Category Archives: Leisure and culture

Partners support Shropshire Council’s Big Conversation

03/04/2017 / Leave a comment / Permalink

Discussions are underway with vulnerable groups to seek their views on what more Shropshire Council can do in light of its financial … Continue reading »

Trail Run at Severn Valley Country Park set to be bigger than ever

03/04/2017 / Leave a comment / Permalink
Severn Valley Country Park - Trail Run 2017

Shropshire Council’s outdoor partnerships team are calling on all runners to enter the Severn Valley Trail Run on Sunday 11 June 2017. … Continue reading »

19th century portrait of Lord Hill’s Column builder returning to Shrewsbury after discovery in Australia

28/03/2017 / Leave a comment / Permalink

An oil painting of a local builder, John Straphen, is returning to Shrewsbury after spending nearly 200 years in a small town … Continue reading »

Chance to try your hand at woodland crafts at Severn Valley Country Park

22/03/2017 / Leave a comment / Permalink

Members of Shropshire Council’s new ‘Great Outdoors’ scheme are being invited to take part in a day of woodland crafts on Tuesday … Continue reading »

Inquest into Tudor coin hoard and 17th century locket found in Shropshire

21/03/2017 / Leave a comment / Permalink

News from Shropshire’s finds liaison officer Lost within the coverage of the amazing piano hoard of gold sovereigns, which has dominated the … Continue reading »

Users of Shropshire’s indoor leisure facilities asked for views on new strategy

20/03/2017 / Leave a comment / Permalink
A picture of a swimmer to depict an example of leisure facilities

Current and potential users of indoor leisure facilities in the Shropshire Council area are being asked to comment on the council’s revised … Continue reading »

Shropshire Teenage Book Award presentation ceremony on 21 March 2017

16/03/2017 / Leave a comment / Permalink

An award ceremony will be held at Shirehall in Shrewsbury on Tuesday 21 March 2017 to announce the winner of this year’s … Continue reading »

Early Bronze Age bead fragment from Much Wenlock

13/03/2017 / Leave a comment / Permalink

Mr Ellery, HM Coroner for Shropshire, held a Treasure inquest on 9 March 2016 at Telford Coroner’s Court into a recently-discovered medieval … Continue reading »

New exhibition a hit: Nearly 1,000 school children booked to visit Rhyme Around the World

07/03/2017 / Leave a comment / Permalink
Image showing a blue archway into Rhyme Around the World exhibition with images of a fox with an umbrella, a lion leaping with two happy children and an antelope on its back and photos on the walls.

Shrewsbury Museum & Art Gallery’s new exhibition, Rhyme Around the World, a touring exhibition from Seven Stories, The National Centre for Children’s … Continue reading »

Early Bronze Age gold bead fragment from Much Wenlock declared treasure

28/02/2017 / Leave a comment / Permalink

News from the finds liaison officer for Shropshire Mr Ellery, HM Coroner for Shropshire, held a treasure inquest today into a recently … Continue reading »