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16 Jul 2018
The Darwin Shopping Centre welcomed a VIB (Very Important Bunny) this weekend, as Peter Rabbit hopped along to the shopping and leisure destination on Saturday.  Youngsters were able to meet their favourite furry hero, as the family favourite took a break from trying to take over Mr McGregor’s garden to explore the centre and meet his fans at intervals during the day, with plenty of smiles being...
13 Jun 2018
In an attempt to see Shropshire in the Guinness Book of Records in a fun, active and inclusive way, Revel-in-Dance is getting Shrewsbury in a flap! The aim is to break the current Guinness World Record for the largest number of people to dance the Charleston at one time. The current record is 975 people and is held by ‘Swing Patrol’ in London; so with this hefty figure to beat Revel in Dance...
27 Apr 2018
Telford & Wrekin Council has launched a special scheme to recognise the local business community as part of the celebrations around Telford’s 50th anniversary.   The Telford50 Award has been designed to acknowledge how businesses across Telford have made a positive impact to the town’s development during anytime within the last 50 years, with businesses of all shapes and sizes invited to...
26 Oct 2017
Visitors to a Shropshire music festival have helped to raise more than £6,400 for music therapy sessions for children with life limiting illnesses.  This year’s fundraising at Shrewsbury Folk Festival takes the overall amount pledged to Hope House since the festival began in its partnership with the charity in 2008 to more than £56,000.  The money is raised through collections during the event at...
10 Jul 2017
 A Shropshire family is hoping to raise more than £15,000 for cancer charities by hosting a one-day music festival this month. The Charmina Festival has been organised by the Reece family as a tribute to mum Joy, who was diagnosed with the return and spread of a previous breast cancer in July 2016. She will be the star guest at the event at the family home near Clive on July 22 that will feature...
27 Jun 2017
Shrewsbury Market Hall is throwing open its doors for a Summer Celebration evening on Saturday July 1 when its restaurants, bars and other attractions will open until 10pm. The event follows the huge success of its Lifestyle Festival and a deluge of requests by members of the public for more events like it. The market’s cafes and restaurants, ranging from tapas and Thai to Chinese and seafood,...
Severnside Meole Fun Day
13 Jun 2017
A learning programme to help tenants of Severnside Housing develop new skills or build on existing ones was launched at a Community Day on Saturday 10 June 2017. Held on the green in Maesbrook Road, Meole Brace, the Community Day gave tenants the chance to find out more about the great learning opportunities on offer, whilst enjoying an action-packed day out with their family and friends....
17 Oct 2016
Shrewsbury residents will have a chance to chat about their favourite part of town at an event this weekend. A ‘celebration of autumn’ is being hosted by two creative local businesswomen at the Market Hall on Saturday, October 22. Linda Edwards, the artist behind a range of Shrewsbury-themed products, is showcasing her work at Thoughts, a gift shop in the Market Hall, and is asking for ideas for...
12 Oct 2016
The British Ironwork Centre’s Halloween Spooktacular returns this October and is set to be bigger and more ghoulish than ever! The family friendly fun day has become an annual favourite for all ages, with members of staff dressed to impress as some of the seasons most loved and terrifying characters, ready to entertain visitors. Join a whole host of spooks and spectres on October 28th to take...
16 May 2016
Shrewsbury’s award-winning Market Hall is staging a celebration of food, music, art and craftsmanship in a Lifestyle Festival on May 20 and 21. Visitors will get the chance to learn new art and craft skills, take part in cookery lessons and sweet-making, meet some of Shrewsbury’s well known artists and enjoy a celebration evening with live music and feasting. Highlights of the festival, which is...
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