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The Hive in Shrewsbury calls out for votes to bag a share of Tesco’s bag fund

Charity organisation, the Hive in Shrewsbury is bidding to bag a massive cash boost from the Tesco Bags of Help initiative.

Darwin gets between a rock and a fun place

One thing is for sure, Charles Darwin would have loved the Darwin Rocks workshop, and in fact he did.

Wild Cop Installation finishes this Friday

After two weeks of “wild” entertainment, Shrewsbury’s very own wildlife reserve will be packed up this Friday 23 rd February.

Video gamers to battle sleep in 24-hour charity challenge

Committed video gamers Rob and Amy Walker from Shrewsbury are gearing up to burn the midnight gaming oil on Saturday 24th February to raise money for people with disabilities.

Era comes to an end as Market Buffet café bows out to retirement after 50 years

After half a century of serving ‘legendary’ homemade lunches, puddings and cakes to generations of Salopians the family behind one of Shrewsbury’s most popular ever cafes is bowing out to retirement.

The 2018 DarwIN Shrewsbury Festival is up and running…

The first Park Run during the town’s three week DarwIN Shrewsbury Festival set off on 10th February with dozens of runners donning special DarwIN masks to join in and celebrate the start of the Festival

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.

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