Shrewsbury

15 Aug 2019
A Shropshire cyclist has ridden to success and been crowned national champion in his age category at the National Masters Road Race Championship. Former UCI professional Liam Holohan, who rides for Holohan Coaching Race Team, which he also mentors and coaches the team, managed to take the top podium spot and is now the national road race champion for 30-34 year olds. Chris Pook, of Shrewsbury-...
Shrewsbury's medieval cellar
15 Aug 2019
If you’re wondering why the pavement is fenced off at the top of St John’s Hill, here’s the reason…. There’s a cellar underneath it with a fascinating local historic value! The cellar origins In the 14th century the Town Wall had an inner lane running along side it towards the top of St John’s Hill; it was appropriately called Wall Lane. The cellar is constructed, I assume, using the remains of...
14 Aug 2019
A Shropshire care company is helping to get its residents mobile after using a generous £15,000 donation to purchase a new minibus. Coverage Care Services, which is the leading independent provider of 14 care homes across the county, invested in the wheelchair-friendly minibus for Montgomery House in Shrewsbury following a request from residents and a donation from Telford firm Fodens Solicitors...
09 Aug 2019
Thousands of people turned out to help make a brand new event in Shrewsbury a monster success! Shrewsbury Live took place at the Greenhous West Mid Showground on Sunday with many people taking advantage of the extra family fun day on the Shropshire calendar. The biggest attraction proved to be the monster trucks - making a popular return to the showground following their visit at last year’s...
New Lunts Hereford Road pharmacy staff - pre-registration pharmacist Amar Nagra and superintendent pharmacist Connor Hunt - with dispensing assistant Kim Gough.
07 Aug 2019
A leading Shrewsbury pharmacy is providing a new potentially life-saving service and has expanded the team in a bid to take the pressure off GPs and hospitals. A new superintendent pharmacist, a pre-registration pharmacist and a dispensing assistant have been welcomed to Lunts Pharmacy at Hereford Road in Shrewsbury, where extra enhanced services are now being delivered.  The independently-owned...
26 Jul 2019
4 AUGUST - Indoor performance in the Dye House at Shrewsbury Flaxmill Maltings. Open for picnics from 6:00pm - Bring your own food - Performance starts at 7:00pm. There will be a licensed bar plus hot drinks TICKETS:  £15 adult / £7.50 under-18 / £40 family of 4 / Free for under-10s (Under 10s will need a ticket to guarantee admission) AVAILABLE FROM: email: [email protected]  Flaxmill...
22 Jul 2019
Businesses across Shropshire have been challenged to claim every last penny of a £10million funding pot designed to help drive growth and create jobs.   Marches Growth Hub chairman Paul Hinkins told a special summit the funding would fire up the economy and create one of the best places to live in the country.   His comments came as he officially launched the Marches Growth Hub’s £10million...
17 Jul 2019
Organisers of a Shropshire based ukulele festival have announced that the event is now sold out. Headlined by Phil Doleman, Shrewkfest will take place at Eastridge Farm, Habberley near Shrewsbury, from 26 to 28 July and feature ukulele jams, workshops, open mic sessions, live performances, free parking, all-weekend camping, as well as food, drink and stalls. Co-organiser Dave Cowton said: “The...
17 Jul 2019
Residents at a Shrewsbury care home will be enjoying more time in the great outdoors this summer, thanks to a major overhaul of its outside space. Briarfields in Raby Crescent, which is run by Coverage Care, has added a bug hotel, hopscotch, basketball hoops, a wildflower garden and a light and sound arch in the grounds to encourage residents to spend more time exploring the outside environment...
16 Jul 2019
Morris & Company will celebrate its 150th anniversary and community roots in sparkling style at Shrewsbury Flower Show this year. A special glazed and themed marquee overlooking the arena on Friday 9 and Saturday 10 August will play host to Morris staff and guests and the company has a few exciting surprises to entertain guests on the night – all tightly under wraps. The Morris enterprise,...
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