Most Popular Articles of 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. Local Football Team Needs Your Help!

Local team the Saddlers XI approached us back in May - we helped with this article.

8. Crossbar release World In Motion video for charity

We all went world cup crazy in the summer, this was especially the case for local business Crossbar Coaching.

7. Boost for Shoppers as Loyalty Card and App are Launched in Shrewsbury

The infoBeetle App (and their Love Shrewsbury partnership) are helping people save money in town and helping to boost local businesses.

6. #Oneoffstory Christmas Video Unveiled

The Shrewsbury BID have been doing a great job this year promoting the town, their Christmas video made number 6 in our list.

5. American Smokehouse opens in rural Shropshire

Residents love their food and this new restaurant made it into the top 5.

4. Halloween Horrors at Attingham Park

Local events dominate the top 100 on Love Shrewsbury, Attingham Park being a firm favourite.

3. Shrewsbury’s original and most popular night club venue will re-open next week as Trade following a £100k re-fit

It's great to see such interest in the towns nightlife, the old liquid & diva club got a reopening in December as Trade & Niche.

2. Buyer of HMP Shrewsbury Announced

The Shrewsbury Prison is of great interest to the local residents, it made number 2.

1. Brad Pitt to Star in Charles Darwin Film set in Shrewsbury

Our April Fools post was huge after going viral on FaceBook.

A big thank you to everyone who has visited the site in 2014 - we're massively excited for the next 12 months!

Pete White Pete White

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