Shrewsbury

15 Aug 2017
Staff at Shropshire building contractor Pave Aways have raised more than £5,000 in memory of a colleague by trekking the length of Hadrian’s Wall - dressed as Roman soldiers. The team donned traditional tunics and metal helmets to complete the 90-mile coast to coast challenge in just three days to raise funds for Cure Leukaemia. The charity helped to build, and continues to fund, the Centre for...
Jo Allmond, Volunteer for Safe Shropshire; Seb Slater, Executive Director of Shrewsbury BID; Ruby Hartshorn, Chairperson of the Shropshire Disability Network; Ann Shaw, Secretary of the Shropshire Disability Network
15 Aug 2017
A public vote has chosen Shropshire Disability Network to benefit from sales of the new “Hello from Shrewsbury” postcards. Five striking postcard designs produced by Shrewsbury Business Improvement District (BID) are on sale throughout the summer to highlight the town’s many attractions and encourage more visitors to come and discover what makes it special. The BID ran an online vote to ask the...
10 Aug 2017
More than half of the homes have now been sold at Redrow’s Lime Tree Meadows in Shrewsbury. And, while the home builder may pause briefly to celebrate the success of this popular location, it is more concerned about encouraging other would-be home owners to move quickly rather than miss out on the opportunity to be one of its happy residents. “It is a little over a year since the first homes were...
06 Aug 2017
Phil Winnington, International Business Director at Shrewsbury Headquartered Morris Site Machinery, was recently joined by friends, colleagues and well-wishers as he completed his 5-a-Day mission to run 25K across 5 days in aid of mental health charity Mind. To promote a healthy lifestyle and mind, each day Phil donned a t-shirt which represented fruit from an individual’s 5-A-Day. The run saw...
04 Aug 2017
A Shropshire woman battling Multiple sclerosis (MS) has thanked Shrewsbury College for being the ‘turning point’ in her life. Caroline Gudgion, aged 50, from Whitchurch, was first diagnosed with the disease in November 2013 and as a result of her diagnosis, her ability to work and socialise was drastically changed. The mother of two, originally from Bedfordshire, left school and trained as a...
03 Aug 2017
Shrewsbury Colleges Group have three upcoming Advice Events for those who may have done better, or worse than expected in exams or for those who simply want to find out more about studying a course, at any level, this September. GCSE drop-in events are being held on Thursday, 24 August from 11am – 3pm, at London Road and English Bridge campuses, followed by an Advice Event from 5-7pm, at the...
Rebecca Welch from Halls Commercial has helped secure a deal on the new Subway in Shrewsbury
03 Aug 2017
Shrewsbury is to get a new Subway shop after the international sandwich firm clinched a deal to move into fresh premises in Battlefield. The global corporation already has a significant presence in the town and views the move as a much-needed expansion to cater for the growing demand from customers in the area. Subway has branches at Claremont Street and St Mary’s Street in the town centre, one...
03 Aug 2017
A Shrewsbury business specialising in bespoke traditional and contemporary joinery has invested in a state-of-the-art paint spray booth to provide a fully finished decoration service for its customers and other joinery professionals. Morris Joinery installed the facility at its Bicton Business Park workshop so that doors, windows, furniture and other items it makes by hand can be supplied ready...
24 Jul 2017
A new housing development on The Mount in Shrewsbury has made a big impact with two of the houses snapped up by buyers in the first weeks of opening. Confirmation of the first sales at Beaufort Ridge followed a VIP launch and open day to unveil the 11 four and five bedroom detached houses which are priced from £395,000 to £698,950. The family homes on The Mount, once the home of Charles Darwin,...
21 Jul 2017
Worldwide holiday destinations were created in style through taste, sound and crafts when residents embarked on a virtual cruise experience at Morris Care’s Bridgnorth Nursing Home. The Grand Explorer cruise day theme brought the flavours of China, Norway and the USA to Oldbury Grange Nursing Home for a memorable day for staff, residents and their families. Each resident was asked to pick three...
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