Shrewsbury BID

29 Jun 2020
The centre of Shrewsbury is set to remain traffic-free during the day for the rest of the summer to help keep people safe and help businesses to maximise their potential over the summer.  High Street will be closed to traffic between 11am and 4pm - a change from the original timing of 11am to 6pm - and Wyle Cop will be open to outward bound traffic only, on a 24-hour basis.  All car parks remain...
28 May 2020
Businesses in Shrewsbury can now sell their products directly to customers online through the town’s virtual marketplace, Support Shrewsbury.  The website - www.supportshrewsbury.co.uk - established by Shrewsbury BID and My Shrewsbury magazine, enables businesses to sell vouchers and experiences, and has now been expanded to allow the sale of individual products.  One of the first businesses to...
22 May 2020
Plans are well underway to help people stay safe as they come back into Shrewsbury town centre as coronavirus restrictions are gradually eased.  The Shrewsbury Recovery Taskforce, part of the Big Town Plan Partnership, made up of Shropshire Council, Shrewsbury Town Council and Shrewsbury BID (Business Improvement District), have been in ongoing communication throughout the crisis and developing...
28 Apr 2020
Shrewsbury’s first-ever online marketplace has opened its “virtual doors”, with town centre businesses offering a variety of gift vouchers and experiences for sale.  Support Shrewsbury officially launched on Monday, April 27, and has been developed by Shrewsbury BID, supported by My Shrewsbury magazine, to help businesses create an income during the coronavirus lockdown.  The website - www....
10 Apr 2020
Shrewsbury businesses are being invited to a free webinar where they can ask questions and discuss the support on offer during the coronavirus lockdown.  The webinar is being hosted by Shrewsbury BID (Business Improvement District) and will take place on Thursday, April 16, from 2pm to 3pm.  A panel of experts will be on hand to talk through the latest developments regarding support packages for...
10 Apr 2020
Shrewsbury’s new virtual marketplace is opening soon, with businesses being reminded to make sure they get involved.  Support Shrewsbury is a website which will give people the opportunity to buy vouchers for shops and businesses to help them gain income during lockdown.  Nearly 100 businesses have so far registered to be included - and organisers are calling for more to join the scheme by going...
03 Apr 2020
A virtual marketplace for local businesses is being launched to give people the opportunity to buy vouchers for their favourite Shrewsbury shops and business to help boost recovery after lockdown.   The new website, called Support Shrewsbury has been developed by Shrewsbury BID, supported by My Shrewsbury magazine to help businesses gain income during the coronavirus crisis.  Businesses are being...
29 Nov 2019
Children in Shrewsbury are being given a direct link to Father Christmas in the run-up to the big day thanks to an initiative by town businesses.  A special postbox has been installed under the Old Market Hall in The Square, along with a large Christmas tree, as part of a festive campaign being organised by Shrewsbury BID (Business Improvement District).  Shoppers will also have the opportunity...
21 Oct 2019
There’s a ghostly feel to Shrewsbury with Halloween just around the corner and there are no shortages of gruesome tales associated with the town - so for anyone venturing out into the depths of darkness this month, beware!  A guide detailing Halloween happenings, spooky stories and a map of ghostly locations around the town has been produced to help people make the most of Shrewsbury’s night-time...
08 Oct 2019
It may only be October, but traders and residents in Shrewsbury are being urged to get prepared to help the town centre sparkle this Christmas.  Shrewsbury BID (Business Improvement District) is now taking orders for Christmas trees which attach to buildings – and people only have a few weeks to sign up.  The trees have become a familiar sight in the town centre in recent years, with many...
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