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    February 9, 2011, 17:29

  • Constitution 

    February 9, 2011, 10:23

    1.  Name The organisation shall be called: SHREWSBURY TOWN CENTRE RESIDENTS' ASSOCIATION 2.  Aims The aims of the Association shall be:- * To…

  • Applications 04/11 

    March 21, 2011, 07:42

    Status code: G-granted; (Gc-with conditions); R!-refused;   P-pending;: Rf-referred; Re-recommended; A-appeal in process; W!- application withdrawn;…

  • Committee 

    February 9, 2011, 10:38

    Chair Margaret Bowman Secretary Mike Evans Treasurer  tba Events co-ordinator Margaret Bowman Membership Secretary Mike…

  • Contact 

    February 9, 2011, 10:48

    Shrewsbury Town Centre Residents' Association Box 262 8 Shoplatch Shrewsbury SY1 1HF Email addresses: Info:  All enquiries    

  • Events 

    February 9, 2011, 16:35

    STCRA Annual Supper, 24th March 2017, St Chad's Parish Hall, 7 for 7.30 Election Hustings, 28th April 2017, St Chad's Parish Hall, 7pm Garden Party, 28th…

  • Newsletter 

    February 9, 2011, 16:35

    In the Loop is now the newsletter of Shrewsbury Town Centre Residents' Association June 2017 March 2017 October 2016 June 2016 February…

  • Planning Applications 

    February 9, 2011, 16:36

    Archive Check or comment on other planning applications here.  

    • Aplications 11/11 

      October 29, 2011, 12:08

      Last Planning Control Meeting 20 October 2011 Next scheduled meeting: 17 November 2011. Applications registered since STCRA last committee meeting are…

    • Waitrose Percy Thrower development submission 

      June 6, 2012, 23:19

      Shrewsbury Town Centre Residents Association (Neutral) Comment submitted date: Fri 25 May 2012 On behalf of the Shrewsbury Town Centre Residents Association…

    • Applications 11/12 

      November 8, 2012, 17:07

      Status code: G-granted; (Gc-with conditions); R-refused; P-pending; Rf-referred; Re-recommended; A-appeal in process; W - application withdrawn;…

  • Applications 01/11 

    February 9, 2011, 16:39

    Status code: G-granted; (Gc-with conditions); R!-refused;   P-pending;: Rf-referred; Re-recommended; A-appeal in process; W!- application withdrawn;…

  • Applications 02/11 

    February 11, 2011, 00:31

    Status code: G-granted; (Gc-with conditions); R!-refused;   P-pending;: Rf-referred; Re-recommended; A-appeal in process; W!- application…

  • Gallery 

    March 4, 2011, 12:35

         

  • Applications 03/11 

    March 4, 2011, 17:23

    Status code: G-granted; (Gc-with conditions); R!-refused;   P-pending;: Rf-referred; Re-recommended; A-appeal in process; W!- application…

  • Applications 05/11 

    April 7, 2011, 09:09

    Status code: G-granted; (Gc-with conditions); R!-refused;   P-pending; Rf-referred; Re-recommended; A-appeal in process; W!- application withdrawn;…

  • Planning Archive 

    March 21, 2011, 07:53

    February 2014 January 2014 December 2013 July 2013 June 2013 May 2013 April 2013 January 2013 December 2012 November 2012 Septembe…

  • Membership 

    March 21, 2011, 14:41

    About us - “The STCRA aims to promote a thriving town centre that embraces and supports a healthy environment, where residents enjoy living, businesses…

  • Applications 06/11 

    May 3, 2011, 07:21

    Status code: G-granted; (Gc-with conditions); R!-refused;   P-pending;: Rf-referred; Re-recommended; A-appeal in process; W!- application…

  • Paintings - Phoebe Mitchell 

    May 14, 2011, 12:20

    BF Interactive Ltd 128 Frankwell, Shrewsbury SY3 8JX presents PAINTINGS a selection of new work by Phoebe Mitchell 14th June – 9th July 2011 Phoebe…

  • Applications 07/11 

    May 27, 2011, 15:46

    Status code: G-granted; (Gc-with conditions); R!-refused;   P-pending;: Rf-referred; Re-recommended; A-appeal in process; W!- application withdrawn;…

  • Applications 10/11 

    September 4, 2011, 10:45

    Status code: G-granted; (Gc-with conditions); R!-refused;   P-pending;: Rf-referred; Re-recommended; A-appeal in process; W!- application withdrawn;…

  • Applications 08/11 

    July 2, 2011, 07:51

    Status code: G-granted; (Gc-with conditions); R!-refused;   P-pending;: Rf-referred; Re-recommended; A-appeal in process; W!- application…

  • Applications 09/11 

    July 22, 2011, 13:43

    Status code: G-granted; (Gc-with conditions); R!-refused;   P-pending;: Rf-referred; Re-recommended; A-appeal in process; W!- application withdrawn;…

  • Applications11/12 

    December 4, 2011, 19:47

    Status code: G-granted; (Gc-with conditions); R!-refused;   P-pending;: Rf-referred; Re-recommended; A-appeal in process;W! - application withdrawn;…

  • Applications 01/12 

    January 20, 2012, 12:48

    status code: G-granted; (Gc-with conditions); R!-refused;   P-pending;: Rf-referred; Re-recommended;A-appeal in process; W! - application withdrawn;…

  • Litter 

    February 9, 2012, 15:59

    We meet on the third Sunday of each month at the top of Pride Hill at 9 am, where litter pickers are available for those who don't already have them. …

  • St Alkmund's 

    February 19, 2012, 13:05

    1100th Anniversary Events St Alkmund’s Church, Shrewsbury Wednesdays in Lent:  A series of introductory talks on religions of the world, all at 19.30 in…

  • Applications 04/12 

    March 24, 2012, 23:03

      Status code: G-granted; (Gc-with conditions); R!-refused;   P-pending;: Rf-referred; Re-recommended; A-appeal in process; W! - application…

  • Shrewsbury Drapers Company 

    April 1, 2012, 12:22

    Shrewsbury Drapers Company: A Brief History This is an article originally printed in the STCRA magazine 'Towndweller' in May 2012 In medieval times,…

  • Green Power 

    April 1, 2012, 12:38

    Green Power from the River Severn in Shrewsbury Originally published in the STCRA magazine 'Towndweller' in November 2012 Since North Sea oil and gas…

  • Applications 05/12 

    May 10, 2012, 08:56

      Status code: G-granted; (Gc-with conditions); R!-refused;   P-pending;: Rf-referred; Re-recommended; A-appeal in process; …

  • Applications 07/12 

    July 7, 2012, 21:52

    Status code: G-granted; (Gc-with conditions); R-refused;   P-pending;: Rf-referred; Re-recommended; A-appeal in process; W - application…

  • From the beginning 

    August 2, 2012, 07:47

    by Mary Richard, May 2004 It began stormily during the blizzard of December 1990, when Radio Shropshire's anchorman asked about power cuts 'in residential…

  • Applications 08/12 

    August 31, 2012, 08:09

    Status   code: G-granted; (Gc-with conditions); R-refused; P-pending; Rf-referred;   Re-recommended; A-appeal in process; W - application…

  • Survey 

    October 12, 2012, 10:14

    Download a pdf version of the STCRA survey October 2012

  • Applications 12/12 

    November 25, 2012, 15:06

    Status code: G-granted; (Gc-with conditions); R-refused; P-pending; Rf-referred; Re-recommended; A-appeal in process; W - application withdrawn;…

  • Applications 01/13 

    January 21, 2013, 17:29

    Status code: G-granted; (Gc-with conditions); R-refused; P-pending; Rf-referred; Re-recommended; A-appeal in process; W - application withdrawn;…

  • Forum 

    February 20, 2013, 13:07

    Members forum is open only to STCRA members who have registered.  If you are already a member and would like to join the forum please email info@stcra.org.uk. …

  • Applications 04/13 

    April 4, 2013, 06:21

      Status code: G-granted; (Gc-with conditions); R-refused; P-pending; Rf-referred; Re-recommended; A-appeal in process; W - application…

  • Application 05/13 

    April 17, 2013, 22:18

      Status code: G-granted; (Gc-with conditions); R-refused; P-pending; Rf-referred; Re-recommended; A-appeal in process; W - application…

  • Applications 06/13 

    May 14, 2013, 10:36

      Status code: G-granted; (Gc-with conditions); R-refused; P-pending; Rf-referred; Re-recommended; A-appeal in process; W - application…

  • Applications 07/13 

    June 18, 2013, 15:03

    Status code: G-granted; (Gc-with conditions); R-refused; P-pending; Rf-referred; Re-recommended; A-appeal in process; W - application withdrawn;…

  • Garden Party 2013 

    August 1, 2013, 16:00

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  • Wakeman Legacy 

    August 1, 2013, 16:38

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  • Wakeman Trail 

    August 2, 2013, 13:29

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  • Aplications 12/13 

    November 14, 2013, 23:36

      Status code: G-granted; (Gc-with conditions); R-refused; P-pending; Rf-referred; Re-recommended; A-appeal in process; W - application…

  • Applications 01/14 

    December 9, 2013, 13:58

      Status code: G-granted; (Gc-with conditions); R-refused; P-pending; Rf-referred; Re-recommended; A-appeal in process; W - application…

  • Applications 02/14 

    January 19, 2014, 14:29

    Status code: G-granted; (Gc-with conditions); R-refused; P-pending; Rf-referred; Re-recommended; A-appeal in process; W – application withdrawn;…

  • Minutes 

    December 7, 2014, 14:17

    EGM 23 January 2017 AGM 18 October 2016  

  • Chairman's report 

    November 27, 2015, 11:44

    It has been something of a chequered year.   On the events side, the Christmas mulled wine and mince pies gathering and the Annual Supper were well attended…

  • Welcome 

    January 17, 2011, 16:08

    The STCRA aims to promote a thriving town centre that embraces and supports a healthy environment, where residents enjoy living,  businesses prosper…

  • Site Map 

    February 9, 2011, 17:36

    This page contains the site table of contents. Use it to quickly find content on this website.


Blog Posts

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    • Sir Ranulph Fiennes… by: admin

      March 20, 2012, 13:21

      will be a speaking at the Ellesmere College Dinner Dance on 21st April. The cost is £75 per person.  Tickets call Doris Taylor on 01691 626541 or email…

  • Category: STCRA  (140)
    • Shrewsbury’s Friaries in the spotlight at National Tourism Week event by: admin

      March 14, 2017, 15:51

      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…

    • Free parking bonanza for Shrewsbury shoppers in festive run-up by: admin

      November 12, 2016, 12:39

      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. Shropshir…

    • 'Unacceptable' amount of rough sleepers in Shrewsbury to be tackled by: admin

      October 6, 2016, 10:43

      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…

    • Market Hall to host Sunday Shopping by: admin

      September 28, 2016, 13:15

      Read the full article via shropshirelive.com

    • Housman by: admin

      September 28, 2016, 09:00

      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…

    • Margaret Rope by: admin

      September 23, 2016, 15:17

      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…

    • Quarry Pool by: admin

      September 23, 2016, 15:16

      The Editor, Shropshire Star The Editor, Shrewsbury Chronicle Why doesn’t Shropshire Council listen to its electorate? Almost everyone who has expressed…

    • Members Garden Party by: admin

      May 28, 2016, 11:43

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    • The Night Economy and a Vision for Shrewsbury – Update by: admin

      April 24, 2016, 09:52

      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,…

    • Bloodwise fund raiser by: admin

      April 18, 2016, 12:06

      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…

    • Summer by: admin

      April 4, 2016, 13:41

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    • Cartoon Festival talk at Lion Hotel April 15th 7.30pm by: admin

      March 24, 2016, 08:36

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    • Shrewsbury Integrated Transport Package by: admin

      March 21, 2016, 11:35

      SITP is a major transport scheme to remedy several problems identified with the highway network in Shrewsbury. • Congestion at key junctions on the inner…

    • How British ‘cafe culture’ drinks revolution ended in failure by: admin

      March 20, 2016, 15:46

      Longer licensing hours led to alcohol binges and mental health problems, say academics. Hopes of encouraging a more ‘continental’ drinking culture among…

    • Town centre events by: admin

      March 9, 2016, 16:32

      Saturday 9th April. ‘The Friends of Lord Hills Column’ Procession 2016 is the 200th anniversary of the erection of Lord Hills Column and on Saturday 9th…

    • New town map by: admin

      March 7, 2016, 14:24

      A stunning new town map of Shrewsbury can be downloaded from originalshrewsbury.co.uk see it here

    • University Centre Shrewsbury public events 2016 by: admin

      March 2, 2016, 17:30

      The UC Shrewsbury public events programme for March - December 2016 can be downloaded below and features many very interesting talks, lectures, book groups on…

    • Aerial thermal survey for Shropshire by: admin

      March 2, 2016, 13:49

      A thermal map of seven market towns and surrounding areas within Shropshire has been produced. The areas covered include: Shrewsbury (including the loop),…

    • SHREWSBURY 10K RUN 20th March 2016 by: admin

      February 25, 2016, 16:44

      Route: High St, Mardol Head, Shoplatch, Bellstone, Barker St, Bridge St, Welsh Bridge, Frankwell, The Mount, Richmond Dr, Copthorne Rd, New St, Porthill Rd,…

    • STCRA Annual Dinner 08/04/16 by: admin

      January 16, 2016, 16:24

      STCRA Annual Supper - Friday 8th April 2016 at 7 for 7.30 St. Chad's Church Hall Members and their guests are invited  to come and enjoy three courses…

    • Happy Christmas by: admin

      December 17, 2015, 16:15

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    • Christmas vid by: admin

      December 2, 2015, 12:37

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    • Market Hall by: admin

      December 1, 2015, 11:22

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    • NW relief road by: admin

      November 26, 2015, 15:08

      On 18 November 2015 the Shrewsbury MP, Daniel Kawczynski, addressed the House of Commons on the subject of road improvements in Shropshire. Specifically, he…

    • Free bulbs for town centre residents by: admin

      November 24, 2015, 10:44

      We have a sackful of daffodil/narcissus bulbs from STC for the Town Centre if residents would like to plant. If any town centre resident would like to plant…

    • Hive play Saturday 28th by: admin

      November 9, 2015, 16:46

      "Yvette" written by Paul Higgins Presented by "Dogpole Drama Company" Paul Higgins and his wife Sue are our newish next door neighbours - they are relative…

    • Stop food waste in Shrewsbury by: admin

      October 28, 2015, 15:58

      This initiative is being led by Shrewsbury Town Council with assistance from Sainsbury's.  If you support this aim please complete this quick questionnaire…

    • Footpath into town by: admin

      October 5, 2015, 15:11

      Many of you will know that the campaign to re-route the Dana into town footpath has been going on for many years. Unfortunately, the Shropshire Horticultural…

    • Mardol House by: admin

      September 23, 2015, 08:25

      Yesterday's Shropshire Star stated that Professor Jenkins, Programme Manager for University Centre Shrewsbury, said discussions were underway into the…

    • University Centre Shrewsbury by: admin

      September 22, 2015, 10:20

      The first students arrive at the new student accommodation next week and here is what it is allabout.

    • Mary Webb by: admin

      September 17, 2015, 15:30

      Hello Members of the Shrewsbury Town Centre Residents Association As Secretary of the Shropshire based Mary Webb Society, I am getting in touch to inform…

    • Shrewsbury roads set to close for gas pipe revamp by: admin

      August 28, 2015, 11:50

      Town centre roads in Shrewsbury will be closed for more than two months while gas pipes are replaced. Fish Street and St Alkmund’s Place will close for…

    • Market Hall - 50th Anniversary Celebrations by: admin

      August 28, 2015, 10:44

      Dear Members of the Shrewsbury Town Centre Residents’ Association As such loyal supporters and customers of the market, we would love the pleasure of your…

    • Town Council to back Quarry pool - brilliant by: admin

      August 27, 2015, 13:51

      Shropshire Council is in the process of running a four-month consultation on the future location of Shrewsbury’s swimming pool – currently based at the…

    • Pumping station lower floors to be opened up by: admin

      August 21, 2015, 09:19

      An ambitious plan to open up the pumping station has been unveiled. Coleham Pumping Station, Shrewsbury's original sewage pumping station, was opened in…

    • Police Q&A 10th September 7pm by: admin

      July 29, 2015, 17:17

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    • Dana tours by: admin

      July 29, 2015, 10:13

      Jailhouse Tours, which will be operating the prison for 12 months from the start of August, will be starting its tours of the historic building on August…

    • Jane and Ian Horne 1st exhibition by: admin

      July 23, 2015, 00:43

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    • STCRA Chair by: admin

      July 22, 2015, 14:31

      STCRA Chairman, Mike Smith, last night announced that due to pressure of work and health problems, he felt unable to continue to fulfill his role as Chair.…

    • Garden Party by: admin

      May 29, 2015, 13:25

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    • The Stew by Phil Gillam by: admin

      May 2, 2015, 11:24

      I saw this in The Shrewsbury Chronicle and, while outside our baileywick, found interesting for all in favour of conservation - note the link at the foot of…

    • Electoral Registration Changes by: admin

      March 19, 2015, 11:46

      The way you register to vote has changed. Up until now, the head of a household has been responsible for registering everyone who lives at an address but since…

    • Farmers market by: admin

      January 31, 2015, 15:49

      Farmers Market returns for 2015 This Friday 6th February sees the return of the monthly Farmers Market in the Square Shrewsbury between 9am and…

    • Christmas in Shrewsbury by: admin

      December 18, 2014, 09:52

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    • Flats in The Square get the go-ahead by: admin

      December 13, 2014, 14:45

      Plans for flats in Shrewsbury’s historic Square have been given the go ahead by councillors – who say they will keep a close eye on the development’s…

    • Xmas dates for waste collection and recycling by: admin

      December 9, 2014, 12:49

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    • University Centre Shrewsbury Event Focus On Community Links by: admin

      December 8, 2014, 08:59

      An event this week brought people together to discuss the opportunities for University Centre Shrewsbury to work with and contribute to the community. Fa…

    • Book event by: admin

      November 28, 2014, 16:52

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    • Have your say on town's future by: admin

      November 28, 2014, 09:49

      Shrewsbury residents will have the chance to help shape the future of the town at a meeting being held next week. The next Shrewsbury-wide Local Joint…

    • Princess House development by: admin

      October 28, 2014, 12:59

      Shrewsbury Town Centre Residents Assoc (Objects) Comment submitted date: Sun 26 Oct 2014 Shrewsbury Town Centre Residents Association Box 262, 8 Shoplatch,…

    • PACT - West Mercia Police Initiative by: admin

      October 13, 2014, 13:18

      STCRA have been contacted by PCSO Richard Walters of West Mercia Police Shrewsbury Central Safer Neighbourhood Scheme asking us to circulate this PACT…

    • Town Walls road closure by: admin

      October 10, 2014, 15:30

      The road closure for Sunday 12th October has been cancelled at short notice because of resource issues!  

