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Shrewsbury never sleeps. Discover the latest goings-on, stories and must-read news to come out of the original one-off.

Support Shrewsbury's retailers

Many of Shrewsbury’s businesses continue to offer their products and services through online shopping and delivery.

My Shrewsbury guide to community support

My Shrewsbury has compiled a list of community help in Shrewsbury during the current health crises. Including a round-up of community Facebook groups offering help to those in isolation, shops & restaurants that will deliver - plus some GOOD NEWS for a glimmer of help in a crisis.

COVID-19: Advice when visiting Shrewsbury

Want to help Shrewsbury recover from the Coronavirus crisis and see your favourite businesses get back on their feet? Support Shrewsbury is a new virtual local marketplace and is now live! Purchase vouchers and experiences from all your favourite Shrewsbury businesses and help them bridge the gap.

A guide to book shopping in Shrewsbury

Shrewsbury has a long and impressive literary tradition. Here is our book lover's guide to shopping in Shrewsbury, from independents to specialists and chains – we're lucky enough to have it all!

5 Original things to do in Shrewsbury this March

Coming to Shrewsbury this March? If so, here are 5 Original Shrewsbury things to do this month, from discovering 4 foot high caricature tennis balls to gliding down the River Severn on the Sabrina.

Shrewsbury is open during flooding

Despite the heavy flooding in Shrewsbury, many of the town centre businesses remain open. Flood levels are beginning to recede, however many of the town's roads and car parks remain closed until further notice, with travel within the river loop severely affected.

Win a £100 voucher to a town centre business of your choice

We've just hit 25,000 likes across our social media platforms and to celebrate we've got a competition for you - WIN a £100 voucher to a Shrewsbury town centre business of your choice.

February half term events in Shrewsbury

It can be tough to keep the kids entertained during the holidays - but Shrewsbury has you covered! From film screenings to board games and art workshops we've rounded up a few ideas to help keep those little monsters at bay.