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Views sought on proposed changes to Shropshire Council’s parking strategy

People are being asked for their views on some proposed changes to Shropshire Council’s new parking strategy. The six-week consultation begins today – Monday (23 September 2019) – and will run until 3 November. The consultation questionnaire is on the council’s website – – and hard copies are available on...


Building homes that people need: Council approves funding and land transfers

Shropshire Councillors have unanimously agreed funding and the transfer of land to enable Shropshire Council’s wholly-owned local housing company to start building homes that people want, need and can afford at meeting of Full Council today (Thursday 19 September 2019). The company, named Cornovii Developments Limited*, was officially formed on 6 July 2019 to address unmet housing need and...


Half-term Halloween fun for children in Shrewsbury’s shopping centres

Children of all ages will be able to celebrate Halloween this half-term by joining in a series of creative workshops in Shrewsbury’s Darwin Shopping Centre. The workshops are being held from Monday 28 October to Saturday 2 November, and all take place in the Centre’s ‘workshop station’, near to Costa. Kevin Lockwood, Shrewsbury shopping centres manager, said: “With...


Sir Henry Sidney and the Ludlow Castle Heraldic Roll exhibition set to open

Shropshire Museums Collections Centre in Ludlow is delighted to announce a new exhibition, ‘Sir Henry Sidney and the Ludlow Castle Heraldic Roll’. This exhibition will show the original copy of the Ludlow Castle Heraldic Roll in its entirety. The Ludlow Castle Heraldic Roll The Roll dates from Tudor England and was discovered by Ludlow resident, Hugh Wood, in 2015 and, through public...


Exciting new Darwin Room Sessions set to begin at Shrewsbury Library

Shrewsbury Library is excited to launch the new Darwin Room Sessions this September in the wake of successful recent events. The Darwin Room Sessions will feature an ongoing series of events focusing on dance, music, visual arts, poetry, readings and performances. The events will be in the home of the school of Shrewsbury’s most famous son, Charles Darwin and follow the tradition of 500...


News from our partners: Shropshire Music Trust’s new season – new artistes and some favourites

News from our partners Shropshire Music Trust Shropshire Music Trust is returning with a new season, which includes fabulous new artistes and old favourites. Shropshire Music Trust’s new season offers everything from sacred music and dance by the Monks of Tibet, and Mid-Wales Opera; to a Jazz Planets Showcase, and the New Manchester School presenting Comedy, Tragedy and Squeaky-Door...


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