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Pubs and bars in Shrewsbury will roll out a special welcome to promote the best of Shropshire beer when they take part in the Shrewsbury Ale Trail. Beer enthusiasts and others keen to learn can sample a range of tastes and enjoy the town’s hospitality when the Shrewsbury Real Ale Trail event runs from Friday 17 June to Sunday 26 June. It has been organised alongside the Shrewsbury Food Festival taking place at Quarry Park on 25-26 June to encourage people to explore what the town has to offer across its div
16th May 2016

Pubs and bars in Shrewsbury will roll out a special welcome to promote the best of Shropshire beer when they take part in the Shrewsbury Ale Trail.

Shropshire Council
13th May 2016

The Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government has heard first-hand about the financial challenges facing Shropshire Council – and was asked for fairer distribution of government funding to help meet these challenges and help avoid cuts to council services.

Shrewsbury BID welcomes Danish delegates
13th May 2016

Shrewsbury BID board members and team welcomed a delegation of Danish professionals to the town yesterday as they embarked on a three day study tour of the UK to witness the impact of BIDs and how they support the development of cities, business areas and tourist districts.

Mary ebb, Shropshire author
11th May 2016

The work of one of Shropshire’s best-known novelists will be discussed at a free event run by University Centre Shrewsbury this month.

Gladys Mary Coles, Mary Webb’s biographer, and Lisa Blower, the novelist and short story writer who is currently Writer-in-Residence at Shrewsbury Museum, will lead a discussion about the importance of Mary Webb’s work.

Shrewsbury Market Hall festival, things to do in Shropshire
11th May 2016

Shrewsbury’s award-winning Market Hall is staging a celebration of food, music, art and craftsmanship in a Lifestyle Festival on May 20th and 21st. 

Visitors will get the chance to learn new art and craft skills, take part in cookery lessons and sweet-making, meet some of Shrewsbury’well-knownwn artists and enjoy a celebration evening with live music and feasting.

Sound of Music at Theatre Severn, Shrewsbury. Things to do in Shrewsbury
10th May 2016

Later this month Theatre Severn will be staging the wonderfully lavish classic musical ‘The Sound of Music’ and it has just been revealed that the show will star some very special names.  

Weston Park
10th May 2016

The history and highlights of Weston Park, from medieval times to the V-Festival, will be the subject of the first in a new series of free lectures hosted by University Centre Shrewsbury.

Gareth Williams, Curator and Head of Learning to the Weston Park Foundation, will present the lecture at Rowley’s House in Shrewsbury town centre on Wednesday 18th May.

Shrewsbury Mayor
10th May 2016

Shrewsbury has elected its new Mayor for the coming year, Councillor Ioan Jones.

Councillor Jones officially took office at the annual meeting of Shrewsbury Town Council last night.

The mayor-making ceremony, which was held at Theatre Severn, saw Councillor Jones take over the role as civic leader from outgoing Mayor, Councillor Miles Kenny.

Councillor Jane Mackenzie was also appointed as Deputy Mayor.

Shrewsbury town council
10th May 2016

Shrewsbury’s green-fingered residents are invited to attend a behind the scenes tour of the Town Council’s greenhouse.

The site, at Weeping Cross, is where more than 300,000 blooms are cultivated each year for the town’s award-winning floral displays.

9th May 2016

Have you ever wondered what it would be like to ride in a marked police car and go out on patrol with an officer in Shrewsbury? Are you concerned about anti-social behaviour and crime and would like to see personally how Police deal with such issues? If so, and you are over 16, then you should consider the Ride Along Scheme.

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