Category Archives: Leisure and culture

Era comes to an end as The Market Buffet café in Shrewsbury bows out to retirement after 50 years

15/02/2018 / Leave a comment / Permalink
Market Buffet cafe in Shrewsbury Market Hall

After half a century of serving ‘legendary’ homemade lunches, puddings and cakes to generations of Salopians, the family behind one of Shrewsbury’s … Continue reading »

Pontesbury community comes together to celebrate library sculpture

06/02/2018 / Leave a comment / Permalink
Sculpture at Pontesbury Library

News from our partners Friends of the Community Library at Pontesbury On Saturday 3 February 2018 morning a large and enthusiastic crowd braved … Continue reading »

Mindfulness and meditation: what’s it all about?

05/02/2018 / Leave a comment / Permalink
Mindfulness - photo of a flower

Severn Valley Country Park is working with fully qualified British School of Meditation teacher Mandy Clarke to unravel the mysteries of mindfulness … Continue reading »

Exciting activities planned for half term at Severn Valley Country Park

05/02/2018 / Leave a comment / Permalink
Children enjoying Severn Valley Country Park

Shropshire Council rangers at Severn Valley Country Park are getting ready to welcome hundreds of visitors during February half term. The visitor … Continue reading »

New scheme helps schoolchildren get fitter and healthier through walking

01/02/2018 / Leave a comment / Permalink

Shropshire schools can now to sign up to a new initiative which aims to help schoolchildren and staff get fitter and healthier … Continue reading »

Cuan Wildlife Rescue talk at Severn Valley Country Park on Thursday 8 February 2018

26/01/2018 / Leave a comment / Permalink
A heron

If you have ever wanted to know more about the valuable work Cuan Wildlife Rescue do, then join Shropshire Council rangers at … Continue reading »

Shrewsbury Market Hall wins ‘Britain’s Favourite Market’ accolade

25/01/2018 / Leave a comment / Permalink
Shrewsbury Market Hall

Shrewsbury Market Hall has scooped a major national award, being named ‘Britain’s Favourite Market’ in the Great British Market Awards today (Thursday … Continue reading »

Purple Flag award flags up Shrewsbury’s vibrant and safe nightlife

24/01/2018 / Leave a comment / Permalink
Purple Flag award for Shrewsbury

News from our partners Shrewsbury Business Improvement District (BID) Shrewsbury’s welcoming evening and night out entertainment and hospitality has been recognised by … Continue reading »

Awards day approaches for Shrewsbury Market Hall

22/01/2018 / Leave a comment / Permalink
People nejoying the Market Hall in Shrewsbury

Shrewsbury market traders at Shrewsbury Market Hall will find out whether they have scooped a major national accolade when the winners of … Continue reading »

Shropshire Council celebrates Wilfred Owen centenary National Lottery funding success

20/01/2018 / Leave a comment / Permalink
An image of Wilfred Owen in his military uniform. Boys in Shropshire taking part in the 'In the hands of boys' project are exploring Wilfred Owen's poems.

Shropshire Council’s Archives and Museums service have been awarded £41,600 by the Heritage Lottery Fund to commemorate the centenary of the death … Continue reading »