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2015

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Eat Street preparation underway for Friday

With the Bank Holiday Weekend on our doorstep, preparation is underway for Shrewsbury's first ever Street Food Event launched by Shropshire's favourite celebrity chef Marcus Bean. Marcus was joined by Brian from Eat Up, Ian from Barkworths Seafoods, Duncan and Nok from Nok's Gril Thai BBQ to fine-tune last minute preparations for the big event on Friday.

Primark to open new store in Shrewsbury

Primark, the international fashion retailer, has let a 30,300 sq ft store over two levels at the Charles Darwin Shopping Centre. The store, which is Primark's first in Shrewsbury, is a reconfiguration of nine existing units.

£1 Sunday car parking secured for Shrewsbury

Shrewsbury BID has delivered on its pledge to improve car parking and access in Shrewsbury town centre after securing a flat rate of £1 for Sunday car parking in long stay public and private car parks. The new measures, which will launch on 7th June, will deliver a simpler, cheaper deal for visitors and help boost the high street and leisure sector.

New mayor of Shrewsbury takes office

Shrewsbury has elected its new Mayor for the coming year, Councillor Miles Kenny. Councillor Kenny officially took office at the annual meeting of Shrewsbury Town Council last night.

Shrewsbury to mark ve day anniversary

A special beacon will be lit in Shrewsbury tomorrow to honour of the 70th anniversary of VE day. More than 200 beacons across the country are set to be lit at 9.32pm throughout the United Kingdom, Channel Islands and Isle of Man, following the lighting of the Principal Beacon outside Windsor Castle by Her Majesty The Queen.

Celebrity chef launches Shrewsbury first street food feast

Shrewsbury's first Street Food Event is being launched by Shropshire's favourite celebrity chef Marcus Bean in a bid to bring the latest street food personalities and produce to the medieval town.

Models bring fashion X factor to Shrewsbury's shopping centres

A stylish blend of fashion, music and dance brought glamour and glitz to Shrewsbury's busy Darwin and Pride Hill Shopping Centres on Saturday. The Centres played host to Pop Up Fashion with a team of four model-dancers regulars on top TV shows like X Factor and accompanied by presenter Mike Lockwood, staging a series of shows throughout the day.

Shrewsbury set for major historical warfare event

The thrust and crack of 'Pike and Shot Warfare' - as witnessed in the English Civil War - is set to be commemorated at a major free-to-attend event hosted by University Centre Shrewsbury at historic Rowley's House.

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