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Business drop-in for unemployed young people at University Centre Shrewsbury

The Shropshire Youth Support Trust (SYST) has teamed up with University Centre Shrewsbury (UCS) to offer a drop-in advice session for unemployed young people to discuss opportunities and support available to set up their own business.

Get Your Wigle On's Legally Blonde opens at Theatre Severn

So much fun it shouldn’t be legal! This week see Broadway and West End sensation Legally Blonde the Musical take to the Theatre Severn stage. Based on the Hollywood smash-hit starring Reese Witherspoon as leading lady Elle Woods, the musical is arriving in Shropshire for the first time and opens on Wednesday 15th June.

Shrewsbury Fashion event is a blooming success

Pop-up fashion shows, dancing routines and free styling consultations helped make a two-day floral fashion event a huge hit with Shrewsbury shoppers.

Students and staff celebrate a momentous year

University Centre Shrewsbury (UCS) students and staff celebrated the end of a trailblazing year in 1920s style.

A Great Gatsby End of Year Ball and Awards Ceremony rounded off the pioneering period on Friday 10th June.

Groups may get chance to submit alternative Shrewsbury swimming proposals

Interested groups and organisations will be given the opportunity to develop alternative proposals to retain swimming provision at the Quarry site in Shrewsbury – if the site is not recommended as the preferred location for future swimming provision in the town.

Shrewsbury Museum begins search for people and places in Edwardian seaside snaps

Shrewsbury Museum & Art Gallery has launched a nationwide search to identify the people and places featured in a series of Edwardian seaside photographs that go on display later this month as part of a new exhibition.

Alisha aiming high after regional win

A young Shropshire hairdresser has won her way through the national finals of a competition.

Alisha Edmunds (18), who works at the Toni & Guy salon in Castle Street, Shrewsbury, beat off entrants from across central England to gain her place at the grand London final of the ‘Assistant of the Year’ contest.

Birmingham Philharmonic Orchestra to visit Shrewsbury

Music inspired by the landscapes of Europe will feature in a concert by Birmingham Philharmonic Orchestra at Theatre Severn, Shrewsbury, on Sunday 26th June.