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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...
Rebecca Welch of Halls Commercial with Niamh, Holly and Heather Lowe of Haleswood Pet Hotel
17 Nov 2017
Pets of all shapes and sizes are now able to pack their bags with renewed expectations and set off for a well-deserved break at a new specialised hotel in the Shropshire countryside. Haleswood Pet Hotel at Marsh Green, Longdon Upon Tern, is now open for business under family ownership with the aim of accommodating pets of all kinds. Mother and daughter Heather and Holly Lowe bought the business,...
Abbie Treherne & Charlotte Tennant of MIRROR MIRROR
31 Oct 2017
BUSY WORKING MOTHER MAKES TIME FOR BEAUTY A successful working mother from Shrewsbury is diversifying her business portfolio with the launch of a new, luxury nail and brow boutique. Charlotte Tennant, 35, will open MIRROR MIRROR on Castle Street in Shrewsbury next week and it’s set to be a beauty destination with a difference.  With the utmost in luxury at the heart of the MIRROR MIRROR concept,...
The proposed unit at Harlscott Lane, Shrewsbury
26 Oct 2017
A Shrewsbury businessman is offering a unique opportunity to have company premises built to your requirements. John Armstrong, who has lived in Shrewsbury all his life, has a unit off Harlescott Lane up for rent - but it hasn’t actually been built yet. Mr Armstrong said he wanted to build a bespoke facility for a tenant, so they can save time and money on alterations and start trading as soon as...
Sarah Knowles and Fran Robinson at Big Little Things are celebrating
20 Oct 2017
A booming Shropshire firm is celebrating a successful two years at their shop by teaming up with a National Trust property. Big Little Things, a florist and gift shop in Norton, was asked by bosses at Dudmaston Hall in Quatt, Bridgnorth, to host a Christmas wreath workshop there. The company, which has grown from two to six members of staff since they opened their shop in the courtyard of Apley...
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...
19 Oct 2017
The Shrewsbury and Newport Canals Trust has welcomed its latest corporate member as it seeks to expand on support from the business community. Newport-based Robert Nicholas Financial Advisers has pledged its backing to the Trust, which is working to re-open the canals and reconnect them to the wider waterways network. Studies have shown that restored canals bring wide-ranging social and economic...
Sportsjam school PE kits
04 Oct 2017
An online sports retailer, based in Shrewsbury is celebrating after winning contracts to supply sportswear to two more schools. Sportsjam was selected to supply kit to 1800 pupils at Stratford upon Avon School and to 400 pupils at The De La Salle Academy in Liverpool. This is in addition to the 100 schools and colleges who the firm already supplies, including Meole Brace, The Priory and The...
07 Sep 2017
The new training ground at Shrewsbury Town Football Club is running like clockwork, bosses have said. Brian Caldwell, CEO of the club, said he is delighted with the new Sundorne Castle training complex, which opened at the end of June. It is now complete with full business equipment, including a photocopier which was sponsored by Telford-based Unique Copiers as part of the club’s wider contract....
Some of the 34 Severn Business Network members
05 Sep 2017
A Shropshire business networking group is holding a Visitors Day to attract potential new members to fill its last six remaining membership places. Severn Business Network (SBN) will hold the Visitors Day on Thursday September 14 in the Sovereign Suite at Shrewsbury Town FC’s Montgomery Waters Meadow stadium. The independent networking group, which launched in June 2009, currently has 34 members...
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