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Shrewsbury never sleeps. Discover the latest goings-on, stories and must-read news to come out of the original one-off.

Free August bank holiday parking in Shrewsbury

Following the success of free all-day car parking introduced by Shrewsbury BID over the May bank holiday, NCP has joined the scheme for Sunday 25th and Monday 26th August, making it a town centre wide initiative.

Flower power hits Shrewsbury town centre

The arrival of the Shrewsbury Flower Show was given a warm welcome by Shrewsbury BID this morning with two areas of the town centre transformed with an explosion of flowers and grass benches.

The statues of Charles Darwin and Clive of India woke up to a bright and flowery start in a stunt aimed to encourage visitors from the Flower Show to spend time and discover what the town centre has to offer.

Key Appointment For Shrewsbury Business Improvement District

Kirsten Henly has been appointed BID Manager of the Shrewsbury Business Improvement District (BID) which became operational at the beginning of April 2014, with a £1.6 million budget to help boost trading for the 500 Shrewsbury town centre businesses it incorporates.

Two top creative agencies appointed to boost town's profile

Shrewsbury BID has taken a significant step to raise Shrewsbury's profile and help boost trading for the 500 town centre businesses it represents, with the appointment of two dynamic creative agencies, Seal and Source.

Shrewsbury BID launches free Sunday car parking for bank holiday weekends

Shrewsbury BID is launching FREE all-day car parking on Sunday 25th May as part of a new bank holiday weekend initiative to benefit shoppers and support traders.

Shrewsbury BID parking initiative boosts sales and footfall

Independent retailers and Shrewsbury's two principal shopping centres have reported a significant increase in sales and footfall on Sunday 25th May.

Following the launch of free all-day parking, footfall at the Darwin Centre and Pride Hill rose by 35% and 34% respectively, on last year's figures.

Shrewsbury retailers raise a glass to independence

Shrewsbury will be the must visit place to go on Friday 4th July as independent retailers celebrate national Independents' Day.

Have half term in Shrewsbury

Stuck for things to do with the kids this half-term? Panic over, Shrewsbury has got plenty of original one-offs to keep them sweet. Here are our top five suggestions.

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