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Tickets on Sale for Mayor's Charity Dinner

The Mayor of Shrewsbury is hosting a charity dinner in Frankwell in aid of Little Rascals Foundation and is encouraging people to come along and support his nominated charity. 

The dinner, the final fundraising event as part of his Mayor’s year in office, will take place on May 10 at the Darwin Community Centre in Frankwell.

Last Call for Iconic Images for our Shrewsbury in Bloom Photo Competition

There’s still time for the residents of Shrewsbury to submit their iconic photographs of the town in a bid to be featured on the front or the back cover of the Shrewsbury in Bloom Portfolio of Evidence this summer.

The Shrewsbury in Bloom Committee is offering local residents the opportunity to have their photo of the town on the front or back cover of the annual portfolio, which is presented to the Royal Horticultural Society’s judges when they visit the town to inspect the town against exacting criteria.

Shrewsbury in Bloom's Annual Greenhouse Open Evening

As we approach Spring and start to think about our gardens and allotments, the Shrewsbury in Bloom Committee is inviting the town’s gardening enthusiasts to join them for the annual behind the scenes tour of the Town Council’s greenhouse.

The open evening event takes place on Wednesday 22 May from 6pm.

The site, at Weeping Cross, nurtures more than 300,000 blooms that are cultivated each year for the town’s award-winning floral displays.

Annual Ceremony Awards for Shrewsbury's Unsung Heroes

The unsung community heroes of Shrewsbury have been officially recognised by the Mayor for playing their part in helping to make the town a special place to live, work and visit.

The Mayor’s Awards scheme is Shrewsbury’s equivalent of “The Oscars”, with local individuals, organisations, groups and businesses being recognised for their achievements, for the benefit of the whole town.

Relaunch of the Grange Community Centre

The former Grange Youth Centre off Mount Pleasant Road has undergone a transformation over the last twelve months and is now ready to welcome the community when Shrewsbury Town Council and Young Shrewsbury host a relaunch event this Sunday.

With a new name of The Grange Centre and now run by the Town Council, the Relaunch Event on April 14 takes place between 10am and 4pm.

Voting Closing for your Favourite Market Hall Trader of the Year

Time is running out to cast your vote to find Shrewsbury’s favourite Market Hall Trader of the Year for 2019.

People visiting the indoor market before March 30 can nominate their favourite trader to win a Mayor of Shrewsbury Award.

The trader with the most votes will be presented with a trophy at the annual Mayor’s Awards ceremony at the Guildhall on May 9.

Last Chance to Nomination Shrewsbury's Unsung Heroes

With a closing date of Monday 25 March, there’s still time to submit your nominations for the annual Mayor of Shrewsbury Awards to acknowledge those unsung heroes who have made an outstanding contribution to the town of Shrewsbury.

The Mayor is asking businesses, organisations and residents to provide suggestions for Shrewsbury’s annual civic awards, designed to feature those who have gone above and beyond for the benefit of the town.

Teams Work Together to Replant Damaged Hedgerow at Monkmoor River Ground

Staff and volunteers from Shrewsbury Town Council, together with volunteers from Shropshire Wildlife Trust, sixty pupils from Crowmoor Primary School and students from Severndale School have re-planted a damaged hedgerow at Monkmoor River Ground.

Last summer, staff from the Town Council’s Countryside and Greenspace Team discovered that weed killer had been used to spray almost the entire length of hedgerow, killing around 500 newly planted trees. 

Time to Reward Shrewsbury's Unsung Heroes

There’s still time to submit your nominations for the annual Mayor of Shrewsbury Awards to acknowledge those unsung heroes who have made an outstanding contribution to the town of Shrewsbury.

The Mayor is asking businesses, organisations and residents to provide suggestions for Shrewsbury’s annual civic awards, designed to feature those who have gone above and beyond for the benefit of the town.

Damaged Hedgerow at Monkmoor River Ground to be Replanted

Following the deliberate destruction of a newly planted hedgerow at Monkmoor River Ground last year, Shrewsbury Town Council will be re-planting the hedgerow next week.

Last  year, weed killer had been used to spray almost the entire length of hedgerow, killing around 500 newly planted trees, including the taller ‘standards’ that had been grown in pots for several years. 

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