Shrewsbury Town Centre

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...
20 May 2019
Shrewsbury’s ground-breaking deposit coffee cup scheme has already led to a 50 per cent reduction in single-use plastic cups being used in participating cafes – and more retailers are joining the scheme, including Marks & Spencer.  Organisers behind the Shrewsbury Cup, which is supported by Shrewsbury BID and the Morris Group, say they are delighted that the national retailer, which runs a...
14 Mar 2019
Shrewsbury will be one of the first places in the UK to have a town-wide, deposit-return scheme for reusable takeaway cups to help cut waste and promote sustainability. The brightly coloured reusable ‘Shrewsbury Cup’ is designed to replace single-use paper cups and will cost just £1, which is refunded when customers return them to participating cafes. Shrewsbury Cup is a new Community Interest...
One of the many floats which took part in last year's parade
11 Jun 2015
Those taking part in this year’s Shrewsbury Carnival & Show will bring holiday themed fun to the streets of Shrewsbury this Saturday 13 June. This year’s event which has the theme ‘Carnival Goes on Holiday’ will feature over twenty five entrants into the main parade. The event begins in The Quarry Park at 10am with a full programme of stage acts including: Towyn Silver Band, STFC Cheerleaders...
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