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Mayor saddles up for tandem bike ride

The Mayor of Shrewsbury is set to mark his 65th birthday with a difference as he prepares to saddle up for a charity tandem bike ride. Councillor Miles Kenny and Mayor's Officer Robert Handley will ride from Shrewsbury to Lake Vyrnwy and back - 65 miles - to raise funds for the Mayor's chosen charities; Lingen Davies Cancer Fund and The Shrewsbury Ark on October 4.

University Centre hosts major military history event

Eminent academics and historians brought the battles, campaigns, tactics, personalities and armies of the English Civil War into sight at an event hosted by University Centre Shrewsbury.

"Defence through the lens" - 100 years of military photography celebrated at Shrewsbury Museum

A century of military photographic images goes on show at Shrewsbury Museum & Art Gallery from Monday 19th October 2015 in a new exhibition by the Defence School of Photography. Defence Through the Lens will run until 10th January 2016.

Iconic homeware brand shoots short film amongst the historic streets of Shrewsbury.

Newgate, the homeware brand renowned for its iconic, design-led clocks as sold in Liberty, Harrods and Conran's, have unveiled a short film to coincide with the launch of their new unisex watch collection, and Shrewsbury's historic town centre is the star of the show.

Information and ideas shared at community event

Representatives from a range of organisations gathered at University Centre Shrewsbury's Rowley's House base this week to share information, views and ideas on the development of the institution.

Shrewsbury BID voices 'In Town' view at swimming pool consultation

Businesses and local residents met at a public consultation session last night, Future Swimming Provision in Shrewsbury, where Shrewsbury BID voiced feedback from its 500 members on the proposed changes for the town centre site.

Shrewsbury BID banks Gold award for blooms

The Shrewsbury Business Improvement District (BID) was crowned in a new Heart of England In Bloom award category held in Rugby today, winning Gold for their horticultural achievement, environmental responsibility and community participation.

Meet the leaders drop-in event

People are invited to find out more about University Centre Shrewsbury (UCS) from the leadership team at a drop-in event next week. Anyone can stop by at Rowley's House in Shrewsbury town centre on Wednesday 16th September, any time between 6pm and 8pm to speak to senior members of the team.