Category: Leisure, culture and heritage

1325 Leisure, culture and heritage posts found.

#PlantMoreTrees: Shropshire Council to relaunch community tree scheme

29/09/2020
Tree planting

To help achieve its ambition to plant a tree for every resident in the county, Shropshire Council is to bring back the…

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Summer children’s workshops at Theatre Severn praised by participants

28/09/2020
Children at Theatre Severn summer workshops

A series of summer workshops at Shrewsbury’s Theatre Severn have been praised by participants. The venue created and hosted a programme designed…

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Update: Robert Clive Statue in The Square, Shrewsbury

25/09/2020

Steve Charmley, Deputy Leader of Shropshire Council, said: “The Robert Clive Statue has now been an item at three recent council and…

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Shropshire Libraries looking to extend opening hours across the county

25/09/2020
An image of Shrewsbury Library.

Shropshire Libraries now has all 21 libraries open. We know how much your libraries mean to you and the communities we serve.…

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Taking action for nature: protecting wildlife, communities and the environment

24/09/2020
A woody debris dam

Shropshire Council is committed to achieving net-zero carbon by 2030, and recognises that an important part of this is addressing the crisis…

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Castle archaeologists: “We’ve found two castles at Shrewsbury Castle”

24/09/2020
Shrewsbury Castle dig - final day

The second season of excavations at Shrewsbury Castle funded by the Castle Studies Trust finished on Friday 18 September 2020, and the…

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Blog: Shrewsbury Castle dig – Day 15: Visitors interact at the sifting station

21/09/2020
Evidence of a richer diet with lower status pottery. Photo: Ryan Locklin

Day 15: Tuesday 15 September 2020 Tuesday began cooler than the heat that we had experienced only a day earlier, I had…

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Have your say on the future of leisure facilities in Shropshire

17/09/2020
Church Stretton Leisure Centre

Shropshire Council has launched a new consultation asking you for your feedback on its new Leisure Facilities Strategy. The consultation will run…

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News from our partners: Whitchurch Swimming Centre to remain closed due to social distancing guidelines

17/09/2020
A picture of a swimmer to depict an example of leisure facilities

News from our partners Shropshire Community Leisure Trust Ltd Shropshire Community Leisure Trust Ltd has announced that due to the layout of…

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Blog: Shrewsbury Castle dig – Day 13: Sunday, and some welcome visitors

17/09/2020
Dr Baker surveying the curtain wall at Shrewsbury Castle. Photo Lucy Salter.

It was another sweltering hot day at Shrewsbury Castle today (Sunday 13 September 2020), but that didn’t stop the dig team. Today’s…

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