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05 Dec 2016

If you run an e-commerce store, Christmas is probably going to be your busiest time of the year. Organization and preparation are key to a successful and stress free-period. Get it right and you could well see your business continue to grow throughout the new year. These tips should help you get started.

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What are you hoping to achieve over the festive period? Do you have a...

24 Nov 2016

Monday 5th December in the Alb - 6.30 till late! Free tickets.

We’ve invited some of the digital industries leading talent from both Shropshire and further afield to come along, share skills and present earth-shattering ideas.

There will be four speakers and five minutes...

21 Nov 2016

The wait is over. Today Shrewsbury Business Improvement District (BID) launches its annual Christmas production on You Tube, which shows heart-warming footage of Christmas in Shrewsbury.

Opening to a moving adaptation of ‘Silent Night’, the 90 second video tells the familiar story of a mum, played by Olga Lewis, preparing for...

16 Nov 2016

As the countdown to the festive season starts in Shrewsbury, Shrewsbury BID this afternoon launches a 30 second teaser for its annual Christmas video on and its social media channels.

The trailer is a first for Shrewsbury BID and will play out online ahead of the launch of the 90 second video on Monday 21st November.

It features the Shrewsbury version of...

10 Nov 2016

Music, dance and festive fun are lined up to make Shrewsbury’s Christmas Lights Switch-on a sparkling success on Wednesday 16th November.

The full programme for the Christmas Cracker event to launch the town’s festive season has been announced, with a bumper turnout expected to enjoy the...

09 Nov 2016

35 wonderful stalls from around the UK offering  a wide range of beautiful gifts including cashmere, jewellery, toys, fashion and accessories for men and women and much more.  

Gift fair prices are very competitive, it’s a lovely way to start your Christmas shopping and exhibitors donate 10% of all purchases to support the work of the Red Cross in the UK and around the world.


04 Nov 2016

Shrewsbury’s festive season will sparkle into life next week when the town’s Christmas lights are switched on.

The family-friendly Christmas Cracker evening on Wednesday 16th November will feature a host of activities and entertainment to launch the countdown to Christmas in style.

Organised by Shrewsbury Town Council, in...

01 Nov 2016

It may be that you've recently decorated your house or helped conceive ideas for friends but if you've discovered you have a natural flair or real passion for home decorating it might be worth considering taking it one step further and starting your own home decorating business. Success, very rarely, happens overnight and before you even consider venturing out and obtaining clients you need to...

01 Nov 2016

If you have found a problem with the plumbing system in your home and aren’t sure how to respond, your first thought might be to call an emergency plumber in order to get it looked at and repaired straight away. But, emergency plumbing services are often expensive, and if you’re dealing with a plumbing issue that isn’t actually an emergency, you can definitely save a lot of money by calling up...

31 Oct 2016

Unless you intend to do a lot of home welding, it would probably be better to rent a welder to use domestically rather than purchase one. For the home hobbyist who welds as part of his or her craft, then perhaps an outright purchase would be best. However, if you have a DIY repair or renovation you are about to undergo, you might want to look at what Foster Industrial has to offer in the line...


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