Shrewsbury Town Centre

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’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...
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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