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2015

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

Shrewsbury BID awarded industry accreditation

Shrewsbury BID has been awarded a prestigious industry-led accreditation for being a well-run organisation that delivers real value and benefits to its members.

Pop-ups and new bar restaurant set to bring new life to west end of town

New retail and restaurant businesses are breathing new life into the west end of Shrewsbury. A Carluccio's Christmas shop, a brand new bar restaurant and a pop-up wedding dress and celebration wear retailer are among four businesses taking over empty premises in Shoplatch.

Take a tour and chat to the team at public drop-in events

The opportunity to take a look around University Centre Shrewsbury's learning and research base and chat to staff is on offer at two evening drop-in events before Christmas. Members of the team, including academics and support staff, will be on hand at Guildhall, Frankwell Quay, between 6pm and 7.30pm on Tuesday November 17th and Tuesday December 8th.

Delightful new dance show promises to be 'just your cup of tea'

Tea. The nation's favourite tipple. And yet it's one that seems to divide us. Are you a milk in first sort of person? Sugar, sweeteners or nothing at all? Do you like a builder's brew or do you prefer the elegance of a cup of Earl Grey?

Market Hall's sizzling late night feasting and shopping event, November 18th

Shrewsbury Market Hall kicks off the festive season on Wednesday November 18th when its cosmopolitan cafes and gift stalls open for a sizzling late night of feasting and shopping The market's popular cafes and restaurants, ranging from seafood and Oriental to street-style and Spanish, will be offering both eat-in and special take-out dishes.

Shrewsbury illuminated in solidarity with Paris

Shrewsbury's Market Hall was illuminated with a Tricolore tribute to the victims of the Paris attacks. Joining similar displays of support at famous landmarks across the world, Shrewsbury's Market Hall was illuminated with the French flag by projection lighting specialist Andy McKeown.

University Centre Shrewsbury off to a healthy start with first placement

University Centre Shrewsbury's first work-based learning placement is underway as students play a growing part in Shropshire businesses and services. Health and Exercise Science undergraduate Christian Heenan is the first student to start a placement in a county organisation as part of his degree studies.

Free Wednesday night parking in Shrewsbury in run-up to Christmas 2015

Shropshire Council is offering shoppers in Shrewsbury free parking on Wednesday nights in the run-up to Christmas, starting on 18 November - the night of the town's Christmas Cracker and Lights Switch On event. On that day, and every Wednesday evening until Christmas, people can park for free in the following Shropshire Council-owned long-stay car parks from 4pm.

 

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