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At home with local artist Emma Lawrence

Emma Lawrence has discovered her calling late in life – after a successful career as a Consultant Clinical Neuropsychologist, she has given it all up for art, writes My Shrewsbury's Katy Rink.

Shrewsbury once again named as one of the best places to live in the UK

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.

Support Shrewsbury's eateries

Shrewsbury's outstanding eateries continue to serve mouth-watering food. Many are now offering orders for collection as well as inhouse and third party delivery.

Support Shrewsbury's retailers

Many of Shrewsbury’s businesses continue to offer their products and services through online shopping and delivery.

My Shrewsbury guide to community support

My Shrewsbury has compiled a list of community help in Shrewsbury during the current health crises. Including a round-up of community Facebook groups offering help to those in isolation, shops & restaurants that will deliver - plus some GOOD NEWS for a glimmer of help in a crisis.

COVID-19: Advice when visiting Shrewsbury

The COVID-19 situation continues to evolve at a rapid pace, and the Original Shrewsbury team continue to monitor the situation closely.

A guide to book shopping in Shrewsbury

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!

5 Original things to do in Shrewsbury this March

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.