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Scams advice on offer in Shrewsbury on Monday 23rd May

Shropshire Council’s public protection team is holding a drop-in session in Shrewsbury town centre on Monday 23rd May to offer advice on how to avoid and combat scams.

The event is being held on the ground floor of the Darwin Shopping Centre from 9am to 2pm.

Shrewsbury's Mayor awarded special pen by independent shop

Shrewsbury's out-going mayor received a special pen to mark his year in office. Miles Kenny, who recently completed his 12 months as the town's Mayor, was officially presented with the silver writing instrument on his last day in the role earlier this month.

Shrewsbury trader gives paws for thought for animal charity

A Shrewsbury market trader has collected more than £125 for a local animal charity.

Brian Nock, who runs The Pet Stall at Shrewsbury Market Hall, raised the funds over the last 12 months by accumulating spare change donated by his customers.

The money has been donated to Grinshill Animal Rescue, a Shrewsbury based rehoming centre for cats and dogs.

‘Attingham Park: A Story of Love and Neglect’ - free lecture

The story behind a great Shropshire estate which is regarded as one of the National Trust’s most successful properties will be shared at University Centre Shrewsbury.

People are invited to the free lecture ‘Attingham Park: A Story of Love and Neglect’ at Rowley’s House in Shrewsbury town centre on Wednesday 25th May.

‘Heavenly Lights: The Untold Story of Stained Glass Artist Margaret Agnes Rope’ exhibition comes to Shrewsbury Museum & Art Gallery this autumn

A major new exhibition telling the untold story of one of the great female artists of the early twentieth century comes to Shrewsbury this autumn.