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Henry Tudor House Bar is first to stock new lager

An award-winning Shrewsbury bar and restaurant is toasting the launch of a new drink produced in the town. Henry Tudor House, situated just off Wyle Cop, is the first stockist of Shropshire Lager, the latest offering from Battlefield Brewery.

Light show to bring cheer to shoppers and singers in Shrewsbury

A snow filled light projection will wow crowds in Shrewsbury's Town Square on Wednesday 16th December as part of the late night shopping and events offer in the town centre. Snow will fall as part of a magical moving Christmas show projected onto the Shrewsbury Museum and Art Gallery, while music will complete the interactive audio-visual experience.

Praise for Shrewsbury's new student accommodation

Work to convert an unused building in Shrewsbury into student accommodation has been praised by Shropshire Council. Mardol House is home to students at the new University Centre Shrewsbury.

Watch the Big Conversation video and tell us what services are important to you

As part of its Big Conversation, Shropshire Council has today released an animated video encouraging residents to get involved and tell us what council services are important to you. The video, produced by the council and posted on YouTube, illustrates the financial challenges Shropshire Council faces over the next few years.

Final preparations underway for Carols in the Square

Final preparations are underway for Shrewsbury's Carols in the Square concert which returns to the town on Wednesday evening. The event, which is a hugely popular attraction in Shrewsbury's festive calendar, kicks off from 5.30pm with music for all the family.

Shrewsbury Town Council is managing the concert, which will be broadcast live on BBC Radio Shropshire with Eric Smith from 6.05pm.