Shrewsbury

Students erected an international emergency shelter supplied by Oswestry Cambrian Rotary Club
21 Sep 2021
Students at Adcote School for Girls, near Shrewsbury, were put through their paces in a ‘disaster day’ which tested their team working and survival skills. Tasks ranged from ‘treating casualties’ of a simulated road traffic accident’, to command tasks set by the Army and building an international disaster shelter.  The ‘It’s A Disaster’ Challenge Day kick-started the new school year with team...
14 Sep 2021
A firm of Shrewsbury architects has become one of the first in the county to sign up to a nationwide pledge to become a net carbon business by 2050. Base Architecture is one of only a handful of organisations in the county and the third in the town to have joined the Government’s SME Business Climate Hub. The SME Climate Hub is a new ground breaking one-stop-shop climate action platform for small...
14 Sep 2021
A firm of Shrewsbury architects has become one of the first in the county to sign up to a nationwide pledge to become a net carbon business by 2050. Base Architecture is one of only a handful of organisations in the county and the third in the town to have joined the Government’s SME Business Climate Hub. The SME Climate Hub is a new ground breaking one-stop-shop climate action platform for small...
01 Sep 2021
EE today announced Shrewsbury has become the first place in Shropshire to get 5G on its network - as it brings the next generation in mobile network technology to the county town. EE has switched on its award-winning 5G network in Shrewsbury ahead of major events such as the town’s Food Festival and Shropshire OktoberFest. The town will be welcoming thousands of visitors to the Quarry Park, as...
29 Jul 2021
To celebrate the launch of its new phone app - SafeStep - on 04 July, Ska Train, a Shrewsbury based development house, has signed up as the first business to sponsor the Mayor of Shrewsbury Cllr Julian Dean’s walking festival, set to take place in the spring of 2022. Supported in its development by the University of Shrewsbury’s Digital Solutions project, which is part-funded by the European...
Saturday late nights, Shrewsbury Market Hall, food and drink
27 Jul 2021
Saturday Late Night events are returning to Shrewsbury Market Hall after a break of more than 18 months. Dates have been set for August 7, September 18, October 30 and December 4 following the lifting of coronavirus restrictions. A selection of cafes and bars will open up until 10pm and a range of retail stalls will also open late. “These are family-friendly evenings when the market takes on a...
12 Jul 2021
A building contractor is looking for charities and community groups in Shrewsbury that need a helping hand with building as part of its pledge to support the areas where it works. Pave Aways wants to identify a community hall, centre or sports club where it can provide general repairs, decorating or plastering free of charge as it builds new school facilities for Shropshire Council at Harlescott...
30 Jun 2021
Family members joined residents and guests at the official opening of the new Cherry Trees Dementia Household at Morris Care’s Radbrook Nursing Home in Shrewsbury. Town Mayor, Councillor Julian Dean, performed the honours at a relaxed garden party complete with celebration cake and pianist to mark the occasion. The new addition at Radbrook, with its 14 en-suite bedrooms and specialist staff, has...
30 Jun 2021
Inspired by the fantastic and carefully designed workshops delivered into classrooms by 9 leading children’s authors earlier in the year, over a thousand books have been written by Shropshire primary school pupils for this year’s Creative Writing Competition to bring Shrewsbury Bookfest’s Schools’ Week 2021 project to a triumphant close. Year 5 teacher at St Winefride’s Convent School said of the...
Canoe and camping
23 Jun 2021
Hire a Canoe has opened bookings for a brand new canoe and camping package perfect for staycations in Shropshire. The three-day canoe trip includes two nights of camping in pre-pitched luxury bell tents. It is the first premium camping experience that the business has launched since securing riverside campsites on two private estates. The off grid adventure incorporates a 25 mile canoe trip from...
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