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13 Dec 2017
A brand new festive night bus service is coming as a trial to Shrewsbury every Friday and Saturday night throughout December, bringing a cheap and easy way to travel for those coming in to enjoy the town’s vibrant night time entertainment offer. The new Arriva bus service will operate on the hour every hour (excluding 10pm) between 8pm to 2am with two buses using existing bus routes catering for...
08 Dec 2017
Young sporting individuals and clubs in Shrewsbury are being urged to enter a scheme that gives them the chance to win £200,000 as the programme closes at the end of the year. Persimmon Homes launched its Healthy Communities scheme in May as part of a national initiative which aims to give away more than £600,000 in cash to sports groups and individuals. Under the scheme, a host of regional...
08 Dec 2017
Leading local business, Morris Joinery has appointed experienced joiner Alistair Jones at its Bicton workshop to meet a growing demand for its services. Alistair, aged 42, has honed his skills in bespoke joinery, including windows, doors, stairs and orangeries, in more than 25 years in the industry. He said: “I was looking for a new challenge where I could put my skills to good use. I wanted to...
07 Dec 2017
Shrewsbury’s Morris Property is to complete the final plot at Vanguard Park, 11 years after it started developing one of the region’s most successful business parks. It will provide 21,500 sq ft of trade counter space on the last parcel of land, a prominent two acre plot located adjacent to the VW dealership. The building will be divided into six units of different sizes and made available for...
05 Dec 2017
Music, song and arts activities from students from Shrewsbury School have been prescribed for their health benefits at a care home in Bicton. The visit to Morris Care’s Isle Court home was organised by Creative Inspiration Shropshire, a community interest company set up by Dr Jane Povey to deliver arts for health in the community. It uses its links with professional musicians and schools to...
04 Dec 2017
A Shropshire construction company is helping young people build a better future by lending its support to a programme by the Prince’s Trust. Pave Aways, which has its headquarters at Knockin near Oswestry, is providing expert advice and equipment to the Team programme in Shrewsbury, which aims to help unemployed young people aged between 16 and 25 gain teamwork, communication and employability...
04 Dec 2017
Leading contractor Morris Property hosted a site visit at its student accommodation development in Shrewsbury to support a UK-wide campaign to encourage more people into careers in construction. Representatives from the Jobcentre Plus (JCP) together with Trevor Oakley of the Construction Industry Training Board (CITB), saw foundations work in progress at The Tannery on St Austin’s Street. They...
Ian Swindell of Lunts Pharmacies says Christmas falling on a Monday means there is even less time to sort medication
30 Nov 2017
Residents across Shropshire are being urged to try and reduce the number of emergency calls made to Shropdoc this Christmas by making sure they have ordered any prescriptions for medicine by the end of this week. Every year Shropdoc receives thousands of calls over the festive period from residents requiring medical assistance. But, Ian Swindell, pharmacist for Lunts Pharmacies which has premises...
Shropshire care home to open its final unit
29 Nov 2017
A purpose built Shrewsbury care home will welcome more residents early next year when it opens its fourth and final unit. Coverage Care will unlock the doors to the Grinshill Unit at Montgomery House in Sundorne Road to provide an alternative to hospital or to care for those who have recently been discharged from hospital. It has 10 ensuite bedrooms, and its own lounge and dining areas. Once the...
Nita from Appleyards
28 Nov 2017
Shrewsbury Business Improvement District (BID) has stepped in to co-ordinate and sponsor the mini Christmas trees giving festive sparkle to town centre businesses and shops. The BID acted to maintain the popular tradition after the previous partner came to the end of its successful co-ordination of the event. It has also reduced the costs for businesses taking part from £55.20 to £40. More than...
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