    • Swimming pool consultation by: admin

      October 10, 2014, 08:50

      Severn Loop Local Forum Learn about the consultation on a new swimming pool for Shrewsbury! The next Severn Loop Local Forum will receive an update on…

    • Town Walls closure by: admin

      October 2, 2014, 08:19

      Stop Press:  The road closure for Sunday 12th October has been cancelled at short notice because of resource issues!   There is a planned road…

    • Farmers market by: admin

      October 1, 2014, 11:12

      Friday 3rd October Shrewsbury Farmers Market The Square Shrewsbury 9am to 3:30pm 32 food and drink producers to suit all tastes Any queries please…

    • Diary dates by: admin

      September 26, 2014, 08:41

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    • Tesco Express by: admin

      September 24, 2014, 09:46

      A Tesco Express shop will open in the former O2 shop on Pride Hill. Shrewsbury Town Council last night raised no objections to an application from Tesco for…

    • At long last a direct rail service to London by: admin

      September 22, 2014, 15:05

      The Office of Rail Regulation has today granted approval for a direct rail link between Shropshire and London - clearing the final hurdle standing in the way…

    • Produce in the Square by: admin

      September 19, 2014, 13:30

      Produce Market in the Square Saturday 20th September 24 excellent local producers attending with food and drink for all tastes. The market runs from 9am…

    • My Tonight from Shrewsbury: The Book by: admin

      September 11, 2014, 19:27

      Eighteen months ago we were delighted when local author Pauline Fisk chose to include our shop, It’s a nomad life (link is external), in her blog entitled My…

    • Shrewsbury town of flowers by: admin

      September 11, 2014, 16:18

      Shrewsbury was again crowned a great Town of Flowers today after scooping the regional Heart of England in bloom award. The town was named overall winner in…

    • Shrewsbury most courteous town in the country by: admin

      September 11, 2014, 16:15

      Shrewsbury was today crowned the most courteous town in the country – the first time the award has ever been handed out. The town was awarded the honour…

    • Cartoon Festival Invitation to Get Drawn In by: admin

      September 11, 2014, 10:59

      Organisers of Shrewsbury’s annual Cartoon Festival are inviting anyone who is interested in getting involved in planning the 2015 event to come along to an…

    • Free parking by: admin

      August 23, 2014, 09:40

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    • New car sharing scheme for Shropshire by: admin

      July 24, 2014, 15:26

      For many in Shropshire there is no easy alternative to using the car but now there is an easy way to take the sting out of the cost of driving.  Shropshire…

    • Victorian Photographic Exhibition by: admin

      July 1, 2014, 15:31

      The Victorian Society’s photographic exhibition "Saving a Century", curated by noted architectural historian Gavin Stamp, will be on show,  in association…

    • Shrewsbury Car Club by: admin

      June 9, 2014, 15:23

      Co-wheels members and supporters - you are invited to come along to the Lion Hotel on Wyle Cop on Tuesday 1st July between 5.30-7.00 pm. This will be an…

    • Military Wives Choir, Abbey by: admin

      May 18, 2014, 21:43

      Contact Theatre Severn 01743 281281 or Salop Sheet Music Shop 01743 365561 for free tickets Also at: Old Market Hall 01743 281281, Abbey Shop 01743 232723,…

    • St Julian’s Friars and Wyle Cop Improvement by: admin

      May 12, 2014, 13:08

      Work on the above scheme is due to start on Monday 2 June, and is planned to take six weeks to complete. The work involves road resurfacing, repaving of…

    • Shrewsbury GP May 25th by: admin

      May 2, 2014, 13:56

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    • Shrewsbury GP Cycle Race 25th May 2014 by: admin

      April 24, 2014, 23:57

      Road closure and suspension of one way and prohibition of waiting (with no blue badge holders exemption) and suspension of existing speed limit. Road…

    • Street Festival by: admin

      April 23, 2014, 15:45

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    • Roy Fletcher Centre by: admin

      April 22, 2014, 15:29

      We received the following email from Jonathan Brown: I have recently taken over as the Chief Executive of the Roy Fletcher Centre.  One of my tasks is to…

    • Shrewsbury Cycle Grand Prix by: admin

      April 22, 2014, 09:08

      Sunday 25th May 2014 A new event in the Town Centre taking place on Sunday 25th May 2014. Paramount Cycle Racing Team are bringing back a cycle race to…

    • Brad Pitt to Star in Charles Darwin Film set in Shrewsbury by: admin

      April 1, 2014, 08:30

      Hollywood star Brad Pitt is to star as local hero Charles Darwin in an upcomming film about Darwin's life. The film set in Shrewsbury will begin filming this…

    • Shrewsbury International Cartoon Exhibition by: admin

      March 25, 2014, 21:53

      The Bear Steps Gallery will stage Shrewsbury International Cartoon Festival’s Cartoon Exhibition featuring over 100 cartoons on the theme of music from 21st…

    • Road Closure - High Street, Mardol Head & Shoplatch by: admin

      March 13, 2014, 15:00

      Details of Road Closure for High Street, Mardol Head & Shoplatch, Shrewsbury Start Date: 4 Sundays - 13th April, 4th May, 11th May & 18th May 2014…

    • Clocks on Market Hall still wrong by: admin

      March 5, 2014, 16:58

      The clock on the market hall is still showing 12 noon more than 3 weeks after the mechanism was sent to Smiths for repair.  What is going on or are we used to…

    • Bright Owls by: admin

      February 18, 2014, 12:18

      Bright Owls language school are looking for families to host Spanish students in the summer.  contact@brightowls.co.uk Phone: 01743 384179  More details…

    • Lord Hill Friends by: admin

      February 11, 2014, 17:58

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    • A message from the Chairman of Friends of Lord Hill’s Column by: admin

      February 5, 2014, 15:14

      Formed in October 2013, the Friends of Lord Hill’s Column are pleased  to invite members of the public to the Lord Hill Hotel in Abbey Foregate, Shrewsbury…

    • Butcher Row by: admin

      February 4, 2014, 20:43

      The toilets at Butcher Row are expected to open by the end of the month. They have been closed for more than three years after police warned the Town Council…

    • Virgin's Shrewsbury plans delayed again by: admin

      January 16, 2014, 13:23

      Efforts to introduce a through service of Virgin Trains between London and Shrewsbury in May have been abandoned, after it became clear that the only paths…

    • Annual Supper 31st January  by: admin

      January 13, 2014, 14:04

      Annual Supper Friday 31st January 2014 7 for 7.30pm at St Chad's Hall Your new Chairman Mike Smith and his Committee invite you to Three courses of Home…

    • Museum charges by: admin

      November 21, 2013, 16:24

      I too was surprised and angered by the news that the Council may propose entrance charges to the new museum.  I have further learnt that £4 adult and £2…

    • Marathons by: admin

      November 21, 2013, 15:57

      Shrewsbury Cycle Grand Prix and Shrewsbury Half marathon 2014 Open Session for Questions and Comments Wilfred Owen Room, Shirehall, Shrewsbury Thursda…

    • Wakeman "Look up" trail by: admin

      November 16, 2013, 10:39

      // Post by Wakeman"Look up"trail.

    • Plans to charge entry at Shrewsbury Museum by: admin

      November 15, 2013, 13:38

      Charges for general admission are being considered for Shrewsbury’s new £10.5m Museum and Art Gallery – sited in the old Music Hall building – when it…

    • Shropshire and Parliament – Special Parliamentary event by: admin

      November 6, 2013, 12:05

      On 14th November the High Sheriff of Shropshire, Mrs Diana Flint DL and Shrewsbury Sixth Form College will mark the beginning of Parliament Week 2013 by…

    • Shrewsbury LJC by: admin

      November 4, 2013, 16:51

      The Shrewsbury Wide Local Joint Committee next public meeting will be held on 14 November 2013 at 7.00 pm in the Council Chamber, Guildhall, Frankwell Quay,…

    • Talk at 6th Form College by: admin

      November 1, 2013, 08:33

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    • Direct rail link by: admin

      October 30, 2013, 11:41

      Virgin Trains is hoping to start running services on the route from May next year.  It is working on a bid after an intended Christmas start for the service…

    • Roles and responsibilities by: admin

      October 30, 2013, 11:35

      Elections are coming up and the chair has prepared these notes for aspiring executive officers. Chair duties are to answer questions from the membership,…

    • Spooky by: admin

      October 25, 2013, 16:37

      The 'spooktacular' halloween event takes place on Saturday 26th October in the Quarry Shrewsbury between 11:30am and 9pm. There will be childrens competition…

    • Spring Cottage - application to demolish by: admin

      October 13, 2013, 12:04

      Shropshire Star report Shrewsbury Chronicle report There is an application to demolish Spring Cottage in Lyth Hill which is the former home of Mary Webb.…

    • Lord Hill and The Column by: admin

      August 31, 2013, 08:02

      On Monday 9 September (6pm to 8pm), Shropshire Council is holding a public meeting at Shirehall to discuss the future of Lord Hill’s Column. You’re very…

    • Varley Picture Appeal for Shropshire’s New Museum by: admin

      August 20, 2013, 15:01

      When John Varley (1778-1842), one of the great British watercolourists,   visited Shrewsbury in 1802, he painted this evocative view of medieval Fish Street,…

    • Curiouser and curiouser by: admin

      August 16, 2013, 08:33

      Work started yesterday on the pavement outside Princess House. The start of construction at Princess House was delayed by Shrewsbury in Bloom judging as…

    • Direct link by May 2014! by: admin

      August 15, 2013, 08:19

      Virgin’s production director, says the improvements in rolling stock, strength of the transport giant’s network as a whole, and demand from within…

    • St Alkmund's nominated for English Heretage award by: admin

      July 31, 2013, 08:05

      St Alkmund’s has been short-listed for the English Heritage Angel Awards for the repair of a place of worship. You can vote for St Alkmund's here You can…

    • Oxjam by: admin

      July 26, 2013, 16:41

      The Oxjam team - Jenna Blair, Kathrynne Johnson and Kerri Jones Oxjam will come to Shrewsbury on October 19 and will help to raise £2,000 for the charity. …

    • Shrewsbury Civic Society Stew petition by: admin

      July 16, 2013, 15:38

      The Civic Society have started a petition to save the Stew – here it is and you can sign at the link below. We, the undersigned, say NO to the demolition of…

    • Direct link setback by: admin

      July 4, 2013, 08:56

      Transport Secretary cannot force Network Rail’s hand on its decision to block plans by Virgin to introduce a direct service between Shrewsbury, Telford and…

    • Shrewsbury West masterplan by: admin

      July 2, 2013, 12:19

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    • Free Trees by: admin

      July 2, 2013, 08:33

      Would you like to plant a tree?   Shrewsbury Town Council and Shropshire Council are able to provide free trees for planting this autumn - winter,…

    • Portrait Bench by: admin

      June 25, 2013, 16:29

      Shrewsbury’s town crier Martin Wood, war poet Wilfred Owen and Sabrina, goddess of the River Severn, have taken up residence on Smithfield Road.  The…

    • YOUR COMMITTEE NEEDS YOU! by: admin

      June 25, 2013, 12:15

      Although only June, we are already thinking ahead to our AGM in November when a number of our current committee, including the Co-chairs, are coming to the end…

    • Shrewsbury Marathon 23rd June 2013 by: admin

      June 15, 2013, 13:20

      The full marathon starts at 9am with the half marathon starting at 9.30am. All town centre roads, Longden Coleham, Longden Rd and those in the Kingsland area…

    • Green Guide by: admin

      June 5, 2013, 14:25

      The launch of Shrewsbury’s Green Guide has been hailed a resounding success. The website helps local residents by providing a directory of organisations and…

    • Incredible Edible Shropshire by: admin

      May 30, 2013, 23:10

      Things have been progressing incredibly well in Shropshire and we are now at the point at looking for funding to support local activity. We have identified a…

    • Buskers by: admin

      March 26, 2013, 16:20

      Busking Festival on Saturday 6th April 2013 from 10.00am - Shrewsbury Town Centre will be filled with music performed by a wide range of talent.

    • Sexual Encounter Establishment in Shrewsbury by: admin

      February 24, 2013, 14:38

      Letter to Shropshire Council Licensing Team 22/02/2013 Re: Source Bar, Sexual Encounter Establishment licensing application, 8 Barker Street, Shrewsbury O…

    • Food Festival stewards required by: admin

      February 20, 2013, 16:59

      The first Shrewsbury Food Festival will take place over the weekend of 29-30th June 2013 and the organisers are looking to recruit stewards and other helpers. …

    • CMS flee Wyle Cop because of parking… by: admin

      February 20, 2013, 14:50

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    • STCRA presents cheque to SABC by: admin

      February 7, 2013, 20:54

      Colin Dowse & Con McGeehan A cheque for £192 was presented to Con McGeehan, Chairman Shrewsbury Amateur Boxing Club (SABC), by Colin Dowse, Communicati…

    • FREE music in The Square by: admin

      December 3, 2012, 09:48

      Concert in The Square this Sunday 9th December from 11am till 2 pm Not Completely Blonde kick off at 11am Followed by Jake Chesworth will play…

    • Chronicle Christmas Market by: admin

      November 15, 2012, 15:43

      The Chronicle Christmas Market, which is expected to bring thousands of shoppers to Shrewsbury’s Square, will have 54 stalls and will take place on Saturday…

    • Stop stopping up… by: admin

      November 6, 2012, 12:41

      A two day hearing will begin on Tuesday, January 29th 2013 at the Shirehall. The inquiry will examine the case for granting a 'stopping up' order, allowing…

    • Reminder of upcoming events… by: admin

      October 3, 2012, 16:13

      Monday 8th October 7.30pm St Chad's Hall A Street Pastor's View of night time Shrewsbury Come and hear about the work of the Street Pastors;…

    • Admiral Benbow statue by: admin

      September 28, 2012, 16:20

      Cllr. Brian Williams and Michael Connor, Chairman of Shrewsbury Tourism, invite members of STCRA to the Admiral Benbow Statue Launch, midday on Saturday 13th…

    • Kitchen Gardens on 19th century by: admin

      September 5, 2012, 22:19

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    • Sides square up for battle over Shrewsbury shop frontage by: admin

      August 2, 2012, 21:11

      A public inquiry could be on the cards over proposed changes to Shrewsbury’s historic Square after opponents refused to back down. Dozens of objections…

    • Town Centre broadband by: admin

      May 19, 2012, 10:59

      The red dot in the town centre is where I live and using www.mybroadbandspeed.co.uk I measured 6.9mbs download. The Shropshire Star is creating a map of BB…

    • Shrewsbury High School Upper 6th Concert by: admin

      May 16, 2012, 12:48

      Friday 18th May, Old Hall, Shrewsbury High School, Town Walls  – 6pm   The Upper Sixth of Shrewsbury High School invite you to their final…

    • Latest message from Veolia and our Council by: admin

      March 6, 2012, 17:21

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    • Riverside medical practice by: admin

      March 2, 2012, 23:42

      Riverside Medical Practice is pressing ahead with relocating from its current Smithfield Road site to a new centre on the corner of Barker Street and Claremont…

    • epetition by: admin

      January 24, 2012, 09:15

      We need the loo Currently there is no obligation for local authorities to provide toilets, and in the current economic climate many of them are taking the…

    • Christmas by: admin

      November 22, 2011, 20:42

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    • Litter Pick by: admin

      October 24, 2011, 13:04

      Sunday, October 30th is our next litter pick, from 9 to 10 am, meeting at the top of Pride Hill.  There will be plenty of spare pickers for those who don't…

    • RESIDENTS SUPPORT ARK by: admin

      September 5, 2011, 16:02

      Shrewsbury Town Centre Residents Association (STCRA) has presented a cheque for £150 to Shrewsbury Ark. The Ark, on Castle Foregate just opposite the…

    • A few more pics of our garden at the flower show... by: admin

      September 2, 2011, 10:09

      I walked through the Quarry yesterday, and all that remains of the flower show are a few faded patches of grass, interspersed with sand.............did it…

    • STCRA at the Flower Show by: admin

      August 18, 2011, 11:17

      Pictured left are Alison Bukhari and Sheila Sager (joint STCRA chairs) at the entrance to the STCRA labyrinth garden at the Shrewsbury Flower Show in August…

    • HELPERS NEEDED! by: admin

      July 31, 2011, 09:32

      On Monday, August 8th we shall start to prepare and build our show garden for the Flower Show in the Quarry.  I shall be needing helpers (diggers and…

    • Flaxmill  by: admin

      April 27, 2011, 17:50

      Letter to Friends of the Flaxmill from Alan Mosley Dear All I am writing to invite you to come along to enjoy the wonderful heritage of the Flaxmill…

    • Folk Festival seeking volunteers for Childrens Programme by: admin

      April 12, 2011, 23:12

      Shrewsbury Folk Festival are seeking managers for the Childrens Programme during the festival over the August bank holiday 26th - 29th August 2011. They are…

    • New councillor for Quarry & Coton Hill by: admin

      February 18, 2011, 17:46

      STCRA member Andrew Bannerman triumphed for the Liberal Democrats at the Quarry and Coton Hill by-election despite a strong intervention by Labour which did…

    • Shrewsbury Olympian Festival talk by: admin

      February 18, 2011, 17:41

      Andrew Bannerman will be talking about the Olympian Festival, this summer,  which will be on Thursday 24th February,  at Shrewsbury Coffee House,  5 Castle…

    • New chiefs are keen to spread residents' word by: admin

      February 18, 2011, 10:11

      As a new year starts, 2011 also sees a new beginning for our Association with the election of the first ever ‘joint’ Chairs, Sheila Sager and Alison…

