Wace Morgan received quality accolade

A leading Shropshire law firm has been awarded a prestigious quality mark.

Wace Morgan Solicitors, which employs over 90 people and is based in the centre of Shrewsbury, has achieved Lexcel accreditation after a three-day independent audit.

Lexcel is the Law Society's quality mark for practice management and client care, setting standards in different operational areas.

Diana Packwood, managing director at Wace Morgan, which also has an office in Newtown, said that she and her fellow directors were delighted to have met and exceeded the required standards.

Dan Snow thanks Shrewsbury volunteer for 18 years supporting local school children with reading

Last Monday award-winning TV historian and Beanstalk Ambassador Dan Snow took time before his talk ‘An evening with the History Guy’ at the Theatre Severn to meet and thank Beanstalk’s longest-serving volunteer in Shropshire Ann Powis for her work supporting local primary school children with reading. He came along to Beanstalk’s stand in the foyer of the theatre to present Ann with tickets to see his talk which he had kindly donated to Beanstalk.

Shropshire Vintage Show – wheeling in a host of family fun

Organisers are making the final preparations for the 31st Annual Vintage Show in Shrewsbury at the Greenhous/West Mid Showground at the end of this month with around 5,000 vehicle enthusiasts and families expected over the weekend.

The show, organised by the Mid Shropshire Vintage Club, is an annual two-day extravaganza on June 30 and July 31, showcasing some of the best vintage vehicles the country has to offer. As well as local enthusiasts people travel as far as far as London, Cornwall, Wales, Scotland, Ireland and even the Isle of Man.

Architects float to victory with award winning riverside scheme

A firm of Shropshire architects has beaten off competition from across the Midlands to win a prestigious award for its inspiring design that transformed a Shrewsbury home.

Base Architecture and Design, which worked with building contractors KRM and the property owners Mark Groome and Becky Walker to transform the River House in Water Lane, scooped the title in the Best Extension or Alteration to an Existing Home category at the recent regional LABC (Local Authority Building Control) Building Excellence Awards.

Pedal power at Loton Park Hill Climb ...


Pedal power at Loton Park …

An evening time trial for 30 junior members of Mid Shropshire Wheelers and Newport Cycling Club was held on the speed hill climb course at Loton Park Hill Climb near Shrewsbury.

The youngsters tackled the 1475 yard tarmac course which rises through the deer park of the stately home at Alberbury, and which had been completely resurfaced by venue organisers Hagley Car Club last year.

Students amalgamate for an amazing final show

A Level and vocational students from Shrewsbury Colleges Group have come together for their end-of-year Art and Design show following the decision to locate all art courses at the English Bridge Campus.

University Centre Shrewsbury students step forward to support Flaxmill restoration work

Students from University Centre Shrewsbury (UCS) are playing a part in the regeneration of one of the town’s most iconic and the world’s most important historic buildings.

History undergraduates and postgraduates are volunteering their time to support the National Lottery-funded restoration of the Shrewsbury Flaxmill Maltings - known as ‘the grandparent of all skyscrapers’.

Wellington’s first bespoke dementia care

A brand-new specialist dementia nursing facility, part of the acclaimed Morris Care Centre, in Wellington, Shropshire has opened its doors today to welcome its first residents.

15 Years and Going Strong

Growth and Success is Celebrated at Information Solutions

Anniversary parties don’t come much better than this! Celebrating fifteen years of business, Shrewsbury based, IT company Information Solutions treated clients from across the region with cake and fizz at a special celebration to mark the occasion.

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College restaurant has the secret ingredient to success

For the third year running Shrewsbury Colleges Group restaurant, Origins, has secured a Highly Commended Rosette Award from the AA College Rosettes Scheme for the highest accolade it can achieve.

The College restaurant first gained the award in 2016 and no other College restaurant in Shropshire has one.


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