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Stephen Moules is the latest employee at the expanding firm Unique Copiers
16 Feb 2018
A booming Shropshire business has taken on it’s second new staff member of 2018 - the third in four months. Stephen Moules, of Priorslee, has joined Unique Copiers in St George’s as a sales representative. Stephen follows Richard Atherden who began work as a trainee photocopier engineer on January 2 and Michael Francis who took on the same role late last year. The latest employee said it is great...
Martin Lunt with Mary Lewis and Lorraine Anderson celebrating the Lunts Pharmacy 50th year
16 Feb 2018
Pharmacies and delivery vans across Shropshire are being given new branding as an independent family-owned business gears up for a golden year in 2018. Lunts Pharmacies, which has two stores in Shrewsbury and well as stores in Pontesbury and Craven Arms, will have been serving the community for 50 years this year. To mark the occasion the company has had its 50th anniversary logo printed on all...
02 Feb 2018
Business students from Shrewsbury Colleges Group presented videos to Shrewsbury Town Football Club officials last week, with the winners earning big rewards. Small teams of the Level 3 Extended Diploma students had seven weeks to create a short video that encouraged younger fans to come to the games. These videos were then judged by teachers and management from Shrewsbury Town Football Club....
Huw Bevan from Halls Commercial and Jane Memory from Lyth Hill Stores are working together to find a new owner
26 Jan 2018
A well known face at a community shop near Shrewsbury is looking to hand over her keys. Jane Memory has been running Lyth Hill Stores, based at the crossroads in Bayston Hill, for almost four years. The 49-year-old wants to spend more time with her family but said she has loved working in the shop and it is a great opportunity for someone else to buy. “You meet so many people and it is so nice...
Unique Copiers, based in Telford, is going from strength to strength - pictured is managing director Adrian Casey
12 Jan 2018
A Shropshire company is starting the New Year on a high after a busy and active few months. Unique Copiers, in St George’s, Telford, won many new contracts in the last two months of 2017 and increased a further three current contracts. Owner Adrian Casey believes the boom in business is because more firms are looking for a local company they know they can rely on for their business needs. “Many...
Staff at ABC Day Nursery in Telford are celebrating 25 years in business
12 Jan 2018
An award-winning group of nurseries in Telford is celebrating 25 successful years in business. ABC Day Nursery, which has Ofsted rated outstanding nurseries in Hollinswood, Hadley, Hoo and Lightmoor, opened its doors on January 11 1993. Owner Penny Hustwick said she is delighted to be celebrating a silver anniversary. She said: “To reach our 25 year anniversary is a fantastic milestone and I...
04 Jan 2018
Shropshire businesses that are looking to grow in 2018 are being invited to attend one of two free sessions on how to access funding to support their plans for innovation. Innovate UK and the British Business Bank will host two briefing sessions with workshops at the Manufacturing Technology Centre in Coventry on January 30. Innovate UK will highlight its grants, the new Industrial Strategy...
From left standing Robert Bland, Chair of Trustees at SYST, Joanna Morris, Morris & Company, Mike Paul, Chair of ASYSTORS Panel; Jenny Wynn, Wynn Developments; Brian Price, Brewin Dolphin (seated) with first awardees seated Gemma Allies (right) and Rosemary Nutting from Skin Sincere.
14 Dec 2017
Young Shropshire entrepreneur Gemma Allies, was given a welcome boost as she and her young company Skin Sincere were announced today as the first beneficiaries of a brand new ASYSTORS Mentoring and Money scheme. Five local companies are the founders of the ASYSTORS project: Brewin Dolphin, Morris & Company, Marches Care Homes, Dyke Yaxley and Wynn Developments and were inspired to come...
11 Dec 2017
An awards ceremony celebrating businesses in Shropshire which cater for children and young people has revealed its finalists for 2018. The Businesses for Children Awards, now in its fifth year, shines a light on the hard work undertaken by those working across the county to support children and young people. There are 12 categories for awards, including new business, educational business for five...
James Evans of Halls Commercial has ben instructed on a number of properties in Wyle Cop including White Lotus Living
17 Nov 2017
Independent traders in Shrewsbury are launching a campaign to highlight the thriving area - amid roadworks and hiked business rates. The Wyle Cop Traders Group will begin a series of events celebrating occasions such as Remembrance Day and independent shops on December 2. Jenny Thomas, who manages a number of shops in the street and elsewhere in the town, said Wyle Cop was a Shrewsbury treasure...
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