    • AGM by: admin

      February 1, 2011, 11:20

      The most recent AGM of our Association was held on the 17th November last year, once again in St Chad’s Hall.  Our indefatigable Chairman had circulated her…

    • New Committee Member by: admin

      February 1, 2011, 11:18

      I am a Salopian by adoption, having moved from Berkshire in 1988 when my wife Pauline and I bought a small hotel in the town.  After a very interesting 10…

  • Category: Planning  (14)
    • Planning point from our MP by: admin

      February 4, 2014, 14:22

      We received this interesting note from Daniel Kawczynski MP which planning covers issues mainly outside the Loop but is good background to changing planning…

    • Open letter to Quintin Morgan by: admin

      August 12, 2013, 22:38

      Open letter in response to Mr Quintin Morgan’s advert in the Shrewsbury Chronicle of 8th August We were saddened that Mr Morgan felt the need to take out…

    • Store plan threat to Shrewsbury food retailers by: admin

      June 6, 2013, 13:49

      from The Shropshire Star 06/06/2013 Plans for a new supermarket on a Shropshire retail park present a “serious threat” to the economy of the town centre,…

    • Shrewsbury railway station waiting room by: admin

      May 11, 2013, 16:21

      A lot of objections to the design of the new waiting room at Shrewsbury station as reported in the Shropshire Star tonight. The following comment was sent to…

    • Failure to agree  by: admin

      September 20, 2012, 10:45

      Shrewsbury Town Council are unimpressed by developers trying to extend Princess House into our historic Town Square. Although county planners have approved…

    • War of words over extension plan's threat to town cafe culture by: admin

      August 7, 2012, 22:53

      Councillor hits out at Square changes by Chris Burn Claims that changes to Shrewsbury's Square are needed to ensure businesses can keep trading there have…

    • Sides square up for battle over Shrewsbury shop frontage by: admin

      August 2, 2012, 21:02

      A public inquiry could be on the cards over proposed changes to Shrewsbury’s historic Square after opponents refused to back down. Dozens of objections…

    • PRINCESS HOUSE – THE SQUARE, SHREWSBURY by: admin

      July 15, 2012, 17:25

      Planning permission has been granted for the extension of the ground floor of Princess House along the entire length of the side facing the Square, filling in…

    • Star letter: Stealing the pavement by: admin

      July 10, 2012, 08:25

      The Square in Shrewsbury is under threat from the developers, who wish to fill in the gap below the overhang of Princess House with more shop windows.…

    • Riverside redevelopment by: admin

      February 9, 2012, 09:18

      Shopping Centre plans can be viewed here

    • Planning Alert by: admin

      January 31, 2012, 16:38

      There is a proposal (11/04717/FUL) to fill in the space under the jetted first floor of Princess House in The Square. We think, along with the Town Council…

    • Warning On Tesco Plans To Expand by: admin

      November 9, 2011, 15:20

      Shropshire Star 09/11/2011 Controversial plans to extend the size of Shrewsbury's Tesco Extra store could hurt independent businesses in nearby towns and…

    • Public conveniences objection - Butcher Row by: admin

      August 6, 2011, 21:26

      From The Resident Priest: The Reverend Richard Hayes BD AKC, St Alkmund’s Church, St Alkmund’s Square, Shrewsbury SY1 1UH      &#…

    • Butcher Row development (11/02937/FUL) by: admin

      August 3, 2011, 23:41

      The STCRA planning group have serious concerns regarding the Town Council's planning application to replace the Butcher Row toilets with a new building and a…

  • Category: Quarry  (31)
    • 'No plans' to redevelop Shrewsbury pool site by: admin

      May 9, 2014, 14:23

      Cold water has been poured on plans to build a five-star hotel in Shrewsbury by demolishing the town’s swimming pool and leisure centre. Rumours had been…

    • Pledge taxes will not increase to pay for new park attraction by: admin

      April 9, 2014, 23:26

      Efforts to open a leisure attraction such as a bar or cafe in Shrewsbury’s showpiece Quarry park which could cost around £850,000 will not be paid for…

    • Quarry pool by: admin

      March 28, 2014, 16:28

      Campaigners led by local Dr Nick Richards were presenting the 3,271 signatures to council bosses today as they meet them to discuss the future of the under-thre…

    • Quarry pool by: admin

      February 19, 2014, 16:58

      Do you want a new pool in the town centre? To complete the online survey, visit: www.surveymonkey.com/s/9RZYSRP

    • Save the Quarry Pool by: admin

      February 9, 2014, 16:29

      If you want to sign the petition organised by Dr Nick Richards you can download a copy here.   Dr Richards has arranged for petitions to be collected by…

    • Music students revive bandstand by: admin

      January 23, 2013, 15:15

      Five acts from the college were given the opportunity to showcase their talents as part of plans to re-establish the Quarry bandstand. The bandstand has been…

    • all that jazz… by: admin

      October 28, 2012, 12:40

      A bit cooler today but the jazz was hot on the Bandstand in the Quarry. Stuart Spiers and his band perform latin jazz on a chilly, damp Sunday morning

    • Music on the Quarry Bandstand today by: admin

      October 21, 2012, 13:31

    • Sunday 14th October - Quarry Bandstand–free concert by: admin

      October 12, 2012, 08:29

      Not completely blonde Jake Chesworth

    • Geoff Rodgers at the Bandstand by: admin

      October 7, 2012, 13:38

      Bright sunshine and music in the Quarry today - it was great – thanks to all involved

    • M.A.D.I.S.O.N at the Bandstand noon Sunday by: admin

      October 1, 2012, 10:15

      M.A.D.I.S.O.N will be playing the bandstand free in the Quarry from 12 till 2pm on Sunday 6th October.

    • Jazz at the bandstand by: admin

      September 24, 2012, 16:19

      On Sunday there was live jazz at the bandstand in the Quarry between 12 and 2pm.  Thanks to our Jazz band Edward Rees (sax), Simon King (guitar) and Rob…

    • Quarry Bandstand by: admin

      September 17, 2012, 15:32

      Free live acoustic concerts, sponsored by STCRA, in The Quarry on the bandstand on Sundays for the rest of this month, October and just before Christmas. This…

    • Gold for Shrewsbury by: admin

      September 13, 2012, 16:35

      Heart of England judges commended the hundreds of floral hanging baskets and planters throughout the town in July. Its Gold award is given to ‘exceptional…

    • Quarry Bandstand by: admin

      September 12, 2012, 16:44

      First concert will be Sunday Jazz on 23rd September 12 - 2 more details to follow.

    • Gold Medal by: admin

      August 10, 2012, 12:47

      From the formal to the wild and extraordinary, the show gardens offer visitors a source of garden design inspiration and vision and showcase the best in…

    • Mudbath by: admin

      July 9, 2012, 16:44

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    • Morning after the night before… by: admin

      July 7, 2012, 10:16

      It beats me why people can’t clear up after themselves and put rubbish in the bins provided – having said that the concert seems to have been a great…

    • Porthill footbridge by: admin

      March 3, 2012, 09:11

      Repairs to Porthill footbridge are due to start on Monday and the bridge will close to the public a week later. It will be closed until July as part of the…

    • Boathouse pub landlord hopes for river crossing by: admin

      January 10, 2012, 11:24

      Talks will get under way next week to discuss the launch of a ferry crossing set to transport drinkers across the River Severn to a Shrewsbury pub when a…

    • Tree planting in the Quarry by: admin

      December 2, 2011, 10:52

      A tree planting will take place at 1pm on Friday 9th December 2011. Three weeping willows will be planted by the river assisted by STCRA members who will be…

    • A few more pics of our garden at the flower show... by: admin

      September 2, 2011, 10:09

      I walked through the Quarry yesterday, and all that remains of the flower show are a few faded patches of grass, interspersed with sand.............did it…

    • HELPERS NEEDED! by: admin

      July 31, 2011, 09:32

      On Monday, August 8th we shall start to prepare and build our show garden for the Flower Show in the Quarry.  I shall be needing helpers (diggers and…

    • Shrewsbury’s Quarry paddling pool to stay closed by: admin

      July 26, 2011, 22:32

      Isabella Wagner, 2, outside the Quarry paddling pool in Shrewsbury A Shrewsbury town centre paddling pool, which is locked up for maintenance work, may be…

    • Shropshire Olympian Festival by: admin

      June 18, 2011, 07:52

      Shrewsbury’s Quarry park was transformed into a sea of flags, banners and bunting today as a major sporting and cultural event was recreated for the first…

    • Mayday in the Quarry by: admin

      May 3, 2011, 06:22

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    • QUARRY BANDSTAND SUMMER PROGRAMME 2011 by: admin

      April 20, 2011, 20:39

      Sometime Wonder 1st May 3pm – 5.30pm Guitar, mandolin, fiddle - Strong vocal performances, lush harmonies with a nod to folk sound. Shrewsbury Concert…

    • Olympian Festival 17-19 June 2011 in the Quarry - Free by: admin

      March 25, 2011, 13:09

      Here you can download a flyer and the full programme of events Poster Programme

    • Upcoming events by: admin

      March 21, 2011, 08:56

      Wednesday 18th May 2011 Heritage Pub walk around the town centre, finishing with dinner at the Golden Cross. Wednesday 15th June 2011 Garden Party (venue…

    • New councillor for Quarry & Coton Hill by: admin

      February 18, 2011, 17:46

      STCRA member Andrew Bannerman triumphed for the Liberal Democrats at the Quarry and Coton Hill by-election despite a strong intervention by Labour which did…

    • The Shropshire Olympian Festival: June 2011 by: admin

      February 1, 2011, 13:00

      As part of the Cultural Olympiad, which leads up to the London Olympics in 2012, we are celebrating an extraordinary event which took place in the Quarry in…

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  • Category: Litter pick  (16)
    • Litter-pick by: admin

      November 12, 2012, 13:47

      Our November litter-pick is next Sunday, November 18th, 9am to 10 am Pride Hill, and all gather for coffee afterwards in McDonalds. During our Remembrance Day…

    • Litter pick by: admin

      September 14, 2012, 13:30

      Litter pick is this coming Sunday, September 16th - meet top of Pride Hill - 9 to 10am with coffee after at Macdonald's.

    • Litter pick by: admin

      August 16, 2012, 11:15

      Our next litter pick is this coming Sunday (19th), 9am to 10 am top of Pride Hill, with free coffee after, this time at Starbucks.  We had a good crowd…

    • Litter pick by: admin

      July 10, 2012, 22:56

      Our July litter-pick takes place this Sunday July 15th, as usual, top of Pride Hill 9am to 10am, with free coffee after at MacDonald's....good turnout last…

    • Litter pick by: admin

      June 12, 2012, 08:29

      This coming Sunday (June 17th), we have our monthly litter pick.  For any newcomers (please come!), we meet at the top of Pride Hill at 9am, and at 10…

    • Litter pick this Sunday by: admin

      May 17, 2012, 11:43

      Please note we have our monthly litter-pick this coming Sunday 17th May 2012.  Top of Pride Hill, 9am to 10am, free coffee after at McDonald's.

    • Litter pick by: admin

      April 12, 2012, 07:52

      The third Sunday of the month is coming round again, so on April 15th we shall be having our litter pick from the top of Pride Hill, as usual, 9am to 10am,…

    • Litter Pick photo call by: admin

      February 11, 2012, 09:11

      Our February litter-pick is on Sunday  19th starting from the top of Pride Hill from 9am to 10am, as usual, with free coffee afterwards at Starbucks.…

    • Litter pick this coming Sunday by: admin

      November 22, 2011, 20:39

      November 27th...............and, as it's the last one of the year it would be lovely to have a really bit turnout! As usual, top of Pride Hill, 9 to 10 am.…

    • LITTER PICK by: admin

      September 2, 2011, 19:18

      Litter-pick time has come round again.....suggest we keep to same time, same place, (9am top of Pride Hill) and those with pickers, please bring them...and if…

    • LITTER PICK by: admin

      August 3, 2011, 23:29

      It's litter-pick week-end - again!  9am to 10am, top of Pride Hill (some of us have pickers - others will be provided with them) - and free coffee after…

    • HEART OF ENGLAND IN BLOOM JUDGING by: admin

      July 14, 2011, 22:46

      On Monday, 18th July, the town is to be judged by Heart of England in bloom, and one of the places to be visited is the Dingle and Quarry.  It has been…

    • LITTER PICK by: admin

      July 4, 2011, 11:28

      Next litter-pick is Sunday July 10th at 9 - 10 am.  Meet top of Pride Hill, hopefully free coffee after at Starbucks.  Those who have got their own…

    • Litter Pick by: admin

      April 15, 2011, 15:02

      SUNDAY, 17TH APRIL, 2011... The litter-pick for this Sunday has been cancelled.  Police normally attend and park their van at the top of Pride Hill as a…

    • Litter Pick by: admin

      March 17, 2011, 16:22

      Just to remind you - litter-pick time has come round again! It's this coming Sunday 20th March, meet at top of Pride Hill  9 to 10 a.m. FREE coffee …

    • Litter pick by: admin

      February 15, 2011, 16:35

      Sunday, February 20th - Litter Pick,  from 9am to 10 am,  meeting at the top of Pride Hill.

  • Category: Shrewsbury Chronicle  (9)
    • Row over Square goes to minister by: admin

      January 31, 2013, 20:22

      Protesters have pleaded for controversial plans for Shrewsbury’s historic Square to be thrown out – claiming there will be an extra 200,000 visitors per…

    • SABC by: admin

      October 18, 2012, 15:38

      A petition with 500 signatures to save Shrewsbury Amateur Boxing Club (SABC)attacked by arsonists has been handed to council. SABC started the petition in a…

    • Huge Jubilee street party bid by: admin

      April 20, 2012, 11:53

      A massive street party to celebrate the Queen’s Diamond Jubilee is being planned for Shrewsbury. Local businessman Ian Tay, who runs wine shop 2 Bear Steps,…

    • Butcher Row by: admin

      March 16, 2012, 12:59

      Plans for a new £250,000 public information centre at the site of a toilet block in Shrewsbury town centre have been dramatically scaled down. Shrewsbury…

    • Sunday parking charges rethink by: admin

      July 7, 2011, 17:53

      Bosses at Shropshire Council have agreed to rethink Sunday parking charges in Shrewsbury, following a meeting with town centre traders. Ann DiTella, the owner…

    • Parking hike ‘may have been a mistake’ by: admin

      June 23, 2011, 09:45

      The leader of Shropshire Council has admitted the authority may have made a mistake in hiking the cost of car parking in Shrewsbury. Councillor Keith Barrow…

    • Figures show streets ‘among most polluted in the country’ by: admin

      April 21, 2011, 09:46

      Air pollution in Shrewsbury town centre is 15 per cent higher than the recommended safety limit set by the government, it has been revealed. Most of the town…

    • Demolition plan for public loos by: admin

      April 14, 2011, 09:27

      Plans have been unveiled to demolish public toilets in the centre of Shrewsbury, which were closed after problems with anti social behaviour, and build a…

    • Peregrine falcons at St Mary's church by: admin

      March 28, 2011, 07:12

      Shrewsbury Chronicle 24/03/2011 A charity abseil down the tower of an historic church was called off at the eleventh hour – to help safeguard protected…

  • Category: Traffic  (10)
    • Shrewsbury Integrated Transport Package by: admin

      February 10, 2016, 10:05

      Consultation beings on February 12th Members may be aware that Shropshire Council has funding for a package of road improvement and other measures, that we…

    • Shrewsbury short-cut drivers face prosecution by: admin

      April 17, 2014, 14:34

      More then 30 motorists were caught in a two-hour period ignoring a no entry sign on Princess Street to try to gain access on to Shoplatch. The road is…

    • St Julian Friars and Williams Way by: admin

      April 27, 2013, 22:24

      22nd April 2013 Re:  St Julian Friars/Williams Way Traffic Concerns Dear Candidate, Firstly, thank you for taking the time to attend our Hustings. …

    • A car sharing club for Shrewsbury by: admin

      November 14, 2011, 17:43

      The next meeting for people interested in setting up a car club in Shrewsbury will be held on Wednesday 14 December in the Bridgnorth Room at Shirehall, from…

    • Road works in Shrewsbury Town centre by: admin

      November 14, 2011, 13:20

      Unfortunately there have been unforeseen problems with both Shropshire Councils work at Smithfield Road / Raven Meadows, and the gas main replacement work at…

    • Road Closure Princess Street - 1 day on the 24th July 2011 by: admin

      July 7, 2011, 06:30

      Purpose:  New Supply between Market Street and College Hill Diversion Route:  Access from both directions

    • Road closures by: admin

      June 23, 2011, 16:11

      Beeches Lane and Town Walls will be closed for essential patching resurfacing works on Sundays 24th, 31st July and 7th Aug 2011. To facilitate access for…

    • Figures show streets ‘among most polluted in the country’ by: admin

      April 21, 2011, 09:46

      Air pollution in Shrewsbury town centre is 15 per cent higher than the recommended safety limit set by the government, it has been revealed. Most of the town…

    • Toll charge rises by: admin

      March 2, 2011, 19:31

      The toll on Shrewsbury’s Kingsland Bridge will double to help meet maintenance costs. The Shrewsbury Kingsland Bridge Company has been given permission by…

    • Shropshire Council Transport Survey by: admin

      February 28, 2011, 13:30

      Members may be interested in completing the Shropshire Council Transport Survey . The survey can be downloaded  here.

