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Sue Walsh, Jill Kelly, Ian Swindell, Helen Grass and Lauren Wagstaff from Lunts pharmacy at Roushill where you can get a free blood pressure check this month
13 Sep 2018
A pharmacy in Shrewsbury is urging residents in the town to have a free blood pressure check and not just rely on an internet quiz. September is a month of action at Lunts Pharmacy in Roushill and last year they carried out around 60 blood pressure checks - but staff want more people to come in for one this year following the rise of an NHS website check. The heart age check was in the news last...
Shrewsbury BID Board members
11 Sep 2018
Shrewsbury BID has launched its Business Plan for 2019-24 and will be seeking the support of its business members in a renewal ballot taking place between 27th September and 25th October 2018. During its first term, the BID which commenced in 2014, attracted additional above-levy income of £430,000 to deliver a total of £1.9million of investment in the town centre. The new Business Plan would see...
Staff at Lunts Pharmacies have given out golden prizes to customers
30 Aug 2018
A Shropshire family business has celebrated its golden anniversary with customers. Lunts Pharmacy, which has two stores in Shrewsbury as well as others in Pontesbury and Craven Arms, celebrated 50 years in business in July. To mark the occasion managing director Martin Lunt gave away a spa day for two at the Albrighton Hall Hotel to a customer at each store. He said: “We want to be an important...
28 Aug 2018
A Shrewsbury businessman has organised a 100-mile charity cycle ride to mark the final year of the First World War centenary and raise money for the Royal British Legion. Brothers Robin Morris, chairman of fifth-generation family business Morris & Company, and Chris Morris, chief executive officer and managing director of Morris Site Machinery, will be joined by 15 prominent business people...
Ken, Joan and Martin Lunt with staff outside their pharmacy in Roushill as they celebrate a golden year
19 Jul 2018
A group of family run pharmacies in Shropshire are celebrating their 50th anniversary date this month. Martin Lunt, managing director of Lunts Pharmacies which has two stores in Shrewsbury as well as stores in Craven Arms and Pontesbury, has been looking through the archives to see how the business has changed. The company was launched by his parents Ken and Joan Lunt at 21 Castle Street,...
Map and computer.
11 Jun 2018
A free workshop at University Centre Shrewsbury will highlight new opportunities for businesses created by a national move to make more geographic data available to the public. The event on Tuesday June 26, 2018, organised by The Centre for Research into Environmental Science and Technology at University Centre Shrewsbury ([email protected]), will explore the benefits for businesses in using geospatial...
30 May 2018
All 11 units in phase one of a Shropshire business park scheme have been snapped up by firms keen to take advantage of the area’s limited commercial development space - and only seven units remain to be sold in phase two. Tern Valley Business Park at Market Drayton is offering a rare opportunity to set up a commercial base in the town and has sparked lots of interest, with 19 of the available...
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...
Halls Commercial has found a new base for Fisheye in Shrewsbury town centre
22 Mar 2018
An ecommerce agency has moved into a new office at an iconic building in Shrewsbury town centre and plans to expand. Fisheye, an award winning Magento development agency, moved from St John’s Hill to Irelands Mansion on High Street. Managing Director Dave Mistry Pain said it marked the start of an exciting new era for the company. He said: “We are now in the perfect building for us. “Shrewsbury...
26 Feb 2018
The recent explosion at a property in Leicester that saw four people lose their lives has given many businesses food for thought. This tragic story has helped to put the spotlight on the issue of fire safety. Companies based in and around Shrewsbury have had more than their fair share of incidents to deal with too. Only last month, the story of a train which caught fire at Shrewsbury Train...
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