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7th Oct 2016

In partnership with the Imperial War Museum and the Shropshire First World War Community Consortium Shrewsbury Bookfest is presenting a series of events each November from 2014 to 2018.

5th Oct 2016

As part of a major refurbishment, House of Fraser the much-loved department store in Shrewsbury is undergoing a full interior refit which will see the introduction of new premium brands across beauty, womenswear, menswear and fashion accessories and the opening of a new café. 

4th Oct 2016

There are a large number of Rough Sleepers in Shrewsbury at the moment. This is unacceptable on two levels; no one should be homeless in Shrewsbury in 2016 - especially with winter fast approaching, and that a small number of Rough sleepers are persistently committing antisocial behaviour in Shrewsbury.

4th Oct 2016

Charity organisation and venue, the Hive in Shrewsbury is launching its friendly and relaxed cinema season suitable for people with dementia and others on Wednesday 12th October with the classic musical, Singin in the rain.

Unlike traditional cinema screenings, these will have soft lighting and lower volume to bring comfort to those with dementia and other illnesses. Tickets for these screenings cost £6 per person and concessions are £4

3rd Oct 2016

A Shropshire businessman has raised more than £800 for charity by holding a unique photography marathon.

Paul Wilkinson, who owns Twig’s Branch Photography, completed a 12-hour, non-stop boudoir photography shoot, involving 12 different women, on Saturday.

The event has so far raised £850 for Macmillan Cancer Support.

3rd Oct 2016

Ground investigation works are to be carried out in the vicinity of Castle Walk footbridge in Shrewsbury from 17th to 28th October 2016.

Works on the town centre side of the bridge are planned for 19th and 20th October 2016 only.

Pedestrian access will be maintained during the works.

The extreme end of Dorset Street will not be available for parking, and pedestrians will be conducted through the works when coming from the footpath that connects to Burton Street.




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