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New CEO Katie Jennings appointed at arts charity and venue, the Hive in Shrewsbury

The Hive in Shrewsbury is excited to announce the appointment of its new CEO; Katie Jennings, who began the role on November 13th.

Reviive and Severn Hospice join forces to promote furniture re-use network’s first

Two well-known Shropshire organisations have joined forces to support the first national initiative to offer an ethical shopping alternative to Black Friday.

The Classic Charles Dickens Christmas Carol story retold through folk music at the Hive in Shrewsbury

On Friday December 8th at 8PM, The Hive in Shrewsbury is hosting “A Christmas Carol: A Folk Opera”, a retelling of the classic Christmas Carol story performed by folk opera group, Green Matthews.

Retailer launches Italian partnership pen

A Shropshire businessman has helped to develop an exclusive limited edition fountain pen - in partnership with Italian designers.

John Hall, who owns Write Here in Shrewsbury’s High Street, is thought to be the only pen shop proprietor in the country to have undertaken such a venture.

Shrewsbury artisan bakery wins a silver award at prestigious World Bread Awards

Shrewsbury artisan bakery Bread And Loaf is celebrating a silver gong for one of its most popular loaves in the prestigious World Bread Awards.

The bakery, based in Castle Gates, won a silver award for its speciality  ‘Shropshire Whey’ loaf, awarded in the Great British White category of the competition.