Inspirational workshops being rolled out online

An inspirational woman dedicated to helping people deal with life-changing illness or injury is taking her groundbreaking programme virtual, with a series of workshops aimed at enhancing mental wellbeing and resilience. Kelda Wood MBE, founder of the Climbing Out charity, says the aim of the fully funded workshops is to widen the scope of the […]

DarwIN Shrewsbury Festival goes virtual for 2021

The DarwIN Shrewsbury Festival will go ahead in February despite the Covid-19 pandemic – but all events this year will be held online.  Celebrating the town’s most famous son, the festival will take place between February 9 and 17, and once again promises to provide plenty of thought-provoking and inspiring events.  The programme has now been launched, […]

Shrewsbury “stepping into the spotlight” at Big Town Plan Festival

The opportunities for promoting Shrewsbury on the national stage will be discussed at the opening event of the Shrewsbury Big Town Plan Festival.  A series of public debates and discussions are taking place – available live via video link – about the future of Shrewsbury, and the first event, called ‘Shrewsbury: Step into the spotlight’ […]

Coronavirus: Stay safe and stick to the rules during this critical phase

People in Shropshire are being urged to follow the Covid-19 restrictions as we enter a “critical phase” of the pandemic.  With the Government’s Chief Medical Officer, Professor Chris Whitty, warning that the country is approaching “the worst two weeks of the pandemic”, officials in Shropshire are backing his calls for responsibility from the public and businesses.  […]

Ambitious and bold ideas set out in Shrewsbury Big Town Plan’s Masterplan Vision

A range of ambitious and bold opportunities for Shrewsbury are being set out in a “Masterplan Vision” for how the town could evolve over the next two decades.  The document explores a range of ideas for how Shrewsbury could improve and develop, building on the priorities established in the Big Town Plan published in 2018.  […]

Shrewsbury Big Town Plan Festival programme confirmed

The future of Shrewsbury will be the focus of a series of public discussions and debates to kick off the next phase of the Shrewsbury Big Town Plan.  The Shrewsbury Big Town Plan Festival will take place from January 19 to 29 in the form of a series of virtual events being streamed live on […]

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