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Shrewsbury's shopping centres go dog friendly

Shrewsbury’s Darwin , Pride Hill and Riverside shopping centres will be ‘dog friendly’ from Monday 17 February 2020, meaning dogs will be welcome in all three centres.

Eye watering accounts bring Shrewsbury Prison to life

Eye-watering accounts of prisoner violence and drug-frenzy from former wardens make for a unique tourist attraction at Shrewsbury Prison. By My Shrewsbury's Katy Rink.

Comedy Festival full weekend line up announced

The full line up for this year’s Shrewsbury International Comedy Festival has been announced, with a host of new faces plus returning favourites to keep the county town amused.

Local podcast The Shrewsbury Biscuit gets excited for the DarwIN Shrewsbury Festival

As the whole town gets ready for this year's DarwIN Shrewsbury Festival, popular local podcast The Shrewsbury Biscuit meets with local individuals involved in the festival to discuss the goings-on.

Shrewsbury Cathedral bell to chime again after half a century of silence

The peal of a bell forged just months after the end of the Crimean War is to be heard across Shrewsbury once again thanks to state-of-the-art restoration work.

5 Original things to do in Shrewsbury this February

February is a wonderfully eclectic month in Shrewsbury, with events ranging from the annual DarwIN Shrewsbury Festival to the return of our seasonal markets. Discover our top picks of things to do in Shrewsbury this month.

The Times Cool Hotel Guide highlights Shrewsbury's Lion & Pheasant

The Times has highlighted Shrewsbury hotel Lion & Pheasant in their Cool Hotel Guide. "This 23-room townhouse is the most stylish base in Shrewsbury, an underrated town of tilted timber houses and shopping lanes with medieval names."

Where to eat vegan in Shrewsbury

Looking for vegan food? Shrewsbury has a number of eateries that are either entirely vegan or are guaranteed to offer vegan dishes alongside their regular menu, with something to suit all appetites.