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17 Aug 2017
Scott Smith was crowned both singles and doubles champion as the Shropshire Wheelchair Tennis Group, supported by Tennis Shropshire, successfully staged the first of two top national wheelchair tennis tournaments this year. Just like 12 months ago, Smith, one of the event organisers, proved unbeatable during an enjoyable weekend at The Shrewsbury Club. Smith got the better of John Lambert, Glen...
16 Aug 2017
Using a legal firm when chasing unpaid invoices is the best way to ensure quick payment, according to new research. Recently-published figures show that two thirds of letters sent by a firm of solicitors result in invoices being paid within seven days, in contrast to two thirds of overdue invoices remaining unpaid after one month if no letter is sent. Glenda Hammond, debt and credit controller at...
16 Aug 2017
A former Shropshire primary school teacher is launching a new career as a children’s author after publishing her first book. The new venture will see Sarah Griffiths, 40, a former teacher at Tibberton CE Primary School, near Newport, visiting schools and nurseries across the borough to share her passion for reading and writing with youngsters. It follows the publication of her new picture book...
15 Aug 2017
High quality, reliable lighting is a vital component for this year’s winter season. As demand increases for fuel-efficient, easily transportable solutions, Morris Site Machinery is launching a brand-new entry into the market with its new SMC TL60 Trolley light, augmenting its celebrated SMC TL90 lighting tower range. The compact SMC TL60 Trolley Light is the latest lighting innovation from Morris...
Jo Allmond, Volunteer for Safe Shropshire; Seb Slater, Executive Director of Shrewsbury BID; Ruby Hartshorn, Chairperson of the Shropshire Disability Network; Ann Shaw, Secretary of the Shropshire Disability Network
15 Aug 2017
A public vote has chosen Shropshire Disability Network to benefit from sales of the new “Hello from Shrewsbury” postcards. Five striking postcard designs produced by Shrewsbury Business Improvement District (BID) are on sale throughout the summer to highlight the town’s many attractions and encourage more visitors to come and discover what makes it special. The BID ran an online vote to ask the...
15 Aug 2017
A book which sheds new light shed on a powerful Shropshire trading company is to be launched next month. The Shrewsbury Drapers Company 1462- 2017: The Legacy, by local historian Nigel Hinton, explores the 555-year history of the Shrewsbury Drapers Company from its establishment in 1462 by charter from Edward IV. Hinton’s detailed research uncovers how Shrewsbury’s merchants were way ahead of the...
14 Aug 2017
Pianist John Law is known for his creative work in many musical contexts. For his quartet "Recreations" John is joined by award winning saxophonist Sam Crockatt, bassist James Agg and drummer Billy Weir to present accessible contemporary melodic jazz based on a diverse repertoire, including some pieces not usually associated with jazz. The concert is at The Hive Belmont SY1 1TE  at  8:00 pm Phone...
The Movement Centre Golf Day
14 Aug 2017
Corporate Sponsors have pulled out all the stops to help raise funds for a Shropshire based charity by supporting their golf day. It is taking place on 6th October at Henlle Park Golf Club and it is set to be an exciting event.  Henlle Park Golf Club will be hosting The Movement Centre’s Charity Golf Day for the second year running. The Movement Centre is the members’ chosen charity and they have...
14 Aug 2017
Basement conversions are a great way to add space to properties where outdoor space for extensions is limited. A riverside property in Shrewsbury has been given a new lease of life by Shrewsbury construction company, Morris Property. The basement conversion has created extra living space with multi-level games and entertainment spaces and garden renovation. Morris Property were appointed as...
11 Aug 2017
     The last time I drove a SEAT Ateca was in Manchester, as part of its UK launch, and like many motoring writer that day I returned full of praise for what is the Spanish manufacturer’s first foray into the ever-growing, and indeed ever-popular, family SUV market place.    It was Autocar Magazine however that really put the Ateca on the map by bestowing upon it their “Game changer Award”; one...
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