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Zero Waste shopping: A Shrewsbury how-to guide

Shrewsbury is taking an ultra-modern approach to reducing waste in efforts to save the planet - with the emergence of several zero waste shops in town.

10 things to do in Shrewsbury town this Easter

Are you looking for some Easter activities for the kids?

Shrewsbury town centre is bursting with events, workshops and activities to suit all ages. There's even the odd superhero on the loose!

Shrewsbury leads the way against tide of coffee cup waste

The first town-wide deposit return scheme for coffee cups in the UK has been launched in Shrewsbury.

From Wednesday (April 3), customers can choose a ‘Shrewsbury Cup’ from some cafes in the town centre as part of a campaign to eliminate single-use cups from the town. The reusable Shrewsbury Cup costs £1 and when used can be returned to any participating cafe or shop, where the customer will have their £1 deposit refunded.

Shrewsbury celebrating The Beatles with special weekend of events

It’s almost impossible to imagine the modern world without The Beatles. Their impact upon popular culture has been – and continues to be – enormous. Their music and their iconic image are loved by young and old alike.

TCA Accountants announces new specialist team

TCA Accountants are very pleased to announce that they have introduced a new specialist team, focusing on supporting charities and all other not-for-profit organisations.

Shrewsbury gets a coffee buzz from a deposit-return cup scheme

Shrewsbury will be one of the first places in the UK to have a town-wide, deposit-return scheme for reusable takeaway cups to help cut waste and promote sustainability. The brightly coloured reusable ‘Shrewsbury Cup’ is designed to replace single-use paper cups and will cost just £1, which is refunded when customers return them to participating cafes.

Leading international expert on ancient oaks to give talk in Shrewsbury

A leading international expert on ancient trees will reveal the secrets and history of the oldest English oaks when he gives a talk in Shrewsbury. Aljos Farjon, the former scientific officer for the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew, will give the talk, entitled ‘Ancient Oaks in the English Landscape’, on Tuesday March 12.

Video gamers battle through double marathon for charity

Committed video gamer Rob Walker from Shrewsbury attempts to complete two different types of marathon over the weekend to raise money for people with disabilities.