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Seb Slater from Shrewsbury BID, with a cardboard cut-out of Rodger Federer and Des Walker from Pomona

Game, set and match for Shrewsbury Wimbledon fans

Hot on the heels of its Royal Wedding screening success, Shrewsbury Business Improvement District is bringing a taste of Wimbledon to Shrewsbury.
Dear Dinosaur by Chae Strathie, illustrated by Nicola O’Byrne

Winner of Shrewsbury Bookfest’s inaugural Picture Book Award 2018 is announced

A picture book about a dinosaur and a 6-year-old fan with questions who strike up a lively correspondence has won Shrewsbury Bookfest’s inaugural Picture Book Award for 5-7 year olds.
Winner of the Jon Brookes award, April Preece, with Martin Blunt, Deborah Hill-Brookes, Coco Brookes and Music Technology teachers Ian Round and Beth McGowan

Music Technology students hit all the right notes with The Charlatans

Music Technology students at Shrewsbury Colleges Group were rewarded for their efforts at their annual awards ceremony last week.
The Wilfred Owen 100 events brochure was launched at Tanners in Shrewsbury

Wilfred Owen 100 events brochure launched

A new brochure listing events to remember the centenary of Wilfred Owen’s death and the end of World War I was launched in Shrewsbury last night.
Stuart Morrisey, centre, and the other riders before the trip

Motorcyclists’ tour for dementia charity coming to Telford

A motorcycle tour for a leading dementia charity is coming to Telford in July.
Visitors enjoy the sound of a big band

Packed platforms as a sun-soaked SVR steps back to the 1940s

Visitors bathed in the sunshine and nostalgia as the Severn Valley Railway hosted the first of this year’s Step Back to the 1940s Weekends.
John Hall from Write Here, Emma Molyneux from Shrewsbury BID and Rob McFall from Art Framing

Shrewsbury issues first Passport of Independents

Shrewsbury is commemorating its own Independence Day this July 4th with the launch of the town’s very first Passport of Independents.
Free recipe boxes containing healthy Co-op food products were handed out at Telford parkrun

Co-op visits Telford parkrun to encourage healthier and happier lifestyles

Telford parkrun had a special treat during last Saturday’s event as Co-op, the local community retailer, handed out free recipe boxes containing healthy Co-op food products.
The challenge Lex Boycott has set himself equates to climbing Snowdon each day and Everest each week

Shropshire man takes on Wrekin challenge for second year in aid of charity

A Shropshire man is on a mission to tackle the Wrekin a minimum of three times an evening for charity.
A team from The Wrekin Housing Trust will take part in the Severn Hospice Dragon Boat Festival

Housing trust prepares for oar-some boat race

A team from The Wrekin Housing Trust will be making waves at a charity boat race on the River Severn in Shrewsbury.
Pictured at the opening of the exhibition, from left, Jocelyne Fildes, Katy Rink, Jonathan Soden, Sarah Edwards and Erin Hawkin

World class art show opens in Shrewsbury

Work by some of the art world’s leading international names has gone on display in Shrewsbury.
Jayne Stevens, of PODS, with some of the many volunteers

Parent Carer Forum to host event in Telford

Families of children with disabilities or additional needs in Telford are to get direct access to those in charge of services they use, thanks to an open forum.

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