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Russell Kane Hosts Comedy Festival Gala

The full line up for this year’s Shrewsbury International Comedy Festival (SICFest) has been announced, with multi award winning comedian, presenter, actor, author & scriptwriter Russell Kane named as host for the star studded Gala Show

Shrewsbury Market Hall wins ‘Britain’s Favourite Market’ accolade

Shrewsbury Market Hall has scooped a major national award, being named ‘Britain’s Favourite Market’ in the Great British Market Awards today.

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 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.

Wyle Cop open for business during enhancement work

Work began on Monday 8th January 2018 to upgrade the footways and resurface the road between Wyle Cop and English Bridge.

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.

Thanks expressed as landmark term ends and new year nears

Staff and students at University Centre Shrewsbury (UCS) have expressed their thanks to community members, partners and peers for their ongoing support as a landmark term ends and a new year approaches.

Shrewsbury Night Bus Trial

A new night bus service is coming to Shrewsbury from 8th December every Friday and Saturday night until the end of the year, bringing a cheap and easy way to travel for those coming in to enjoy the town’s night time.