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09 Nov 2017
A Shropshire hotel is celebrating retaining its two-rosette status - an achievement it has now held for 18 years. Bosses at the Best Western Valley Hotel in Ironbridge say the award highlights the commitment to maintaining a consistently high standard of food. The AA Rosette Awards are long established and are a much sought after honour throughout the restaurant industry - with only 10 percent of...
13 Jul 2017
Two senior members of staff at an award-winning Shropshire hotel are celebrating a combined 45 years service. The Valley Hotel in Ironbridge prides itself in its staff retention in an industry which generally has a high turnover rate. Sales and marketing manager Lisa Snape and general manager Joanne Boddison say the ability to keep the experience of top quality staff at the hotel has contributed...
15 Apr 2017
Prospective brides and grooms needing help in planning their big day will get the opportunity to find out exactly what’s on offer at one of Shropshire’s premier wedding venues. It’s the most important day in the lives of most people and, for the majority anyway, the one and only chance to get it right. Wedding open days are invaluable in finding out how best to proceed and, with this in mind, the...
18 Nov 2015
Bosses at a country hotel located in the heart of Shropshire’s Ironbridge World Heritage Site have welcomed a pledge by Prime Minister David Cameron to connect the whole of the county to broadband by 2020. However, it’s feared the promise could be too little too late for businesses who are trying to grow and keep up with competitors. Owners of the Best Western Valley Hotel Lesley and Phil Casson...
28 Jul 2015
An estate agent in Ironbridge has expanded its team with the addition of a new lettings manager as demand for rental property continues to grow. Laura Carlon has joined Nock Deighton’s Ironbridge office to provide a dedicated lettings expertise to landlords and tenants in the area. Laura has a wealth of experience in property management, having worked at Nock Deighton for more than 20 years, and...
14 Jul 2015
Sponsors of a rowing event in Shropshire have declared it as an outstanding success. The Ironbridge Regatta took place at the end of June and attracted about 500 people to the banks of the River Severn over two days of top quality racing. Competitors travelled from as far as Portsmouth to enter the event, with more than 250 crews racing on each day. One of the main sponsors of the event was...
04 Jul 2015
A top county restaurant which has won more than 15 awards for its culinary excellence has undergone a major revamp. The multi thousand pound overhaul of the Chez Maw restaurant at The Best  Western Valley Hotel in Ironbridge has included new wall coverings, upholstery, lighting and curtains to create a relaxed traditional country house feel for diners. Staff have already received positive...
19 Jun 2015
An event in Shropshire dubbed as “Britain’s craziest bike race” will have an extra element this year with the addition of the county’s first ever balance bike championships. Blists Hill Victorian Town in Ironbridge will host the Queen Victoria Cyclo-cross race on Saturday June 27, and around 200 cyclists from all over the UK are expected to enter. The event is in its third year and is due to...
16 Aug 2012
Friday 5 October – ongoing until Tuesday 30 April 2013Coalbrookdale Gallery, Coach Road, Coalbrookdale, Near Ironbridge TF8 7DQ Falcon Hildred exhibition Open 10am-5pm, mainly Monday – Friday A stunning new exhibition of the remarkable paintings and drawings of Welsh artist Falcon Hildred; his lifetime’s work focuses on the industrial landscapes of 19th and 20th century England and Wales,...
14 Aug 2012
The Senior Curator from the Ironbridge Gorge Museum Trust has been to Somerset House in London, to secure a number of historic artefacts from HM Revenue & Customs. HMRC are carefully finding suitable new homes, such as museums, for many historic items that were previously used in their Customs Houses throughout the UK. The Ironbridge Gorge Museum Trust was keen to make this exciting...
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