Shrewsbury

29 Jul 2021
To celebrate the launch of its new phone app - SafeStep - on 04 July, Ska Train, a Shrewsbury based development house, has signed up as the first business to sponsor the Mayor of Shrewsbury Cllr Julian Dean’s walking festival, set to take place in the spring of 2022. Supported in its development by the University of Shrewsbury’s Digital Solutions project, which is part-funded by the European...
Saturday late nights, Shrewsbury Market Hall, food and drink
27 Jul 2021
Saturday Late Night events are returning to Shrewsbury Market Hall after a break of more than 18 months. Dates have been set for August 7, September 18, October 30 and December 4 following the lifting of coronavirus restrictions. A selection of cafes and bars will open up until 10pm and a range of retail stalls will also open late. “These are family-friendly evenings when the market takes on a...
12 Jul 2021
A building contractor is looking for charities and community groups in Shrewsbury that need a helping hand with building as part of its pledge to support the areas where it works. Pave Aways wants to identify a community hall, centre or sports club where it can provide general repairs, decorating or plastering free of charge as it builds new school facilities for Shropshire Council at Harlescott...
30 Jun 2021
Family members joined residents and guests at the official opening of the new Cherry Trees Dementia Household at Morris Care’s Radbrook Nursing Home in Shrewsbury. Town Mayor, Councillor Julian Dean, performed the honours at a relaxed garden party complete with celebration cake and pianist to mark the occasion. The new addition at Radbrook, with its 14 en-suite bedrooms and specialist staff, has...
30 Jun 2021
Inspired by the fantastic and carefully designed workshops delivered into classrooms by 9 leading children’s authors earlier in the year, over a thousand books have been written by Shropshire primary school pupils for this year’s Creative Writing Competition to bring Shrewsbury Bookfest’s Schools’ Week 2021 project to a triumphant close. Year 5 teacher at St Winefride’s Convent School said of the...
Canoe and camping
23 Jun 2021
Hire a Canoe has opened bookings for a brand new canoe and camping package perfect for staycations in Shropshire. The three-day canoe trip includes two nights of camping in pre-pitched luxury bell tents. It is the first premium camping experience that the business has launched since securing riverside campsites on two private estates. The off grid adventure incorporates a 25 mile canoe trip from...
21 Jun 2021
Retirees in Shrewsbury are invited to an exclusive opportunity to experience what it’s like to be a homeowner at McCarthy Stone’s Summerfield Place Retirement Living development on Wenlock Road, when it opens its doors for an extra special ‘Taste the Lifestyle’ tour and afternoon tea event.  Attendees at the event, which is being held between 12noon and 3pm on 22nd June can enjoy a unique...
08 Jun 2021
Recent research conducted by a Shropshire home care provider has explored the experiences of older people during the pandemic and their concerns over life returning to normal.   Shrewsbury-based Radfield Home Care, which operates throughout the UK, surveyed 250 adults aged 60 and above to understand and shine a light on the experiences of older people during the various national lockdowns.  ...
25 May 2021
A driver training specialist is urging people to ensure they are properly qualified when it comes to towing caravans and trailers - or risk large fines, invalidating their insurance and having their pride and joy confiscated! The warning comes at a time when the country is opening up as Covid restrictions continue to ease and more people are looking at touring caravans as an attractive option for...
Salop Leisure’s chairman Tony Bywater welcomes Shrewsbury’s Mayor Councillor Julian Dean on Monday to celebrate English Tourism Week.
24 May 2021
Shrewsbury’s Mayor Councillor Julian Dean marked English Tourism Week - May 22-31- by visiting successful leisure company Salop Leisure today (Monday). Cllr Dean was given a guided tour by chairman Tony Bywater of Salop Leisure’s award-winning caravan and motorhome dealership in Shrewsbury as well as the company’s multi-million-pound Love2Stay resort, where he met general manager Chris Skitt. The...
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