Shrewsbury

03 Dec 2019
As part of ‘National Tree Week’ a Shrewsbury primary school is planting trees in its grounds to accompany its newly developed forest school. Coleham Primary School is continuing its journey towards a more sustainable future and helping to educate the children on ways they can help fight climate change. The trees, which were donated by parent Brendan Tuer, were planted in the school grounds. Mr...
03 Dec 2019
Feeling festive? You can’t get more Festive than joining in with the Frankwell Advent Windows, which sees 23 businesses and a church in Frankwell turn in to one giant Advent Calendar! Advent Windows is being organised by Tim Vasby-Burnie, Vicar of St George’s Church in Frankwell, and the large-scale event will see each of the organisations unveil an Advent window at their premises, inspired by a...
01 Dec 2019
The first names on the line up of next year’s Shrewsbury Folk Festival have been confirmed as 2020 tickets go on sale. Globally acclaimed Galician piper Carlos Núñez will make his festival debut and organisers have secured the only UK festival performance of The Lost Words: Spell Songs with Karine Polwart, Julie Fowlis, Seckou Keita, Kris Drever, Rachel Newton, Beth Porter, Jim Molyneux and...
29 Nov 2019
Shrewsbury Colleges Group has held its third Apprenticeship Awards to celebrate the achievements of both apprentices training across a range of sectors and their employers who support them to ensure their success. At a three-course gala dinner and ceremony held at the College’s training restaurant Origins last night (THURS), 11 awards were handed out, including the Apprentice of the Year Award,...
11 Nov 2019
A couple born within minutes of each other celebrated their wedding at a Shropshire hotel on their 30th birthdays. Ben Ellis was born on October 5, 1989, at 6.30am and Célestine Onomo was born on the same date at 7.45am in France - just 15 minutes apart without the time difference! 27 years later the pair would meet on the internet dating site Tinder and on October 5, 2019, as they celebrated...
Niamh Kelly, director of the HR Department Shropshire.
30 Oct 2019
A Shropshire woman who launched her own HR business just 18 months ago has been shortlisted for a prestigious national award. Niamh Kelly, from Shrewsbury, is one of 11 finalists named in the Best New Business category in the National Business Women’s Awards - now in its second year. The winners will be named at a special ceremony in London on December 6. Ms Kelly launched The HR Dept Shropshire...
30 Oct 2019
More than 100 people of all ages gathered together at a Shropshire hotel for a day of magic and wizardry. The Harry Potter event was held at The Wroxeter, near Shrewsbury, on Sunday (Oct 27) and saw guests enjoy a Butterbeer before spending some time on Platform 9 and ¾ and in Diagon Alley. Families, many of whom dressed up for the occasion, toasted marshmellows near the Quidditch pitch and met...
24 Oct 2019
A local care company, Bluebird Care Shropshire, has taken a creative and spooky twist in their new recruitment campaign. The company, which is based in Bayston hill, and provides care all around Shropshire, made an adorable Halloween themed video with their company mascot, Ted, a little teddy bear, and local celebrity Martin Wood, otherwise known as the Shrewsbury Town crier. The video depicts...
19 Oct 2019
Are you interested in or working in the area of children's literacy and reading for pleasure?  Do you want to share ideas on how to help children develop a life-long love of books? Do you want to hear from nationally renowned educators and specialists in children's books, literacy and education? Then come to this conference, right in the heart of Shropshire, to share strategies to empower, unlock...
15 Oct 2019
An evening full of Spectacular performers for your delight, with Pip Bayley as Master of Ceremonies. Join Alice’s Nightcircus for her first visit to Shrewsbury in a curious journey down a musical rabbit hole. Victor (from Victor and the Bully) introduces his new act Victor Ghastly’s Electric Timebomb which is guaranteed to get your feet tapping with his explosive new sound. Have a ‘Little bit of...
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