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Easter in Shrewsbury
25th Mar 2015

Sing your heart out at Shrewsbury's The Big Busk this Easter as the town fills with music, dance, art, magic, poetry and an Easter Egg Hunt to win a 10kg chocolate prize. It's the start of all things spring in Shrewsbury.

Beer Me Up Scotty in the Shrewsbury Market Hall. Shopping in Shrewsbury
24th Mar 2015

Two new businesses selling a range of artisan beers and homemade cakes have launched at Shrewsbury Market Hall. Beer Me Up Scotty and The Dandelion Clock have joined the vibrant market, which celebrates its 50th anniversary this year.

Beer Me Up Scotty, run by 30-year-old Dominic Mason, offers a range of obscure and hard-to-find beers and ales, as well as local specialties.

Shrewsbury Market Hall, shopping in Shrewsbury
20th Mar 2015

Shoppers at Shrewsbury Market Hall are being asked to cast their vote to crown the Market Trader of the Year.

People visiting the indoor market before April 10 can nominate their favourite trader to win a Mayor of Shrewsbury Award.

The trader with the most votes will be presented with a trophy at the Mayor's Awards ceremony on April 22nd.

War horse memorial in the Dingle, Shrewsbury
19th Mar 2015

Primary school children in Shrewsbury are invited to observe the second year marking the centenary of the First World War by designing a poster depicting the plight of animals in conflict. This year's official commemorative theme, as selected by the Imperial War Museums, focuses on how animals played their part in the war, both on the home front and on the battlefield.

Shrewsbury Town Council wardens
16th Mar 2015

A neighbourhood warden service which aims to tackle community concerns has been officially launched by Shrewsbury Town Council. The roles have been introduced by the Council in a bid to improve quality of life for people by providing a local responsive service in all residential areas.

Shrewsbury Town Council new website with Web Orchard
13th Mar 2015

A new website which will make it quicker and easier for residents to interact with the Town Council has officially launched to the public. The site has been redesigned by Shrewsbury-based company, The Web Orchard. The brief was to make the existing website simpler to use, and more responsive, ensuring that visitors will be able to find what they are looking for within a few clicks.

Sunday car parking offer
5th Mar 2015

One month after Shrewsbury's new Sunday car parking offer launched, traders in the town centre are reporting a positive start to 2015 with an increase in footfall and trade.

Mothers Day in Shrewsbury
4th Mar 2015

Being a full time Mum can be hectic and heroic, stressful and satisfying, which is why a relaxing day in Shrewsbury is the perfect present for those hardworking ladies in our lives.

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Festival of Tennis Shrewsbury, Aegon GB Pro-Series
4th Mar 2015

A unique Festival of Tennis is being served up this month to coincide with a top tournament - featuring world ranked players on the brink of stardom - heading to Shrewsbury. The Shrewsbury Club, in Sundorne Road, has again been selected to stage two major tournaments featuring rising professional tennis aces from across Europe this year.

16th Feb 2015

Town Council staff who saved a baby girl from drowning after her pram was caught in a gust of wind and blown into the fast-flowing waters of the River Severn say they have been overwhelmed and humbled by the public's response to their bravery. James Williams and Andy Hill leapt into the freezing water last Friday (13th Feb) when the six-month old girl's pram was blown away from her grandmother and into the river.

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