Monthly Archives: June 2011

30th JUNE 2011 NORTH SHREWSBURY FRIENDLY NEIGHBOURS


FRIENDSHIP CIRCLE This afternoon we visited the Friendship Circle of the North Shrewsbury Friendly Neighbours at the Meeting Hall in New Park Close Castlefields. I was introduced to the members by the local councillor for Castlefields and Ditherington, Cllr Alan … Continue reading

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28th JUNE 2011 FAREWELL TO OUR CHIEF CONSTABLE


FAREWELL RECEPTION AT HINDLIP HALL WORCESTER This evening we travelled down to Hindlip Hall, West Mercia Police Headquarters in Worcester, by kind invitation of West Mercia Police Authority. Chief Constable Paul West The occasion was a farewell reception for Chief … Continue reading

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27th JUNE 2011 THEATRE SEVERN


This evening we attended the Shropshire Music Service. Gala Concert at Theatre Severn. I must say that both myself and the Mayoress were honoured to have been entertained by such talented young people, from the brass band through the Chellos … Continue reading

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26th JUNE 2011 WILL THEY WIN, DO I HAVE TO SNORKEL?


SHROPSHIRE ARTS SOCIETY SUMMER EXHIBITION First engagement of today is attending and opening the Shropshire Arts Society Summer Exhibition held in St Mary’s Church. What a fantastic venue, a redundant church that is looked after by volunteers, and it does … Continue reading

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25th JUNE 2011 ROYAL NAVY COMES TO SHREWSBURY


BEER AND PIZZAS IN THE CASTLE FOR THE NAVY Today I welcomed  Commander Simon Asquith, crew members and a number of their wives to Shrewsbury with a beer and pizza reception in the round room at the castle, and can they … Continue reading

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24th JUNE 2011 TWO ENGAGEMENTS TODAY


SHREWSBURY INTERNATIONAL STREET THEATRE FESTIVAL. My first engagement again on my own due to the Mayoress still not over the flu, was to the launch of the Shrewsbury International Street Theatre Festival, and the Festivals sponsors PR shoot in the … Continue reading

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23rd JUNE 2011 SHREWSBURY COLLEGE ART SCHOOL SUMMER SHOW


I attended the private viewing of the Shrewsbury College Art School summer show at its Campus on London Road. What an enjoyable evening it was, the work on display was really fantastic, and being able to talk with the artist … Continue reading

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22nd JUNE 2011 MINI MAYOR DAY


Today is a special day for the Mayoress and myself as it is the first Mini Mayor day. This is where we have two year 8/9 pupils from one of the modern schools within Shrewsbury. Today is the turn for … Continue reading

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20th JUNE 2011 35th ANNIVERSARY OF THE SHROPSHIRE TALKING NEWSPAPER


We visited the Roy Fletcher Centre the home of the Talking Newspaper to celebrate its 35th anniversary. There we met both users of the newspar as well as the volunteers who put it all together. Introductions and an informative talk on how … Continue reading

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19th JUNE 2011 TWO ENGAGEMENTS TODAY


150th ANNIVERSARY SERVICE AT YOCKLETON CHURCH Our first engagement is a celebration service at Trinity Church Yockleton. It was built in 1861 meaning it was its 150th anniversary. Seeing that we had another engagement soon after the service and would not … Continue reading

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