  • Category: Kingsland Toll Bridge  (1)
    • Toll charge rises by: admin

      March 2, 2011, 19:31

      The toll on Shrewsbury’s Kingsland Bridge will double to help meet maintenance costs. The Shrewsbury Kingsland Bridge Company has been given permission by…

  • Category: Shopping in Shrewsbury  (10)
    • Store plan threat to Shrewsbury food retailers by: admin

      June 6, 2013, 13:49

      from The Shropshire Star 06/06/2013 Plans for a new supermarket on a Shropshire retail park present a “serious threat” to the economy of the town centre,…

    • Good news for retail by: admin

      April 15, 2013, 14:37

      Jessops in Mardol has re-opened with many former members of staff reinstated to their old jobs.  Shrewsbury’s other branch on Castle Street will not…

    • Shop vacancies by: admin

      April 6, 2013, 11:25

      The Local Data Company, a retail research organisation, revealed that in Shrewsbury there is an overall shop vacancy rate of 12.6%, a 0.5% rise on the same…

    • Shrewsbury Portas pilot by: admin

      April 6, 2012, 08:18

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    • Shopping centre plans unveiled by: admin

      February 6, 2012, 21:20

      Plans have been lodged to redevelop three shopping centres in Shrewsbury into a single, combined centre. The £150m regeneration project will see the…

    • Warning On Tesco Plans To Expand by: admin

      November 9, 2011, 15:20

      Shropshire Star 09/11/2011 Controversial plans to extend the size of Shrewsbury's Tesco Extra store could hurt independent businesses in nearby towns and…

    • Shrewsbury’s Riverside shopping area by: admin

      July 14, 2011, 20:00

      Plans to demolish and rebuild Shrewsbury’s Riverside shopping area go on show to the public today. The £150m development, called New Riverside, would be…

    • Shopping centre with more shops by: admin

      June 24, 2011, 14:05

      Shrewsbury's three shopping centres will be merged to create a £150 million mall including a new department store, it was revealed today. The move will see…

    • Waitrose store to open in May by: admin

      March 30, 2011, 16:54

      Supermarket Waitrose will open its first store in Shrewsbury in May in a move which is expected to create 40 jobs. The former Burger King in Pride Hill and…

    • Town Delis by: admin

      February 1, 2011, 10:12

      TV cooks and the weekly recipe columns in our newspapers have widened our knowledge of new ingredients from all over the world and taught us how to use them.…

  • Category: Towndweller article  (7)
    • Janet Goose – An Appreciation by: admin

      February 20, 2011, 11:05

      Most of us living in the town centre knew Janet and, given her energy and continuing involvement in the civic causes she believed in, will have been both…

    • New chiefs are keen to spread residents' word by: admin

      February 18, 2011, 10:11

      As a new year starts, 2011 also sees a new beginning for our Association with the election of the first ever ‘joint’ Chairs, Sheila Sager and Alison…

    • AGM by: admin

      February 1, 2011, 11:20

      The most recent AGM of our Association was held on the 17th November last year, once again in St Chad’s Hall.  Our indefatigable Chairman had circulated her…

    • New Committee Member by: admin

      February 1, 2011, 11:18

      I am a Salopian by adoption, having moved from Berkshire in 1988 when my wife Pauline and I bought a small hotel in the town.  After a very interesting 10…

    • Exciting Plant Communities on the River Bank by: admin

      February 1, 2011, 11:09

      In 2010 Dr Sarah Whild, leader of the Biological Recording Group at the University of Birmingham, gathered together a group of keen, but mainly amateur,…

    • The Shropshire Olympian Festival: June 2011 by: admin

      February 1, 2011, 10:58

      As part of the Cultural Olympiad, which leads up to the London Olympics in 2012, we are celebrating an extraordinary event which took place in the Quarry in…

    • Town Delis by: admin

      February 1, 2011, 10:12

      TV cooks and the weekly recipe columns in our newspapers have widened our knowledge of new ingredients from all over the world and taught us how to use them.…

  • Category: Obituary  (1)
    • Janet Goose – An Appreciation by: admin

      February 20, 2011, 11:05

      Most of us living in the town centre knew Janet and, given her energy and continuing involvement in the civic causes she believed in, will have been both…

  • Category: River  (10)
    • Shrewsbury Regatta by: admin

      May 1, 2013, 10:30

      Organisers said this year’s Shrewsbury Regatta, which will take place on the weekend of May 11 and 12, would be the largest in the show’s history – which…

    • Towpath wall collapses into river by: admin

      June 1, 2012, 16:47

      A riverside wall in Shrewsbury town centre has collapsed into the River Severn just over three weeks after it was sealed off for emergency repairs. The…

    • Star letter: Neglect of the River Severn by: admin

      March 13, 2012, 08:48

      I would like to reply to the letter of February 28, regarding the River Severn in Shrewsbury needing attention. There used to be the Severn Water Board who…

    • River Severn weir power plan wins funding by: admin

      February 7, 2012, 21:21

      Major plans to generate power from the weir in Shrewsbury have been given a boost after securing Government funding, it was revealed today. Transition Town…

    • Boathouse pub landlord hopes for river crossing by: admin

      January 10, 2012, 11:24

      Talks will get under way next week to discuss the launch of a ferry crossing set to transport drinkers across the River Severn to a Shrewsbury pub when a…

    • River Festival by: admin

      November 4, 2011, 12:45

      A massive festival which will see a flotilla of boats sailing down the River Severn in Shrewsbury to mark the Queen’s Diamond Jubilee next summer could…

    • SHREWSBURY HYDRO GROUP by: admin

      September 28, 2011, 22:05

      Transition Town Shrewsbury has applied to a fund called energyshare.com for a £15,000 grant to undertake some environmental surveys at the Castlefields Weir…

    • Shrewsbury Hydro Scheme by: admin

      September 27, 2011, 16:27

      Green Power from the River Severn in Shrewsbury? The Shrewsbury Hydro Scheme Wednesday 12th October The Hobbs Room at the Library at 7.30pm…

    • Railings by: admin

      August 30, 2011, 20:50

      Railings will be put up alongside key areas of the River Severn in Shrewsbury to try to cut the number of deaths in the water, officials said today. The…

    • Exciting Plant Communities on the River Bank by: admin

      February 1, 2011, 11:09

      In 2010 Dr Sarah Whild, leader of the Biological Recording Group at the University of Birmingham, gathered together a group of keen, but mainly amateur,…

  • Category: LJC  (11)
    • Future of LJC by: admin

      February 18, 2014, 08:53

      THE SEVERN LOOP LOCAL JOINT COMMITTEE This is the last meeting of our LJC in the form it was created.  After this month, LJC's will have no funding to…

    • Shrewsbury LJC by: admin

      November 4, 2013, 16:51

      The Shrewsbury Wide Local Joint Committee next public meeting will be held on 14 November 2013 at 7.00 pm in the Council Chamber, Guildhall, Frankwell Quay,…

    • Severn Loop Local Joint Committee by: admin

      October 15, 2013, 08:04

      Your Chance to get Involved in the LJC The next meeting of the Severn Loop Local Joint Committee (covering the wards of Porthill, Quarry and Coton Hill and…

    • Hidden Shrewsbury by: admin

      May 12, 2013, 09:55

      Just one of the videos from a series titled ‘Hidden Shrewsbury’ made by STCRA members and produced last year as part of the LJC funded tourism project.…

    • SHREWSBURY WIDE LJC FORUM UPDATE by: admin

      February 25, 2013, 17:04

      To: Residents within the Shrewsbury Wide Local Joint Committee Area I am writing to you to thank you for the interest you showed in the Shrewsbury wide Loca…

    • Shrewsbury Wide Local Joint Committee by: admin

      November 22, 2012, 11:09

      Date: 29 November, 2012 - Time: 7pm LJC area - Shrewsbury LJC Venue - The Guildhall, Shrewsbury Agenda & Committee Papers: Thursday 29th…

    • Message from the chair by: admin

      October 23, 2012, 20:12

      As many of you are aware, the STCRA has undertaken a review of all our policies in an effort to ensure they are still relevant and 'joined-up'.  This work…

    • Severn Loop LJC 24th October by: admin

      October 10, 2012, 15:45

      Meeting at Guildhall, Frankwell Quay, Shrewsbury SY3 8HQ Picture: Coton Hill Allotments Contact:  Gwyn Bevan, Community Action Team, The…

    • SEVERN LOOP LJC WEDNESDAY 12th October  by: admin

      September 21, 2011, 18:09

      Paul Mcgreary who is in charge of Enforcement at Shropshire Council will address the meeting – this should be relevant to various problems in the Town…

    • Severn Loop LJC by: admin

      May 12, 2011, 23:30

      The Severn Loop LJC will meet at 7.00 pm Wednesday 18th May at the Guildhall There will be updates from the Community Policing Team, Community Action Officer,…

    • Annual Meeting of Shrewsbury Town Council by: admin

      March 9, 2011, 21:30

      The annual meeting of Shrewsbury Town council is at 7pm Thursday 28th April at the Guildhall. The next LJC meeting follows the STC meeting, in the same…

  • Category: Shrewsbury Town Council  (15)
    • Congratulations… by: admin

      May 4, 2013, 15:15

      Town resident Andrew Bannerman retained his council seat for the Quarry and Coton Hill division of Shropshire Council and also became the Shrewsbury Town…

    • Change of date for hustings by: admin

      March 13, 2013, 10:13

      Change to the date of the hustings which is now fixed for Thursday 11th April at 7.30pm in St Chads Hall. At present Andrew Bannerman,Liberal Democrat…

    • Stop stopping up… by: admin

      November 6, 2012, 12:41

      A two day hearing will begin on Tuesday, January 29th 2013 at the Shirehall. The inquiry will examine the case for granting a 'stopping up' order, allowing…

    • Failure to agree  by: admin

      September 20, 2012, 10:45

      Shrewsbury Town Council are unimpressed by developers trying to extend Princess House into our historic Town Square. Although county planners have approved…

    • Greenhouse visit by: admin

      May 23, 2012, 15:42

      All members of the STCRA Association are invited to an open evening at at the Town Council's nursery at Weeping Cross on Thursday, May 31st at 6 pm. These are…

    • Shrewsbury Town FC by: admin

      May 3, 2012, 15:07

      The Shrewsbury Town FC promotion heroes will take an open-top bus parade on Sunday 6th May 2012.  The civic parade will set off from the Greenhous Meadow…

    • Shrewsbury Portas pilot by: admin

      April 6, 2012, 08:18

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    • Butcher Row by: admin

      March 16, 2012, 12:59

      Plans for a new £250,000 public information centre at the site of a toilet block in Shrewsbury town centre have been dramatically scaled down. Shrewsbury…

    • River Severn weir power plan wins funding by: admin

      February 7, 2012, 21:21

      Major plans to generate power from the weir in Shrewsbury have been given a boost after securing Government funding, it was revealed today. Transition Town…

    • Shrewsbury International Street Theatre Festival 2011 by: admin

      September 2, 2011, 10:33

        Established in 2005 Shrewsbury International Street Theatre Festival is a family-friendly event, which takes place Friday 2nd to Sunday 4th September.…

    • Butcher Row development (11/02937/FUL) by: admin

      August 3, 2011, 23:41

      The STCRA planning group have serious concerns regarding the Town Council's planning application to replace the Butcher Row toilets with a new building and a…

    • Butcher Row Toilet Plan by: admin

      July 28, 2011, 13:42

      The plans see the site transformed into a multi-use area incorporating modern toilets, disabled rest facilities, a Town Council information point and a…

    • Invitation from Helen Ball, Town Clerk, Shrewsbury Town Council by: admin

      May 12, 2011, 23:27

      "We would like to invite members of the Town Centre Residents Association to an Open Evening Thursday 26th May 2011 at 6.30pm at our Greenhouses at Weeping…

    • Demolition plan for public loos by: admin

      April 14, 2011, 09:27

      Plans have been unveiled to demolish public toilets in the centre of Shrewsbury, which were closed after problems with anti social behaviour, and build a…

    • Annual Meeting of Shrewsbury Town Council by: admin

      March 9, 2011, 21:30

      The annual meeting of Shrewsbury Town council is at 7pm Thursday 28th April at the Guildhall. The next LJC meeting follows the STC meeting, in the same…

  • Category: Library  (1)
    • Reference Library by: admin

      March 12, 2011, 21:43

      This Notice appeared at the Reference Library recently The Integration of Reference Library services into Shrewsbury Library The Reference Library…

  • Category: Shropshire Council  (21)
    • Congratulations… by: admin

      May 4, 2013, 15:15

      Town resident Andrew Bannerman retained his council seat for the Quarry and Coton Hill division of Shropshire Council and also became the Shrewsbury Town…

    • BT Superfast broadband in Shropshire by: admin

      March 29, 2013, 09:59

      High-speed fibre broadband will be available in some parts of Shropshire within 12 months. A £25m contract was signed between Shropshire Council and BT in…

    • Change of date for hustings by: admin

      March 13, 2013, 10:13

      Change to the date of the hustings which is now fixed for Thursday 11th April at 7.30pm in St Chads Hall. At present Andrew Bannerman,Liberal Democrat…

    • Tidy Shrewsbury by: admin

      October 23, 2012, 20:23

      Attached is the an updated version of the previous litter notice issued by the council originally. You will now notice it is headed up by the Tidy Shrewsbury…

    • Road works by: admin

      September 17, 2012, 16:32

      Work started on Chester Street today as part of the Northern Gateway enhancement scheme, designed to improve access to the town centre for motorists. This…

    • Northern Gateway Enhancement Scheme by: admin

      September 6, 2012, 09:14

      Work starts on the Northern Gateway project on Monday 17th September.  The improvements are centred on Chester Street, Cross Street and Castle Foregate in…

    • Star letter: Stealing the pavement by: admin

      July 10, 2012, 08:25

      The Square in Shrewsbury is under threat from the developers, who wish to fill in the gap below the overhang of Princess House with more shop windows.…

    • Compost bins make your garden beautiful by: admin

      May 8, 2012, 11:27

      Shropshire Council is urging residents to bag a bargain home compost bin.  The Council has just signed up to a new contract with UK manufacturer Straight…

    • Shrewsbury Town FC by: admin

      May 3, 2012, 15:07

      The Shrewsbury Town FC promotion heroes will take an open-top bus parade on Sunday 6th May 2012.  The civic parade will set off from the Greenhous Meadow…

    • Please Support Better Broadband for Shropshire by: admin

      April 13, 2012, 14:49

      A campaign is being launched to encourage residents and businesses to pledge their support for bringing better broadband to Shropshire. The aim is that every…

    • Butcher Row by: admin

      March 16, 2012, 12:59

      Plans for a new £250,000 public information centre at the site of a toilet block in Shrewsbury town centre have been dramatically scaled down. Shrewsbury…

    • Rubbish – take a tape measure with you! by: admin

      February 26, 2012, 13:52

      Veolia are reminding residents about the entry rules to their Household Recycling Centre at Battlefield Enterprise Park Shrewsbury. To prevent illegal…

    • River Severn weir power plan wins funding by: admin

      February 7, 2012, 21:21

      Major plans to generate power from the weir in Shrewsbury have been given a boost after securing Government funding, it was revealed today. Transition Town…

    • Charlotte Edwards in the Square last night by: admin

      December 15, 2011, 12:04

      O Holy Night was recorded by soloist Charlotte Edwards to raise money for Hope House Children’s Hospice, and she took to the stage in The Square last…

    • Riverside Medical Practice protest by: admin

      December 8, 2011, 14:08

      Over 200 people are expected to form a human chain at a closure-threatened Shrewsbury town centre medical practice on Saturday. The Riverside Medical Practice…

    • Road works in Shrewsbury Town centre by: admin

      November 14, 2011, 13:20

      Unfortunately there have been unforeseen problems with both Shropshire Councils work at Smithfield Road / Raven Meadows, and the gas main replacement work at…

    • Wakeman – Schools Adjudicator meeting by: admin

      October 26, 2011, 23:09

      Dear all, I know you were all upset by the Council’s determination to close the Wakeman School in the teeth of public protest. There is a chance to…

    • Art in the Square by: admin

      September 2, 2011, 07:35

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    • THE SHREWSBURY BIG CURRY by: admin

      June 15, 2011, 15:30

      SATURDAY 23rd JULY 2011 IN SUPPORT OF ABF THE SOLDIERS’ CHARITY Sponsored by Shropshire Council and Heart of England Fine Foods ABF The Soldiers’…

    • Olympian Festival 17-19 June 2011 in the Quarry - Free by: admin

      March 25, 2011, 13:09

      Here you can download a flyer and the full programme of events Poster Programme

    • Reference Library by: admin

      March 12, 2011, 21:43

      This Notice appeared at the Reference Library recently The Integration of Reference Library services into Shrewsbury Library The Reference Library…

  • Category: Garden Party  (6)
    • Garden Party by: admin

      April 26, 2014, 09:59

      Download the flyer and applications form here

    • Garden Party by: admin

      June 15, 2013, 13:07

      Annual Garden Party Wednesday July 3rd 6.30pm-8.30pm in the garden of the Shrewsbury 6th Form College. £5 in advance or £8 on the door - by kind permission…

    • Good neighbours support Omega Chatterbox by: admin

      December 14, 2012, 11:15

      On Thursday 12th December 2012 Mr Eddie Clitheroe, a resident at Blackfriars Crescent, presented a cheque in the sum of £100 on behalf of STCRA. This sum of…

    • Garden Party 2012 by: admin

      June 25, 2012, 16:06

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    • Garden Party by: admin

      June 7, 2012, 08:23

      Annual Garden Party Saturday June 23rd 6.30pm—8.30pm at Blackfriars Meadow £5 in advance or £8 on the door.  In a unique setting on the banks of the…

    • Upcoming events by: admin

      March 21, 2011, 08:56

      Wednesday 18th May 2011 Heritage Pub walk around the town centre, finishing with dinner at the Golden Cross. Wednesday 15th June 2011 Garden Party (venue…

  • Category: Mezze  (1)
    • Upcoming events by: admin

      March 21, 2011, 08:56

      Wednesday 18th May 2011 Heritage Pub walk around the town centre, finishing with dinner at the Golden Cross. Wednesday 15th June 2011 Garden Party (venue…

  • Category: Events  (22)
    • Dementia talk by: admin

      May 11, 2014, 14:33

      download flyer

    • STCRA Christmas drinks by: admin

      December 6, 2013, 12:50

      STCRA Christmas Drinks Evening   The Tudor Bar, The Lion Hotel on Wednesday 18th December from 6.30pm - warm up after Carols in the Square Members will…

    • Jigsaw Sound by: admin

      March 15, 2013, 14:45

      On Tuesday 21st May 2013, Jigsaw Sound will give a Spring Concert at: The Adam Ballroom The Lion Hotel Wyle Cop Shrewsbury    Bar will be…

    • Glutton Club by: admin

      November 23, 2012, 15:33

      The venue for a new pop-up style of restaurant in Shropshire called ‘The Glutton Club’ has just been announced. The Glutton Club will open exclusively from…

    • CINEMA at The Hive by: admin

      September 21, 2012, 14:24

      Alternate Fridays 8pm - Bar from 7:30pm 28 Sept 2012: Bread and tulips (Italy, 2000) Romantic comedy drama about a housewife who impulsively hitchhikes to…

