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Shrewsbury's Sunday car parking offer starts this weekend

Shoppers, visitors and traders in Shrewsbury are set to benefit from a new car parking offer from this weekend. The 'See Shrewsbury on Sundays' initiative means those arriving by car will be able to park all day and pay for just the first hour in any of the Council's long stay town centre car parks, which can be as little as 60p per hour.

Plenty of fun to be found in Shrewsbury this half term

If you're looking for penguins, pottery and live performances of a Cbeebies show this February half term then look no further than Shrewsbury - there's an action packed schedule to keep your kids entertained.

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Police provide opportunity for local businesses to learn more about reducing crime

West Mercia Police are inviting businesses from Shrewsbury town to join them at the launch of their Business Crime Reduction Partnership on Tuesday 27th January 2015.

Discover Secret Egypt at Shrewsbury Museum & Art Gallery

A new exhibition coming to Shrewsbury Museum & Art Gallery this year (24 January to 26 April 2015) will invite visitors to re-examine their perceptions of ancient Egypt and challenge some of the enduring myths that surround this fascinating and mysterious civilisation.

Sunday car parking offer in Shrewsbury is 'just the ticket'

Shrewsbury BID has announced a series of car parking offers for 2015 to encourage visitors to 'See Shrewsbury on Sundays'. The three month initiative will help back businesses operating in Shrewsbury town centre.

Shrewsbury BID invites shoppers to 'Let Your Christmas Story Start Here' with open air screening

Shrewsbury's first ever Christmas video, promoting the town and it's unique offer, was unveiled by Shrewsbury Business Improvement District (BID) at the town's Christmas Cracker Event on Wednesday 19th November. The film was projected onto the front of the Museum and Art Gallery in the town's Market Square as part of a unique lighting display by Andy McKeown at the Lights Switch-On.

Pilot Research Project Launched to Benefit Shrewsbury

An extensive research project, embarked upon by the Shrewsbury Business Improvement District (BID), has been launched to help direct business and community-led projects to improve the town and enhance the tourist offer.

BID music star Gareth Rhys Jones releases 'This is your Christmas'

Talented local musician Gareth Rhys Jones, the man behind the music for the 'Christmas in Shrewsbury' video, will be releasing the full version of 'This is your Christmas' on Monday 1st December. Available on iTunes, Amazon and other online retailers, the release coincides with the launch of the Shrewsbury Business Improvement District's (BID) latest video 'Christmas in Shrewsbury'.