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Design a Day for Dad in Shrewsbury This Weekend

There is no other job that comes close to being a Dad. From chauffeur to life coach, handy man to bank of dad, this Sunday really is the day to truly appreciate your wonderful father and Shrewsbury is the perfect place in which to do it. 

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£285,000 boost for Shrewsbury’s power network

Western Power Distribution (WPD), the electricity distributor for the region, is investing £285,000 to improve power supplies throughout Shrewsbury town centre.

The work involves replacing transformers, switchgear and associated cables in one of the town’s main substations – which is situated in the basement of the Market Hall.

Shrewsbury and the friendliest people in Great Britain

Shrewsbury has been voted the happiest place to live in the West Midlands and the 8th happiest in the entire magnificent island that is Great Britain. The wonderful market town on the border with Wales fought off tough competition in a diverse number of categories.

Shrewsbury poet’s work is among that explored at talk on the sonnet

Following on from his ‘Brief Delights’ lecture last year, Dr Bill Hughes keeps to the theme of the short poem as he examines the art and artistry of the sonnet, a form used by poets from the 16th century to the present day.

University Centre Shrewsbury presents musical theatre masterclass

On Sunday, 2 July, University Centre Shrewsbury’s Professional Workshop Series presents a dance masterclass in collaboration with Layton Williams’ London talent agency, Pros from the Shows.

Business moving in write direction

A Shropshire business is investing in a major overhaul which will see it becoming one of the largest independent shops of its kind in the country.

Write Here in Shrewsbury’s High Street is set to be transformed into a leading UK pen retailer.

Owner John Hall says that the refurbishment of his premises will attract visitors from far afield.

Diana marks decade at helm of Wace Morgan

The managing partner of a Shropshire law firm is marking a decade at the helm this month.

Diana Packwood, who heads up Wace Morgan Solicitors, which has offices in Shrewsbury and Newtown, joined the firm over 30 years ago and has seen the business go from strength to strength.