What next for our town centre?

It is impossible to ignore the ‘doom & gloom’ surrounding the future of our town centres as we know them. It seems that almost every month we witness the demise of yet another ‘household name’ and the latest casualty, a large department store, closing down in small towns like ours, if nothing else, will leave a huge gap in our town centre that needs to be filled. But by what? The same things have been consistently blamed for the problems…

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WILD Cop

Those of you unfamiliar with Shrewsbury may find the name ‘Wyle Cop’ an odd name for a road to start with… All I can tell you is that it is something ‘medieval’ and meant to describe the ‘sloping’ nature of the street we are located on (i.e. it goes up to the top of a hill!) You may also not be aware that Charles Darwin, probably the most influential person on modern science, was also born and schooled right here…

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