    • COURSES IN PALAEOGRAPHY AND BEGINNER'S LATIN by: admin

      August 22, 2012, 15:36

      Both courses are to be tutored by Sylvia Watts.   Palaeography: Tuesday 18th September - Tuesday 9th October 2012 (4 weeks). Afternoons at 2pm.…

    • GHOST WALK AND MEAL by: admin

      October 21, 2011, 13:05

      We are having a Ghost Walk and meal on Saturday October 29th, starting from the Square at 6.30 with a meal at 8pm. Ghost Walk is £2 per head (limited…

    • Shrewsbury International Street Theatre Festival 2011 by: admin

      September 2, 2011, 10:33

        Established in 2005 Shrewsbury International Street Theatre Festival is a family-friendly event, which takes place Friday 2nd to Sunday 4th September.…

    • Dickens at The Lion - 3 to 5 February 2012 by: admin

      July 8, 2011, 19:39

      One of Britain’s greatest authors, Charles Dickens, stayed at Shrewsbury’s Lion Hotel at least twice in the mid 19th Century and almost certainly gave…

    • Penelope Timmis by: admin

      May 20, 2011, 12:57

      Paintings, Photographs and Cards 22nd May - 5th June 2011 10am - 4pm Bear Steps Gallery Fish Street, Shrewsbury SY1 1UR www.penelopetimmis.co.uk

    • Our Games Story exhibition by: admin

      May 20, 2011, 10:21

      Shrewsbury Museum and Art Gallery starts the race towards the Shropshire Olympian Games with ‘Our Games Story’ Exhibition 23 May – 19 June 2011 The…

    • Date for your diary by: admin

      May 20, 2011, 09:34

      Jordanian evening at the Shrewsbury Coffeehouse is to be held on Wednesday 21st July, 7pm.  The price will be £20 and includes a glass of wine. Enjoy…

    • A gourmet evening of cheese, wine & bread by: admin

      May 17, 2011, 11:20

      Forty Shropshire food-lovers were lucky enough to secure tickets to a sell-out event at the recently opened Shrewsbury Coffeehouse in Castle Street last…

    • Top cheese display at town store  by: admin

      April 25, 2011, 18:55

      A gourmet evening of award-winning cheese and bread is in store for visitors to a recently opened Shropshire coffeehouse. Master baker Sheila Tuskan Sager,…

    • Punch & Ploughman’s Party 6th May at RFC by: admin

      April 19, 2011, 19:24

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    • Hive Street Party by: admin

      April 2, 2011, 21:42

      The Hive Music and Media Centre in Shrewsbury is hosting it's first ever town centre street party for the local community on the Royal Wedding day, Friday 29th…

    • Anthem for the Shropshire Olympian Festival by: admin

      March 31, 2011, 12:20

      Singers throughout Shropshire are invited to join in the largest choir ever assembled to sing the Festival Anthem at the Closing Ceremony of the Shropshire…

    • April events in Shrewsbury town centre by: admin

      March 31, 2011, 10:27

      FARMERS MARKET 01.04.2011  Shrewsbury Farmers Market Square Shrewsbury Shrewsbury's monthly farmers' market showcasing the very best of local…

    • Shrewsbury street theatre festival will return by: admin

      March 30, 2011, 12:18

      A major festival due to be staged in Shrewsbury will definitely go ahead this year despite doubts over its future. Officials claim the Shrewsbury International…

    • Olympian Festival 17-19 June 2011 in the Quarry - Free by: admin

      March 25, 2011, 13:09

      Here you can download a flyer and the full programme of events Poster Programme

    • Cycle Shrewsbury by: admin

      March 23, 2011, 14:20

      Shropshire Council has received additional funding from Cycling England over the past three years to invest in measures to increase the number of people…

    • Upcoming events by: admin

      March 21, 2011, 08:56

      Wednesday 18th May 2011 Heritage Pub walk around the town centre, finishing with dinner at the Golden Cross. Wednesday 15th June 2011 Garden Party (venue…

  • Category: Shropshire Star  (39)
    • Nudes come to Shrewsbury by: admin

      August 31, 2014, 13:15

      Works by some of the most famous painters of nudes and the body will be coming to Shrewsbury next month. Almost 30 works by artists including Auguste Rodin,…

    • Free entry call for new museum  by: admin

      June 3, 2014, 12:13

      Councillor Alan Mosley told fellow councillors that offering free or reduced-price entry would allow taxpayers to "actually see what they have been paying…

    • Butcher Row by: admin

      February 4, 2014, 20:43

      The toilets at Butcher Row are expected to open by the end of the month. They have been closed for more than three years after police warned the Town Council…

    • Views on 5* hotel on Quarry pool site are sought by: admin

      February 4, 2014, 16:00

      People in Shrewsbury are to be asked their opinions on plans to replace the town centre swimming pool with a five-star hotel.   The Lib Dem group at Shropshire…

    • Lord West backs Benbow statue campaign by: admin

      April 12, 2013, 06:56

      A top security adviser to former Prime Minister Gordon Brown has joined a campaign to build a £50,000 statue in honour of Shropshire naval hero Admiral…

    • BT Superfast broadband in Shropshire by: admin

      March 29, 2013, 09:59

      High-speed fibre broadband will be available in some parts of Shropshire within 12 months. A £25m contract was signed between Shropshire Council and BT in…

    • Best places to live by: admin

      March 14, 2013, 10:02

      The county town was named in the top 12 ‘little nirvanas’ in the Midlands following a survey carried out by a national newspaper. The Sunday Times have…

    • St Julian’s Friars traffic experiment by: admin

      February 23, 2013, 11:59

      In a public drop-in session on Tuesday 26 February officers from Shropshire Council will unveil detailed plans about the second phase of an experimental…

    • Shrewsbury station all lit up by: admin

      January 24, 2013, 13:08

      If listed building consent is granted, the station could be lit up in time for the Shrewsbury Flower Show in August. Shropshire Council has put £30k towards…

    • Marathon in June by: admin

      January 10, 2013, 17:41

      The town centre will be closed to motorists as hundreds of runners take to the streets for the Shrewsbury Marathon and Half Marathon on June 23. Bosses hope…

    • Trio who will be new Shrewsbury statues by: admin

      November 25, 2012, 00:12

      One is the most famous poet of the Great War, another is a larger-than-life town crier, and the third is the mythical goddess of the River Severn.  Now…

    • Road works by: admin

      September 17, 2012, 16:32

      Work started on Chester Street today as part of the Northern Gateway enhancement scheme, designed to improve access to the town centre for motorists. This…

    • War of words over extension plan's threat to town cafe culture by: admin

      August 7, 2012, 22:53

      Councillor hits out at Square changes by Chris Burn Claims that changes to Shrewsbury's Square are needed to ensure businesses can keep trading there have…

    • Sides square up for battle over Shrewsbury shop frontage by: admin

      August 2, 2012, 21:02

      A public inquiry could be on the cards over proposed changes to Shrewsbury’s historic Square after opponents refused to back down. Dozens of objections…

    • Fear £10m store will hit Shrewsbury town centre trade by: admin

      July 11, 2012, 13:56

      An artist’s impression shows how the supermarket would fit into the area The Shrewsbury Town Centre Residents’ Association has lodged an official…

    • Star letter: Stealing the pavement by: admin

      July 10, 2012, 08:25

      The Square in Shrewsbury is under threat from the developers, who wish to fill in the gap below the overhang of Princess House with more shop windows.…

    • Parking permits by: admin

      May 19, 2012, 11:17

      Parking permits could be introduced in Shrewsbury town centre in a move to cut down on drivers trying to avoid hefty fees by parking in side streets and…

    • St Chads tower tours by: admin

      May 16, 2012, 10:24

      People will be given the rare chance to enjoy breath-taking views from the top of one of Shrewsbury’s best-known churches as part of its restoration…

    • VAT risk to Shrewsbury’s buildings by: admin

      April 7, 2012, 12:26

      Some of Shropshire’s iconic structures in need of repair could fall into terminal decline following a Government decision to charge VAT on alterations to…

    • New Riverside development by: admin

      March 30, 2012, 19:49

      Planning chiefs today admitted the new £150 million New Riverside development in Shrewsbury would harm the quality of life of residents living nearby. But…

    • Riverside redevelopment by: admin

      March 7, 2012, 23:31

      Residents living close to a planned new £150m shopping centre in the heart of Shrewsbury will have to put up with years of disruption while building work…

    • Sushi bar to replace Shrewsbury hotel by: admin

      March 3, 2012, 12:23

      A bar, hotel and restaurant which was given a £100k revamp less than 12 months ago has closed again, and will re-open as a sushi restaurant. The lease has…

    • Porthill footbridge by: admin

      March 3, 2012, 09:11

      Repairs to Porthill footbridge are due to start on Monday and the bridge will close to the public a week later. It will be closed until July as part of the…

    • Faster broadband is to roll out in Shrewsbury by: admin

      February 23, 2012, 01:13

      Almost 30,000 homes and businesses in Shrewsbury will get access to super-fast broadband over the next few weeks as BT rolls its coverage out across the town,…

    • Talks bid to restore Shrewsbury’s London rail service by: admin

      February 22, 2012, 11:38

      Marches Local Enterprise Partnership will meet First Group representatives next month with officials claiming it is vital that the link to the capital is…

    • River Severn weir power plan wins funding by: admin

      February 7, 2012, 21:21

      Major plans to generate power from the weir in Shrewsbury have been given a boost after securing Government funding, it was revealed today. Transition Town…

    • Boathouse pub landlord hopes for river crossing by: admin

      January 10, 2012, 11:24

      Talks will get under way next week to discuss the launch of a ferry crossing set to transport drinkers across the River Severn to a Shrewsbury pub when a…

    • Charlotte Edwards in the Square last night by: admin

      December 15, 2011, 12:04

      O Holy Night was recorded by soloist Charlotte Edwards to raise money for Hope House Children’s Hospice, and she took to the stage in The Square last…

    • Shrewsbury cardboard recycling bid to raise funds Green group’s by: admin

      December 3, 2011, 00:00

      A community group has launched its own cardboard recycling scheme after kerbside collections across the county were axed nationally amid concerns of…

    • Riverside Medical Practice by: admin

      November 11, 2011, 16:55

      Plans for a £150 million shopping centre in Shrewsbury could include a medical practice, have been revealed. The centre would link up the town’s current…

    • Remembrance Sunday by: admin

      November 10, 2011, 00:23

      Shrewsbury will remember its fallen heroes with a civic procession and wreath-laying ceremony on Sunday 13th November 2011. Mayor of Shrewsbury Tony Durnell…

    • Warning On Tesco Plans To Expand by: admin

      November 9, 2011, 15:20

      Shropshire Star 09/11/2011 Controversial plans to extend the size of Shrewsbury's Tesco Extra store could hurt independent businesses in nearby towns and…

    • Approval For £8m Hotel In Centre Of Town by: admin

      November 7, 2011, 15:56

      Plans for an £8 million hotel in Shrewsbury town centre, creating more than 40 jobs, have been given the go-ahead. Premier Inn has been granted planning…

    • River Festival by: admin

      November 4, 2011, 12:45

      A massive festival which will see a flotilla of boats sailing down the River Severn in Shrewsbury to mark the Queen’s Diamond Jubilee next summer could…

    • Lawyers to stay in town centre by: admin

      August 16, 2011, 18:26

      A Shrewsbury firm of solicitors is set to expand into new premises as it stands ready to double in size as it merges with other firms. Linder Myers, which…

    • Shrewsbury’s Riverside shopping area by: admin

      July 14, 2011, 20:00

      Plans to demolish and rebuild Shrewsbury’s Riverside shopping area go on show to the public today. The £150m development, called New Riverside, would be…

    • Shropshire Olympian Festival by: admin

      June 18, 2011, 07:52

      Shrewsbury’s Quarry park was transformed into a sea of flags, banners and bunting today as a major sporting and cultural event was recreated for the first…

    • Waitrose store to open in May by: admin

      March 30, 2011, 16:54

      Supermarket Waitrose will open its first store in Shrewsbury in May in a move which is expected to create 40 jobs. The former Burger King in Pride Hill and…

    • Shrewsbury street theatre festival will return by: admin

      March 30, 2011, 12:18

      A major festival due to be staged in Shrewsbury will definitely go ahead this year despite doubts over its future. Officials claim the Shrewsbury International…

  • Category: Shrewsbury Street Theatre Festival  (1)
  • Category: Hive  (15)
    • Hive Easter bazaar by: admin

      April 17, 2014, 11:35

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    • Call-out for STCRA volunteer stewards by: admin

      March 28, 2014, 13:33

      Volunteers needed for the Hive's street festival on Monday 5th May needed please. Duties include; ~ Volunteers to help with set-up and clearing-up. ~…

    • HIVE launches appeal for new trustees by: admin

      July 4, 2013, 11:25

      The Hive on Belmont, an independent youth arts charity working across Shropshire - is appealing for new trustees. This presents a key opportunity for people to…

    • Street Party by: admin

      April 3, 2013, 15:28

      Once again, the Hive are looking for volunteer stewards to do 45-60 minute shifts 'manning' the ends of the street at both the Town Walls and Belmont Bank…

    • Bazaar at the Hive Saturday 30th March by: admin

      March 8, 2013, 14:14

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    • Hive garden by: admin

      January 7, 2013, 16:34

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    • Festive Bazaar by: admin

      December 5, 2012, 14:40

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    • What’s on at The Hive by: admin

      October 24, 2012, 22:37

       

    • Calling all green-fingered members! by: admin

      October 19, 2012, 13:32

      The Hive is looking for some assistance in their Courtyard Garden, with general maintenance, as well as more specific tasks such as trimming the grapevine…

    • CINEMA at The Hive by: admin

      September 21, 2012, 14:24

      Alternate Fridays 8pm - Bar from 7:30pm 28 Sept 2012: Bread and tulips (Italy, 2000) Romantic comedy drama about a housewife who impulsively hitchhikes to…

    • Street Art preview by: admin

      May 31, 2012, 14:00

      A last minute reminder for tonight’s Private View of our Street Art and Graffiti expo at the Hive Music and Media Centre, Thursday 31st May between 7:30pm…

    • Stickers by: admin

      May 15, 2012, 16:10

      I'm pleased to report that we now have some great new stickers - for windows in the car, at home or businesses - and we need all the help we can in getting…

    • Buzzing May Day Festival by: admin

      April 19, 2012, 10:22

      The Hive Music and Media Centre in Shrewsbury is ready to host its May Day street festival in just a few weeks time. A large number of local businesses are…

    • STCRA members welcome to private view by: admin

      February 13, 2012, 14:34

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    • SUMMER ACTIVITIES PROVING POPULAR AT THE HIVE by: admin

      July 26, 2011, 19:49

      The Hive Music and Media Centre’s creative workshops are proving to be as popular as always this summer, with a wide variety of activities on offer for young…

  • Category: Band Stand  (7)
    • all that jazz… by: admin

      October 28, 2012, 12:40

      A bit cooler today but the jazz was hot on the Bandstand in the Quarry. Stuart Spiers and his band perform latin jazz on a chilly, damp Sunday morning

    • Geoff Rodgers at the Bandstand by: admin

      October 7, 2012, 13:38

      Bright sunshine and music in the Quarry today - it was great – thanks to all involved

    • M.A.D.I.S.O.N at the Bandstand noon Sunday by: admin

      October 1, 2012, 10:15

      M.A.D.I.S.O.N will be playing the bandstand free in the Quarry from 12 till 2pm on Sunday 6th October.

    • Jazz at the bandstand by: admin

      September 24, 2012, 16:19

      On Sunday there was live jazz at the bandstand in the Quarry between 12 and 2pm.  Thanks to our Jazz band Edward Rees (sax), Simon King (guitar) and Rob…

    • Quarry Bandstand by: admin

      September 17, 2012, 15:32

      Free live acoustic concerts, sponsored by STCRA, in The Quarry on the bandstand on Sundays for the rest of this month, October and just before Christmas. This…

    • Mayday in the Quarry by: admin

      May 3, 2011, 06:22

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    • QUARRY BANDSTAND SUMMER PROGRAMME 2011 by: admin

      April 20, 2011, 20:39

      Sometime Wonder 1st May 3pm – 5.30pm Guitar, mandolin, fiddle - Strong vocal performances, lush harmonies with a nod to folk sound. Shrewsbury Concert…

  • Category: Flaxmill  (2)
    • VAT risk to Shrewsbury’s buildings by: admin

      April 7, 2012, 12:26

      Some of Shropshire’s iconic structures in need of repair could fall into terminal decline following a Government decision to charge VAT on alterations to…

    • Flaxmill  by: admin

      April 27, 2011, 17:50

      Letter to Friends of the Flaxmill from Alan Mosley Dear All I am writing to invite you to come along to enjoy the wonderful heritage of the Flaxmill…

  • Category: St Chad's  (3)
    • New Season of lunchtime concerts at St Chad’s by: admin

      January 17, 2013, 13:21

      Shropshire's only regular weekly lunch-hour concert series resumes at St Chad's Church on February 1st.  St Chad's Church - the town's civic church - is…

    • St Chads tower tours by: admin

      May 16, 2012, 10:24

      People will be given the rare chance to enjoy breath-taking views from the top of one of Shrewsbury’s best-known churches as part of its restoration…

    • St Chad's restoration campaign by: admin

      May 3, 2011, 07:43

      St Chad's Church is unique being the only Grade 1 Listed circular Georgian church in the country, which retains its original interior. The parish dates back to…

  • Category: Art  (4)
  • Category: The Hive  (3)
    • HIVE LAUNCHES APPEAL FOR NEW TRUSTEES by: admin

      August 12, 2011, 06:56

      The Hive Music and Media Centre, an independent youth arts charity working across Shropshire is appealing for new trustees, presenting a key opportunity for…

    • HIVE LAUNCHES APPEAL FOR NEW TRUSTEES by: admin

      June 14, 2011, 22:37

      The Hive Music and Media Centre, an independent youth arts charity working across Shropshire is appealing for new trustees, presenting a key opportunity for…

    • Bright Owls language School at The Hive by: admin

      June 2, 2011, 19:53

      The Hive Music and Media Centre would like to extend an invitation to the STCRA, to attend the launch of Bright Owls, the exciting new language school for all…

