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16th Nov 2015

The Mayor of Shrewsbury, Councillor Miles Kenny, is calling upon members of the public to join him in attending two Remembrance events taking place in the town. A Remembrance Sunday service will be held at St Chad's Church on November 8th at 9.45am.

16th Nov 2015

Friday 30th October 2015 marked the end of Shropshire Council's consultation on the future of swimming in Shrewsbury. Over the five-month consultation period, the council received over 2,000 responses from individuals, partners, clubs, groups, councillors and businesses across the county on the proposed seven different pool options.

Steve Charmley, Shropshire Council's Cabinet member with responsibility for leisure services, said:

3rd Nov 2015

Shrewsbury's festive season is set to kick start with a bang as the town's Christmas Cracker event returns, bigger and better than ever. The switch-on is being organised by Shrewsbury Town Council, in partnership with Shrewsbury Shopping Centres, Shropshire Council and Shrewsbury BID, which is sponsoring the event.

Shrewsbury BID Christmas video
3rd Nov 2015

The Shrewsbury BID team have appointed local film company SMNFilm to produce this year's Christmas film. Cinematographer Tom Middleton and Producer Miche Parkinson will be filming various seasonal scenes in and around Shrewsbury town centre in November. The team are looking to encourage local people of all ages to get involved.

28th Oct 2015

A 700 word short story by a relatively unknown Israeli author may not be the most obvious place to seek inspiration for a comedy drama. But that is exactly where performers Filipa Thomas and Bradley Wayne Smith got the idea for 'Crazy Glue' and Shropshire theatre goers will have a chance to see the results this November when the show arrives at Theatre Severn.

23rd Oct 2015

University Centre Shrewsbury (UCS) has been put on the map with the latest in a series of visits by international Higher Education experts. Staff at UCS recently hosted a visit by Tiko Bokeria from the Tbilisi Medical Academy in Georgia.

Ms Bokeria is the Medical Academy's International Relationship Manager, and also oversees admissions and awards at the institution.

21st Oct 2015

Shrewsbury Town Council has kick-started its campaign for Shrewsbury to become Sainsbury's Waste Less, Save More town. Within days of holding an initial meeting many individuals and organisations from the very successful Shrewsbury Food Festival to celebrity chef Marcus Bean are getting behind the initiative

19th Oct 2015

More than 14,000 people of all ages visited Shrewsbury Museum & Art Gallery between 14th September 2015 and 11th October 2015 to see some of the world's most iconic buildings and landmarks made from LEGO. The 'Brick City' exhibition was staged by LEGO enthusiast Warren Elsmore and featured over 70 LEGO models, including Buckingham Palace, St Pancras station and the London Olympic Park, as well as scenes from Paris, Berlin, USA, Brazil and many more.

Cromwells Shrewsbury. Tripadvisor, there to eat in Shrewsbury
19th Oct 2015

Mike Avery, owner of Shrewsbury's long established wine bar and restaurant, Cromwell's, has catapulted into the national headlines today as a leading voice against the review site TripAdvisor, providing evidence of the anxiety it causes within the hospitality sector to the US Trade Commission. Featured on ITV's 'This Morning' show under an hour ago, Mike explained how TripAdvisor directly and dramatically affected his trade:

Quarry Swimming Pool debate rally, Shrewsbury BID
19th Oct 2015

Crowds of swimming pool users and town centre businesses turned out at a public rally for Shrewsbury's swimming pool on Saturday 17th October to show support for the town centre facility.




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