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10 Aug 2022
            Here’s a question for you: Which car brand do you think, this year to date, is the UK’s best-selling? Ford perhaps? What about Vauxhall? Hang on! Surely, it’s Volkswagen. Or is it Toyota?  The answer is Kia.     Without going too “Financial Times” on you. The first quarter of 2022 began with Kia’s rather successful January, in which they sold 10,504 cars; sales of another 3,795...
09 Aug 2022
A popular free fitness test event that helps older people reduce the risk of falling is returning to Shrewsbury this month. Shropshire charity Community Resource is bringing its ‘Functional Fitness MOTs’ to Christ Church, Glebe Road, Bayston Hill, Shrewsbury, on Wednesday 31 August. Two-hour slots are available to book from 9.30am and will see participants take part in one-to-one fitness tests (...
09 Aug 2022
Shropshire Youth Support Trust (SYST) charity and members of its ASYSTORS Panel are celebrating with Ice Eye Media, a team of three local creatives who have just been awarded a £5,000 grant to support their promotional videography, photography, graphic design and animation business plans. Shropshire Youth Support Trust is all about maximising young people’s business and personal potential with a...
Geoff Fitchett recently held a book signing at Shrewsbury Library
05 Aug 2022
Local author Geoff Fitchett recently held a book signing at Shrewsbury Library with attendance from Shrewsbury's MP Daniel Kawcynski. Geoff’s book 'The Rescuists' is a hilarious tale with adorable characters that will have you desperate to find out what happens next when turning each page. A heartfelt story and an absolute must read.  You can pick up your copy from Pengwern Books in Shrewsbury...
04 Aug 2022
Theatre Severn, Shrewsbury Castle, Quantum Theatre Presents, The Tale of Benjamin Bunny and Peter Rabbit. August 4th 2022 Although the castle makes a magical setting for theatre there are a couple of pitfalls that have to be taken in consideration. Firstly, it is important that when staging the playing angle the low hot and blinding Sun needs taking into consideration. One understands it’s a...
A market day at Oteley Estate
03 Aug 2022
The Oteley Estate, a farm which overlooks the town’s mere, has another open garden and market day on Saturday, August 13. The market is free to attend. For a small fee, visitors can also explore the flower-filled secret gardens that surround the mere. The 10 acres of private gardens include a woodland, boathouse, walled garden, tower, and swiss cottage. Entry to explore the private gardens is £6...
31 Jul 2022
Owning a restaurant is an exciting and rewarding experience, but it’s not something you should take on lightly. You need to be fully committed, have the financial resources available, and understand the demands that come with owning your own business. If you’re thinking about starting a restaurant, there are many things you need to know before taking the leap. Starting your own business can be...
29 Jul 2022
A Shrewsbury man has published a new children's book based on the adventures of his three-year-old granddaughter. Daniel Treherne, aged 59, from Shrewsbury, has been running his own business as a painter and decorator for nearly 40 years. But he has also been busy writing songwriting lyrics and short stories and what started as a hobby has turned into a passion. His first children's book, Stephen...
27 Jul 2022
Shropshire’s cricketers are looking forward to the challenge of playing against first-class opposition this weekend. Shropshire will host Derbyshire in a NCCA Showcase game at Shifnal CC on Sunday (11am) - with free admission for spectators. All 20 National Counties Cricket Association clubs will be facing a first-class county in 50 overs per side contests. Shropshire had initially been scheduled...
26 Jul 2022
Theatre Severn Shrewsbury Castle Three Inch Fools Present The Gunpowder Plot 26th/July/2022 To put a play on in the round can expose theatre companies to all manner of conventions which previously they may not have encountered. After all, in a proscenium arched performance the audience is in one place: In the round, they are everywhere. However, these conventions offered no real challenge to the...
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