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No standing still at Shrewsbury’s Darwin Centre as Smiggle brings stationery fun

The world’s hottest stationery brand is coming to town this summer, as Smiggle prepares to open its doors at Shrewsbury Shopping’s Darwin Centre.

Shropshire’s Olympian heritage goes on show in the summer of the Rio Game

To coincide with this year’s Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro, Shrewsbury Museum & Art Gallery is mounting a display of Wenlock Olympian Games memorabilia.

Puppy love as fundraising activity offers break in exams

Students at University Centre Shrewsbury (UCS) enjoyed a break from exams to have a cuddle with guide dogs from the town’s Mobility Team and help raise money for the charity.

The Guide Dogs for the Blind Association brought the puppies and adult dogs to Guildhall, UCS’s learning and research base, yesterday.

Shrewsbury BID reports year of positive delivery as town champion

Shrewsbury Business Improvement District (BID) has published its annual report for year two of its five-year mandate revealing demonstrable strides forward against key priorities set out by Shrewsbury business community to generate cost savings, deliver marketing impact, progress access and car parking issues and provide strategic direction and impact.

Henry Tudor House comedy club celebrates success

One of Shropshire’s most successful comedy clubs, which recently celebrated its second anniversary, is going from strength to strength and planning its next event for 8th June.