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Shrewsbury Cathedral bell to chime again after half a century of silence

The peal of a bell forged just months after the end of the Crimean War is to be heard across Shrewsbury once again thanks to state-of-the-art restoration work.

The Times Cool Hotel Guide highlights Shrewsbury's Lion & Pheasant

The Times has highlighted Shrewsbury hotel Lion & Pheasant in their Cool Hotel Guide. "This 23-room townhouse is the most stylish base in Shrewsbury, an underrated town of tilted timber houses and shopping lanes with medieval names."

Accessible Accommodation in Shrewsbury

Scooped up in the loop of the Severn, Shrewsbury is a town bursting with culture and history. Despite many of the buildings dating from the 16th and 17th centuries, Shrewsbury has a wealth of accessible eateries, retailers, attractions and accommodation.

Where to eat vegan in Shrewsbury

Looking for vegan food? Shrewsbury has a number of eateries that are either entirely vegan or are guaranteed to offer vegan dishes alongside their regular menu, with something to suit all appetites.

Brew on this!

Café culture in Shrewsbury has been captured by local artist Marie Kitson using recycled teabags and the results are stunning. Writes My Shrewsbury's Katy Rink

Shrewsbury gears up for Charles Darwin festival

Plans are well under way for the DarwIN Shrewsbury Festival in 2020 - which will include a rare chance to see some of Darwin’s original letters and books at Shrewsbury School.

Shrewsbury property named in top 50 most popular houses of 2019

WowHaus have named a Shrewsbury property in their top 50 most popular houses of 2019. The 1930s art deco house is currently on the market through local estate agents Balfours.

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