Category Archives: Leisure and culture

The Mere and Severn Valley Country Park flying the Green Flag as some of the UK’s best green spaces

27/07/2017 / Leave a comment / Permalink
Severn Valley Country Park

Two of Shropshire’s country parks have again been recognised by the Green Flag Award Scheme as some of the very best in Great … Continue reading »

Shropshire residents urged to take part in library services consultation

26/07/2017 / Leave a comment / Permalink
Books in a Shropshire library

Residents and organisations across Shropshire are being asked their views to help shape what library services will look like in the future. … Continue reading »

Results of the Big Conversation 2016/17 now published

24/07/2017 / Leave a comment / Permalink
Big Conversation logo

 Shropshire Council has published the results of its Big Conversation 2016/17. Residents and organisations across Shropshire were invited to give their views … Continue reading »

Shropshire Libraries and Shropshire Archives receive copies of Shropshire Roll of Honour from St Chad’s Church project

12/07/2017 / Leave a comment / Permalink
Roll of Honour books

Shrewsbury’s civic church, St Chad’s, is leading an Appeal Project to commemorate the precious lives lost in The Great War.  A new … Continue reading »

Animal Agents – the Summer Reading Challenge 2017

11/07/2017 / Leave a comment / Permalink
logo for Animal Agents

Reading Agency and Shropshire Libraries are delighted to present the 2017 Summer Reading Challenge, Animal Agents – a whole host of clever … Continue reading »

Spanish-themed author event at Library at The Lantern, Shrewsbury on 15 July

06/07/2017 / Leave a comment / Permalink

The Library at the Lantern in Harlescott, Shrewsbury will be holding a Spanish-themed author event on Saturday 15 July 2017 to launch … Continue reading »

Cabinet to consider a review of swimming provision in Shrewsbury

04/07/2017 / Leave a comment / Permalink
A picture of a swimmer to depict an example of leisure facilities

Shropshire Council’s Cabinet is to consider a review of the different location options for the future provision of swimming in Shrewsbury town … Continue reading »

New draft library services strategy to be considered by Cabinet

04/07/2017 / Leave a comment / Permalink
An image of someone using a library.

A new draft library services strategy which sets out proposed plans to ensure all Shropshire residents continue to have access to a … Continue reading »

Prestigious royal award for Severn Valley Country Park Volunteer Group

03/07/2017 / Leave a comment / Permalink
14 volunteers at Severn valley Country park posing with Queen's Award certificate

Volunteers at a Severn Valley Country Park near Alveley have been awarded the prestigious Queen’s Award for Voluntary Service. The award, which was … Continue reading »

Shrewsbury’s Pitch & Putt course to be put up for sale

27/06/2017 / Leave a comment / Permalink
Two men on a golf course

Shrewsbury’s Pitch & Putt course is to go up for sale next month (July 2017). Owned by Shropshire Council, the 3.95 acres … Continue reading »