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14 Sep 2016
UKSportsChat took over the running of the Shrewsbury Half Marathon in 2016 to great success and are looking forward to building on the hard work we did last year and welcoming friends, old and new, to take part in the 2017 event. We will offer our runners the opportunity to take in both the medieval town centre of Shrewsbury as well as some of Shropshire’s beautiful countryside. The course begins...
14 Jun 2016
More than 26,000 people will descend on Shrewsbury’s Quarry Park on June 25 and 26 for the town’s award-winning food festival. The event, dubbed the best in the West Midlands earlier this year at the House of Lords, will bring the region’s best chefs, producers and bands under the spotlight. Visitors can sample the delights of more than 200 artisan producers and experience the best the county has...
04 Apr 2016
A film promoting Shrewsbury’s popular and original festivals and events which raise the town’s profile and attract thousands of people makes its debut today, April 4th. Shrewsbury BID commissioned Shropshire based SMN Film to make the 60 second video montage to give a flavour of what’s in store, making it ‘a summer like no other’. The release celebrates the start of the events calendar with The...
07 Mar 2016
The Hive, an arts charity and venue in Shrewsbury working with young people and children across the county, has been working in partnership with the Armed Forces Covenant and others since February 2015 to bring more than 80 inspirational music workshops for toddlers, children, young people and their families in the Connect-Create music project. On Tuesday March 1st, the final performance of the...
Bookfest Chair, Sophie Peach, Flora Blackman, Bella Christopher with Danielle Goffe -Wood of Galliers
02 Mar 2016
Galliers Homes, one of the best-known names in the Shropshire house building sector, has stepped forward to take the position of Headline Sponsor of Shrewsbury Bookfest’s annual children’s literary festival.  Danielle Goffe-Wood, Marketing Manager at Galliers Homes, which is based in Shrewsbury and has several housing developments around the county, says, “As a company Galliers is very proud of...
18 Feb 2016
County Training, part of Shropshire Council is running a series of information and advice events for young people and their parents and carers to promote the benefits of vocational training. Potential apprentices, living in Shropshire, are encouraged to book early for the events, to avoid disappointment. The events will take place beginning 8 March 2016, on the following dates: Tuesday 8 March–...
13 Jan 2016
Some might say nurse Helen Missen is a super mum especially to her very own daughter Sophie. However, according to the 48-year-old nurse, she just did what she had to do to keep her daughter alive. It all started six years ago. Sophie, who was 15 at the time, was diagnosed with the potentially life threatening illness Anorexia Nervosa. And from that point on, Helen and her family’s lives changed...
03 Jul 2015
The organiser of a major cycle event has praised the community spirit of businesses and hailed Shropshire as the “number one” place to live and work. Ben Lawrence, organiser of the Shrewsbury Cycle Grand Prix, said he had been overwhelmed by the support from local businesses to make last month’s event a resounding success. And he continues to be humbled by the ongoing loyalty demonstrated by...
Marketing support in Shropshire
12 Mar 2015
Every few months, I provide a summary of interesting things which clients are up too. Spring is certainly a season of the year where many small businesses launch into new programmes or activities - and 2015 is no exception! Many clients have been looking to refresh and update their online presence. Adorn Studio in Shrewsbury, have recently incorporated an online shop into their website - selling...
Hive Shrewsbury - youth arts charity and community venue
09 Jul 2014
Youth arts charity and community venue the Hive, has released it's summer programme of activity. There's plenty of culture and entertainment on offer for people of all ages, with summer holiday workshops for young people a particular highlight as always! The summer holiday workshops commence on Wednesday July 23 with a Film-making masterclass. Taking place for ages 8-13 years, it willl run...
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