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A leading Shropshire building company has again stepped forward to become headline sponsor of Shrewsbury Bookfest’s annual children’s literary festival in 2017

A leading Shropshire building company has again stepped forward to become headline sponsor of Shrewsbury Bookfest’s annual children’s literary festival in 2017. 

Galliers Homes has renewed its position as main backer of Shrewsbury Bookfest’s May Festival, the town’s annual children’s literary event.

New Master’s degree aims to support healthcare professionals

The effective delivery of healthcare in highly rural counties such as Shropshire brings complex logistical challenges. A new course being offered at University Centre Shrewsbury (UCS) aims to empower healthcare professionals to overcome obstacles associated with working in the countryside by sharing knowledge and experience to find the way to best practice.

Shrewsbury Day of Action will encourage people to ‘keep your town tidy'

A community Day of Action will take place in Shrewsbury town centre on Friday 3 March and its main focus will be encouraging people to ‘keep your town tidy’.

Organised by Team Shrewsbury, the Day of Action aims to raise awareness of the dropping of litter in the town – specifically the amount of cigarette litter being dropped on the street – and dog owners not clearing up after their dogs.

Galliers agree to back bookfest

A leading Shropshire building company has again stepped forward to become headline sponsor of Shrewsbury Bookfest’s annual children’s literary festival in 2017. 

Galliers Homes has renewed its position as main backer of Shrewsbury Bookfest’s May Festival, the town’s annual children’s literary event.

Professor Alan Wall to explore irony

In the next in University Centre Shrewsbury’s series of public talks, Professor Alan Wall will be exploring a literary device that plays a major part in everyday humour and conversation. Professor Wall’s talk on A Writer’s Irony offers a reflection on the way in which writers have engaged with the technique from antiquity to the present day.