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Renowned philosopher and author to share insights at UCS education conference

The challenges posed for the future of education in a complex and uncertain world will be addressed by renowned philosopher and author Anthony Clifford Grayling at a free University Centre Shrewsbury (UCS) event.

The UCS team is delighted to welcome Professor AC Grayling CBE to Guildhall, its learning and research base, on Tuesday February 13, 2018. Prof Grayling will deliver a keynote speech as part of ‘...

Awards day approaches for Shrewsbury Market

Shrewsbury market traders will find out whether they have scooped a major national accolade when the winners of The Great British Market Awards are announced later this week.

Shrewsbury Market Hall, which is jointly run by Shropshire Council and Shrewsbury Town Council, is one of six UK finalists short-listed for the coveted title of ‘Britain’s Favourite Market’.

All will be revealed at the...

Shrewsbury named happiest place in UK through our use of emojis

The world sends over 10 billion emojis are sent every day and recent research has found that Shrewsbury's sends the most positive emojis out of all UK towns and cities.

Shropshire pen pays tribute to county craftsmen

An exclusive set of silver writing instruments has been developed in tribute to the work of Shropshire silversmiths.

The carefully-crafted pen and pencil have been manufactured in the Jewellery Quarter in Birmingham and have just gone on sale at Shrewsbury retailer Write Here, priced at just under £300 each.

“The ‘Shropshire’ ballpoint pen and pencil have now arrived on our shelves and are looking...