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Scrutiny committee to consider work to date on the future of swimming in Shrewsbury

Shropshire Council will discuss the recent consultation to gather people's views on the future of swimming in Shrewsbury. Shropshire Council's Environment and Services Scrutiny Committee will hear and discuss work carried out on the recent consultation to gather people's views on the future of swimming in Shrewsbury at their meeting on Monday 30th November 2015.

Thousands turn out for Shrewsbury's biggest Lights Switch-On event

Thousands of people gathered in Shrewsbury last night for the town's biggest Christmas Lights Switch-on event to date. The event started at 4pm when the street food festival, Eat Street opened to visitors in the grounds of St Alkmund's Church.

New Shrewsbury Park and Ride service proving popular

An improved Park and Ride service that began in Shrewsbury on 2nd November 2015 is proving popular with visitors to Shrewsbury town centre. The new service began after Shropshire Council awarded a new five-year contract to manage Shrewsbury's Park and Ride service to Arriva Midlands.

Schoolpupils to 'take over' Shrewsbury Museum and Art Gallery this Friday

Pupils from Harlescott Junior School in Shrewsbury will be 'taking over' Shrewsbury Museum and Art Gallery on Friday 20th November as part of Kids in Museums Takeover Day - a national campaign run by the organisation Kids in Museums. The children will be taking part in a museum workshop and producing a trail to help young visitors explore the museum.

Town to transform into 'Snowsbury' for sparkling Christmas celebrations

Shrewsbury is preparing for a White Christmas welcome this festive period as the town becomes 'Snowsbury' with new street signs and cool Yule fun. A giant snow globe, where you can step into a winter scene, light projected snowflakes on prominent buildings and street performers will all be part of the Snowsbury-inspired activities from Shrewsbury BID.