  • Category: The Square  (20)
    • Farmers market by: admin

      June 5, 2014, 14:03

      The monthly farmers market takes place tomorrow in the Square between 9 am and 3:30 pm. We have 34 fantastic producers attending with a wide array of food…

    • Shrewsbury Farmers Market by: admin

      February 5, 2014, 21:14

      Dear Town Centre Residents, I am pleased to say that this Friday sees the return of the monthly Farmers Market in the Square between 9am and 3:30pm. We…

    • Theft of our pavement – should we appeal? by: admin

      February 28, 2013, 20:24

      The 15 page report by Inspector John Wilde on allowing Princess House to encroach further into the Town Square can be summed up by the following extracts. Th…

    • Reporter on the Square by: admin

      February 1, 2013, 21:12

      A brilliant commentary on Tuesday’s Public inquiry by Pauline Fisk Well worth a read to get the atmosphere inside the Inquiry

    • Row over Square goes to minister by: admin

      January 31, 2013, 20:22

      Protesters have pleaded for controversial plans for Shrewsbury’s historic Square to be thrown out – claiming there will be an extra 200,000 visitors per…

    • Public Inquiry by: admin

      January 29, 2013, 17:55

      The hearing at Shirehall will examine the case for allowing fronts of shops to be moved forward.  The room was crowded with standing room only until more…

    • MADISON in the Square Sunday 9th December 2013 by: admin

      December 9, 2012, 13:34

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    • Protest today in the Square by: admin

      December 8, 2012, 16:04

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    • Stop stopping up… by: admin

      November 6, 2012, 12:41

      A two day hearing will begin on Tuesday, January 29th 2013 at the Shirehall. The inquiry will examine the case for granting a 'stopping up' order, allowing…

    • Public enquiry by: admin

      October 16, 2012, 17:11

      Department for Transport officials have accepted a bid for an inquiry into plans to move forward a row of shops at Princess House. The news has today been…

    • Gold for Shrewsbury by: admin

      September 13, 2012, 16:35

      Heart of England judges commended the hundreds of floral hanging baskets and planters throughout the town in July. Its Gold award is given to ‘exceptional…

    • War of words over extension plan's threat to town cafe culture by: admin

      August 7, 2012, 22:53

      Councillor hits out at Square changes by Chris Burn Claims that changes to Shrewsbury's Square are needed to ensure businesses can keep trading there have…

    • Sides square up for battle over Shrewsbury shop frontage by: admin

      August 2, 2012, 21:02

      A public inquiry could be on the cards over proposed changes to Shrewsbury’s historic Square after opponents refused to back down. Dozens of objections…

    • What’s on… by: admin

      July 31, 2012, 14:37

      FREE FAMILY FUNDAY on MONDAY 6TH AUGUST – great stuff for kids in the Square 11am to 4pm.  FREE events and activities for all the family. featuring…

    • PRINCESS HOUSE – THE SQUARE, SHREWSBURY by: admin

      July 15, 2012, 17:25

      Planning permission has been granted for the extension of the ground floor of Princess House along the entire length of the side facing the Square, filling in…

    • The Square redevelopment! by: admin

      February 2, 2012, 16:17

      People power looks to have won the day after developers decided to drop plans to change historic buildings in Shrewsbury’s Square in the face of intense…

    • Shrewsbury International Street Theatre Festival 2011 by: admin

      September 2, 2011, 10:33

        Established in 2005 Shrewsbury International Street Theatre Festival is a family-friendly event, which takes place Friday 2nd to Sunday 4th September.…

    • Art in the Square by: admin

      September 2, 2011, 07:35

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    • Market Square by: admin

      August 31, 2011, 07:50

      The monthly market in the square will be moved from this Friday 2nd to next Friday 9th September. The market will run from 9am until 3:30pm as usual. It will…

    • THE SHREWSBURY BIG CURRY by: admin

      June 15, 2011, 15:30

      SATURDAY 23rd JULY 2011 IN SUPPORT OF ABF THE SOLDIERS’ CHARITY Sponsored by Shropshire Council and Heart of England Fine Foods ABF The Soldiers’…

  • Category: Road closure  (18)
    • Road Closure by: admin

      July 20, 2013, 07:50

      Swan Hill between Murivance and Cross Hill to lay a new clean water connection   Monday 12th August 2013 – 9 Hours (08.00 am – 17.00 pm)

    • Closure of towpath between Castle Bridge and St Mary’s Water Lane by: admin

      May 30, 2013, 12:08

      This temporary closure will start on 1st July 2013 and last for 31 days between 07.00 and 19.00. The purpose is to erect a temporary structure to undertake…

    • Road closure by: admin

      May 22, 2013, 21:43

      College Hill will be closed on Sunday 16th June 2013 to allow gas connection works to take place.

    • SHREWSBURY MARATHON by: admin

      May 17, 2013, 22:37

      Shrewsbury town centre roads and parts of Longden Coleham, Longden Road and Kingsland areas, roads will be closed on Sunday 23rd June 2013 (approximately 5.00…

    • St Julian’s road closure by: admin

      February 28, 2013, 14:23

      Plans to close a town centre street in Shrewsbury for three months as part of a £200,000 pedestrianisation scheme have received ‘overwhelming support’…

    • St Julian’s Friars traffic experiment by: admin

      February 23, 2013, 11:59

      In a public drop-in session on Tuesday 26 February officers from Shropshire Council will unveil detailed plans about the second phase of an experimental…

    • Shrewsbury Northern Gateway Scheme Phase 2 by: admin

      February 13, 2013, 08:32

      Smithfield Road westbound will be closed to traffic on the nights of Monday 25th & Tuesday 26th February and Monday 4th and Tuesday 5th March 2013 The…

    • Road Closure - Victoria Quay and Welsh Bridge by: admin

      January 23, 2013, 09:19

      Sunday 17th and Sunday 24th February 2013 between 06:00 – 18:00 for reinstatement Diversion Route - Frankwell, Copthorne Road, Shelton Road, Roman Road,…

    • Belmont road closure by: admin

      October 9, 2012, 09:30

      New date for the closure of Belmont in Shrewsbury for Severn Trent Water to undertake works is  Sunday 21st October 2012.

    • EMERGENCY CLOSURE VICTORIA QUAY by: admin

      August 22, 2012, 13:49

      Victoria Quay (near Welsh Bridge) in Shrewsbury will be closed from midnight tonight until 4am 23rd August 2012 to enable Severn Trent Water to carry out…

    • Welsh Bridge closed for gas mains works Monday 30th July from 7.30pm by: admin

      July 28, 2012, 21:43

      National Grid Gas will be closing the Welsh Bridge to traffic  on Monday 30th July 2012 from 7.30 pm (Tuesday 31st July is a contingency date). The closure…

    • Bridge closure warning by: admin

      July 18, 2012, 19:04

      The Welsh Bridge will be closed for a limited period this coming Saturday 21st July from 7.30pm in the evening, all day Sunday 24th July and Monday morning…

    • Roadworks data can now be sent to you directly by: admin

      February 16, 2012, 19:41

      A new feature on roadworks.org, the local roadworks portal, means you can set up an email alert for future planned roadworks in your area in literally a few…

    • Road Closure - Raven Meadows 19 - 26 February Evening/Night work by: admin

      January 20, 2012, 12:11

      Date: 19th - 26th February 2012 (18.00 - 06.00 each day) Purpose: Construction of raised plateau in carriageway Diversion route: Access via Meadow Place and…

    • Shrewsbury Toy Run by: admin

      November 20, 2011, 23:49

      Road to be closed: Princess Street, Market Street and The Square Section : Whole of The Square, Princess Street from College Hill to The Square Date : 11th…

    • Proposed gas main replacement by: admin

      October 10, 2011, 12:36

      The work to replace the high risk main at the Castle Gates/Meadow Place junction has been organised to take place over three Sundays  this month - namely…

    • More road closures! by: admin

      July 10, 2011, 21:45

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    • Road closures by: admin

      June 23, 2011, 16:11

      Beeches Lane and Town Walls will be closed for essential patching resurfacing works on Sundays 24th, 31st July and 7th Aug 2011. To facilitate access for…

  • Category: Town Centre  (25)
    • Shop vacancies by: admin

      April 6, 2013, 11:25

      The Local Data Company, a retail research organisation, revealed that in Shrewsbury there is an overall shop vacancy rate of 12.6%, a 0.5% rise on the same…

    • The Story of Shrewsbury by Mary de Saulles by: admin

      November 27, 2012, 16:35

      The Story of Shrewsbury is intended to provide a user-friendly summary of Shrewsbury’s history from before the time of the romans to the present day.…

    • Stop stopping up… by: admin

      November 6, 2012, 12:41

      A two day hearing will begin on Tuesday, January 29th 2013 at the Shirehall. The inquiry will examine the case for granting a 'stopping up' order, allowing…

    • Shrewsbury Amateur Boxing Club by: admin

      September 26, 2012, 11:23

      In the early hours of Monday 17th September intruders broke in and robbed the gym belonging to Shrewsbury Amateur Boxing Club, and then they set fire to the…

    • Failure to agree  by: admin

      September 20, 2012, 10:45

      Shrewsbury Town Council are unimpressed by developers trying to extend Princess House into our historic Town Square. Although county planners have approved…

    • Olympics legacy a pipe dream after venue goes up in smoke by: admin

      September 17, 2012, 16:46

      The John Davies Boxing Centre, on Smithfield Road has been gutted in an act of mindless vandalism when fire ripped through the building at midnight last night.…

    • Gold for Shrewsbury by: admin

      September 13, 2012, 16:35

      Heart of England judges commended the hundreds of floral hanging baskets and planters throughout the town in July. Its Gold award is given to ‘exceptional…

    • War of words over extension plan's threat to town cafe culture by: admin

      August 7, 2012, 22:53

      Councillor hits out at Square changes by Chris Burn Claims that changes to Shrewsbury's Square are needed to ensure businesses can keep trading there have…

    • Shrewsbury Town FC by: admin

      May 3, 2012, 15:07

      The Shrewsbury Town FC promotion heroes will take an open-top bus parade on Sunday 6th May 2012.  The civic parade will set off from the Greenhous Meadow…

    • Shrewsbury Street Pastors by: admin

      March 8, 2012, 17:19

      Street Pastors started in Shrewsbury when the local Police and Shropshire Council approached the local Churches and asked if they could launch a scheme with…

    • St Alkmunds Church by: admin

      December 8, 2011, 17:04

      Town Centre Carol Service on Monday 19th December at 6pm. All are welcome and we are having mulled wine and mince pies after the service.

    • Festive lights switched on by: admin

      November 24, 2011, 17:12

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    • 20mph by: admin

      November 22, 2011, 20:30

      Speed limits on roads in Shrewsbury town centre could be slashed to 20mph, it has been revealed. Shropshire Council is consulting on plans to include 17 roads…

    • Shrewsbury Baptist Church by: admin

      November 18, 2011, 11:06

      Following 12 months’ building work, the first phase of the Barker Street redevelopment is nearing completion. Hoardings and scaffolding have now been removed…

    • CAMRA Beer Festival by: admin

      November 17, 2011, 09:23

      The 21st Shrewsbury CAMRA beer festival has been forced to cancel its opening day after a mistake was made with its licence. The beer festival was due to kick…

    • A car sharing club for Shrewsbury by: admin

      November 14, 2011, 17:43

      The next meeting for people interested in setting up a car club in Shrewsbury will be held on Wednesday 14 December in the Bridgnorth Room at Shirehall, from…

    • Road works in Shrewsbury Town centre by: admin

      November 14, 2011, 13:20

      Unfortunately there have been unforeseen problems with both Shropshire Councils work at Smithfield Road / Raven Meadows, and the gas main replacement work at…

    • Textile Exhibition and Sale by: admin

      November 10, 2011, 10:36

      The Bear Steps Gallery, St. Alkmund’s Place 20th November - 3rd December 2011  Open Daily (including Sundays) 10am - 4pm   Free admission…

    • Shrewsbury roads rethink to help 999 call crews by: admin

      November 2, 2011, 21:10

      Emergency vehicles will be given permission to drive against Shrewsbury town centre’s one-way restrictions between midnight and 8am under new exemptions.…

    • Town Policing Issues by: admin

      September 2, 2011, 19:24

      Have a question for the police? Cyclists on pavements? Anti-social behaviour outside your house? Come and meet your local police officer, Sergeant…

    • Shrewsbury International Street Theatre Festival 2011 by: admin

      September 2, 2011, 10:33

        Established in 2005 Shrewsbury International Street Theatre Festival is a family-friendly event, which takes place Friday 2nd to Sunday 4th September.…

    • Lawyers to stay in town centre by: admin

      August 16, 2011, 18:26

      A Shrewsbury firm of solicitors is set to expand into new premises as it stands ready to double in size as it merges with other firms. Linder Myers, which…

    • Road Closure Princess Street - 1 day on the 24th July 2011 by: admin

      July 7, 2011, 06:30

      Purpose:  New Supply between Market Street and College Hill Diversion Route:  Access from both directions

    • Shopping centre with more shops by: admin

      June 24, 2011, 14:05

      Shrewsbury's three shopping centres will be merged to create a £150 million mall including a new department store, it was revealed today. The move will see…

    • FUNDING SECURES GREENER FUTURE FOR SHREWSBURY by: admin

      June 23, 2011, 16:20

      PRESS RELEASE Shrewsbury is set to become a little greener, thanks to funding from the Big Tree Plant funding scheme. Shrewsbury Town Council, in…

  • Category: Green  (2)
    • Shrewsbury Hydro Scheme by: admin

      December 9, 2011, 16:16

      The Shrewsbury Hydro Scheme has been one of four winners under the energyshare scheme and has secured the £15,000 required to carry out the necessary surveys.…

    • Shrewsbury Hydro by: admin

      June 30, 2011, 23:03

      Shrewsbury Hydro are applying to the Energyshare fund of British Gas for a £15,000 grant to finance the various surveys that are necessary before getting to…

  • Category: Parking  (12)
    • £1 all-day parking in Shrewsbury on all future bank holidays by: admin

      August 26, 2015, 23:18

      People visiting Shrewsbury on Bank Holidays will be able to park for £1 in all Shropshire Council-run car parks. The special rate for August 31 has been…

    • Multi-storey car park by: admin

      May 18, 2013, 08:59

      Council planners have recommended approval of a £7m, 459 space car park on land between the Pride Hill and Darwin Shopping Centres. Councillors on planning…

    • 15 minutes free parking by: admin

      May 17, 2013, 14:56

      Motorists are to get 15 minutes free parking in an attempt to boost trade in Shropshire’s high streets 20th May 2013. The plan was also welcomed by John…

    • I never knew that… by: admin

      May 1, 2013, 09:08

      Last night there was an article in the Shropshire Star on parking in the town and this is a quote from that article: In Shrewsbury, Chris Evans has been a…

    • Have your say on new residents parking scheme by: admin

      April 1, 2013, 13:21

      Shropshire Council is inviting people who live in Shrewsbury town centre to have their say about a proposed new residents parking scheme. This new scheme…

    • Resident Parking Scheme – Shrewsbury Town Centre by: admin

      March 21, 2013, 17:35

      In September last year we confirmed that we would undertake consultation on the future provision of parking concessions for residents prior to the introduction…

    • Star parking letter by: admin

      February 26, 2013, 21:17

      The parking policies, prices and enforcement methods adopted and controlled by the council are working in a detrimental and damaging way for business in…

    • Parking Changes by: admin

      January 17, 2013, 14:34

      Changes come into force from Sunday 20th January (inclusive) Sunday Parking on single yellow lines and loading bays in Shrewsbury Town Centre will not be…

    • Parking consultation by: admin

      December 5, 2012, 17:19

      Copy of email sent to traffic.engineering@shropshire.gov.uk On behalf of the Shrewsbury Town Centre Resident's Association I wish to object to some of the…

    • Parking by: admin

      November 1, 2012, 11:08

      The price of parking in Shrewsbury on Sundays will be halved in time for the Christmas rush. In Shrewsbury, it currently costs between £2.70 and £8 to park…

    • Free parking reports are denied by council boss by: admin

      August 11, 2011, 09:23

      Council leaders have agreed on a half-price Park and Ride and free parking on Sundays to woo back shoppers to Shrewsbury, a business campaigner has said.…

    • Sunday parking charges rethink by: admin

      July 7, 2011, 17:53

      Bosses at Shropshire Council have agreed to rethink Sunday parking charges in Shrewsbury, following a meeting with town centre traders. Ann DiTella, the owner…

  • Category: Dickens  (1)
  • Category: Public toilets  (3)
    • Shrewsbury town centre public toilets finally reopen by: admin

      April 18, 2014, 12:05

      The Butcher Row toilets include the county’s first publicly funded disabled changing places.  The male toilets closed in 2010.  The female toilets were…

    • Butcher Row development (11/02937/FUL) by: admin

      August 3, 2011, 23:41

      The STCRA planning group have serious concerns regarding the Town Council's planning application to replace the Butcher Row toilets with a new building and a…

    • Butcher Row Toilet Plan by: admin

      July 28, 2011, 13:42

      The plans see the site transformed into a multi-use area incorporating modern toilets, disabled rest facilities, a Town Council information point and a…

  • Category: Shrewsbury Flower Show  (6)
    • Gold Medal by: admin

      August 10, 2012, 12:47

      From the formal to the wild and extraordinary, the show gardens offer visitors a source of garden design inspiration and vision and showcase the best in…

    • STCRA at the Flower Show by: admin

      August 7, 2012, 23:23

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    • Shrewsbury Flower Show Garden Entry - volunteers needed by: admin

      July 26, 2012, 08:19

      Margaret Bowman and Ruth Anderson are creating a show garden to be judged on Thursday 9th August at 3pm. The plot is 4m by 4m and will be filled with plants…

    • A few more pics of our garden at the flower show... by: admin

      September 2, 2011, 10:09

      I walked through the Quarry yesterday, and all that remains of the flower show are a few faded patches of grass, interspersed with sand.............did it…

    • STCRA at the Flower Show by: admin

      August 18, 2011, 11:17

      Pictured left are Alison Bukhari and Sheila Sager (joint STCRA chairs) at the entrance to the STCRA labyrinth garden at the Shrewsbury Flower Show in August…

    • HELPERS NEEDED! by: admin

      July 31, 2011, 09:32

      On Monday, August 8th we shall start to prepare and build our show garden for the Flower Show in the Quarry.  I shall be needing helpers (diggers and…

