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Bread And Loaf, Shrewsbury, wins world bread award
14 Nov 2017
Shrewsbury artisan bakery Bread And Loaf is celebrating a silver gong for one of its most popular loaves in the prestigious World Bread Awards. The bakery, based in Castle Gates, won a silver award for its speciality  ‘Shropshire Whey’ loaf, awarded in the Great British White category of the competition. The unique loaf is baked using whey from celebrated Shropshire cheesemakers Appleby’s, based...
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...
Jean Jarvis MBE of Fuse CIC and The Furniture Scheme is delighted this county has been recognised
20 Oct 2017
Shropshire and Telford & Wrekin has won a national award to celebrate and recognise the area as a hotspot of social enterprise. Social Enterprise UK, the national body for social enterprises, said the area was thriving with activity as they gave it Social Enterprise Place status. It means the county can now join a network of pioneering hotspots around the world. Peter Holbrook, CEO at Social...
Sepp Sargeant, Head of Development, Housing Plus Group holding up the Mayor's Award
12 May 2017
A £4 million flagship development in Shrewsbury won a top local award last night for enhancing the built heritage in the area. Severnside Housing received the Mayor of Shrewsbury Gold Award during a ceremony at the Guildhall in Frankwell. Rowland Court was developed for Severn Homes by the housing association Severnside Housing. Both operate under Housing Plus Group with Severn Homes specialising...
06 Mar 2017
A well-known Shropshire artist has been awarded one of the prizes in a prestigious national competition. Linda Edwards, of Shrewsbury, has received the accolade in the Royal Watercolour Society’s contemporary watercolour competition. Not only were two of Linda’s paintings chosen to be exhibited in the society’s annual competition show, being staged in London, but she was singled out for one of...
12 Jan 2017
Shrewsbury is boasting double success after retaining its award as a vibrant and safe destination and experiencing a 20 per cent increase in people enjoying nights out in the town*. Purple Flag status was granted to Shrewsbury town centre for the first time last year for its safe and welcoming evening and night-time economy. Now assessors have decided it should keep this nationally recognised...
11 Dec 2016
  Best ever year celebrated at Peaks Travel… Peakes Travel of Shrewsbury held a seasonal open morning with mince pies and fizz for customers at their historic Mardol premises, with entertainment provided by pupils of Harlescott Junior School. The youngsters sang a range of Christmas carols and collected money for the local Harry Johnson Trust, with donations also made by the Peakes Travel team of...
26 Oct 2016
A Shropshire hairdressing business has won a prestigious international award – helping to put Shrewsbury on the map in front of an audience from around the globe. Toni & Guy in Shrewsbury has claimed the ‘Salon of the Year’ title from leading hair product manufacturer label.m. The salon beat off competition from hundreds of other stockists in the UK and around the world to be presented with...
26 Sep 2016
A Shropshire carer is celebrating winning two awards - one of which comes after she sang gospel songs to a very ill client in a bid to keep her calm after suffering a seizure. Vanessa Lewis, 26, has been recognised for her outstanding work for Sentinel Care Services, based at Stafford Park in Telford. She picked up the Star Carer of the Quarter award and the Good Feedback Badge. Sentinel Care...
02 Aug 2016
An award-winning cheese producer in North Wales is getting used to the taste of success after being hailed as “exquisite” in a national competition. Bodnant Dairy is used to picking up the plaudits and has now had its Bodnant Traditional Welsh Caerphilly rated as a three-star product in the Great Taste Awards - putting it among the elite from 10,000 entries. The dairy’s handmade salted butter was...
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