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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. 

Future High Streets Fund

Shrewsbury Town Council is to meet tonight [Tues 12 Feb] to finalise its representation to Shropshire Council to be part of the local authority’s bid to government for a share of the £675m Future High Streets Fund.

The Ministry of Housing, Communities & Local Government announced the new fund to revitalise high streets and town centres in December 2019, recognising that high streets have been drivers in the local community, creating jobs, nurturing small businesses and injecting billions into the local economy.  Yet the way people shop and use their high streets is changing.

Cast Your Vote for Your Favourite Shrewsbury Market Trader of the Year

Shoppers to Shrewsbury’s award-winning Market Hall are being asked to cast their vote to find the Market 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 in the Lecture Theatre of University Centre Shrewsbury at the Guildhall on April 10.

Nomination Sought for Shrewsbury's Unsung Heroes

The Mayor of Shrewsbury, Councillor Peter Nutting, is asking businesses, organisations and residents to make nominations for the town’s annual civic awards. 

Now in their tenth year, the awards are designed to recognise those who have gone above and beyond for the benefit of the town.

Nominations are invited in seven categories, which will be judged by a panel of members and officers of the Town Council, with the winners revealed at an Awards evening in the Lecture Theatre of University Centre Shrewsbury at the Guildhall on April 10.

Herd of Deer Takes up Residence in the Town's Dingle Gardens

Visitors to Shrewsbury’s Dingle gardens have become used to seeing the cast iron horse in the Town Council’s Flanders Bed as part of the town’s First World War commemorations.

Nicknamed locally as “rusty”, the iron horse has now been removed from the bed and has returned to its original pastures at the British Ironwork Centre near Oswestry.

As part of their work with the Town Council, the company has loaned a herd of cast iron red deer for this year, which have been installed on the bank behind the floral clock in the Dingle.

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