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29 Jan 2015
Shropshire Horticultural Society, organisers of the Shrewsbury Flower Show are pleased to announce the return of the incredibly popular chef, Tom Kerridge to the 2015 show.  Tom will be cooking up a storm in the Foodhall on the 14th & 15th August enlightening and entertaining the visitors with his unique take on classic British food. Society Secretary, Simon Badrock, said ‘Having Tom Kerridge...
19 Jan 2015
Shoppers, visitors and traders in Shrewsbury are set to benefit from a new car parking offer from this weekend. The ‘See Shrewsbury on Sundays’ initiative means those arriving by car will be able to park all day and pay for just the first hour in any of the Council’s long stay town centre car parks, which can be as little as 60p per hour. Visitors will also be able to park for two hours for the...
26 Dec 2014
It's that time of year again when we look back at our most popular articles over the past 12 months, we've reached over 100,000 people making this a record year for us! Here are the top 10 articles of 2014 by number of hits. 10. Pedestrian paradise on Wyle Cop Road works turned Wyle Cop into a pedestrian zone for a couple of weeks over the summer - it certainly caught our readers interest! 9....
17 Dec 2014
Final preparations are underway for Shrewsbury’s annual Carols in the Square concert. The ever-popular event, which features music for all the family, takes place today from 5.30pm in the town’s Square. The concert will include performances from Shrewsbury Brass Band, Shrewsbury Male Voice Choir and Lorna Crosse with the Young Performers’ Choir and will be broadcast live on BBC Radio Shropshire...
Neil Rathmell  Shrewsbury author - novel
10 Dec 2014
A reminder to anyone late-night Christmas shopping in Shrewsbury town centre this evening - that there's a special literary event taking place at Pengwern Books. People are encouraged to drop by Pengwern Books on Fish Street, between 7pm and 8:30pm - to join Shrewsbury author Neil Rathmell, for readings of his latest novel Vive Le Mole - a grown-up sequel to The Wind In The Willows. There will be...
07 Dec 2014
A Shropshire borders company renowned for its stunning sculptures has been approached to loan its work as part of a forthcoming, exciting gallery project. Having seen the range of magnificent pieces loaned to V festival in August, the Chief Executive of Weston Park, Colin Sweeney, approached the British Ironwork Centre for support with the “Walled Garden” extension to their existing gallery. Mr...
05 Dec 2014
An international projection artist is inviting members of the public to be part of a spectacular nightly light show that will transform the exterior of Shrewsbury Market Hall into a flurrying snowstorm in the run up to Christmas. Andy McKeown, whose work has appeared all over the world, is to project the constantly changing storm onto the front of the building in Mardol Head. He is appealing for...
04 Dec 2014
Shrewsbury Business Improvement District (BID) is supporting the national campaign ‘Small Business Saturday’ to encourage shoppers to support local business in the community. Saturday 6th December will be an opportunity to explore the town’s eclectic mix of independent businesses, quirky and original shops, cafés and bars during one of the busiest trading periods of the year.  Shrewsbury BID is...
28 Nov 2014
We've got some great local offers including 2 Buds for £3 in Ashleys and a free shot and entry at Trade & Niche! See our Black Friday Offers!
23 Nov 2014
The Parade shopping centre in Shrewsbury is set to make mid weeks in the town extra special in the lead up to Christmas. The arcade, set in a beautiful Georgian building in St Mary’s Place, is hosting three ‘Wonderful Wednesday’ events which will focus on crafts and local food. The festive shopping days will be held on November 26, December 3rd and 10th and will feature stalls, Christmas music,...
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