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9th May 2017

Civic Voice Vice-President to call on communities to join Civic Voice's Big Conservation Conversation

Laura Sandys, Vice-President of Civic Voice has today called on communities and civic societies across England to get involved in national issues ahead of a speech to Civic Voice member, the Highgate Society on Wednesday 10th May.

The venue of the talk will be HLSI: 11 South Grove, Highgate http://www.highgatesociety.com/

8th May 2017

In the light of the recent victory for Emmanuel Macron in the race for the French presidency, a talk at 1pm on Wednesday May 17 will explore key political debates that have put France in the global spotlight.

In ‘From Battlefield to Burkini: A Journey into Franco-African History’, Professor Claire Griffiths will invite the audience to travel back through four centuries of French history in Africa to examine the roots of France’s role in today’s world.

8th May 2017

There was a 9% increase in the number of people attending shows at Theatre Severn in Shrewsbury between 1 April 2016 and 31 March 2017, latest figures show.

This follows a previous increase of 10% in 2014/15 and 6% in 2015/16.

In total, 185,264 people visited the theatre in the year 2016/17, with 60,019 (32%) of those visiting from outside Shropshire.

8th May 2017

Independent businesses turned out to support the launch of a new Independent Retailers’ Forum at Shrewsbury’s new Acoustic Boutique showroom on High Street this week.

Shrewsbury’s first Independent Retailers’ Forum is a coalition set up by Shrewsbury BID to support traders in the town centre with advice on free training, business cost savings, networking opportunities and events.   

28th Apr 2017

From 1st May 2017, easyBus will be operating a local bus service to serve routes connecting Shrewsbury, Oswestry, Wrexham, and Chester.

The new service will operate 7 days a week and will include evening and night-time departures - meaning that it will now be possible to travel into Shrewsbury from Oswestry, Wrexham, and Chester, on a Sunday, for evenings out, and be able to return by bus.

25th Apr 2017

No Sabrina is not for sale! Sabrina Boat & Zaza Johnson & Bath estate agents have joined forces to benefit local residents who may be going through the sometimes stressful process of moving home! Sabrina has offered anyone who puts there home up for sale with ZJB during the month of May will receive a 10% discount off private hire for any date during their 2017 season.

25th Apr 2017

This bank holiday weekend Shrewsbury shoppers are being treated to an explosive display of dynamic capsule wardrobe fashion transformations. 

The free 2-day event will showcase AM to PM fashion, with live pop-up fashion shows in which outfits will be transformed from day to night, creating an easily styled capsule summer wardrobe.

25th Apr 2017

On Monday 5 June, Antarctica: Life in a hostile land, is coming to Shrewsbury Museum & Art Gallery. This new exhibition promises to offer an exciting insight into our relationship with the most hostile continent on Earth.

Antarctica: Life in a hostile land, offers a thrillingly interactive experience with a combination of prized historic exhibits and modern day technology that will allow you to become immersed in the wonders of the Antarctic continent.

24th Apr 2017

Shrewsbury Business Improvement District (BID) wants to ensure that the positive experience provided by Shrewsbury’s vibrant and safe late-night economy extends to everyone getting home safely and without delay after a night out.

24th Apr 2017

A long-established Shrewsbury retailer is now offering a new branding service to private and business customers.

Write Here, an award-winning independent shop in the High Street, can now personalise its books and pens.

The service will complement the store’s wide range of writing instruments, artists’ materials, stationery, cards, gifts and games.

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