Exciting new show coming to Theatre Severn

By | 2019-01-20T07:34:17+00:00 January 20th, 2019|Blog, What's On|

We love something exciting and new and that’s why we’re so looking forward to Breaking Tradition’s latest production of The Demon Barbers XL at Shrewsbury’s Theatre Severn. The folk and hip hop dance company, winners of Best Live Act at the BBC Radio 2 Folk Awards, will be performing on March 14 at 8pm. The event looks set to be

Shropshire school brings campaign to save the oceans to its doorstep

By | 2019-01-15T16:34:35+00:00 January 15th, 2019|Blog, What's On|

A Shropshire school is bringing the campaign to save the oceans to its doorstep next month in a lecture to be given by a leading conservationist. Francesca Trotman is the founder and managing director of Love the Oceans, a non-profit marine conservation organisation set up in November 2014. Francesca will deliver her talk ‘Plastics and the Planet - Your part

The Imps get revved up for Shrewsbury Flower Show

By | 2019-01-09T07:55:17+00:00 January 9th, 2019|Blog, What's On|

Plans for the 2019 Shrewsbury Flower Show have stepped up a gear with the news that  will be appearing on both days of the event in August. The Imps have thrilled crowds all over the world with their breathtaking performances and the team aged five to 16 never fail to impress as they keep audiences on the edges of their seats

Coaching inn near Newport for sale

By | 2019-01-09T07:32:31+00:00 January 9th, 2019|Blog, Business News|

  A period coaching inn has gone on the market near Newport with an asking price of £825,000. The Swan at Forton has 12 en suite letting rooms and a restaurant and function room that can cater for 120 diners.  The hotel, which brought in £578,600 in net sales during the last year, has gone on the market through Halls

Festive family fun at Theatre Severn

By | 2019-01-27T11:22:07+00:00 December 22nd, 2018|Reviews|

Every year Theatre Severn gives us so many opportunities to get the family together and mark Christmas with a show! And as well as the hugely popular annual pantomime (you can already buy tickets for next year’s Aladdin!!) we also get a smaller scale Christmas-themed production in the Walker Theatre - which in 2018 was Santa’s Elves and the Shoemaker.

Historic Shrewsbury manor opens doors for Christmas fayre

By | 2018-11-26T16:51:38+00:00 November 27th, 2018|Blog, What's On|

  A Shropshire village community will come together for a special Christmas fayre at a historic county venue this weekend. The Condover Christmas fayre will take place at Condover Hall, near Shrewsbury, on December 2nd (Sunday) and organisers are promising a great selection of stalls, food, drinks, music and festive cheer. The event, open from 10am to 4pm, will also

Fundraising business group benefit from new website

By | 2018-11-26T16:38:00+00:00 November 26th, 2018|Blog, Business News|

Members of the Shrewsbury-based Severn Business Network at Shrewsbury Town Football Club, where the group meet. A thriving Shropshire business group is ending 2018 on a high with a record number of members and a brand new website. Severn Business Network - which will mark its 10-year anniversary next year  -  was established to promote business growth in

Don’t get caught out this Christmas, rely on your pharmacy for supplies and out of hours service

By | 2018-11-26T09:52:08+00:00 November 26th, 2018|Blog|

Martin Lunt, managing director of Lunts Pharmacies in Shrewsbury, Craven Arms and Pontesbury Shropshire residents are being asked to think ahead and make sure they have any medication they need ahead of the festive period. Adding ‘medication’ to your pre-Christmas shopping list will reduce the impact on the already stretched medical services - as well as limiting any

Oh yes it is! It’s Panto time again!

By | 2018-11-20T06:00:25+00:00 November 21st, 2018|Blog, What's On|

It’s that time of year again! Panto time! This year Shrewsbury’s Theatre Severn is showing the mother of all pantomimes- Mother Goose! Starring again will be Shropshire’s favoruite Dame, Brad Fitt, along with our fabulous radio star Eric Smith, of BBC Radio Shropshire, who will be playing the squire. The venue is preparing to repeat the success of last year’s box

Major plumbing company to sponsor Shropshire cycling team

By | 2018-11-20T05:37:26+00:00 November 20th, 2018|Blog, Business News|

A Shropshire cycling team, which has celebrated huge success this season, has announced a name change for next year and also the addition of an exciting new sponsor. From 2019, ‘Rhino Velo Race Team’ will become ‘Holohan Coaching Race Team’ and along with existing anchor sponsors Shrewsbury based estate agents Cooper Green Pooks and charteredinsurance brokers Beaumont Lawrence, they will