Shrewsbury

04 Dec 2018
A building in central Shrewsbury which, until its closure two years ago, had been a prominent charity shop is once again providing the town with a rich selection of quality, second-hand household goods and furniture, having relaunched to raise funds for a new charity.  Legal support was provided by the Commercial Property team at FBC Manby Bowdler. Crane Quality Counselling was launched to fill...
From left to right - Chris Pook, of Cooper Green Pooks, Liam Holohan, of Holohan Coaching, Bryan Davies of Unvented Components Europe and Ben Lawrence, of independent chartered insurance brokers Beaumont Lawrence.
03 Dec 2018
A Shropshire cycling team, which has celebrated huge success this season, has announced a name change for next year and also the addition of an exciting new sponsor. From 2019, ‘Rhino Velo Race Team’ will become ‘Holohan Coaching Race Team’ and along with existing anchor sponsors Shrewsbury based estate agents Cooper Green Pooks and charteredinsurance brokers Beaumont Lawrence, they will also be...
27 Nov 2018
A Shropshire architectural practice has undergone a significant restructure to support its long-term strategy for growth. Base Architecture & Design, which has offices in Shrewsbury and Chester, has promoted Shrewsbury based associate Ben Embrey to the new position of practice associate with a brief to oversee projects being carried out at each office. Chelsea Wilkes has been hired as Base’s...
26 Nov 2018
A Shropshire village community will come together for a special Christmas fayre at a historic county venue this weekend. The Condover Christmas fayre will take place at Condover Hall, near Shrewsbury, on December 2nd (Sunday) and organisers are promising a great selection of stalls, food, drinks, music and festive cheer. The event, open from 10am to 4pm, will also fundraise for local children at...
Performance poet Dave Pitt and author Kate Mascarenhas
20 Nov 2018
The third annual Shrewsbury Festival of Literature takes place this weekend with international authors, poets and performers appearing at venues across the town. Authors range from natural navigation pioneer Tristan Gooley, the celebrated food writer Elisabeth Luard and acclaimed novelist Manda Scott. Mental health campaigner Rachel Kelly, the author of the global best-selling book Walking on...
19 Nov 2018
To celebrate the opening of their new premises in the Shrewsbury town centre, Shropshire’s mixed martial arts (MMA) and Brazilian Jiu Jitsu (BJJ) gym, Straight Blast Gym (SBG) are offering free self-defence classes to women and children until Christmas. Classes will focus on learning the art of BJJ, a unique martial art and combat sport system that focuses on grappling and ground fighting. The...
17 Nov 2018
Participate Artspace Winter Art Fair is back this year! At Participate Contemporary Artspace. CIC. Riverside Shopping Centre. Raven Meadows. Shrewsbury. 11am-5pm Tuesday – Saturday until 23rd December. With new art work from 17 artists you will not want to miss it. There are some incredible things to be seen, eye-catching sculptures made from recycled materials, beautiful textile pieces,...
13 Nov 2018
The countdown is on for a golden opportunity to win your own Shropshire trampoline park for free. Anyone who attends Jump In Shrewsbury before the end of the month will have the chance to take part with one lucky winner getting the park to themselves, their friends and family - up to 100 people - in the New Year. Sammy Burgess, site manager of Jump In Shrewsbury, said: “If I was a child this...
Sally, Stephen and Eric Johnson with Jump In Shrewsbury staff and their friends and charity supporters marking the 4th anniversary of The Harry Johnson Trust.
11 Nov 2018
Families bounced, laughed and partied together at a county trampoline park as they celebrated the 4th anniversary of the Harry Johnson Trust. Supporters who have helped raised thousands of pounds for the trust in memory of seven-year-old Harry Johnson turned out at Jump In Shrewsbury to mark the anniversary. Bosses at Jump In Shrewsbury offered complimentary exclusive use of the trampoline park,...
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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...
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