Shrewsbury

21 Jun 2018
A firm of Shropshire architects has beaten off competition from across the Midlands to win a prestigious award for its inspiring design that transformed a Shrewsbury home. Base Architecture and Design, which worked with building contractors KRM and the property owners Mark Groome and Becky Walker to transform the River House in Water Lane, scooped the title in the Best Extension or Alteration to...
20 Jun 2018
A leading Shropshire company has returned to its established development in Oswestry to build new homes for downsizers and others looking for convenient town centre living. Shrewsbury-based Morris Property will build nine two-bedroom bungalows in the heart of the market town at Beresford Gardens. Work is underway and is scheduled to take six months to complete. The homes will be marketed by...
18 Jun 2018
A local joinery manufacturer has won a prized Shropshire Business Award for its commitment to growing skills through apprenticeships. Shrewsbury’s Morris Joinery was presented with the trophy by Shropshire Chamber of Commerce, at its annual awards ceremony at Telford International Centre. It was judged best in the county for its dedication to the employment of apprenticeship schemes. The business...
13 Jun 2018
In an attempt to see Shropshire in the Guinness Book of Records in a fun, active and inclusive way, Revel-in-Dance is getting Shrewsbury in a flap! The aim is to break the current Guinness World Record for the largest number of people to dance the Charleston at one time. The current record is 975 people and is held by ‘Swing Patrol’ in London; so with this hefty figure to beat Revel in Dance...
Sabadell, 2018: Meeting of Senior Social Entrepreneurs and facilitators from France, Spain/Catalunya, Denmark, Bulgaria and Shropshire.
11 Jun 2018
A University Centre Shrewsbury Centre (UCS) event is being held to build on work to support older people to get involved in and benefit their communities. The free morning of presentations and discussion will take place at Guildhall, UCS’s learning and research base in Frankwell Quay, from 9am to 1pm, on Tuesday June 19, 2018. The event will showcase the Senior Social Entrepreneuring (SSE)...
08 Jun 2018
A new partnership has kicked off between Shrewsbury Town Football Club and a town recruitment company. DM Recruitment will be the North stand sponsor at Montgomery Waters Meadow for the next two seasons. The firm are long-time supporters of the club and Stuart Danks, managing director, said they are thrilled to be sponsoring their local side. “Shrewsbury Town have had a great season, it was such...
Members of the Royal Observer Corps
04 Jun 2018
From origins in warning of invaders by sea at the time of the Spanish Armada, to potential nuclear attack during the Cold War, the history of the Royal Air Force’s Royal Observer Corps will be the subject of a free University Centre Shrewsbury (UCS) lecture this month. Mike Bradbury will present the talk on ‘The Eyes and Ears of the Royal Air Force’ at Guildhall, UCS’s learning and research base...
30 May 2018
Organisers today hailed the inaugural Giro Del Mon, a three day cycling race in the Shropshire countryside, as a great success with competitors taking part from all over the United Kingdom. The event took place over the Bank Holiday weekend and organisers have received dozens of messages of support from riders and spectators alike asking for it to return next year. One of the highlights of the...
Student in library
27 May 2018
Thought about studying again after time out of education, but don’t know where to begin? An event at University Centre Shrewsbury (UCS) next month will share information, advice and guidance on the options available. The Return to Learning Event is aimed at people who are 21 and above, considering either full-time or part-time opportunities. The event takes place at Guildhall, UCS’s learning and...
22 May 2018
A mix of independent and major brands which have just opened in Shrewsbury, having taken on vacant units, have been welcomed by Seb Slater, Executive Director of Shrewsbury BID. Internationally acclaimed coffee and sandwich chain Pret a Manger took over the revamped former Bank store in Pride Hill in the same week that burger brand Wimpy opened a 100-seat venue in Claremont Street. Seb Slater...
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