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Shrewsbury’s Friaries in the spotlight at National Tourism Week event

Shrewsbury Tourism’s chairman is inviting local people and visitors to delve into the town’s intriguing religious history at a free event planned for the start of National Tourism Week from March to April 2nd.

Michael Connor is hoping to pack out The Wightman Theatre in The Square, Shrewsbury on Saturday, March 25 at 2.30pm to […]

Free parking bonanza for Shrewsbury shoppers in festive run-up

Christmas shoppers in Shrewsbury have been given a boost after council chiefs agreed to introduce free parking in the run-up to the festive period.

Shropshire Council will be opening up some of Shrewsbury’s car parks for free in time for late night shopping, while the indoor market will be open for business well past its […]

‘Unacceptable’ amount of rough sleepers in Shrewsbury to be tackled

A new initiative to deal with the number of homeless people on the streets of Shrewsbury has been launched.

HOST is an outreach programme that is aimed at tackling the “unacceptable” number of rough sleepers in the town and to combat anti-social behaviour committed by some of them.

It has been unveiled by Team Shrewsbury […]

Market Hall to host Sunday Shopping

Read the full article via shropshirelive.com

Housman

Fans of A.E. Housman’s ‘A Shropshire Lad’ will get the chance to learn the secrets behind the famous poetry collection and its author when a distinguished biographer visits Shrewsbury to talk about his major new book.

Read the full article via shropshirelive.com at: http://www.shropshirelive.com/2016/09/28/distinguished-author-to-visit-shrewsbury-to-lift-the-lid-on-a-shropshire-lad/

Margaret Rope

Next Monday’s Inside Out on BBC1 at 7.30pm in the West Midlands tells the story of Shrewsbury stained glass artist Margaret Agnes Rope with visits to places like Quidenham and Shrewsbury Cathedral as well as a look at the exhibition ‘Heavenly Lights’ at Shrewsbury Museum & Art Gallery. It will be on the BBC iplayer […]

Quarry Pool

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Why doesn’t Shropshire Council listen to its electorate? Almost everyone who has expressed an opinion wants the swimming pool to stay in the Quarry. More than two thirds of those who responded to the survey want it to stay, the Town Council, the pool’s own users’ group, […]

Members Garden Party

The Night Economy and a Vision for Shrewsbury – Update

First of all, thanks to all members who were able to support the event we staged in the Lion Hotel on April 11th. Feedback on the event has been positive, and our thanks should go to Councillors Price and Bannerman for their efforts.

This is just a brief update to let members know that an […]

Bloodwise fund raiser

Join us on Thursday 21 April for an entertaining evening celebrating the great outdoors to help raise money for Bloodwise. The event will be hosted by local fundraiser and outdoor specialist Peter Moss OBE. Do you know your Everest from your Ben Nevis?

The quiz will have several rounds of fun questions, including a picture […]