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10th Apr 2015

Shrewsbury based tour operator, Regional Transport are offering a new 'hop on, hop off' open top bus tour to allow visitors to take in the wonderful scenery of Shropshire and some of its famous attractions.

Professor Clare Schofield University Centre Shrewsbury
10th Apr 2015

University Centre Shrewsbury is offering a work-based postgraduate course which allows students to earn a salary worth more than the cost of their training, while gaining practical and academic business skills. The Shrewsbury Business Master's follows the success of the Chester Business Master's programme - one of the first business courses of its type in the UK.

Shrewsbury Museum and Art Gallery, things to do in Shropshire
1st Apr 2015

Shrewsbury Museum & Art Gallery is celebrating a year since it opened in its new home at the former Music Hall and 13th century Vaughan's Mansion, following a redevelopment of the buildings and installation of the exhibits that took five years and cost £10.7m.

Wyle Cop, Shrewsbury. Shopping, architecture, things to do. Healthy high street
27th Mar 2015

As Shrewsbury tops the Royal Society for Public Health's 'Good Living: Healthy High Streets' league table announced today, latest research from Shrewsbury BID reveals that Shrewsbury's mix of heritage, riverside location, shopping and friendliness are also key to its unique appeal.

Easter in Shrewsbury
25th Mar 2015

Sing your heart out at Shrewsbury's The Big Busk this Easter as the town fills with music, dance, art, magic, poetry and an Easter Egg Hunt to win a 10kg chocolate prize. It's the start of all things spring in Shrewsbury.

Beer Me Up Scotty in the Shrewsbury Market Hall. Shopping in Shrewsbury
24th Mar 2015

Two new businesses selling a range of artisan beers and homemade cakes have launched at Shrewsbury Market Hall. Beer Me Up Scotty and The Dandelion Clock have joined the vibrant market, which celebrates its 50th anniversary this year.

Beer Me Up Scotty, run by 30-year-old Dominic Mason, offers a range of obscure and hard-to-find beers and ales, as well as local specialties.

Shrewsbury Market Hall, shopping in Shrewsbury
20th Mar 2015

Shoppers at Shrewsbury Market Hall are being asked to cast their vote to crown the Market Trader of the Year.

People visiting the indoor market before April 10 can nominate their favourite trader to win a Mayor of Shrewsbury Award.

The trader with the most votes will be presented with a trophy at the Mayor's Awards ceremony on April 22nd.

War horse memorial in the Dingle, Shrewsbury
19th Mar 2015

Primary school children in Shrewsbury are invited to observe the second year marking the centenary of the First World War by designing a poster depicting the plight of animals in conflict. This year's official commemorative theme, as selected by the Imperial War Museums, focuses on how animals played their part in the war, both on the home front and on the battlefield.

Shrewsbury Town Council wardens
16th Mar 2015

A neighbourhood warden service which aims to tackle community concerns has been officially launched by Shrewsbury Town Council. The roles have been introduced by the Council in a bid to improve quality of life for people by providing a local responsive service in all residential areas.

Shrewsbury Town Council new website with Web Orchard
13th Mar 2015

A new website which will make it quicker and easier for residents to interact with the Town Council has officially launched to the public. The site has been redesigned by Shrewsbury-based company, The Web Orchard. The brief was to make the existing website simpler to use, and more responsive, ensuring that visitors will be able to find what they are looking for within a few clicks.

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