Shrewsbury salon celebrates three years of success

The Evolve hair and beauty salon in Shrewsbury celebrated in style this week to commemorate their third year in business.

The professional salon, that is located on the London Road Campus of Shrewsbury Colleges Group, was celebrating another successful year with free goodie bags and live demonstrations for their regular customers.

Popular community shop up for sale in Shropshire village

A well known face at a community shop near Shrewsbury is looking to hand over her keys.

Jane Memory has been running Lyth Hill Stores, based at the crossroads in Bayston Hill, for almost four years.

The 49-year-old wants to spend more time with her family but said she has loved working in the shop and it is a great opportunity for someone else to buy.

“You meet so many people and it is so nice being part of such a lovely community,” she said.
“It really is quite a wrench to be going but it’s time for me to spend more time with my family.”

Shrewsbury Market Hall named 'Britain's Favourite Market'

Shrewsbury Market Hall has beaten stiff competition from markets across the UK to be named ‘Britain’s Favourite Market’ 2018.

The Market Hall was awarded the accolade at The Great British Market Awards.

The Market Hall, which has transformed massively in the last few years, was described as “an exciting and inspirational market” by judges from the National Association of British Market Authorities (NABMA).

Bold move as firm looks to expand again

A Shropshire PR and media consultancy headed by former journalists is heading for further expansion in 2018 on the back of a hat-trick of key client wins.

Be Bold Media, which is headquartered in Newport with staff in Shrewsbury and London, recently marked ten years since it incorporated.

In 2017, it secured new contracts with office supplies giant Lyreco, one of the region’s fastest growing construction companies Pave Aways and high-profile architectural practice, Base Architecture & Design.

Business support company launched ...


Business support company launched …

A Shropshire man with 25 years experience at senior management level has launched a new company offering a range of business development services to assist growing sectors with efficiency, strategic planning and profitability.

Vernon Hogg, from Oswestry, was previously managing director of a high brand retailer in the county and has now started his own venture, called Hadleigh Management, from offices in Vanguard Way at Battlefield Enterprise Park, in Shrewsbury.

Building firm helps with church makeover

A church entered the new year with a new look, thanks to a firm of north Shropshire building contractors and students from City of Wolverhampton College.

Knockin based Pave Aways provided materials and construction advice to the students - who are on a Prince’s Trust Team programme run by the college - to help them build a ramp to give access for disabled people to the Riversway Elim Church in Lancaster Road.

Outdoor learning centre to have extension to guest accommodation

A £700,000 scheme to provide extra guest accommodation at a Shropshire activity centre has begun, with works due to be carried out over two phases to ensure the season can run smoothly.

Students awarded for thinking outside the box

The Fibonacci Awards took place at Shrewsbury Colleges Group last week, and yet again it showcased the inventive work that can be created when you combine Art and Maths.

For the past two years the vocational Art & Design department have put on a competition with a difference. Students from all subjects and all campuses are encouraged to take part in the Fibonacci Awards, which recognise the importance of Maths in creative subjects. The College hopes to raise learner confidence in addressing numeracy through a ‘Maths in Art’ project and competition.

Galliers Homes serves up support for The Shrewsbury Club’s tennis performance programme

The Shrewsbury Club’s successful performance programme for promising young tennis players has attracted the support of a local company.

Shrewsbury-based Galliers Homes has agreed a deal to sponsor the programme, which helps develop the game of up and coming tennis aces from around the county and further afield.

Dave Courteen, the managing director of The Shrewsbury Club, said: “We are delighted that Galliers Homes are the new sponsors of our performance squads. 

ARQ Alison Rayner Quintet

Saturday 10th February 2018 8pm

at the Hive Belmont Shrewsbury SY1 1TE

Tickets £15 / £7 Under 22's

Online: 01743 234970

Pengwern Books Fish Street SY1 !UR 01743 232236

Alison Rayner (bass), Diane McLoughlin (saxophones), Deirdre Cartwright (guitar), Steve Lodder (piano) , Buster Birch (drums)


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