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Wace Morgan Solicitors offer ‘Home healthcheck’ service

A Shropshire legal firm is offering a new service to help make selling a home easier and quicker.

The conveyancing team at Wace Morgan Solicitors, based in Shrewsbury, is providing a ‘property healthcheck’ for clients.

Residential conveyancing executive Sue Cornish, who has over 30 years’ experience in the sector, says that the service will smooth the home selling process.

Galliers reveal expansion plans

Plans for growth and investment have been announced by one of Shropshire’s leading family-owned building companies.

Shrewsbury-based Galliers Homes, with its sister company Cameron Homes, which has its head office in Staffordshire, is set to increase total turnover to £70 million this year.

Reinterpreting Montgomery: The largest Civil War battle fought in Wales

A lecturer from University Centre Shrewsbury has had published a book shedding new light on the largest English Civil War battle to take place in Wales.

The battle of Montgomery, involving more than 8,000 soldiers, has been reappraised in a ground-breaking new book by UCS history lecturer Dr Jonathan Worton, written more than 350 years later. 

Côte Restaurants launch new vegetarian food and drinks offering

Côte Restaurants, the UK's leading French Brasserie group, have launched a new vegetarian menu – proving that French restaurants can indeed be a great choice for vegetarians.

The decision to launch the new menu follows the extraordinary popularity of the vegetarian breakfast, which was introduced to Côte’s breakfast menu in June 2015, and now ranks as the second most ordered breakfast.

Museum and charity ensure warm welcome for visitors with hearing loss

Shrewsbury Museum & Art Gallery and local charity, Signal, are celebrating the UK’s Deaf Awareness Week in May to ensure a warm welcome for visitors with hearing loss.

The Hive’s got half term opportunities galore for young people

Aged between 8 – 25 and looking for fresh activities to enjoy over the May Half Term?  Then look no further than The Hive.  With 2 great offers this Whit Week Holiday, there’s something for everyone.

STOP THE CLOCK for Shrewsbury Museum at Night

On Wednesday 17 May 2017, Shrewsbury Museum & Art Gallery will come to life for Museum’s at Night.

The museum will open its doors between 4pm and 9pm for an exciting, programme of art, live music and family friendly events.

CATS at Theatre Severn, June 7th - 10th

Shrewsbury gets ready as the purr-fect award winning musical CATS gets set to hit Theatre Severn stage next month.

Following runs in the West End and Broadway, a major UK tour, a live film recording and multiple cast recordings Get Your Wigle On’s adult musical theatre group are delighted to be able to bring this magical musical to the stage.

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