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2016

Shrewsbury never sleeps. Discover the latest goings-on, stories and must-read news to come out of the original one-off.

Student recognised for outstanding academic performance

A second year Life Sciences student at University Centre Shrewsbury has been recognised for her outstanding achievements during her first 12 months at UCS.

Molly-Jane Watkins-Fruen, who is from the town, took her A-levels at Shrewsbury Sixth Form College, before becoming one of the first intake of undergraduate students at UCS in 2015.

Bank’s Beaujolais event boosts two charities

Two county charities benefitted from a Beaujolais tasting hosted in Shropshire recently by a leading bank.

The Shrewsbury branch of Handelsbanken held the day for its clients and associates, raising a total of £640.

A Christmas Carol comes back home to Shrewsbury – with a jazz twist!

As part of their 60th Season of Music and Arts, Shrewsbury School are delighted to be hosting multi-award winning British Jazz Musician Alan Barnes and his Octet this weekend to present their new performance ‘A Jazz Christmas Carol.’

Shrewsbury Festival of Literature kicks off Nov 25th

Shrewsbury’s first Festival of Literature opens on Friday November 25 featuring best-selling authors, storytellers, performers and poets from across the UK.

The three-day programme will see events held at 11 venues all over Shrewsbury ranging from talks by literary prize winners to theatrical performances, workshops and even a poet in an ambulance.

Original Shrewsbury launches anticipated Christmas video ‘All You Need for Christmas’

The wait is over. Today Shrewsbury Business Improvement District (BID) launches its annual Christmas production on You Tube, which shows heart-warming footage of Christmas in Shrewsbury.