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University Centre Shrewsbury lecturer launches new book about the British boy detective in children’s literature

The boy detective, made famous in children’s literary favourites such as Enid Blyton’s Famous Five, is the focus of a new book written by a lecturer at University Centre Shrewsbury (UCS).

The Boy Detective in Early British Children’s Literature: Patrolling the Borders between Boyhood and Manhood by Dr Lucy Andrew was released last month.

University Centre Shrewsbury student is an award-winning star

The spotlight was shining on a University Centre Shrewsbury (UCS) student when she was chosen from three finalists to win a Shropshire award.

History student Holly-Elizabeth Smith was presented with the Shining Star Adult accolade at the 2017 Dyslexia Awards on Saturday (November 25, 2017).

University Centre Shrewsbury student recognised for outstanding academic performance

A second year science student at University Centre Shrewsbury (UCS) has been recognised for his outstanding achievements during his first 12 months at the institution.

Max Yates is studying Medical Genetics, one of several popular Bachelor of Science (BSc) single honours programmes run by Chester Medical School at UCS.

University Centre Shrewsbury student is a shining example

A University Centre Shrewsbury (UCS) student has been shortlisted for an award celebrating the strengths and achievements of people with Dyslexia.

History student Holly-Elizabeth Smith is a finalist in a Shining Star category of the 2017 Dyslexia Awards.

The Shropshire-wide Dyslexia Awards aim to raise awareness by celebrating the positive aspects of Dyslexia.

New CEO Katie Jennings appointed at arts charity and venue, the Hive in Shrewsbury

The Hive in Shrewsbury is excited to announce the appointment of its new CEO; Katie Jennings, who began the role on November 13th.

Reviive and Severn Hospice join forces to promote furniture re-use network’s first

Two well-known Shropshire organisations have joined forces to support the first national initiative to offer an ethical shopping alternative to Black Friday.

The Classic Charles Dickens Christmas Carol story retold through folk music at the Hive in Shrewsbury

On Friday December 8th at 8PM, The Hive in Shrewsbury is hosting “A Christmas Carol: A Folk Opera”, a retelling of the classic Christmas Carol story performed by folk opera group, Green Matthews.

Retailer launches Italian partnership pen

A Shropshire businessman has helped to develop an exclusive limited edition fountain pen - in partnership with Italian designers.

John Hall, who owns Write Here in Shrewsbury’s High Street, is thought to be the only pen shop proprietor in the country to have undertaken such a venture.

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