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As Shrewsbury begins to open its doors we look forward to welcoming you back and helping you discover what makes Shrewsbury a truly original destination.

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For the third year running, Shrewsbury has once again been named as one of the best places to live in the UK by The Sunday Times.

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Shrewsbury has a long and impressive literary tradition. Here is our book lover's guide to shopping in Shrewsbury, from independents to specialists and chains – we're lucky enough to have it all! 

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Coming to Shrewsbury this March? If so, here are 5 Original Shrewsbury things to do this month, from discovering 4 foot high caricature tennis balls to gliding down the River Severn on the Sabrina.

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Despite the heavy flooding in Shrewsbury, many of the town centre businesses remain open. Flood levels are beginning to recede, however many of the town's roads and car parks remain closed until further notice, with travel within the river loop severely affected.

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We've just hit 25,000 likes across our social media platforms and to celebrate we've got a competition for you - WIN a £100 voucher to a Shrewsbury town centre business of your choice.

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It can be tough to keep the kids entertained during the holidays - but Shrewsbury has you covered! From film screenings to board games and art workshops we've rounded up a few ideas to help keep those little monsters at bay.

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Shrewsbury’s Darwin , Pride Hill and Riverside shopping centres will be ‘dog friendly’ from Monday 17 February 2020, meaning dogs...
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Eye-watering accounts of prisoner violence and drug-frenzy from former wardens make for a unique tourist attraction at Shrewsbury Prison. By My Shrewsbury's Katy Rink.

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The full line up for this year’s Shrewsbury International Comedy Festival has been announced, with a host of new faces plus returning favourites to keep the county town amused.

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As the whole town gets ready for this year's DarwIN Shrewsbury Festival, popular local podcast The Shrewsbury Biscuit meets with local individuals involved in the festival to discuss the goings-on.

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The peal of a bell forged just months after the end of the Crimean War is to be heard across Shrewsbury once again thanks to state-of-the-art restoration work.

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February is a wonderfully eclectic month in Shrewsbury, with events ranging from the annual DarwIN Shrewsbury Festival to the return of our seasonal markets. Discover our top picks of things to do in Shrewsbury this month.

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The Times has highlighted Shrewsbury hotel Lion & Pheasant in their Cool Hotel Guide. "This 23-room townhouse is the most stylish base in Shrewsbury, an underrated town of tilted timber houses and shopping lanes with medieval names."

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Looking for vegan food? Shrewsbury has a number of eateries that are either entirely vegan or are guaranteed to offer vegan dishes alongside their regular menu, with something to suit all appetites.

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Café culture in Shrewsbury has been captured by local artist Marie Kitson using recycled teabags and the results are stunning. Writes My Shrewsbury's Katy Rink

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Plans are well under way for the DarwIN Shrewsbury Festival in 2020 - which will include a rare chance to see some of Darwin’s original letters and books at Shrewsbury School. 

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January is quiet month for many; a month of contemplation, recovering from the holiday season and a time to attempt those New Year resolutions! Discover what Shrewsbury has to offer you at the beginning of this new decade with our top picks for January.

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