Business

11 Apr 2018
A site manager with leading Shropshire contractor, Morris Property, has been recognised for his skills in a top industry awards scheme. Dave Fletcher, aged 55, has been shortlisted for the regional LABC (Local Authority Building Control) Building Excellence Awards in the Commercial Site Agent of the Year category. The winners of each category will be announced at a presentation dinner on 8 June...
10 Apr 2018
Summer is well and truly on its way, and the entire nation is poised waiting for long light evenings and the warm rays of sunshine. One of the best ways to prepare for the summer months is to get your garden looking and feeling inviting. Turn your garden into a serene retreat for you and your family so that you can spend hours enjoying unwinding and entertaining friends with BBQ’s and social...
05 Apr 2018
A Shropshire mum is joining the growing band of start-up businesses after launching a new candle making enterprise from her country home. Based at English Frankton, near Ellesmere, entrepreneur Paula Fox-Kirkham launched her wellness brand PFK in January this year. The mum of two has used her creative flair and passion for all things natural to develop a unique range of aromatherapy candles....
04 Apr 2018
Two Shropshire businesses are promoting a project encouraging members of the public to health-check their bicycles and enjoy safe cycling this summer. Recycling and upcycling social enterprise Reviive has planned a free bike doctor day on Saturday 14 April at its Shrewsbury store in Battlefield, Shrewsbury. Site coordinator Simon Hilton will be on hand throughout the day to assess bicycles,...
27 Mar 2018
Leading local contractor, Morris Property has completed a vehicle aftersales centre for national automotive retailer Evans Halshaw on time and on budget in Shrewsbury. The 800m² facility was built in 24 weeks to support Evans Halshaw’s latest Car Store which opened at Kings Park, Battlefield Way, in February and which Morris Property also delivered. The latest building will be used to prepare...
24 Mar 2018
Local contractor, Morris Property has started work on a £700,000 scheme to extend and refurbish the changing and leisure facilities at Telford Snowboard and Ski Centre. The Ski Centre in Telford is undergoing renovations to modernise the building and provide more space for the growing number of enthusiasts who come to ski and play sports on the adjacent new astro turf sports field. Morris...
23 Mar 2018
  Networking goes to the wall in Shrewsbury … Shropshire Chamber of Commerce staged a ‘Bring a Banner’ evening business expo at the Climbing the Walls activity centre at Battlefield in Shrewsbury, which attracted over 100 people. The busy networking event was open to members and non-members who were invited just to bring along their company pop-up banners and chat to like-minded people from...
Martin Lunt, who runs Lunts Pharmacies across Shropshire, welcomes NHS plan to limit prescriptions
22 Mar 2018
Proposals to save the NHS millions by limiting items available on prescription have been hailed as worthwhile by a Shropshire pharmacist. Martin Lunt, who owns Lunts Pharmacies with two branches in Shrewsbury and branches in Pontesbury and Craven Arms, said he hoped the NHS England consultation would be brought into effect. It would mean Clinical Commissioning Groups (CCGs) who oversee GP...
Halls Commercial has found a new base for Fisheye in Shrewsbury town centre
22 Mar 2018
An ecommerce agency has moved into a new office at an iconic building in Shrewsbury town centre and plans to expand. Fisheye, an award winning Magento development agency, moved from St John’s Hill to Irelands Mansion on High Street. Managing Director Dave Mistry Pain said it marked the start of an exciting new era for the company. He said: “We are now in the perfect building for us. “Shrewsbury...
21 Mar 2018
Shrewsbury-headquarted business, Morris Site Machinery, is pleased to have been shortlisted in two categories for the Hire Awards of Excellence 2018. The leading on site equipment manufacturer entered two awards: Supplier of the Year and Best Use of New Media. Over the past 12 months the company has invested significantly in its staff, recognising its workforce as key stakeholders and embracing...
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