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Shrewsbury's healthy high streets hit the headlines and buck the trend for midlands retail areas

As Shrewsbury tops the Royal Society for Public Health's 'Good Living: Healthy High Streets' league table announced today, latest research from Shrewsbury BID reveals that Shrewsbury's mix of heritage, riverside location, shopping and friendliness are also key to its unique appeal.

There's plenty to crack on with this spring in Shrewsbury

Sing your heart out at Shrewsbury's The Big Busk this Easter as the town fills with music, dance, art, magic, poetry and an Easter Egg Hunt to win a 10kg chocolate prize. It's the start of all things spring in Shrewsbury.

New faces at town's market hall

Two new businesses selling a range of artisan beers and homemade cakes have launched at Shrewsbury Market Hall. Beer Me Up Scotty and The Dandelion Clock have joined the vibrant market, which celebrates its 50th anniversary this year.

Cast your vote to crown market trader of the year 2015

Shoppers at Shrewsbury Market Hall are being asked to cast their vote to crown the Market Trader of the Year.

People visiting the indoor market before April 10 can nominate their favourite trader to win a Mayor of Shrewsbury Award.

The trader with the most votes will be presented with a trophy at the Mayor's Awards ceremony on April 22nd.

Shrewsbury remembers animals at war

Primary school children in Shrewsbury are invited to observe the second year marking the centenary of the First World War by designing a poster depicting the plight of animals in conflict. This year's official commemorative theme, as selected by the Imperial War Museums, focuses on how animals played their part in the war, both on the home front and on the battlefield.

Neighbourhood wardens to be eyes and ears of council

A neighbourhood warden service which aims to tackle community concerns has been officially launched by Shrewsbury Town Council. The roles have been introduced by the Council in a bid to improve quality of life for people by providing a local responsive service in all residential areas.

Town Council launches new website

A new website which will make it quicker and easier for residents to interact with the Town Council has officially launched to the public. The site has been redesigned by Shrewsbury-based company, The Web Orchard. The brief was to make the existing website simpler to use, and more responsive, ensuring that visitors will be able to find what they are looking for within a few clicks.

Sunday car parking hailed success one month in

One month after Shrewsbury's new Sunday car parking offer launched, traders in the town centre are reporting a positive start to 2015 with an increase in footfall and trade.

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