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Shrewsbury's Mayor awarded special pen by independent shop

Shrewsbury's out-going mayor received a special pen to mark his year in office. Miles Kenny, who recently completed his 12 months as the town's Mayor, was officially presented with the silver writing instrument on his last day in the role earlier this month.

Shrewsbury trader gives paws for thought for animal charity

A Shrewsbury market trader has collected more than £125 for a local animal charity.

Brian Nock, who runs The Pet Stall at Shrewsbury Market Hall, raised the funds over the last 12 months by accumulating spare change donated by his customers.

The money has been donated to Grinshill Animal Rescue, a Shrewsbury based rehoming centre for cats and dogs.

‘Attingham Park: A Story of Love and Neglect’ - free lecture

The story behind a great Shropshire estate which is regarded as one of the National Trust’s most successful properties will be shared at University Centre Shrewsbury.

People are invited to the free lecture ‘Attingham Park: A Story of Love and Neglect’ at Rowley’s House in Shrewsbury town centre on Wednesday 25th May.

‘Heavenly Lights: The Untold Story of Stained Glass Artist Margaret Agnes Rope’ exhibition comes to Shrewsbury Museum & Art Gallery this autumn

A major new exhibition telling the untold story of one of the great female artists of the early twentieth century comes to Shrewsbury this autumn.

Town Invites People To Sample The Shrewsbury Ale Trail

Pubs and bars in Shrewsbury will roll out a special welcome to promote the best of Shropshire beer when they take part in the Shrewsbury Ale Trail.

Minister asked for fairer funding from government to help prevent cuts to council services

The Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government has heard first-hand about the financial challenges facing Shropshire Council – and was asked for fairer distribution of government funding to help meet these challenges and help avoid cuts to council services.

Danish on the Menu in Shrewsbury

Shrewsbury BID board members and team welcomed a delegation of Danish professionals to the town yesterday as they embarked on a three day study tour of the UK to witness the impact of BIDs and how they support the development of cities, business areas and tourist districts.

Find out more about a much-loved Shropshire novelist’s work

The work of one of Shropshire’s best-known novelists will be discussed at a free event run by University Centre Shrewsbury this month.