Shropshire

 Brothers Tom Pook and Chris Pook, who both rider for Rhino Velo, with former UCI professional Liam Holohan.
18 Mar 2018
An elite British cyclist, who rode for UCI teams ‘Team Wiggins’ and ‘Madison Genesis’, has joined a Shropshire based amateur cycling team having recently retired after 10 years as a professional. Liam Holohan, a former UCI professional, who now runs his own coaching business called Holohan Coaching, will race for Rhino Velo Race Team in 2018, run by Shropshire business men Chris Pook and Ben...
08 Mar 2018
The maintenance manager of a Telford care home has finally hung up his tools 13 years after taking up the role as a ‘retirement’ job. John Collins has stepped down from the job at Lightmoor View, which is run by Coverage Care and provides resident specialist nursing care for up to 75 people with dementia. The 70-year-old joined Coverage Care in 2005 after a 32-year career as a Marine Engineer in...
08 Mar 2018
A breaking ground ceremony has marked the start of work on a development of new homes in a village near Shrewsbury. Cruckmeole Meadows, on land next to St Thomas and St Ann’s School in Hanwood, will see 25 three, four and five bed semi detached and detached homes constructed in a new scheme that has been designed by Shrewsbury’s Base Architecture and is being built by Myddle based Shingler Homes...
27 Feb 2018
Experts at Dyke Yaxley Chartered Accountants have warned that time is running out to review tax arrangements before the end of the financial year. Francesca Hutcheson, who is the Associate Tax Director here at Dyke Yaxley Chartered Accountants, in Shrewsbury, said: The current tax year will end on April 5, and we are firmly into the final quarter of the 2017/18 tax year. But if you act quickly,...
Laura Welding joins the team at Dyke Yaxley Chartered Accountants in Shrewsbury
21 Feb 2018
We have welcomed a new face to our growing corporate accounts team. Laura Welding has joined Dyke Yaxley Chartered Accountants at our offices in Old Potts Way, in Shrewsbury, and taken up an Accounts Semi Senior position. “I am very pleased to have passed my professional exams so quickly and to have passed them all first time, so to have the opportunity to now be part of an experienced and...
Valentines bakes made by Dyke Yaxley staff.
19 Feb 2018
Staff from a Shropshire accountancy firm have taken part in a fundraising event in support of two local charities. The team at Dyke Yaxley Chartered Accountants, in Old Potts Way, Shrewsbury, choose two charity causes every year and take part in a whole host of fundraising events to bring in much needed cash. And this year their chosen charities for 2017/18 are Midlands Air Ambulance Charity and...
19 Feb 2018
Around 30 volunteer club members turned up to the second of a series of working parties held at Loton Park Speed Hill Climb, in the village of Alberbury, near Shrewsbury, to prepare the venue for the new season which  starts at Easter. Tasks included the repair and preparation of the signage around the course, together with maintenance work to the many tyre walls which form some of the track...
Photo: Lisa Webb Photography
19 Feb 2018
A wedding held at a venue in the heart of Shropshire has been shortlisted for the West Midlands Wedding of the Year. Laura Stephenson and Tim Collins became Mr and Mrs at The Wroxeter, near Shrewsbury, on July 14, 2017. The couple were married in the rustic woodland ceremony site, with wild flowers and views across to the Wrekin. Laura, a marketing manager, said: “We wanted our day to be fun,...
Representatives from Tennis Scotland and Ellesmere Tennis Academy with year 5 pupils Adam and Thomas Jacques at the award winning Tennis Centre at Ellesmere College
16 Feb 2018
A new state of the art tennis facility at a Shropshire school has been served an award for innovation and will be replicated across the UK. The Tennis Centre at Ellesmere College, which houses four full-size acrylic performance courts and changing rooms, won builders Rocklyn an Award for Excellence from the Sport and Play Construction Association (SAPCA) this month (Feb 8). The company, based in...
15 Feb 2018
Shropshire entrepreneurs should be wary of using their personal savings to fund their business, according to our Business Development Specialist, Sarah Hartshorn.   Sarah said research had shown that nearly half of all owners of small and medium sized businesses relied on unprotected loans to keep their company running. “In a poll run by Old Mutual Wealth, 250 SMEs were interviewed, and 48% had...
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