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Students from Ellesmere College were presented with DUke of Edinburgh awards at Buckingham Palace
07 Jun 2018
Past and present students from a Shropshire college have attended Buckingham Palace to receive their gold Duke of Edinburgh (DofE) award. Sixteen current and former students of Ellesmere College were among 3,000 people from across the country who picked up their awards at the event hosted by Prince Edward, a trustee of the awards scheme, and attended by fellow royals The Duke of Cambridge, Sophie...
30 May 2018
Shrewsbury Flower Show has been crowned the UK’s Favourite Flower and Garden show for 2018 - following a massive response from the public. The show triumphed over stiff opposition from 11 other entries by gaining 60 per cent of the votes in the online competition organised by HolidayLettings.co.uk, a TripAdvisor company. The results were announced following a voting frenzy by supporters of the...
27 Apr 2018
Telford & Wrekin Council has launched a special scheme to recognise the local business community as part of the celebrations around Telford’s 50th anniversary.   The Telford50 Award has been designed to acknowledge how businesses across Telford have made a positive impact to the town’s development during anytime within the last 50 years, with businesses of all shapes and sizes invited to...
27 Mar 2018
A care home in Shrewsbury has won an award for the innovative and fun ways it encourages residents to eat well. Briarfields in Raby Crescent, a residential home for older people run by Coverage Care, scooped the 2018 Think Food award from the NHS Shropshire Clinical Commissioning Group. Think Food is a practical pathway to signpost care homes in the treatment of malnutrition with everyday food...
21 Mar 2018
Shrewsbury-headquarted business, Morris Site Machinery, is pleased to have been shortlisted in two categories for the Hire Awards of Excellence 2018. The leading on site equipment manufacturer entered two awards: Supplier of the Year and Best Use of New Media. Over the past 12 months the company has invested significantly in its staff, recognising its workforce as key stakeholders and embracing...
25 Jan 2018
Shrewsbury Market Hall has beaten stiff competition from markets across the UK to be named ‘Britain’s Favourite Market’ 2018. The Market Hall was awarded the accolade at The Great British Market Awards. The Market Hall, which has transformed massively in the last few years, was described as “an exciting and inspirational market” by judges from the National Association of British Market...
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...
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