5 films from 5 countries across 5 decades

A popular film group has recently unveiled an exciting addition to its regular programme of fortnightly cinema screenings at the Hive Music and Media Centre in the town. Shrewsbury Film Society is bringing a mini-season of films to the Shropshire venue, delivering five films from five countries, spanning across five decades.

The Fat Families approach to weight loss comes to Shropshire

Anyone who has watched Sky 1’s popular Fat Families series might wince at some of the shock tactics used by TV weight loss guru Steve Miller to help obese clients melt the pounds.

Now the star’s hard-hitting no nonsense approach to weight loss has been brought to Shropshire and Mid Wales by a Shrewsbury hypnotherapist.

Phil Collins is the first hypnotherapist in the region and one of the first in the UK to train in the tough-love technique devised by the Fat Families’ host.

Michael Michael

Severn Magazine and Love Shrewsbury Editor.

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Waste collections in the snow

As the freezing weather persists we are finding that all waste collection services are being disrupted.

James Thompson James Thompson

Waste Prevention Officer, Waste Management, Shropshire Council

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Marketing Advice evening set to be a regular for the business community


A brand new marketing and advice evening in Shrewsbury is set to become a staple in the calendar of events to help the local business community maximise their potential.

Michael Michael

Severn Magazine and Love Shrewsbury Editor.

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MP Daniel Kawczynski: MP’s Offer of Help with Export for Shropshire Businesses

Daniel Kawczynski MP is calling for Shropshire businesses to contact him if they want help in exporting their products and services abroad.

He has recently met with Mr Paul Noon the Regional Director of UK Trade and Investment (UKTI) to discuss ways in which to help Shropshire businesses export to new worldwide markets.

Daniel Kawczynski MP says:

Michael Michael

Severn Magazine and Love Shrewsbury Editor.

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Adventurous walkers Sought for Fundraising Treks


Adventurous fundraisers are being urged to lace up their boots and dig out their passports for the Lingen Davies Cancer Fund’s latest exciting campaign to help improve cancer facilities for patients in Shropshire and mid Wales.

The charity, which has most recently raised £3.2 million for the Lingen Davies Centre at the Royal Shrewsbury Hospital, is looking for people to take part in two special trekking challenges.

Michael Michael

Severn Magazine and Love Shrewsbury Editor.

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Warning Over ‘You Have Dropped £10’ Distraction Thieves

Police in Shropshire today warned shoppers to be alert to distraction thieves claiming they have ‘dropped £10' before stealing their bank cards.

Three incidents, one in Shrewsbury, one in Telford and another in Wellington, were reported to police on Thursday 17th January 2012.

Two of the offences happened in supermarkets and police believe all the incidents are linked and may have been committed by the same group of people.

Shrewsbury care company celebrates 21st anniversary

Bosses and staff at an award-winning Shropshire company are celebrating 21 years of business after caring for adults with learning disabilities from across the county.

Joe Kwaterski, business development director at Adelphi Care Services in Shrewsbury, said  he was “extremely proud” that they had reached the special anniversary.

The company has expanded greatly since it was launched following the establishment of The Orchard School in Shrewsbury which opened its doors 21 years ago. The school marked the beginning of what became Adelphi Care Services.

Intern for Build It International

Build It International is on the lookout for an Intern to assist with the communications and research work that underpins fundraising at the charity’s office in Shrewsbury.

Build It are looking for somebody who has a belief in their work, a passion for communications and a desire to make a difference to the lives of some of the poorest communities in Africa.

Castlefields Christmas Cardboard Collection

The Castlefields Christmas Cardboard Collection initiative, on Jan 5th  was a major success with hundreds of people, including many family groups, bringing cardboard to the Precinct car park for recycling. 

It felt like a real community event and congratulations must go to Judy Coleridge (see attachment) as the main coordinator.  Also, many thanks to the many local people who came along to help (see attachment) and North Shrewsbury Friendly Neighbours who served as a collection point and distributed hundreds of leaflets.


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