  • Category: Market  (5)
    • Stop all the clocks by: admin

      February 11, 2014, 16:00

      Did you notice the time on the clocks on the Market Hall Tower were wrong again?  Well, Smith of Derby have now stopped all the clocks at 12.  Four drive…

    • Market Hall bucks trend by: admin

      May 30, 2013, 16:27

      More than 200 people are on a waiting list for a stall at Shrewsbury Market Hall.  Market Hall manager Kate Gittins said the market was bucking the…

    • Day of the Dead Festival at the Market Hall by: admin

      November 1, 2012, 08:40

      Shoppers at Shrewsbury Market Hall are invited to help mark the Mexican festival, the Day of the Dead this weekend. Pat Jones, from Beyond the Purple Door, is…

    • NEW SPIRE FOR MARKET HALL by: admin

      September 13, 2011, 15:52

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    • Market Square by: admin

      August 31, 2011, 07:50

      The monthly market in the square will be moved from this Friday 2nd to next Friday 9th September. The market will run from 9am until 3:30pm as usual. It will…

  • Category: Police  (3)
    • West Mercia’s PCC Bill Longmore by: admin

      January 11, 2013, 17:23

      One of my first tasks since taking up office as West Mercia’s Police and Crime Commissioner, on 22 November 2012, has been to develop a Police and Crime Plan…

    • When to call 101 by: admin

      October 28, 2011, 10:54

      This service is now live in the Metropolitan Police area and goes live in West Mercia on 8th November 2011. 101 is now the number to call when you want…

    • Town Policing Issues by: admin

      September 2, 2011, 19:24

      Have a question for the police? Cyclists on pavements? Anti-social behaviour outside your house? Come and meet your local police officer, Sergeant…

  • Category: ARK  (2)
    • RESIDENTS SUPPORT ARK by: admin

      September 5, 2011, 16:02

      Shrewsbury Town Centre Residents Association (STCRA) has presented a cheque for £150 to Shrewsbury Ark. The Ark, on Castle Foregate just opposite the…

    • Local residients show support for the Ark by: admin

      February 2, 2011, 10:23

      The Ark, on Castle Foregate just opposite the railway station, is a drop in centre providing food, showers and laundry facilities to the town’s most…

  • Category: Media  (1)
    • Are you a hoarder? by: admin

      September 28, 2011, 14:35

      ARE YOU A HOARDER? Have your family had enough of living with your clutter? Is it starting to affect your job and social life? Or is hoarding a problem…

  • Category: Kids  (3)
    • What’s on… by: admin

      July 31, 2012, 14:37

      FREE FAMILY FUNDAY on MONDAY 6TH AUGUST – great stuff for kids in the Square 11am to 4pm.  FREE events and activities for all the family. featuring…

    • HOLA! by: admin

      October 13, 2011, 15:03

      A reminder of the forthcoming Spanish Workshop for children (aged 6 to 10) taking place at "BRIGHT OWLS" during Half-Term week Mon.24th - Fri. 28th…

    • Fitkid by: admin

      October 11, 2011, 09:58

      FitKid Shrewsbury will be running an activity club for 3-8yr olds during half-term on Friday 28th October 10-12 at Radbrook Community Centre. Activities will…

  • Category: Opera  (1)
    • Anna Bolena by: admin

      October 14, 2011, 15:00

      The New York Met opera season at Cineworld in Old Potts Way is starting again this Saturday, 14th October, with Donizetti's Anna Bolena at 6 pm (it includes…

  • Category: Shuts and passages  (1)
    • Shut overnight by: admin

      October 18, 2011, 12:03

      Due to the continuing restoration work at the former Music Hall, Coffee House Passage will be closed overnight until March 2012.

  • Category: Wakeman  (3)
    • More on the Wakeman Legacy Trail by: admin

      July 27, 2013, 19:26

      The trail starts just outside the loop at the Abbey... 1 The Abbey 2 Riverside Walk 3 Tanners yard 4 Sandford Hotel 5 Bowdler's Passage 6 Bank…

    • Wakeman Legacy by: admin

      July 8, 2013, 12:27

      Over the last month or so artwork from the Wakeman School has been appearing in the hidden nooks and crannies around Shrewsbury Town Centre.  I have seen them…

    • Wakeman – Schools Adjudicator meeting by: admin

      October 26, 2011, 23:09

      Dear all, I know you were all upset by the Council’s determination to close the Wakeman School in the teeth of public protest. There is a chance to…

  • Category: Remembrance Sunday  (1)
    • Remembrance Sunday by: admin

      November 10, 2011, 00:23

      Shrewsbury will remember its fallen heroes with a civic procession and wreath-laying ceremony on Sunday 13th November 2011. Mayor of Shrewsbury Tony Durnell…

  • Category: Bear Steps  (3)
  • Category: Photos  (2)
  • Category: Street Pastors  (3)
    • Shrewsbury Street Pastors by: admin

      November 27, 2012, 09:52

      6,930 clubbers have been helped by Shrewsbury’s street pastors in their first year of operation. They spent 77 nights on the town’s streets and have…

    • Reminder of upcoming events… by: admin

      October 3, 2012, 16:13

      Monday 8th October 7.30pm St Chad's Hall A Street Pastor's View of night time Shrewsbury Come and hear about the work of the Street Pastors;…

    • Shrewsbury street pastors hail debut big success by: admin

      November 14, 2011, 20:49

      Shrewsbury Street Pastors started when the local Police and Shropshire Council approached the local Churches and asked if we could launch a scheme with the…

  • Category: Recycling  (17)
    • Tetra Pak recycling by: admin

      July 24, 2013, 08:46

      Tetra Pak (and other similar brands of paper based liquid food and drinks cartons) have always been seen as hard to recycle because they are made up of thin…

    • Cardboard Christmas by: admin

      December 14, 2012, 15:30

      As you will know, Shropshire Council have not reinstated kerbside collection of cardboard but have put in a few cardboard bring banks around town. These are…

    • Recycling by: admin

      December 9, 2012, 13:55

      The day of the week on which your waste and recycling is collected is going to change over the Christmas and New Year period because of all the bank holidays.&#…

    • Recycling by: admin

      November 15, 2012, 18:19

      You may include the following materials in the kerbside collection: Newspapers and glossy magazines Blue glass bottles Metal food…

    • Cardboard Christmas update by: admin

      June 9, 2012, 13:47

      Our Cardboard Christmas project has been nominated as a finalist for the Shropshire Star Pride of Shropshire Awards!! Watch this space! In the meantime - the…

    • Compost bins make your garden beautiful by: admin

      May 8, 2012, 11:27

      Shropshire Council is urging residents to bag a bargain home compost bin.  The Council has just signed up to a new contract with UK manufacturer Straight…

    • Rubbish – take a tape measure with you! by: admin

      February 26, 2012, 13:52

      Veolia are reminding residents about the entry rules to their Household Recycling Centre at Battlefield Enterprise Park Shrewsbury. To prevent illegal…

    • Cardboard skips at Red Barn and Riversway by: admin

      January 20, 2012, 12:37

      There are still cardboard skips at the Red Barn on Longden Road and Riversway Church, Lancaster Road. If you are passing please feel free to drop off your…

    • Litter Pick by: admin

      January 13, 2012, 00:41

      Hello Everyone, Our first Litter Pick of the year is this Sunday - January 15th.  We will be having Litter Picks on a regular basis this year - on every…

    • Cardboard Christmas thank you by: admin

      January 11, 2012, 18:26

      Dear fellow Cardboard Christmas supporters and volunteers, Katy and I  just wanted to say a big thank you to everyone who helped to make the cardboard…

    • Cardboard Christmas - don’t let it go to landfill by: admin

      December 19, 2011, 16:52

      Here’s how you can help raise money for the Hospice and Hope House and stop cardboard going to landfill over Christmas. 1)    Bring your…

    • Don't forget bin collection days change... by: admin

      December 14, 2011, 23:48

      The day of the week your waste and recycling is collected will change over the Christmas period. These changes start on Christmas Eve and end on Monday 9…

    • Cardboard by: admin

      December 14, 2011, 23:44

      We are aiming to have a Cardboard Collection Event on Saturday 7th January 2012.   The way this might work is that we ask people to bring their…

    • Cardboard recycling to be debated by: admin

      December 10, 2011, 08:49

      Councillors are being forced to debate a controversial decision to end kerbside cardboard recycling collections in Shropshire after more than 1,000 people…

    • Shrewsbury Hydro Scheme by: admin

      December 9, 2011, 16:16

      The Shrewsbury Hydro Scheme has been one of four winners under the energyshare scheme and has secured the £15,000 required to carry out the necessary surveys.…

    • Shrewsbury cardboard recycling bid to raise funds Green group’s by: admin

      December 3, 2011, 00:00

      A community group has launched its own cardboard recycling scheme after kerbside collections across the county were axed nationally amid concerns of…

    • Cardboard Christmas by: admin

      November 30, 2011, 13:21

      In response to the public outcry Ali Thomas and Katy Anderson are trying to get together a community cardboard collection – if you’re old enough …

  • Category: Road speed  (5)
    • St Julian’s Friars traffic experiment by: admin

      February 23, 2013, 11:59

      In a public drop-in session on Tuesday 26 February officers from Shropshire Council will unveil detailed plans about the second phase of an experimental…

    • Councillors back 20mph speed limit by: admin

      February 22, 2013, 15:10

      A 20mph speed limit could be introduced throughout Shrewsbury town centre after approval by county councillors. Cabinet members backed the plan, which will…

    • Call for 20mph in town centre by: admin

      February 18, 2013, 12:06

      Fresh calls have been made to introduce a blanket 20mph speed limit across Shrewsbury town centre, ahead of a crunch meeting on road safety. Cabinet members…

    • Smithfield Road by: admin

      September 11, 2012, 15:03

      Council committee today recommended removal of heavily criticised Smithfield Road refuge that cost £19k to install only 2 years ago and £24k to remove!

    • 20mph by: admin

      November 22, 2011, 20:30

      Speed limits on roads in Shrewsbury town centre could be slashed to 20mph, it has been revealed. Shropshire Council is consulting on plans to include 17 roads…

  • Category: Christmas  (3)
    • STCRA Christmas drinks by: admin

      December 6, 2013, 12:50

      STCRA Christmas Drinks Evening   The Tudor Bar, The Lion Hotel on Wednesday 18th December from 6.30pm - warm up after Carols in the Square Members will…

    • Christmas Lunch for elderly by: admin

      December 4, 2012, 13:38

      A small group of people are organising a Christmas Day lunch for all elderly people in Shrewsbury who would otherwise spend Christmas Day on their own.…

    • St Alkmunds Church by: admin

      December 8, 2011, 17:04

      Town Centre Carol Service on Monday 19th December at 6pm. All are welcome and we are having mulled wine and mince pies after the service.

  • Category: Hope House  (1)
  • Category: Buttermarket  (1)
    • Buttermarket by: admin

      January 26, 2012, 20:44

      The sale of The Buttermarket is excellent news for Shrewsbury.  More than £1m investment is to be pumped into the club on Howard Street following the…

  • Category: Press Release  (2)
    • Hidden Shrewsbury by: admin

      January 30, 2012, 15:47

      What is your favourite hidden place in Shrewsbury? Shrewsbury Town Centre Residents Association is looking for the ‘hidden gems’ in order to share them…

    • Get to Know Your Committee by: admin

      January 30, 2012, 15:45

      Members of Shrewsbury Town Centre Resident Association are being invited to ‘Get to Know Their Committee’.  This invite is also open to non members, who…

  • Category: Butcher Row  (4)
    • Butcher Row toilets - work starts by: admin

      March 4, 2013, 12:00

        A £250k project to transform the Butcher Row public toilet block was getting under way today and will take four months. The new building will have…

    • Jubillee Street Party by: admin

      June 5, 2012, 15:37

        Despite the rain everyone had a great time -the barbecued scallops were to die for.

    • Butcher Row by: admin

      March 16, 2012, 12:59

      Plans for a new £250,000 public information centre at the site of a toilet block in Shrewsbury town centre have been dramatically scaled down. Shrewsbury…

    • BUTCHER’S ROW PLANS RE-DESIGN by: admin

      February 3, 2012, 10:38

      Base Architecture have now completed new proposals for the Butcher’s Row Public Conveniences re-design. In advance of submitting these formally for…

  • Category: Rail  (13)
    • Direct rail link for Shrewsbury by: admin

      February 25, 2014, 16:17

      Two trains a day leaving at 6.39am and 3.24pm from Shrewsbury (calling at Wellington and Telford) and leaving London at 10.23am and 6.23pm is the latest plan…

    • Virgin's Shrewsbury plans delayed again by: admin

      January 16, 2014, 13:23

      Efforts to introduce a through service of Virgin Trains between London and Shrewsbury in May have been abandoned, after it became clear that the only paths…

    • Virgin train link by: admin

      May 23, 2013, 14:32

      Virgin is still looking to re-introduce the diesel direct link between Shropshire and London in December.  They are still waiting for DfT approval. A…

    • Shrewsbury railway station waiting room by: admin

      May 11, 2013, 16:21

      A lot of objections to the design of the new waiting room at Shrewsbury station as reported in the Shropshire Star tonight. The following comment was sent to…

    • London link by: admin

      March 26, 2013, 17:03

      The Virgin West Coast contract will now continue until April 2017.  This is good news as the new direct link from Shrewsbury to London, commencing later this…

    • Euston via Wellington, Telford & Stafford by: admin

      February 10, 2013, 00:19

      The intended route for services between Shrewsbury and London Euston would mean stops at Wellington and Telford and then going to the capital via Stafford,…

    • Euston or Marylebone or neither? by: admin

      February 5, 2013, 12:53

      Virgin Trains has detailed the route between Shrewsbury and  the capital and finally put forward its formal proposals to the Department for Transport in a…

    • Fiasco but not for us perhaps… by: admin

      December 6, 2012, 17:14

      Shropshire could get a direct rail service to London by next December, Transport Secretary Patrick McLoughlin announced today. Mr McLoughlin said negotiations…

    • Electrification is the key to a high speed rail link or is it diesel! by: admin

      August 25, 2012, 08:36

      Rail bosses have set out plans to electrify large parts of the rail network between 2014 and 2019 but Shrewsbury to Wolverhampton is not been included in the…

    • Shrewsbury to get a direct rail service to London from 2016 by: admin

      August 15, 2012, 06:59

      A new route from London to Telford and Shrewsbury is to be introduced in four years’ time after First Group was handed the franchise to run InterCity West…

    • Write to the Minister about direct rail link by: admin

      July 14, 2012, 17:56

      Rail users are urged to back direct London link fight and write to Transport Secretary Justine Greening ahead of the finalisation of the rail franchise. …

    • Direct London rail link by: admin

      July 13, 2012, 13:48

      At PMQs on Wednesday Mr Kawczynski urged Mr Cameron to recognise Shrewsbury’s position as the only county town in England without a direct rail link. He…

    • Talks bid to restore Shrewsbury’s London rail service by: admin

      February 22, 2012, 11:38

      Marches Local Enterprise Partnership will meet First Group representatives next month with officials claiming it is vital that the link to the capital is…

  • Category: Riverside mall  (3)
    • New Riverside development by: admin

      March 30, 2012, 19:49

      Planning chiefs today admitted the new £150 million New Riverside development in Shrewsbury would harm the quality of life of residents living nearby. But…

    • New Riverside artists impression by: admin

      March 24, 2012, 14:14

       

    • Riverside redevelopment by: admin

      March 7, 2012, 23:31

      Residents living close to a planned new £150m shopping centre in the heart of Shrewsbury will have to put up with years of disruption while building work…

  • Category: Pride Hill  (1)
    • Pride Hill by: admin

      March 8, 2012, 21:09

      Shrewsbury’s main shopping street needs a major revamp to help attract more shoppers to the town it was claimed today. Paving stones instead of bricks and…

  • Category: Shropshire Wildlife Trust  (1)
  • Category: Music Hall  (7)
    • Museum to open in April by: admin

      March 5, 2014, 16:43

      Shrewsbury’s new £10.5m Museum & Art Gallery will open at the start of April (still no specific opening date). It follows a major restoration project…

    • Music Hall progress by: admin

      April 18, 2013, 13:10

      Good to see the last of the scaffolding come down at the Music Hall which is due to open this autumn.   Any further delays to Shrewsbury’s £10.5 million…

    • Music Hall opens…sometime in 2013 by: admin

      November 6, 2012, 17:10

      The removal of scaffolding from around the Music Hall will take place at the end of the year and is confirmation of what visitors were told during a site visit…

    • Music Hall progress by: admin

      October 6, 2012, 20:33

      I was lucky enough to get the last place on a conducted tour of the Music Hall on Saturday 6th October 2012 and very interesting it was even if the project is…

    • Visit The Music Hall by: admin

      September 28, 2012, 09:56

      MEMBERS of the public can get a behind-the-scenes glimpse of the £10.5m project to transform Shrewsbury's Music Hall into a new museum and art gallery. &#…

    • Failure to agree  by: admin

      September 20, 2012, 10:45

      Shrewsbury Town Council are unimpressed by developers trying to extend Princess House into our historic Town Square. Although county planners have approved…

    • Shrewsbury Music Hall by: admin

      March 13, 2012, 20:28

      Delayed £10m plan to transform the Music Hall into a museum and art gallery will attract ‘thousands of tourists’ when it opens in 12 months time, town…

  • Category: volunteers  (1)
  • Category: Transition Town  (1)
    • Transition Town Shrewsbury by: admin

      April 2, 2012, 13:07

      Transition Town Shrewsbury are holding an exhibition over Easter to show what a locally-owned hydro scheme in Shrewsbury might look like – please see details…

  • Category: Street Party  (5)
    • Street Party by: admin

      April 3, 2013, 15:28

      Once again, the Hive are looking for volunteer stewards to do 45-60 minute shifts 'manning' the ends of the street at both the Town Walls and Belmont Bank…

    • Jubillee Street Party by: admin

      June 5, 2012, 15:37

        Despite the rain everyone had a great time -the barbecued scallops were to die for.

