre Shrewsbury’s undergraduate prospectus for 2019 has been published, showcasing what the town and institution has to offer.

The booklet provides details of courses, support, sites, accommodation, the town and wider area, research, and how to apply. It also includes information on the ways University Centre Shrewsbury (UCS) courses and wider opportunities are designed to help ensure that graduates are fully equipped for the workplace.

Legal eagles carry off first and second place in charity quiz

Legal eagles from a Shropshire law firm scooped first and second place in a charity quiz raising funds for Severn Hospice.

The event, organised by Shropshire corporate recovery firm BCR, drew teams of local accountants, bankers and lawyers to the Corbet Arms pub in Uffington, Shrewsbury.

Staged to mark St George’s Day, the quiz tested their general knowledge of British sport, geography, entertainment, music and current affairs.

Alex Hitchcock Quintet

ALEX HITCHCOCK QUINTET
        
Alex Hitchcock (tenor sax), James Copus (trumpet), Will Barry (piano), Joe Downard (bass), Jay Davis (drums)

Shropshire writing project to receive visitor from Edinburgh Fringe writer.

A Shropshire-wide writing project which starts with a workshop next month has landed an added attraction. 
Would-be writers who come to the free Saturday morning workshop in Shrewsbury will be treated to a special one-off performance of a one-woman play that's already been an Edinburgh Fringe success.

Music legend named as one of festival’s final headliners

The man behind one of radio’s most played songs will be making his debut performance at Shrewsbury Folk Festival this year.

Steve Harley and Cockney Rebel, who had Top 20 hits with Judy Teen, Mr Soft, Mr Raffles, Here Comes The Sun and their number one Make Me Smile (Come Up & See Me), will be one of the headliners on the first night of the festival on Friday August 24.

Festival organisers have also secured an exclusive performance from Budiño, the band led by world class Galician piper Xosé Manuel Budiño, to close the festival’s Bellstone stage on Monday August 27.

Mid Shropshire Vintage Club raises a total of £160k for local charities

A Shropshire vehicle enthusiast group, which has been running for more than 30 years, has raised the impressive total of £160,000 to date to give to local charities.

The Mid Shropshire Vintage Club, which hosts a number of events throughout the year for its members and the public including the two day Annual Family Shropshire Vintage Show every summer at the Greenhous West Mid Showground in Shrewsbury, raises money at all of its events to divide between a number of charities.

Free Event - The Secret of the Sidelined Sleuth: Tracing Nancy Drew in the 21st Century

In this free interactive session on Saturday April 28, Dr Lucy Andrew will take you on a journey through the history of the world’s most famous girl sleuth, Nancy Drew, with particular emphasis on Nancy’s 21st century incarnations and some of the radical transformations she has undergone during this period.

Pet Rescue Day at the Quarry, Shrewsbury - Sunday 22nd April

UK German Shepherd Rescue will be at the Pet Rescue Day being organised by Grinshill Animal Rescue on Sunday 22nd April 2018 at the Quarry in Shrewsbury. The show opens at 11.00 a.m. and will run until 4 p.m.  There is lots going on, several other Animal Charity stalls and dog related trade stalls,  along with a fun dog show starting at 12 noon. Come along and visit our stall and find out what we do and meet some of our rescue german shepherds who will be there, along with our friendly volunteers.  Weather forecast is looking good! 

Lorraine Duncan Lorraine Duncan

We are Uk German Shepherd Rescue. We specialise in rescuing and rehoming German Shepherd dogs throughout the UK. We are a Registered Charity, No. 1160745.

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Shrewsbury Regatta

The 2018 Shrewsbury Regatta will take place on Saturday 12 and Sunday 13 May 2018.

Integral health expert launches 15 days of free health and wellbeing online tutorials

A Shrewsbury integral health expert is launching a 15-day campaign to give free health and wellbeing tips and advice to help people improve their health.

Ben Calder, the founder of Shrewsbury’s Centre for Integral Health, is giving the series of daily Facebook Live tutorials as a way of celebrating 15 years since he qualified as a practitioner.

The 10-minute tutorials will focus on self-awareness and mindfulness practices, the benefits of the gentle Chinese exercise Chi Kung to promote wellbeing, as well as diet and nutrition.

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