Shrewsbury

21 Apr 2019
A Shropshire pharmacist is urging patients to invest in cost saving initiatives after the cost of prescriptions increased on April 1. Martin Lunt, managing director of Lunts Pharmacies in Shrewsbury, Pontesbury and Craven Arms, said it could be a good time for residents across our county to sign up for a pre payment certificate. From the beginning of next month the cost per prescription will...
17 Apr 2019
Shrewsbury has once again been named as one of the best places to live in the UK by The Sunday Times. Rubbing shoulders amongst the likes of York, Bury St Edmonds, Dundee and overall winner, Salisbury, Shrewsbury was highlighted as one of the best places to live in the Midlands region. Shrewsbury was described as “an exceptionally attractive, defiantly unaffected town with an award-winning market...
16 Apr 2019
A Shropshire show which showcases hundreds of class vehicles is back for its 32ndyear with a host of attractions for the whole family. The Shropshire Family Vintage Show returns to the Greenhous West Mid Showground this summer on July 6 and 7. The show, organised by the Mid Shropshire Vintage Club, which has also been running for over three decades, is a two-day vintage vehicle extravaganza. It...
12 Apr 2019
More powerhouses of the comics world have been added to the star-studded list of guests to feature at a new festival in Shrewsbury celebrating comic art in all its forms. Organisers are thrilled to welcome the biggest names in the business from across the globe to Shrewsbury for Comics Salopia on Saturday June 1 and Sunday June 2. People will be able to meet creators, artists, writers and...
Adcote School, RAF helicopter, House Challenge Day
03 Apr 2019
Students could not believe their eyes when an RAF helicopter and flight crew landed on the front lawn of their Shropshire school to take part in an action-packed inter-house Challenge Day. The crew, from the Defence Flying School, based at RAF Shawbury, joined soldiers from E Company 8 Rifles and British Airways pilots to inspire and challenge students at Adcote School for Girls, at Little Ness....
Mad Science holiday club at Adcote School this Easter
27 Mar 2019
Mad science, from chocolate welding to robot wars, will be coming to a Shropshire school this Easter. Adcote School, at Little Ness, near Shrewsbury, has teamed up with international science enrichment provider Mad Science to stage an Easter holiday club with a difference. Akin to Einstein’s science lab meets Harry Potter, youngsters will enjoy the fun side of science, getting to grips with...
19 Mar 2019
One of the UK’s leading nutrition experts will be demonstrating how to make healthy snacks and lunchboxes at Shropshire’s first ‘free-from’ festival. Jenny Tschiesche, known as the Lunchbox Doctor, will be showing families how to avoid the white bread ham sandwich, biscuit and crisps monotony at Frestival, which will take place at the Greenhous West Midlands Showground in Shrewsbury on May 18....
18 Mar 2019
Award winning office recruitment specialists, Red Recruitment Solutions and leading business coaching consultants ActionCOACH have formed a partnership in order for both organisations to offer and provide a wider range of services to their clients. Gareth Hughes an RAF veteran turned business growth specialist manages the Shropshire branch of ActionCOACH, the UK’s leading business coaching...
17 Mar 2019
The 2019 Shrewsbury Regatta will take place on Saturday 11 and Sunday 12 May 2019. The Regatta is one of the oldest events in the rowing calendar, having first been held in 1871. Races will take place on the River Severn in Shrewsbury between English Bridge and the boathouses opposite the Quarry. The organisers expect around 1500 competitors to take part from rowing clubs all over the country....
11 Mar 2019
A Shropshire festival specialising in free-from foods and those suffering with allergies will also boast a free-from technology children’s area - complete with cardboard city! Frestival will not only be a day to learn more about free-from lifestyles and see some top Shropshire chefs in action but it will be a day for the family to be able to be free-from technology. The event will take place at...
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