    • Fish Street Party by: admin

      June 2, 2012, 11:22

      Road closed to traffic - Eat, drink and be merry... Start at The Wheatsheaf, via the Cup Cake Shop who are making a special jubilee cake, to The 3 Fishes who…

    • Tuesday Fish St, Church St & Butcher Row street party by: admin

      June 1, 2012, 19:00

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    • Buzzing May Day Festival by: admin

      April 19, 2012, 10:22

      The Hive Music and Media Centre in Shrewsbury is ready to host its May Day street festival in just a few weeks time. A large number of local businesses are…

  • Category: Sixth Form College  (2)
    • Music students revive bandstand by: admin

      January 23, 2013, 15:15

      Five acts from the college were given the opportunity to showcase their talents as part of plans to re-establish the Quarry bandstand. The bandstand has been…

    • Sixth Form College Opening by: admin

      April 23, 2012, 16:12

      Martin Ward, Principal of Shrewsbury Sixth Form College, would like to invite members of STCRA to attend a special event at the college on Wednesday 13th June.…

  • Category: St Alkmunds  (4)
    • Any Questions? by: admin

      October 11, 2012, 10:20

      Tickets for BBC Radio 4’s Any Questions in Shrewsbury have now all been taken. An audience of about 275 people is expected at the recording at St Alkmund’s…

    • Jubillee Street Party by: admin

      June 5, 2012, 15:37

        Despite the rain everyone had a great time -the barbecued scallops were to die for.

    • Tuesday Fish St, Church St & Butcher Row street party by: admin

      June 1, 2012, 19:00

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    • St Alkmunds by: admin

      May 9, 2012, 08:36

      The 1100th Anniversary of Foundation and the completion of restoration works at St Alkmunds Church will be celebrated by a service of thanksgiving led by the…

  • Category: Car Share  (7)
    • Co-wheels car club explained by: admin

      May 24, 2013, 08:38

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    • Car Club by: admin

      April 3, 2013, 08:55

      My wife was using the car yesterday and I needed to go to Telford so I picked up a Co-Wheels car from St Julian’s Friars car park.  I had already booked…

    • Car Club by: admin

      March 4, 2013, 14:58

      The "car club" cars have now arrived. They are branded as "Co-wheels Shropshire" and the scheme is referred to as "Pay as you go"…

    • Update on Pay as You Go cars by: admin

      January 18, 2013, 14:29

      I am very pleased to say that a new social enterprise, Shropshire Car Club Community Interest Company, has been set up and will be responsible for the project,…

    • Car Club by: admin

      September 20, 2012, 11:12

      Shropshire car club September 2012 progress update: • A steering group has been set up with representatives from Ludlow, Shrewsbury and Bishop’s…

    • Car club by: admin

      June 25, 2012, 14:47

      The Shropshire County Council is helping to set up a car club for Shrewsbury.   Below, please find a note from Emma Bullard, the Officer in charge.  Please…

    • Car Share by: admin

      May 9, 2012, 08:41

      The Shrewsbury Car Share Scheme will have a public meeting on Monday 28 May at 7:00pm at Coleham School, Greyfriars Road, Belle Vue.   Following the…

  • Category: Town Tour  (1)
  • Category: Highways  (3)
    • Williams way and St Julian’s Crescent by: admin

      December 13, 2012, 19:54

      The new roads Williams Way and St Julian's Crescent, built by Fletcher Homes at the St Julian's Friars development site will be opened to traffic on Tuesday…

    • Failure to agree  by: admin

      September 20, 2012, 10:45

      Shrewsbury Town Council are unimpressed by developers trying to extend Princess House into our historic Town Square. Although county planners have approved…

    • Northern Gateway Enhancement Scheme by: admin

      September 6, 2012, 09:14

      Work starts on the Northern Gateway project on Monday 17th September.  The improvements are centred on Chester Street, Cross Street and Castle Foregate in…

  • Category: Road works  (3)
    • St Julian’s Friars traffic experiment by: admin

      February 23, 2013, 11:59

      In a public drop-in session on Tuesday 26 February officers from Shropshire Council will unveil detailed plans about the second phase of an experimental…

    • Doh! by: admin

      February 18, 2013, 12:12

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    • Road works by: admin

      September 17, 2012, 16:32

      Work started on Chester Street today as part of the Northern Gateway enhancement scheme, designed to improve access to the town centre for motorists. This…

  • Category: Admiral Benbow  (5)
    • Lord West backs Benbow statue campaign by: admin

      April 12, 2013, 06:56

      A top security adviser to former Prime Minister Gordon Brown has joined a campaign to build a £50,000 statue in honour of Shropshire naval hero Admiral…

    • Benbow by: admin

      September 27, 2012, 00:49

      Cllr. Brian Williams and Michael Connor, Chairman of Shrewsbury Tourism, everyone to the Admiral Benbow Statue Launch, midday Saturday 13th October, at the…

    • Category: Friends of Shrewsbury Museum  (3)
      • Museum preview by: admin

        March 10, 2014, 13:39

        Still a lot of work to do but the Museum is looking good.  Here is a picture of Tracey Emin's neon installation which is spectacular. ‘i know, i know, i…

      • Museum will open on 1st April by: admin

        March 6, 2014, 17:44

        The first touring exhibition visiting the site will feature works by the likes of Damien Hirst, Tracey Emin and Jake and Dinos Chapman.  The pieces are part…

      • Museum entrance charges by: admin

        December 17, 2013, 14:14

        Free admission only to ground floor of the new Shrewsbury Museum and Art Gallery The ground floor and Roman and pre-history gallery will be free to visitors…

  • Category: Lion Hotel  (1)
  • Category: St Julians  (3)
  • Category: Wyle Cop  (2)
  • Category: AGM  (2)
    • Notice of AGM by: admin

      November 7, 2012, 16:34

      SHREWSBURY TOWN CENTRE RESIDENTS’ ASSOCIATION NOTICE OF ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING I hereby give notice of our Twentieth Annual General Meeting to be held…

    • Reminder of upcoming events… by: admin

      October 3, 2012, 16:13

      Monday 8th October 7.30pm St Chad's Hall A Street Pastor's View of night time Shrewsbury Come and hear about the work of the Street Pastors;…

  • Category: Shrewsbury Museum and Art Gallery  (2)
    • £4 entry charge too much? by: admin

      May 9, 2014, 14:19

      Council chiefs made the ground floor free to enter – but to access the other two floors visitors must pay an entry fee of £4. Professor Lalage Bown told…

    • Admiral Benbow by: admin

      October 15, 2012, 09:42

      Following on from a discussion this morning on BBC Radio Shropshire here is the portrait of Admiral Benbow that will be displayed at the new Shrewsbury Museum…

  • Category: Princess House  (2)
    • Reporter on the Square by: admin

      February 1, 2013, 21:12

      A brilliant commentary on Tuesday’s Public inquiry by Pauline Fisk Well worth a read to get the atmosphere inside the Inquiry

    • Public enquiry by: admin

      October 16, 2012, 17:11

      Department for Transport officials have accepted a bid for an inquiry into plans to move forward a row of shops at Princess House. The news has today been…

  • Category: SABC  (1)
    • SABC by: admin

      October 18, 2012, 15:38

      A petition with 500 signatures to save Shrewsbury Amateur Boxing Club (SABC)attacked by arsonists has been handed to council. SABC started the petition in a…

  • Category: Survey  (2)
    • Members survey by: admin

      November 11, 2012, 12:38

      We had around 200 responses to our recent survey and the results are currently being analysed for us by Shropshire RCC. We'll be feeding back the main findings…

    • Message from the chair by: admin

      October 23, 2012, 20:12

      As many of you are aware, the STCRA has undertaken a review of all our policies in an effort to ensure they are still relevant and 'joined-up'.  This work…

  • Category: Shropshire canal Castleforegate basin  (1)
  • Category: Shropshire Civic Society  (2)
    • The Story of Shrewsbury by Mary de Saulles by: admin

      November 27, 2012, 16:35

      The Story of Shrewsbury is intended to provide a user-friendly summary of Shrewsbury’s history from before the time of the romans to the present day.…

    • Stop stopping up… by: admin

      November 6, 2012, 12:41

      A two day hearing will begin on Tuesday, January 29th 2013 at the Shirehall. The inquiry will examine the case for granting a 'stopping up' order, allowing…

  • Category: LoveShrewsbury  (1)
    • Glutton Club by: admin

      November 23, 2012, 15:33

      The venue for a new pop-up style of restaurant in Shropshire called ‘The Glutton Club’ has just been announced. The Glutton Club will open exclusively from…

  • Category: statue  (1)
    • Trio who will be new Shrewsbury statues by: admin

      November 25, 2012, 00:12

      One is the most famous poet of the Great War, another is a larger-than-life town crier, and the third is the mythical goddess of the River Severn.  Now…

  • Category: Sabrina  (1)
    • Trio who will be new Shrewsbury statues by: admin

      November 25, 2012, 00:12

      One is the most famous poet of the Great War, another is a larger-than-life town crier, and the third is the mythical goddess of the River Severn.  Now…

  • Category: Wilfred Owen  (1)
    • Trio who will be new Shrewsbury statues by: admin

      November 25, 2012, 00:12

      One is the most famous poet of the Great War, another is a larger-than-life town crier, and the third is the mythical goddess of the River Severn.  Now…

  • Category: Martin Wood Towncrier  (1)
    • Trio who will be new Shrewsbury statues by: admin

      November 25, 2012, 00:12

      One is the most famous poet of the Great War, another is a larger-than-life town crier, and the third is the mythical goddess of the River Severn.  Now…

  • Category: sh  (1)
    • Trio who will be new Shrewsbury statues by: admin

      November 25, 2012, 00:12

      One is the most famous poet of the Great War, another is a larger-than-life town crier, and the third is the mythical goddess of the River Severn.  Now…

  • Category: Floods  (3)
    • Flood barriers come down by: admin

      February 20, 2014, 17:17

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    • Flood insurance by: admin

      January 17, 2013, 21:17

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    • Flood Forum by: admin

      January 10, 2013, 16:01

      The Shrewsbury Flood Forum which was originally scheduled for 29 January has been postponed due to the Shropshire Flood and Insurance Information Workshop…

  • Category: Shropshirelive  (1)
    • Music students revive bandstand by: admin

      January 23, 2013, 15:15

      Five acts from the college were given the opportunity to showcase their talents as part of plans to re-establish the Quarry bandstand. The bandstand has been…

  • Category: Visit Shrewsbury  (1)
  • Category: Pauline Fisk  (1)
    • Reporter on the Square by: admin

      February 1, 2013, 21:12

      A brilliant commentary on Tuesday’s Public inquiry by Pauline Fisk Well worth a read to get the atmosphere inside the Inquiry

  • Category: In the Loop newsletter  (1)
  • Category: Shropshire Parks and Garden Trust  (1)
    • Shropshire Parks and Garden Trust by: admin

      February 21, 2013, 20:09

      You are invited to attend Shropshire Parks and Garden Trust events (lectures in the Winter and visits to gardens in the Summer) Our current winter programme…

  • Category: Licensing  (4)
    • Current Premises Licence applications by: admin

      March 15, 2014, 11:58

      Attached a list of the current Licensing applications. Please contact licensing@shropshire.gov.uk if you would like any further clarification/information on…

    • Pole dancing given go-ahead by: admin

      April 11, 2013, 08:40

      Pole and lap dancing in a bar in Shrewsbury have been licensed despite dozens of objections. The dance nights at the Source Vodka Bar, on Barker Street, have…

    • Two items caught my eye today - are they related? by: admin

      April 10, 2013, 12:19

      Licensing application Lap dancing and sex encounter proposals for the Source Vodka Bar on Barker Street have been fiercely opposed by the town council. The…

    • Sexual Encounter Establishment in Shrewsbury by: admin

      February 24, 2013, 14:38

      Letter to Shropshire Council Licensing Team 22/02/2013 Re: Source Bar, Sexual Encounter Establishment licensing application, 8 Barker Street, Shrewsbury O…

  • Category: Shrewsbury Ark  (1)
    • Musicians sign up for the Big Busk by: admin

      March 6, 2013, 20:52

      Organisers of The Big Busk – ‘Happy days in Shrewsbury’ say they are delighted with the mix of musical acts that are coming forward to take part. The…

  • Category: Sunday Times  (1)
    • Best places to live by: admin

      March 20, 2013, 16:28

      The Sunday Times Best Places to Live (published 16th March 2013) will prove invaluable for anyone starting a family, retiring, or simply considering a move.…

  • Category: Energy  (1)
    • Cheaper Energy Together by: admin

      March 21, 2013, 15:06

      I was given a leaflet about this from someone in the Square earlier this week and have just signed up.  The non-profit organisation behind this are open…

  • Category: Shrewsbury International Cartoon Festival  (1)
    • Cartoon festival by: admin

      March 22, 2013, 14:08

      The first exhibitions of the 2013 Shrewsbury Cartoon Festival are open in Theatre Severn’s Chapel Bar and upper floor gallery from Friday 22nd March.…

  • Category: Hustings  (3)
    • St Julian Friars and Williams Way by: admin

      April 27, 2013, 22:24

      22nd April 2013 Re:  St Julian Friars/Williams Way Traffic Concerns Dear Candidate, Firstly, thank you for taking the time to attend our Hustings. …

    • Local election hustings by: admin

      April 12, 2013, 06:23

      Over 40 people attended hustings last night for the Unitary and Town Council elections for the Quarry and Coton Hill wards on Thursday 2nd May 2013.  The…

    • Hustings by: admin

      March 28, 2013, 09:49

      Hustings for Unitary and Local Elections Thursday 11th April 7.30pm St Chads Church Hall All three main parties, standing for both the Unitary Council…

  • Category: Towpath  (1)
    • River Towpath temporary closure by: admin

      March 28, 2013, 09:59

      The towpath between Castle Bridge (footbridge) off Dorset Street  and St Marys Water Lane wiil be closed from  22nd April to 3rd May and from 21st November…

  • Category: co-wheels  (2)
    • Co-wheels car club explained by: admin

      May 24, 2013, 08:38

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    • Car Club by: admin

      April 3, 2013, 08:55

      My wife was using the car yesterday and I needed to go to Telford so I picked up a Co-Wheels car from St Julian’s Friars car park.  I had already booked…

  • Category: Lapdancing  (2)
    • Pole dancing given go-ahead by: admin

      April 11, 2013, 08:40

      Pole and lap dancing in a bar in Shrewsbury have been licensed despite dozens of objections. The dance nights at the Source Vodka Bar, on Barker Street, have…

    • Two items caught my eye today - are they related? by: admin

      April 10, 2013, 12:19

      Licensing application Lap dancing and sex encounter proposals for the Source Vodka Bar on Barker Street have been fiercely opposed by the town council. The…

  • Category: Assault  (1)
  • Category: St Mary's  (1)
    • St Mary’s Church guided tour by: admin

      April 22, 2013, 15:29

      St Mary’s Church A Medieval Gem A guided tour of St Mary’s Church with an official guide to learn about its fascinating past. Wednesday 15th May Meet at…

  • Category: Shrewsbury Regatta  (1)
    • Shrewsbury Regatta by: admin

      May 1, 2013, 10:30

      Organisers said this year’s Shrewsbury Regatta, which will take place on the weekend of May 11 and 12, would be the largest in the show’s history – which…

  • Category: Croquet  (1)
    • Short Croquet by: admin

      May 4, 2013, 14:47

      The weekend of April 20/21 saw the first event on Shrewsbury croquet club's calendar, the annual Short Croquet tournament. On Saturday the high handicapped…

  • Category: Map  (1)
    • Hidden Shrewsbury by: admin

      May 12, 2013, 09:55

      Just one of the videos from a series titled ‘Hidden Shrewsbury’ made by STCRA members and produced last year as part of the LJC funded tourism project.…

  • Category: Shrewsbury Marathon  (1)
    • 2,500 runners by: admin

      May 18, 2013, 09:07

      About 1,600 runners have now signed up to take part in Shrewsbury’s inaugural half marathon on June 23rd and a further 900 will run the full marathon. Final…

  • Category: s  (1)
    • YOUR COMMITTEE NEEDS YOU! by: admin

      June 25, 2013, 12:15

      Although only June, we are already thinking ahead to our AGM in November when a number of our current committee, including the Co-chairs, are coming to the end…

  • Category: Britain in Bloom  (2)
    • Certificate of Appreciation by: admin

      January 13, 2014, 14:06

      It was a great honour for STCRA to receive a certificate of appreciation from Shrewsbury Town Council in acknowledgement of our outstanding contribution in…

    • BRITAIN IN BLOOM – HELP NEEDED by: admin

      July 17, 2013, 14:16

      The Britain in Bloom judges will be in Shrewsbury on 23rd July and 5th August. Town Clerk Helen Ball has asked any green fingered residents to feel free to…

  • Category: Fish street  (1)
  • Category: Museum  (4)
    • Free entry call for new museum  by: admin

      June 3, 2014, 12:13

      Councillor Alan Mosley told fellow councillors that offering free or reduced-price entry would allow taxpayers to "actually see what they have been paying…

    • Video of Museum showing a glimpse inside by: admin

      March 26, 2014, 13:31

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    • Museum entrance charges by: admin

      December 17, 2013, 14:14

      Free admission only to ground floor of the new Shrewsbury Museum and Art Gallery The ground floor and Roman and pre-history gallery will be free to visitors…

    • Museum charges by: admin

      December 6, 2013, 10:44

      There is now an e-petition that you can sign if you so wish to press the case for free entry to the museum. The address is http://goo.gl/NBlhlc If you are…

  • Category: Lord Hill Friends  (2)
    • Lord Hill’s Column open to public in 2015 by: admin

      March 11, 2015, 10:47

      Lord Hill’s Column at the end of the London road in Shrewsbury will once again be open to the public. This year marks the 200th anniversary of the battle of…

    • Lord Hill's Column by: admin

      May 10, 2014, 15:24

      Lord Hill Great things are happening at Lord Hill's Column. 1. The remedial repairs to the statue of Lord Hill are almost complete.   All being well,…

  • Category: Pumping station  (1)
    • Pumping station gets a national accolade by: admin

      April 9, 2014, 16:33

      A Shrewsbury steam-operated industrial museum has been awarded heritage listed status, thanks to the efforts of volunteers to preserve part of Britain's…

  • Category: Cycle GP  (1)
    • Cycle GP to be annual event by: admin

      May 29, 2014, 16:20

      Shrewsbury’s Cycle Grand Prix has proved such a success that organisers today said it will become an annual event.