Category: Leisure, culture and heritage

1399 Leisure, culture and heritage posts found.

News from our partners: Mermaid’s dream of a dip in The Mere takes a dive

Mermaid Seren

News from our partners A mermaid’s dream of taking a cooling dip in the mere at Ellesmere has been dashed – because…

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Award-winning family rave returns to Theatre Severn

Big Fish Little Fish returns to Theatre Severn

The Big Fish Little Fish crew are returning to Theatre Severn in Shrewsbury with their award-winning, critically acclaimed family rave for a…

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Coronavirus: What you can expect in our council buildings and services

Face coverings post-19 July 2021 graphic

The Government has urged caution as most legal restrictions on social contact have been lifted today in England.  There are now no limits…

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Shropshire Libraries launches challenge for adult readers 

Books in a Shropshire library

Shropshire Libraries is challenging adults and young people to join a countywide community of readers this summer for the chance to win fantastic prizes. People…

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Children are invited to join the Wild World Heroes on a reading adventure in Shropshire libraries

Wild World Heroes Reading Challenge 2021

Shropshire Libraries are calling for children to sign up to the Wild World Heroes Reading Adventure for the 2021 Summer Reading Challenge.…

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Exhibition unlocks new perspectives on the River Severn – past and present


A collaboration between a conservation project and Shrewsbury Museum and Art Gallery is unlocking the secrets of the River Severn past and…

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News from our partners: Ellesmere all set for arty ‘Meremaids’ to make a splash

Meremaids in Ellesmere. Sally Poynton (centre), with Anna Gallen (left) from Ellesmere Guides and Heather Rodenhurst (right) from the Ellesmere Library Readers Group.

News from our partners Dozens of people will be making a colourful splash in Ellesmere this weekend (Saturday 3 July 2021) as…

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News from our partners: Cases of E.coli linked to Acton Scott historic working farm

Acton Scott Farm sheep and lambs

News from our partners Public Health England Members of the Public Health England (PHE) West Midlands Health Protection Team have been working…

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Shropshire Council issues provisional view on BT Payphones proposed for removal

iconic red BT phone box

Shropshire Council has issued a provisional view with regard to the 61 payphones that BT has proposed to remove from operational service…

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New swimming centre plans for Whitchurch backed by Cabinet

A picture of a swimmer to depict an example of leisure facilities

A brand-new swimming centre will be built in Whitchurch after Shropshire Council’s Cabinet backed plans to replace the current facility. Six options…

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