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Shrewsbury never sleeps. Discover the latest goings-on, stories and must-read news to come out of the original one-off.

Shrewsbury's Open 30 Day Challenge

This August we're celebrating Shrewsbury with the Shrewsbury's Open 30 Day Challenge. Follow along and join in to be in with the change of winning a £50 voucher to a Shrewsbury business of your choice.

Shrewsbury's The Hive features on The Guardian

Despite what has been a difficult year across the charity and arts sectors, Shrewsbury's The Hive is "doing better than ever". The Guardian talks to Katie Jennings, the Hive’s chief executive, and Kathleen Jones, a regular user of their service.

Eat Out to Help Out in Shrewsbury

This August sees the launch of the Government's Eat Out to Help Out Scheme. Every Mon, Tues & Weds between Aug 3 & 31 get up to 50% off your food and non-alcoholic drinks up to a total value of £10 per person if you eat or drink in. Click here to discover which Shrewsbury businesses are taking part in the initiative.

Shrewsbury Museum & Art Gallery to reopen on 28 July with free entry

Shrewsbury Museum & Art Gallery (SM&AG) is to reopen on Tuesday 28 July 2020, and will be also offering free entry to visitors until the autumn.

Shrewsbury Castle set to reopen to the public on 25 July 2020

Shrewsbury Castle will be reopening its doors to visitors on Saturday 25 July 2020 as visitor attractions continue to safely open across Shropshire.

Shop Shrewsbury's retailers online

Discover which Shrewsbury retailers are selling their products online and get the best of Shrewsbury delivered directly to your door.

Dining out in Shrewsbury

The first weekend in July saw the reopening of many of Shrewsbury's hospitality businesses. Eateries, bars, cafes and many others are all ready and waiting to satisfy your cravings.

Shrewsbury's Severn bridges

A town that is looped by a river is always going to have plenty of bridges and inevitably water levels are a hot topic. Shrewsbury's biggest bridges are the English and Welsh bridges which are gateways into town.

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