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From left to right - Miranda Etheridge, Jade Beckwith, Sarah Morris and Lisa Hughes at Meraki Hair & Beauty by Birgitta Zoutman Photography
01 Sep 2021
A hair and beauty salon in Shrewsbury has recently taken part in some trans awareness and inclusivity training to make sure the services they offer are as inclusive as possible to the LGBTQ+ community. Sarah Morris, who runs Meraki Hair & Beauty based in The Parade Shops, hopes other businesses in the town will follow their lead in learning how to be a trans ally. The training was run by Sam...
The Vegan Hub at The Parade Shops reopening
13 Apr 2021
Shrewsbury’s independent shopping centre has opened its doors again following the latest lifting of Covid restrictions. The centre, which is a haven for small businesses, has reported a healthy footfall on its first day of being open on April 12 since January 4, with customers queueing for Second Chapter Books and Hinces Barbershop yesterday morning. After one of the most challenging years for...
From left to right Miranda Etheridge, Jade Beckwith, Sarah Barton and Lisa Hughes at Meraki Hair and Beauty (Photo credit: Birgitta Zoutman Photography)
29 Oct 2020
Meraki Hair and Beauty, based downstairs at The Parade Shops, are offering exclusive use of their salon for private hair and make-up lessons during November and December. Small groups of friends will be allowed to bring their own drinks for the ‘Get Ready With Me’ sessions every Friday evening. With Christmas office parties and big celebrations looking unlikely this year, the Shrewsbury salon...
The Tyrannosaurus Rex at Evolution Park
07 Jul 2020
The Parade Shops’ front car park has been transformed in to ‘Evolution Park’ by the team at Shropshire Festivals. The work has been commissioned by Shrewsbury BID to promote the town being open for business, following the easing of lockdown measures. The park is themed around the father of evolution, Shrewsbury born Charles Darwin, and has created an interactive recreational area, located in the...
The Parade Shops 190-year-old building gets ready to re-open
05 Jun 2020
Work has been in full swing at The Parade Shops in preparation for reopening, after the independent shopping centre closed its doors due to the Covid-19 outbreak. The exterior of the building has been redecorated, plus there has been re-surfacing and works on their private car park. There is a mixture of independent and individual businesses based in the historic building, which is just a couple...
20 Nov 2019
The Parade Shops in Shrewsbury has added a new barber to its collection of independent businesses. Hinces has recently set-up at The Parade Shops, just off St Mary’s Street, in the heart of the town. The business belongs to 30-year-old Dale Hince, who cut ladies hair for nine years before transitioning to become a barber for gents two years ago. He has re-branded his business for the move to The...
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