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University Centre Shrewsbury Reading Group to discuss ‘Bob Dylan - Nobel Prize Winner’

A reading group at University Centre Shrewsbury (UCS) will consider the importance of singer-songwriter Bob Dylan’s work in the light of his recent Nobel Prize for Literature award.

Dr Giulia Miller will host the free event at Guildhall, UCS’s teaching and research base, on Saturday September 9, 2017, from 1.30pm to 3.30pm.

Market Hall gears up for second monthly Saturday late night opening on September 2.

Shrewsbury Market Hall is gearing up for its second monthly Saturday late night opening on September 2.

Bars, cafes, restaurants and a selection of retail stalls will be open up until 10pm.

Market facilities manager Kate Gittins hailed the first regular late night, held on August 5, a “resounding success”.

Acclaimed Canadian indie-folk band The Fugitives to play concert in Shrewsbury as part of UK tour

Acclaimed Canadian indie-folk music band The Fugitives will pay a gig at The Lion Hotel, Shrewsbury on Wednesday 04 October as part of a three-week UK tour.

New appointments as Galliers expands

New appointments have been made as part of a county building company’s expansion plans.

Vicky Burton (27), joins Shrewsbury-based Galliers Homes as a quantity surveyor and will be working on the firm’s sites throughout Shropshire.

Children go FREE at Shrewsbury Museum & Art Gallery

Shrewsbury Museum & Art Gallery are delighted to be offering FREE entry for children from Saturday 26 August 2017 until Friday 1 September 2017.

Children up to the age of 17 will be given free entry to Shrewsbury Museum & Art Gallery where they can explore the exciting and varied history of Shrewsbury and Shropshire, as well as the current special exhibition, Antarctica: Life in hostile land.

FREE entry across Shropshire Museums & Archives for Heritage Open Days

In celebration of the Heritage Open Days, Shropshire Museums and Archives are waiving entry fees and putting on special events to create a unique visitor experience.

Pure boosts phone coverage with transmitter

A Shrewsbury telecoms company has boosted the phone signal for thousands of people in the town.

Pure Telecom has arranged for an O2 transmitter to be installed on Shrewsbury Business Park.

With a radius of up to six miles, the mast will vastly improve signal for huge numbers of employees at offices there, as well as residents and visitors in the surrounding area.

Shrewsbury Postcards

This summer, send Shrewsbury postcards to your friends and family to raise money for the Shropshire Disability Network!

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