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14 Dec 2015
Work to revamp the existing play area in Shrewsbury’s Quarry Park is now underway. Contractors have fenced off the infant section of the playground and have begun to remove equipment ready for the £375,000 overhaul.  Much of the equipment will be retained, refurbished and recycled for use in other Town Council playgrounds. Work is currently restricted to the infant play area, with the main part...
Shrewsbury Calendar 2016 launches
02 Oct 2015
PROUD SALOPIAN UNVEILS SECOND SHREWSBURY CALENDAR FOR HOMETOWN:   A local photographer with a passion for his hometown of Shrewsbury, is pleased to announce the launch of a second Shrewsbury calendar. Adam Telford, of APT Photography unveils the second calendar for 2016, following the success of the 2015 edition.   As a photographer, Adam is committed to showcasing the wonderful town of...
Shrewsbury Quarry Winter Scene
13 Dec 2012
Sometimes I think it’s easy to forget just how pretty our county is. And whilst I love the rolling hills and stunning countryside surrounding our county town, Shrewsbury itself has a lot to be proud of! As the Town of Flowers, Shrewsbury blooms in the summer (excuse the pun!), but this photo of a snowy morning in the park reminds me just how beautiful our town is whatever the weather.   I think...
Quarry Fest Shrewsbury music
17 Jul 2012
Tickets are now officially on sale for Quarry Fest… An outdoor music event being held to raise much needed funds for Shropshire’s Hope House Children’s Hospice, returning to the Quarry Park for another year. Quarry Fest will be taking place on September 1st at the Quarry in the heart of Shrewsbury and will raise vital funds to enable the hospice to provide care and support to local terminally ill...
13 Jul 2012
Jessie J review – Shrewsbury Quarry, Friday 6th July By Suzi Wilkinson photography by Richard Hammerton The voice of chart-topper Jessie J filled the muddy grounds of Shrewsbury Quarry as the Price-Tag singer took to the stage with a crowd-pleasing performance on July 6. Following a day of heavy rain the clouds broke for what was a surprisingly dry evening as the support acts 17-year-old A*M*E...
Port Hill bridge in Shrewsbury finished
11 Jul 2012
Porthill footbridge, which crosses the River Severn in Shrewsbury's Quarry Park, is due to reopen this Thursday evening (July 12th 2012) – more than a week ahead of the original schedule – following an extensive scheme of work to repair and refurbish the bridge over the last few months. The recent work has involved carrying out repairs to the bridge’s structural steelwork, grit blasting and...
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