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25 Sep 2017
Businesses and organisations have until the end of this year to apply for grants of up to £170,000 for new initiatives that will boost visitor numbers to Shropshire. A total of £3.5 million is on offer in the region for eligible rural businesses through DEFRA’s latest round of funding in its Growth Programme. The grants are funded by the European Agricultural Fund for Rural Development (EAFRD),...
02 Mar 2017
A Shropshire man who ran a major business for many years has called upon his decades of experience to launch a new financial service from the county. Independent specialist consultant, Mark Pilsbury, aged 55, has launched Stag Capital Finance after 25 years at the head the Syan Group, an IT firm with a £40 million turnover. Based in Shrewsbury but covering the whole of the UK, the firm will...
07 Feb 2017
Businesses across Shropshire looking to revamp their buildings and create new jobs can apply for grants of up to £100,000 thanks to a new £2.5m fund launched by the Marches Local Enterprise Partnership (LEP). The Marches Building Investment Grant (MBIG) is available for eligible businesses to fund extensions, renovations or reconfigurations of commercial premises across Herefordshire, Shropshire...
27 Jan 2017
Funding streams worth £3.5m to boost the tourism and the food processing industries in Shropshire have been announced. The latest round of Growth Programme funding from Rural Development Programme England, administered by DEFRA, will see two pots of funding available. There is £1m to develop visitor attractions, tourist information, and recreational and small scale infrastructure projects in...
11 Dec 2015
Severnside Housing’s Community Chest Fund has granted funding to Shrewsbury Food Bank to deliver Christmas food parcels to those most in need this Christmas. The Shrewsbury Food Bank, based in Longden Coleham, applied to Severnside’s Community Chest Fund for funding after identifying 30 vulnerable families who they felt needed extra help this Christmas.  Following consultation with the Community...
DASH Disability and Visual Arts Organisation in Shropshire
25 Jul 2014
Staff and trustees of Disability Arts Organisation DASH were celebrating last week – after receiving the news that they had been successful in securing funding from Arts Council England. DASH is a Disability Arts development organisation, which works locally, nationally and internationally with disabled people in partnership with arts and cultural organisations to develop Disability Arts practice...
Cinema in Shrewsbury with film society at Hive
04 Jan 2013
Reeling from strength to strength, a well-established film group has today unveiled a brand new surround sound system at a popular arts venue. Members of the Shrewsbury Film Society at the Hive Music and Media Centre believe their latest development will help deliver a true cinematic experience with a difference for the benefit of their audiences, bringing an added dimension to regular film...
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