Shrewsbury

18 Nov 2020
A family of five from Shrewsbury are enjoying the benefits of living in their first permanent home – which also has all the space they need. When Kate and David Onions found out that plans had been approved for 228 new homes at Bellway’s Copthorne Keep development in their hometown of Shrewsbury, the couple quickly decided to make it their goal to find their first home there. The couple, who have...
Polar bears on the roof at Morris and Company in Shrewsbury
12 Nov 2020
Shrewsbury’s most popular illuminated polar bears made an early appearance today in a bid to bring some extra sparkle during lockdown. The eight bears usually feature on the roof of Morris & Company’s Shrewsbury headquarters in December, much to the delight of local people. Every year these artic friends attract scores of positive comments online as they light up the skyline on the Welsh...
11 Nov 2020
An independent bookshop in Shrewsbury has turned to a digital solution this Christmas, as it steps up to compete with Amazon during the lockdown. Pengwern Books in Fish Street is one of over 200 independents signed up to a new online platform launched to help local small bookshops take on big online sellers. Bookshop.org UK launched in the UK on November 2 to help independents during the critical...
09 Nov 2020
People in Shrewsbury are being asked to share photographs of their favourite views for a competition. McCarthy and Stone, the leading manager and developer of retirement communities behind the Summerfield Place Retirement Living development in Shrewsbury, is looking to capture some of the architecture and culture that can be found around every corner of the city, so it can be enjoyed by its new...
15 Oct 2020
A security company has completed the letting of premises opposite Shrewsbury’s former Dana Prison. Connect Security Ltd plan to use the versatile office and storage building at Howard Street for administration purposes. The company provides a range of security services across Shropshire and the West Midlands. Extending in total to approximately 831 sq ft, the detached single-storey building...
Adcote School, near Shrewsbury, has been  shortlisted as a finalist for Senior School of the Year 2020
13 Oct 2020
Adcote School, at Little Ness, near Shrewsbury, has been shortlisted as a finalist for ‘Senior School of the Year 2020’. The news comes after the non-selective girl’s school won a national award for its Prep School and marks the fifth time in three years that Adcote has been shortlisted for a major national award. Last year Adcote was the winner of the national award for ‘Academic Excellence and...
Rural Charity new pop-up shop
24 Sep 2020
Volunteers of Shropshire’s Rural Charity have been busy creating a giant pop-up shop at the Greenhous West Midlands Showground to help clear some of the donations its charity shops have received. Following the pandemic and subsequent lockdown, members of the public have been taking their donations to the showground in Shrewsbury where stock is stored for 72 hours before being taken to the charity...
21 Sep 2020
Shrewsbury based care provider, Morris Care, is holding its very first virtual launch event as it unveils Radbrook Garden Suite, an exclusive new wing of the renowned Radbrook Nursing Home in Shrewsbury. On Thursday 24th September at 2pm, viewers can tune in via the Morris Care website at morriscare.co.uk/garden-suite for a live broadcast from the new Garden Suite revealing its five star...
Pipekit underlines local commitment with Shrewsbury Town in the Community signing
09 Sep 2020
Pipekit has put pen to paper this week as it secures a third year as a partner with Shrewsbury Town in the Community.  The Shrewsbury based specialist in pressure pipework and drainage for building and industry values the importance of community and sees local partnerships as integral to the business and its workforce.   Commenting on the new signing, Martyn Rowlands, M.D of Pipekit said: “Re-...
18 Aug 2020
Shrewsbury Folk Festival has released the full programme for its two-day virtual festival later this month as it launches a fundraising drive to recover the losses sustained from its postponement due to the coronavirus pandemic. Festival organisers are laying on two days of music, workshops and dance for free on August 29 and 30 to mark the event that can’t take place and is urging people to...
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