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Shrewsbury artisan bakery wins a silver award at prestigious World Bread Awards

Shrewsbury artisan bakery Bread And Loaf is celebrating a silver gong for one of its most popular loaves in the prestigious World Bread Awards.

The bakery, based in Castle Gates, won a silver award for its speciality  ‘Shropshire Whey’ loaf, awarded in the Great British White category of the competition.

Festive late nights at Shrewsbury Market Hall

Shrewsbury Market Hall is running a series of festive late nights in the lead up to Christmas.

They kick off on Wednesday November 15 when stalls and restaurants will be open until 9pm for the Shrewsbury Christmas lights switch-on and Christmas Cracker event in the town.

Free seminar ‘Rural Places, Rural Challenges’ to be held at University Centre Shrewsbury

Experts on rural issues across the country will come together at University Centre Shrewsbury later this month for a seminar exploring the challenges and opportunities of rural service delivery.

The Rural Places, Rural Challenges seminar is being organised by the Rural Services Network (RSN) and will take place at Guildhall, Frankwell Quay, on Wednesday, November 22, 2017 from 10.15am to 2.45pm.

University Centre Shrewsbury Professor addresses delegates at international conference in Singapore

A Shrewsbury Professor, who is pioneering groundbreaking research into cardiovascular rehabilitation, has travelled nearly 7,000 miles to address delegates at a leading health conference in Singapore.

New gallery to be first of its kind in region

A new gallery in Shrewsbury has just opened its doors, with a rare £50,000 drawing by renowned British artist LS Lowry as a centrepiece.

Young entrepreneur Jonathan Soden has fulfilled a dream by launching the venture in Wyle Cop.

Little Dessert Shop opens in Shrewsbury – breathing new life into town’s west end

The Little Dessert Shop has opened a highly anticipated new dessert parlour in Shrewsbury, creating 25 new jobs and helping to breathe new life and vitality into the west end of the town.

It is the ninth shop for the rapidly expanding dessert phenomenon that has taken the West Midlands by storm over the last two years.

In the Hands of Boys: Shropshire Schools visit historic WW1 sites

Eight Shropshire schools have recently visited five sites across Shropshire with links to World War One, as part of the ‘In the Hands of Boys’ project being coordinated by Shropshire Council.

Wace Morgan launch new Military Law service

Shropshire law firm Wace Morgan has stepped up its support for the Armed Forces by launching a new service.

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