pete white

Love Shrewsbury editor and chief developer at The Web Orchard, find out more on petejwhite.com

01 Aug 2016

Social workers play an integral role in society and in communities large and small. This is why the field is always growing and why there are so many job opportunities available for those who have become qualified by getting their masters in social work from schools like Rutgers University, along with the appropriate state licensure....

28 Jul 2016

Creating a business plan, especially for beginners, can be intimidating. On the surface, it can sound like an impossible feat, something that can be done only by highly-skilled individuals. However, with just a bit of research and practice anyone can create an impressive business plan. The following are some of the most effective tips...

21 Jul 2016

Brexit has caused a ripple effect all over the globe, but people in the UK are feeling the effects most. In fact, even the housing market is facing a sharp decline in home prices. While this may be good news to buyers, it’s bad news for homeowners who...

19 Jul 2016

Property prices in Shropshire are lower than the national average, so recent turmoil caused by Brexit is unlikely to improve matters. Like most parts of the UK, attractive properties in good areas command the best prices, but whereas in many other towns and cities first time buyer homes usually sell faster, in Shropshire detached properties are the most popular.

Thanks to Brexit,...

19 Jul 2016

While Shropshire Council closed its web service for community websites last week, the first parish council websites created by Community Hub are currently being launched.

Shrewsbury based web development company, The Web Orchard, created Community Hub the easy to use parish council website service earlier...

01 Jul 2016

Shrewsbury has thrown the spotlight on small businesses and their loyal customers as stars of the high street to celebrate Independents’ Day on Monday 4th July.

A representative group of local independent retailers and their loyal customers gathered in Shrewsbury town centre to flag up the important role they play in a diverse and...

23 Jun 2016

A good HR department is vitally important to the success of any business, especially the bigger your company grows. If you don’t have an HR department, you will start to see a massive HR shaped hole develop over time. In this article, I want to stress the three things of paramount importance that all HR departments need to provide staff. If you’re a boss whose HR department doesn’t provide...

22 Jun 2016

As Shrewsbury continues to grow and companies in the area are building a strong local economy, many business owners are looking to improve staff training to address key operational concerns. Maintaining a friendly and helpful community of businesses in our region will ensure that visitors and tourists are inclined to continue bringing commerce into the county of Shropshire. Here are several...

21 Jun 2016

Four years ago today the Love Shrewsbury website was revealed after months of hard work and development. The aim was simple, to portray all the towns positive offerings, from community stories, business success, local events to towns people who wanted a voice.

Love Shrewsbury's development was an interesting process, the county has well established media outlets and we wanted something...

27 May 2016

Pubs and bars in Shrewsbury will roll out a special welcome to promote the best of Shropshire beer when they take part in the Shrewsbury Ale Trail.

Beer enthusiasts and others keen to learn can sample a range of tastes and enjoy the town’s hospitality when the Shrewsbury Real Ale Trail event runs from Friday 17 June to Sunday 26 June. It has been organised alongside the Shrewsbury Food...

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