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Martin Lunt with Mary Lewis and Lorraine Anderson celebrating the Lunts Pharmacy 50th year
16 Feb 2018
Pharmacies and delivery vans across Shropshire are being given new branding as an independent family-owned business gears up for a golden year in 2018. Lunts Pharmacies, which has two stores in Shrewsbury and well as stores in Pontesbury and Craven Arms, will have been serving the community for 50 years this year. To mark the occasion the company has had its 50th anniversary logo printed on all...
15 Feb 2018
When buying a house, there are many advantages to hiring a conveyancer, or a solicitor who specialises in property law. A conveyancer can assist you in drawing up a contract, as well as helping coordinate legal issues like Stamp Duty. With a rise in technology, there are more options than ever for choosing your conveyancer, giving you the option of small local offices and larger firms. When you...
12 Feb 2018
A brand new used car supermarket is opening in Shrewsbury in February. This is welcome news because it will bring nearly 50 jobs to the area and provide residents with a reliable place to buy affordable used cars. The dealership, which will be opening in Battlefield, will be a Car Store dealership from automotive retailer Evans Halshaw. This will be the 15th Car Store operating in the UK and the...
29 Jan 2018
Once you’ve decided to sell your home, it’s time to think about getting the highest selling price possible. While you know that your house could use some improvements, you don’t want to spend too much money making them because you probably won’t get back what you put into them. Look at selling your house like you would any other business venture, shooting for a maximum return on investment. Here...
29 Jan 2018
It is easy to feel a little stressed at work, as you might experience pressure to perform or be attempting to meet tight deadlines. All that stress can sadly carry over into your personal life, as it is hard to leave the worries and bodily tension in the office. To ensure you have a happy home-life, find out how to de-stress after a hard day at work. Draw a Line Under the Working Day No matter...
26 Jan 2018
  Expansion for Croft & Oakes … A financial planning company set up by former work colleagues 18 months ago has steadily expanded and has now appointed two new staff members to cater for an increased demand for its services. Keith Croft, of Telford and Chris Oakes, of Shrewsbury launched Croft & Oakes Chartered Financial Planners from a tiny office in the Business Development Centre on...
Huw Bevan from Halls Commercial and Jane Memory from Lyth Hill Stores are working together to find a new owner
26 Jan 2018
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...
25 Jan 2018
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...
25 Jan 2018
  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...
23 Jan 2018
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. Local contractor Morris Property has started phase one of the project at Condover Hall Activity Centre, owned and operated by JCA, and is due to complete at the end of February. The second phase will start in...
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