Flaxmill Heritage Open Days – 8th and 9th September

There will be further opportunities to visit the Flaxmill Maltings site during Heritage Open Days on September 8 & 9 between 10.00 am and 4.00 pm each day.

Some 1,600 enjoyed similar events in May and this time there will be even more to see, learn about and enjoy.

Guided tours by expert volunteers will […]

Heritage Open day at St Alkmund’s Church – a Treasure of Shrewsbury.

St Alkmund’s Church is celebrating its 1100th anniversary of founding by Aethelfleda, daughter of King Alfred A.D.912 with an open day on Saturday September 8th.

The Reverend Richard Hayes has organised the event to raise awareness and appreciation with deeper knowledge the value of the buildings in the town.

The Reverend Hayes said: “Heritage Open […]

Shropshire Yarns exhibition at the Gateway

An Ancient Art Form With A Modern Twist

8th September– 13th October

Opening Event 7thSeptember 6.00-800 pm

Gallery 3, The Gateway, Shrewsbury.

Tapestry is one of the oldest forms of woven textile and it’s only fitting that in this town – once built around the woollen trade, and proud home […]

Darwin’s Shrewsbury

War of words over extension plan’s threat to town cafe culture

Councillor hits out at Square changes

by Chris Burn

Claims that changes to Shrewsbury’s Square are needed to ensure businesses can keep trading there have been described as ‘utter nonsense’ by a Shropshire councillor.

Andrew Bannerman, who represents Quarry and Coton Hill, said he did not accept an argument put forward to alter Princess House.