Shrewsbury

26 Apr 2018
Leading community insurance broker and consultancy company Jelf has moved to a new bigger base at Shrewsbury business park Abbey Lawn to allow it to grow. It has taken on a 1,308 sq ft (121.52 sq m) office suite at Observer House which has been fully refurbished by site owners Morris Property. Jelf specialise in Insurance, Risk Management and Employee Benefits for businesses and individuals and...
Shrewsbury panorama
23 Apr 2018
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...
Martin Lunt warns people in Shropshire to be prepared for hayfever
19 Apr 2018
A Shropshire pharmacist has warned hayfever sufferers to prepare for the warmer weather and shared his top tips to help beat the condition. Martin Lunt owns branches of Lunts Pharmacy in Shrewsbury, Craven Arms and Pontesbury and sees hundreds of people each year who struggle through the summer. Hayfever can cause havoc for the estimated one in five suffering with symptoms but Mr Lunt says there...
19 Apr 2018
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. The occasion on May 12 will kick-start a year-long project to produce an anthology of Shropshire...
18 Apr 2018
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...
17 Apr 2018
A Shropshire cycling team is travelling to Europe this weekend to take part in the Giro Sardegna road race - a six day event taking place in Sardinia from April 22. Four members of the Rhino Velo Race Team, run by Chris Pook of Estate Agents Cooper Green Pooks and Ben Lawrence of Beaumont Lawrence Chartered Insurance Brokers, will take part in the Gran Giro event - six stages over six days...
12 Apr 2018
The 2018 Shrewsbury Regatta will take place on Saturday 12 and Sunday 13 May 2018. The Regatta is one of the oldest events in the rowing calendar, having first been held in 1871. Races will take place on the River Severn in Shrewsbury between English Bridge and the boathouses opposite the Quarry. The organisers expect around 1500 competitors to take part from rowing clubs all over the country....
10 Apr 2018
    An award-winning musician will host a free song writing workshop in Shrewsbury next month as part of a programme by Shrewsbury Folk Festival to get more young people involved in traditional music. Greg Russell, who won the BBC Radio 2 Young Folk Award in 2013 and the Horizon Award from the same source with Ciaran Algar on 2014, will deliver the session for 11 to 15-year-olds at The Hive in...
10 Apr 2018
People will be able to get an experience of life at one of Shropshire’s newest care homes at an open morning later this month. Montgomery House in Sundorne Road, Shrewsbury, will open its doors from 9.30am to 12.30pm on April 20. It will be an opportunity for neighbours, families and potential residents to see the facilities on offer and find out more about day-to-day life at the home. The 90-bed...
04 Apr 2018
Joanna and her team of 13 are due to open the doors to Shrewsbury’s first Pret A Manger this Friday 6th April. The shop, located near Shrewsbury’s Pride Hill Shopping Centre, will feature three floors of internal seating for around 120 customers, a menu of freshly prepared salads, sandwiches, baguettes and breakfasts, and organic coffee and teas, and free Wi-Fi. Pret’s menu of sandwiches,...
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