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easyBus launches new local bus service

From 1st May 2017, easyBus will be operating a local bus service to serve routes connecting Shrewsbury, Oswestry, Wrexham, and Chester.

The new service will operate 7 days a week and will include evening and night-time departures - meaning that it will now be possible to travel into Shrewsbury from Oswestry, Wrexham, and Chester, on a Sunday, for evenings out, and be able to return by bus.


Competition - Win four tickets to Shrewsbury Winter Festival

Win four tickets to the Shrewsbury Winter Festival on either Saturday 9th or Sunday 10th December 2017.

Entry can be made by either:

- Facebook: Liking the Original Shrewsbury page , sharing the post and commenting the activity that you're looking forward to most

- Twitter: Following @OriginalShrews and retweeting our post about the competition

- Signing...

Sabrina teams up with Zaza Johnson & Bath

No Sabrina is not for sale! Sabrina Boat & Zaza Johnson & Bath estate agents have joined forces to benefit local residents who may be going through the sometimes stressful process of moving home! Sabrina has offered anyone who puts there home up for sale with ZJB during the month of May will receive a 10% discount off private hire for any date during their 2017 season.

Mark Hooper Sabrina Office...

Styling Shrewsbury with capsule summer style

This bank holiday weekend Shrewsbury shoppers are being treated to an explosive display of dynamic capsule wardrobe fashion transformations.

The free 2-day event will showcase AM to PM fashion, with live pop-up fashion shows in which outfits will be transformed from day to night, creating an easily styled capsule summer wardrobe.

Professionally styled outfits, from brands including Topshop, River...

An Antarctic experience is coming soon at Shrewsbury Museum & Art Gallery

On Monday 5 June, Antarctica: Life in a hostile land, is coming to Shrewsbury Museum & Art Gallery. This new exhibition promises to offer an exciting insight into our relationship with the most hostile continent on Earth.

Antarctica: Life in a hostile land, offers a thrillingly interactive experience with a combination of prized historic exhibits and modern day technology that will allow you to become...

Shrewsbury BID coordinates efforts to improve safety of Shrewsbury’s night revellers

Shrewsbury Business Improvement District (BID) wants to ensure that the positive experience provided by Shrewsbury’s vibrant and safe late-night economy extends to everyone getting home safely and without delay after a night out.

The BID is in discussions with private hire operator representatives and taxi owners as well as Pubwatch members, West Mercia Police, Shropshire Council and Street Pastors to...

New branding service offered by Write Here

A long-established Shrewsbury retailer is now offering a new branding service to private and business customers.

Write Here , an award-winning independent shop in the High Street, can now personalise its books and pens.

The service will complement the store’s wide range of writing instruments, artists’ materials, stationery, cards, gifts and games.

Write Here proprietor John Hall said: “...

Legal firm continues show support

A leading Shropshire law firm is continuing its arts sponsorship programme. Wace Morgan Solicitors, based in St Mary’s Street, is providing backing for several Shropshire events this year.

As part of its community involvement, the firm recently sponsored A Tale of Two Cities at the Theatre Severn, produced by Shrewsbury Amateur Operatic Society.

The show, based on Charles Dickens’s greatest work,...