Shrewsbury

24 Apr 2017
James Staniforth, the newly appointed CEO and Principal of Shrewsbury Colleges Group, has officially taken up his post this month and has spoken of his plans to make the College ‘outstanding’.  Mr Staniforth joined the Group on 16 April from Strode College in Street, Somerset, which he joined as Principal and Chief Executive in August 2010 and which he led to being graded Outstanding by Ofsted in...
19 Apr 2017
Leading local developer, Morris Property has secured its second contract with Telford and Wrekin Council as works begin on a new unit at Hortonwood West Industrial Estate. The £4 million contract was awarded to Morris Property, Shrewsbury, after successfully completing a shell-only unit at the same development in late 2016. The new unit will be 67,500 sqft and will be fully fitted out for the...
14 Apr 2017
A Shropshire Care Company Director says more needs to be to done to draw people into the sector to help with a deficit of carers - and so is increasing pay by 10% and offering extra perks.  Ian Barnes, Director of award-winning Bluebird Care Shropshire, based in Shrewsbury, is trying to attract people to the care sector to enable more elderly people to access the care they need to help them...
13 Apr 2017
A former student nurse at leading care provider, Morris Care, has reached a new height in his career following promotion to Home Manager at Isle Court Nursing Home, Shrewsbury. Roberto Tumaliuan will be stepping into his new role following the retirement of Liz Hallen who was Home Manager at Isle Court for eight years and played a pivotal role in the commissioning team responsible for the...
07 Apr 2017
The internationally acclaimed Chinese State Circus is coming back, returning to its roots in an innovatively spectacular new production – “DYNASTY”. The incomparable Chinese State Circus will be playing at The Quarry, Shrewsbury from Wednesday 17th to Sunday 21st May in its fully heated big top venue. Breathtaking in its simplicity, “DYNASTY” projects into a contemporary setting an art form that...
05 Apr 2017
Red Recruitment Solutions Ltd based in Shrewsbury are pleased to announce that two of their consultants are now qualified REC (Recruitment and Employment Confederation) recruitment practitioners.   As part of Red Recruitments commitment to personal and professional development both Recruitment Manager, Rob Griffiths and Recruitment Consultant, James Minor were enrolled on to the Level 3...
Bright Owls in Shrewsbury - appeal for host families
31 Mar 2017
Caring host families are being sought once again by Shrewsbury-based language school Bright Owls. Interested families are now invited to get in touch to discuss this rewarding cultural opportunity!   Following a successful programme that has been running for several years, European students will be visiting the UK again this year to learn English and experience the UK’s unique culture, under...
22 Mar 2017
Shrewsbury Bookfest is proud to present its ‘May Festival’ programme for 2017. This event,  described as ‘a beacon of excellence amongst literary festivals’ by their patron, author Michael Morpurgo, is their annual children’s literary extravaganza, with authors, illustrators and artists coming to this beautiful town to share their creative secrets, showcase their work and meet their fans. Since...
22 Mar 2017
Luxury travel agency Opulent Travel is to open its first high street shop in Shrewsbury. The company, which specialises in bespoke holidays, corporate business and VIP and concierge-style travel, previously operated from offices in Shrewsbury town centre. Opulent Travel will launch its new shop at 117 Longden Coleham on Saturday March 25. Customers, who visit on the day, will receive a...
20 Mar 2017
Shrewsbury College hosted the annual High Sheriff’s Young Citizenship Award this week, celebrating exceptional young people throughout Shropshire. Now in its twelfth year, the event continues to showcase the many endeavours carried out by young people (aged 18 years and under) who participate in activities within school and the wider community and gain the skills and experiences to cope with life...
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