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Shrewsbury has festive late-night shopping wrapped up

Shrewsbury is going to town with its festive late-night shopping as more traders join in and a free park and ride service is extended to support seasonal shoppers.

Shrewsbury Market Hall enters national awards for ‘Best Food Hall’

The indoor market, which earlier this year won the national title ‘Britain’s Favourite Market 2018’, is competing in the Best Food Hall category of the Farm Shop & Deli 2019 Awards.

Press Start to Continue - GAME returns to Shrewsbury

The new store will be on Shoplatch under the Market Hall and still prides itself on being the UK's leading games retailer with great deals on video games, consoles, phones, accessories and more.

Supersized Games in the Square

The Square is due to be transformed by Shrewsbury BID with grass, picket fencing, deck chairs and a host of giant games for families to enjoy the last of the summer holidays here in the town centre.

Shrewsbury BID launches latest Summer Video

The fast paced, two-minute video, which now features on the Original Shrewsbury website, is designed to appeal to those living outside of Shropshire looking for something different during the summer holidays. It gives a fresh perspective on the town centre, showcasing everything from wine tasting and the popular parkrun, to delicious restaurant food and rock concerts in the Quarry.

Marriage proposal on the rooftop of Britain’s Favourite Market

For one Shrewsbury man the rooftop of the town’s Market Hall was the perfect setting to get down on one knee and propose to his girlfriend.

Bustling business of a town built on wool

Some of the evocative names of Shrewsbury's industrial past - like Wales & Edwards, Silhouette, and Sentinel - are remembered in a new book exploring the working life of the county town.

Game, set and match for Shrewsbury Wimbledon fans

Hot on the heels of its Royal Wedding screening success, Shrewsbury Business Improvement District (BID) are bringing a taste of Wimbledon to Shrewsbury with a giant screening of men’s and women’s tennis on the 13 th and 14 th of July.