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15 Apr 2019
No fault divorce – what’s changing? The government has announced plans to introduce a new “no fault” divorce system in the biggest overhaul of divorce laws in nearly 50 years. This article looks at what the changes may mean in practice and whether it really is possible to divorce without blame. Currently, even if both parties agree that the marriage has ended they have to wait until they have...
04 Apr 2019
Celebrate spring down on the farm Fordhall Family Spring Fair returns on the 28th April.  The event celebrates the spring season by getting back to nature in a community spirited day for the whole family.   Fordhall Organic Farm, based in Market Drayton, has been organic for over 65 years and is England’s first community owned farm, owned by over 8000 community shareholders. The event will...
07 Mar 2019
One of Britain’s most successful children’s authors and Children’s Laureate (2005-2007), Jacqueline Wilson, will be in Shrewsbury on Saturday 4th May for Shrewsbury Bookfest’s annual children’s literature festival.  The multi-award winning, best-selling author is also the very loyal and supportive President of Shrewsbury Bookfest, which celebrates its 21st birthday this May Bank Holiday weekend...
Explore Discover & Enjoy Shrewsbury with Curious About Shrewsbury
27 Feb 2019
Have fun discovering Shrewsbury with two self-guided, quirky, heritage walks with an optional treasure hunt. Buy in booklet or instant download format from https://www.curiousabout.co.uk/shrewsbury.html. Are you curious about Shrewsbury? Looking for an unusual and quirky activity which gets you out in the fresh air whatever the weather? Take one of our self-guided walks with a treasure hunt theme...
05 Feb 2019
      The premium mid-sized SUV is the current motoring must-have. Every manufacturer worth their salt makes one, and every middle manager worth their sales bonus (or not, perhaps?) wants one. Can you imagine what they’d say at the golf club if you didn’t?  As for me, I’ve never been quite so enamoured. SUVs, premium or not, are not exactly what you call exciting. Nevertheless, one should always...
18 Nov 2018
   Kuga, Kadjar, Karoq, Qashqai, Sportage, CR-V, Tiguan… And that’s to name but a few. The list of compact SUVs, soft-roaders and faux-by-fours – call –them-what-you-will - keeps growing. And yet strangely, Jeep, the brand that inspired them all (yes, even Land Rover) and the grand-daddy if-you-will of off-roaders, have been somewhat late to join this particular aspirational party. Until now that...
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09 Nov 2018
Take a step back in time and a giant stride into the future to learn more about Shrewsbury’s Quarry on Sunday 18 November 2018 as part of a UK-wide festival of humanities. Co-organised by Dr Liz Oakley-Brown (Senior Lecturer in English Literature) and Dr Anna Mackenzie (Deputy Head of Events) of Lancaster University, with independent Shrewsbury researcher Advolly Richmond and artist Jamila Walker...
16 Sep 2018
    You’re probably familiar with Jaguar’s F-Pace by now, their first foray into the premium SUV market is also their best seller. Like Porsche, Jaguar actually shift more 4x4s these days than they do sportscars. The purists may baulk at the idea, but clearly the faux-by-four is what makes the big money these days.    It’s no wonder then, that, keen to cash–in ever further, Jaguar have now also...
13 Sep 2018
This coming Sunday (16th September) see’s the first ever Family Festival of Wellbeing taking place in Shrewsbury. The event which is organised by Find Your Bloom will be held at Shrewsbury Town Football Ground from 10am til 4pm, and features something for all the family with wellbeing at the heart of it. Jo Meakin, Event Manager for Find Your Bloom says “We wanted to offer something which...
16 Jul 2018
The Darwin Shopping Centre welcomed a VIB (Very Important Bunny) this weekend, as Peter Rabbit hopped along to the shopping and leisure destination on Saturday.  Youngsters were able to meet their favourite furry hero, as the family favourite took a break from trying to take over Mr McGregor’s garden to explore the centre and meet his fans at intervals during the day, with plenty of smiles being...
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