Category: Leisure, culture and heritage

1752 Leisure, culture and heritage posts found.

News from our partners: Blacksmith forging ahead with marathon swimming challenge in aid of Prostate Cancer UK

Jack Sampson

News from our partners Shropshire Community Leisure Trust A local artist blacksmith, who used to represent Team GB as an open-water swimmer,…

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Get behind Rural Art Hub and help make “On the Road” happen

Crowdfund Shropshire logo

Residents in Ellesmere and the surrounding area are being encouraged to get behind a community project and help to make it happen.…

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Inflatable fun and free taster sessions on offer at Church Stretton Leisure Centre open day

Church Stretton Leisure Centre open day on Saturday 24 February infographic

Church Stretton Leisure Centre is throwing open its doors for a free open day to showcase a new pool inflatable and the…

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Never seen before Darwin images digitised by Shropshire Archives

Darwin's House

Albums of ‘never seen before’ images of Darwin House have been digitised after being found in Shropshire Council’s archives. The faded sepia…

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Update for service users of Whitchurch Library

Whitchurch civic centre

Library users in Whitchurch are being assured Shropshire Council is doing everything possible to find alternative and appropriate accommodation for the service…

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News from our partners: 21st DarwIN Shrewsbury Festival – celebrating Charles Darwin’s enduring legacy

DarwIN Shrewsbury Festival logo

News from our partners  Key points  The 21st DarwIN Shrewsbury Festival celebrates Charles Darwin’s legacy in his birthplace, Shrewsbury, with a month-long…

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News from our partners: Exhibition focus on county’s LGBQT+ community

A posh cup and saucer on a table

News from our partners GRAIN Projects A photographic exhibition focusing on older members of the LGBT+ community in the area and created…

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Popular park play area in Broseley secures funds for reimagining of attractions

Birchmeadow Park, Broseley

A popular park play area is getting an exciting new look thanks to a partnership between Shropshire Council and Broseley Town Council.…

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Bulldozers move in to clear site for Whitchurch’s new £13m pool and fitness centre

(l-to-r) Andy Hall, Whitchurch Mayor; Tom Biggins, a local Shropshire Councillor for Whitchurch North; Gerald Dakin, local Shropshire Councillor for Whitchurch South; Peter Gilbertson, Shropshire Council's project manager for the development; Lezley Picton, Leader of Shropshire Council; Peggy Mullock, a local Shropshire Councillor for Whitchurch North; and Robert Macey, Shropshire Council's Cabinet member for culture and digital. using a spade to dig

Bulldozers are on site and have started demolishing the old Whitchurch Swimming Centre, neighbouring youth hub and multi-sports area. Funded by Shropshire…

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Giant pantomime season smashes Theatre Severn’s box office records

Robert Macey, Shropshire Council's Cabinet member for culture and digital (in suit), with the cast of Jack and the Beanstalk at Shropshire Council’s Theatre Severn

Ticket sales for this winter’s pantomime season at Theatre Severn in Shrewsbury have smashed box office records. The ticket office at the…

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