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Shrewsbury's Market Hall has a festive buzz

A raft of new food and drink and creative businesses have sparked a festive buzz at Shrewsbury Market Hall – now often dubbed “Shropshire’s answer to Camden Market”.

Free Wednesday night parking in Shrewsbury in run-up to Christmas

Shropshire Council is offering visitors to Shrewsbury free parking on Wednesday nights in the run-up to Christmas, starting on 16th November – the night of the town’s Christmas cracker lights switch-on event.

On that day, and every Wednesday evening until Christmas, people can park for free in the following Shropshire Council-owned long-stay car parks from 4pm.

New networking group launched in Shrewsbury

Young professionals turned out in force for the launch of a new networking group in Shrewsbury.

Shrewsbury’s Christmas lights switch-on starts festive season

Music, dance and festive fun are lined up to make Shrewsbury’s Christmas Lights Switch-on a sparkling success on Wednesday 16th November.

Let there be light – Shrewsbury unveils its Christmas sparkle

Shrewsbury’s festive season will sparkle into life next week when the town’s Christmas lights are switched on.

The family-friendly Christmas Cracker evening on Wednesday 16th November will feature a host of activities and entertainment to launch the countdown to Christmas in style.