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14 days, 16 judges, 71 finalists and one champion of champions

It's official, Shrewsbury has the greenest fingers in the UK. After a two-week tour of the country, assessing more than 90,000 acres of public green space, Britain in Bloom judges have crowned the town Champion of Champions.

Quarry event set to be frightfully good

A spooktacular Halloween market and funfair will return to Shrewsbury later this month. The event, run by Asterley Events which also manages some of the popular markets in the town's Square, will take place in the Quarry on October 25.

Festive song hits the right notes to star in Shrewsbury Christmas video

Shrewsbury Business Improvement District (BID) has found its Christmas star whose musical masterpiece will accompany this year's video to promote the town's festive offer.

Gareth Rhys Jones, a 34-year-old guitar and piano teacher from Coton Hill in Shrewsbury, was selected by a panel of judges for his uplifting and catchy piece 'This is Your Christmas'.

Christmas Video Competition Seeks Shropshire Talent

Shrewsbury Business Improvement District (BID) has thrown down the gauntlet to all local bands and solo artists by offering the one-off chance to produce a piece of music that will accompany this year's Christmas video filmed in Shrewsbury.

Shrewsbury BID launches summer video

A new video showcasing some of Shrewsbury's best independent businesses and one-off attractions has been launched by Shrewsbury Business Improvement District (BID) to promote the town.

Shrewsbury the most courteous town

Shrewsbury has been voted the most courteous town by the National Campaign for Courtesy following the launch of the Most Courteous Town Award.

Shrewsbury scoops gold in floral competition 2014

Shrewsbury has once again been considered blooming lovely after winning a Gold award for its floral displays - and being crowned category winner by Heart of England in Bloom.

The results were announced in a ceremony at Theatre Severn on Thursday 11th September. The town was awarded Gold and nominated category winner in the Small City Category for centres with a population of between 35,001 and 100,000.

Famous five go free for heritage open days

Shrewsbury is full of finds and now you can explore five for free as part of the national Heritage Open Days event between 11th and 14th September. Heritage Open Days celebrates the country's architecture and culture by offering free access to places that are usually closed to the public or charge for admission.