Business

11 Dec 2017
An awards ceremony celebrating businesses in Shropshire which cater for children and young people has revealed its finalists for 2018. The Businesses for Children Awards, now in its fifth year, shines a light on the hard work undertaken by those working across the county to support children and young people. There are 12 categories for awards, including new business, educational business for five...
08 Dec 2017
Leading local business, Morris Joinery has appointed experienced joiner Alistair Jones at its Bicton workshop to meet a growing demand for its services. Alistair, aged 42, has honed his skills in bespoke joinery, including windows, doors, stairs and orangeries, in more than 25 years in the industry. He said: “I was looking for a new challenge where I could put my skills to good use. I wanted to...
07 Dec 2017
Shrewsbury’s Morris Property is to complete the final plot at Vanguard Park, 11 years after it started developing one of the region’s most successful business parks. It will provide 21,500 sq ft of trade counter space on the last parcel of land, a prominent two acre plot located adjacent to the VW dealership. The building will be divided into six units of different sizes and made available for...
04 Dec 2017
Leading contractor Morris Property hosted a site visit at its student accommodation development in Shrewsbury to support a UK-wide campaign to encourage more people into careers in construction. Representatives from the Jobcentre Plus (JCP) together with Trevor Oakley of the Construction Industry Training Board (CITB), saw foundations work in progress at The Tannery on St Austin’s Street. They...
27 Nov 2017
Farmers and food processors in Shropshire are being invited to apply to a new £40m fund for grants to harness new technology to improve productivity or to invest in new equipment and machinery. The Countryside Productivity Scheme has opened two funding streams as part of its drive to boost the rural economy through the Government’s Rural Development Programme for England (RDPE). Grants are...
23 Nov 2017
Shrewsbury based Saxonby Group has launched a new haulage and muck-away operation to complement the company’s other activities.   Headed up by Jason Tanulak, who with nearly ten years as an experienced driver and operator, Saxonby will offer haulage and muck-away services to the construction sector, from large civil engineering and utilities companies to SMEs, as well as removal and disposal of...
Mike from Wrekin Whiskeys, Gillian from Blushies, Jonathan from The Soden Collection, Trish from Vinterior, Jeanette from E & J Jewellers, Gill from Cooking Kneads
22 Nov 2017
Independent traders on Shrewsbury’s Wyle Cop will come together to support Small Business Saturday on 2nd December and celebrate their value to a thriving town centre. Christmas shopping traditionally steps up a gear on the first Saturday in December and this nationwide campaign uses it to focus on and promote the importance of small businesses. Wyle Cop’s array of independents will back the...
Wayne Jenson from Buckatree Hall Hotel and Reuben Crouch of Hobsons Brewery celebrate newly available Shropshire Stout
21 Nov 2017
A hotel near one of the county’s most popular landmarks has been chosen to launch a speciality beer celebrating all things Shropshire. Buckatree Hall Hotel, at the foot of the Wrekin, will exclusively supply Shropshire Stout, created by Cleobury Mortimer-based Hobsons Brewery. Reuben Crouch, commercial director at Hobsons, said: “I always enjoy coming to Buckatree Hall Hotel and seeing the bar...
20 Nov 2017
Two well-known Shropshire organisations have joined forces to support the first national initiative to offer an ethical shopping alternative to Black Friday. Resale and recycling social enterprise Reviive along with Severn Hospice will be promoting Buy Nothing New Day on Friday 24 November. In addition Reviive will be offering a ten percent discount to all customers purchasing from either of its...
Rebecca Welch of Halls Commercial with Niamh, Holly and Heather Lowe of Haleswood Pet Hotel
17 Nov 2017
Pets of all shapes and sizes are now able to pack their bags with renewed expectations and set off for a well-deserved break at a new specialised hotel in the Shropshire countryside. Haleswood Pet Hotel at Marsh Green, Longdon Upon Tern, is now open for business under family ownership with the aim of accommodating pets of all kinds. Mother and daughter Heather and Holly Lowe bought the business,...
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