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Shrewsbury BID manager executive director Kirsten Henly
3rd Feb 2015

A delegation of Government officers and business representatives from Northern Ireland are to visit Shrewsbury later this month to gain an insight into how a successful Business Improvement District (BID) is run. Around thirty civil servants and other advisors will meet the Shrewsbury BID team to discuss key initiatives from its first year, in particular looking at how the town has been marketed, through Shrewsbury BID's activity, as an attractive place to visit and shop.

Valentine's Day in Shrewsbury
3rd Feb 2015

This Valentine's Day why not spend a romantic day and night in the historic town of Shrewsbury, famous for its original architecture, medieval market and secret streets. Walk arm in arm around eclectic independent shops and along the river, then retreat to a cosy corner for food and drink in a restaurants or bar.

Sweet Treats

Darwin Festival, Shrewsbury. The birth place of Charles Darwin, evolution. Things to do in Shrewsbury Shropshire
3rd Feb 2015

Shropshire Wildlife Trust is ensuring that Shrewsbury celebrates legendary forefather, Charles Darwin's 206th birthday, with its interactive fun-filled Darwin Festival. Held from the 8th - 22nd February, a whole fifteen days will be filled with trails and activities for adults and children to keep minds ticking with curiosity and something for everyone!

Darwin's Garden Official Opening

Shrewsbury Sunday car park offer
16th Jan 2015

Shoppers, visitors and traders in Shrewsbury are set to benefit from a new car parking offer from this weekend. The 'See Shrewsbury on Sundays' initiative means those arriving by car will be able to park all day and pay for just the first hour in any of the Council's long stay town centre car parks, which can be as little as 60p per hour.

Sea Show at the Hive Shrewsbury. Things to do in Shropshire. Days out with kids children half term
16th Jan 2015

If you're looking for penguins, pottery and live performances of a Cbeebies show this February half term then look no further than Shrewsbury - there's an action packed schedule to keep your kids entertained.

Spy Teams on Screen

West Mercia Police
15th Jan 2015

West Mercia Police are inviting businesses from Shrewsbury town to join them at the launch of their Business Crime Reduction Partnership on Tuesday 27th January 2015.

West Mercia Police work in partnership with many people and organisations to tackle the harm caused by crime and disorder. The purpose of this conference is to launch various methods to reduce the number of people and organisations that fall victim to such crime.

Secret Egypt at Shrewsbury Museum & Art Gallery
13th Jan 2015

A new exhibition coming to Shrewsbury Museum & Art Gallery this year (24 January to 26 April 2015) will invite visitors to re-examine their perceptions of ancient Egypt and challenge some of the enduring myths that surround this fascinating and mysterious civilisation.

Sunday parking in Shrewsbury
9th Jan 2015

Shrewsbury BID has announced a series of car parking offers for 2015 to encourage visitors to 'See Shrewsbury on Sundays'. The three month initiative will help back businesses operating in Shrewsbury town centre. Thanks to the deal negotiated by Shrewsbury BID with Shropshire Council, visitors will be able to park all day in long stay car parks for the price of one hour's car parking in any of the Council's town centre car parks, which can be as little as 60p.

Christmas projection lights in Shrewsbury, Shropshire
9th Jan 2015

Shrewsbury's first ever Christmas video, promoting the town and it's unique offer, was unveiled by Shrewsbury Business Improvement District (BID) at the town's Christmas Cracker Event on Wednesday 19th November. The film was projected onto the front of the Museum and Art Gallery in the town's Market Square as part of a unique lighting display by Andy McKeown at the Lights Switch-On.

Shrewsbury BID
9th Jan 2015

An extensive research project, embarked upon by the Shrewsbury Business Improvement District (BID), has been launched to help direct business and community-led projects to improve the town and enhance the tourist offer.




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