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Final preparations underway for Shrewsbury’s Carols in the Square

Final preparations are underway for Shrewsbury’s Carols in the Square concert on Wednesday evening.

Join voices at University Centre Shrewsbury’s third annual Christmas Carol Service

Members of the public are invited to join voices with University Centre Shrewsbury (UCS) staff and students at the institution’s third annual Christmas Carol Service.

The event takes place at St Chad’s Church on Thursday, December 14 and is open to all.

People are invited by Professor Anna Sutton, Provost of UCS, Councillor Peter Nutting, Leader of Shropshire Council, and Sir David Lees, Chair of...

Tickets for Comedy Festival Gala show go on sale

Tickets for the hotly anticipated Shrewsbury International Comedy Festival Gala 2018 have gone on sale from Theatre Severn’s box office & website as of Friday 8th December.

2017’s event was the most talked about comedy show of the year, and organisers are promising the 2018 show will be just as memorable.

The best seats for the show on Sunday 22nd July are on sale @ £37.50 each, whilst there...

New Shrewsbury Night Bus Service Launched

A brand new festive night bus service is coming as a trial to Shrewsbury from December 8th every Friday and Saturday night until Christmas, bringing a cheap and easy way to travel for those coming in to enjoy the town’s vibrant night time entertainment offer.

The new Arriva bus service will operate on the hour every hour (excluding 10pm) between 8pm to 2am with two buses using existing bus routes catering...

Businesses urged to join charity Christmas collection

A Shrewsbury telecoms company is urging neighbouring firms on Shrewsbury Business Park to contribute to a charity Christmas collection.

Pure Telecom is behind the initiative to support the Shrewsbury Ark, which provides a drop-in centre for homeless and vulnerable people.

It is asking employees at the 66 firms on the park to donate essential items such as tinned food, sleeping bags, warm clothes...

Christmas knits needed for charity

Staff in offices across Shropshire and mid Wales are being urged to sport their Christmas knits this week as part of a charity campaign.

The Shrewsbury-based Lingen Davies Cancer Fund, which supports people with cancer throughout region, is holding a Christmas jumper day on December 8.

The teams at Wace Morgan Solicitors of Shrewsbury and Wace Morgan Tomleys in Newtown are taking part in the...

Famous voices share Christmas stories for charity

A HOST of famous voices are set to share humorous stories at a Yuletide event in aid of two worthy charities.

Bargain Hunt star Christina Trevanion and Terrence Hardiman – who played the Abbot of Shrewsbury in the Cadfael television series - are among those lined up alongside Tim Dutton who has starred in Midsummer Murders, Lewis etc and Genevieve from Radio Shropshire to read festive stories as part of...

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.

The book, which is designed to appeal to both scholars and...