Business

07 Nov 2017
Dawn of a new market for Shropshire firm … After many long haul business trips and meetings with a host of private businessmen and government officials, a Shropshire entrepreneur has secured a new venture for his company in China. Chris Wright of Shrewsbury is chief executive of THERAPYAUDIT, a firm that has specialised in digital medical software for the NHS throughout the UK for the past 15...
07 Nov 2017
Shropshire Chamber of Commerce organised a highly successful ‘Meet the Neighbours’ event which was held at SBC Training on Battlefield Enterprise Park in Shrewsbury. An open invitation had been sent out to all nearby businesses and many responded with representatives being given a guided tour of the impressive training facilities on site. Having outgrown their previous premises, SBC Training...
06 Nov 2017
A specialist manufacturer with growing order books has commissioned leading contractor Morris Property to build a new factory at Telford’s Hortonwood West industrial estate. Bakerbellfield, which supplies commercial interiors for airports, rail, office and education sectors, will invest around £1.6m in the project, including land costs. It needs the additional space after outgrowing its 50,000ft²...
02 Nov 2017
Shropshire’s leading independent care provider has launched a search for its next intake of apprentice care assistants. Coverage Care, which runs 14 homes across the county, has an apprenticeship role available at two of its homes in Shrewsbury – Coton Hill House and Briarfields - and at Barclay Gardens in Telford. It follows the successful qualifications gained by former apprentices Mischa...
Abbie Treherne & Charlotte Tennant of MIRROR MIRROR
31 Oct 2017
BUSY WORKING MOTHER MAKES TIME FOR BEAUTY A successful working mother from Shrewsbury is diversifying her business portfolio with the launch of a new, luxury nail and brow boutique. Charlotte Tennant, 35, will open MIRROR MIRROR on Castle Street in Shrewsbury next week and it’s set to be a beauty destination with a difference.  With the utmost in luxury at the heart of the MIRROR MIRROR concept,...
30 Oct 2017
Leading local business, Morris Joinery has appointed Matthew Tyrrell as its new Assistant Joinery Manager to support growth at its Bicton workshop. He is responsible for the day-to-day running of the workshop alongside Joinery Manager Steve, providing quotations and managing the team’s three apprentices. Matt, aged 34, has extensive experience in the industry. He has worked in joinery since...
Sally Simmons receives her award
30 Oct 2017
A Shrewsbury travel consultant has been crowned ‘the UK & Ireland’s High Street Agent of the Year’ in a glittering awards ceremony in London. Sally Simmons, a team leader and European specialist with Peakes Travel Elite, was named one of the UK’s best travel agents in the annual awards of industry bible the Travel Trade Gazette. Sally, 29, who lives in Shrewsbury, was presented with the...
Ryan Talbot, from Rent a Space, Rebecca Welch of Halls Commercial and Harry Singh of Subway are delighted with the move
26 Oct 2017
A new fast food restaurant has opened at a popular Shrewsbury retail base - the latest in a raft of businesses flocking to the area. Subway has opened a new base at Rent a Space on Battlefield Road - just a few months after Climbing the Walls, the bespoke rock climbing centre, opened. The building, which offers retails units, industrial units, office space and domestic storage space, is fast...
The proposed unit at Harlscott Lane, Shrewsbury
26 Oct 2017
A Shrewsbury businessman is offering a unique opportunity to have company premises built to your requirements. John Armstrong, who has lived in Shrewsbury all his life, has a unit off Harlescott Lane up for rent - but it hasn’t actually been built yet. Mr Armstrong said he wanted to build a bespoke facility for a tenant, so they can save time and money on alterations and start trading as soon as...
25 Oct 2017
Revolutionary lamp head Halo was lauded as a star performer by Shrewsbury-headquartered Morris Site Machinery in its successful attendance at this year’s Showman’s Show. The leading manufacturer and global supplier used its premiere themed stand to showcase its innovative and quality products to a positive reception by the events industry. The first public demonstrations of Halo, a powerful, anti...
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