Shrewsbury

Shrewsbury Apprentices start exciting new venture
10 Aug 2018
Shane Heath and Chris Webster, two young apprentices working for Shrewsbury based IT specialists Shropshire ITC have turned a chat they had over a cup of coffee into a business opportunity by setting up and running their own website development department within the organisation. “Chris and I had seen our directors engage with large businesses across the county to develop detailed, complex...
06 Aug 2018
Shropshire’s biggest beer festival is on course for a record-breaking year – with ticket sales set to top the 10,000 mark. Organisers Shropshire Festivals say the three-day event – based around Shrewsbury’s Quarry Park and in the town itself – has already sparked an unprecedented demand for tickets. Last year’s inaugural event saw more than 10,000 enjoy the combination of beer festival, live...
06 Aug 2018
We can make use of your unwanted mobiles and chargers (in working order). Your phones will be sold to raise money, or used by a Chatterbox telephone befriender to support lonely clients. Please bring your phones to Omega care for life, London House, Town Walls, Shrewsbury, SY1 1TX. Remember to remove your iPhone from your Apple ID and Android phone from your Google account. We can help you with...
02 Aug 2018
A recent week-long summer camp in Shrewsbury for aspiring young cricketers has once again been heralded a great success. The third annual event, which took place at the Frankwell cricket ground in Shrewsbury and attended by over 80 five to 15 year olds, was organised through Beacon Cricket Club and sponsored by local construction company Saxonby. 150 parents and family members attended a barbeque...
 From left, Edward Danks, of the Welshpool office, Nick Lewis, of the Shrewsbury office, managing director Stuart Danks and Patrick O'Grady of the Stafford office of DM Recruitment.
24 Jul 2018
As employment figures climb to their highest levels since records began, one Midlands recruitment company is tripling in size. DM Recruitment bosses have revealed they will be opening two new offices - as a recent report showed 75.6 per cent of 16 to 64 year olds across the country are in work, the joint highest level since records started in 1971. The Shrewsbury-based firm have expanded into...
Ken, Joan and Martin Lunt with staff outside their pharmacy in Roushill as they celebrate a golden year
19 Jul 2018
A group of family run pharmacies in Shropshire are celebrating their 50th anniversary date this month. Martin Lunt, managing director of Lunts Pharmacies which has two stores in Shrewsbury as well as stores in Craven Arms and Pontesbury, has been looking through the archives to see how the business has changed. The company was launched by his parents Ken and Joan Lunt at 21 Castle Street,...
Base Director Harry Reece
17 Jul 2018
A firm of Shrewsbury architects is stepping up to the plate to raise funds for charity to mark its 15th year in business. Base Architecture & Design is hosting the Base Ball at Hawkstone Park Hotel on September 28 in support of Severn Hospice. The black tie event will feature canapés, a two-course dinner and entertainment from BBC comedy hypnotist Grant Saunders. Architect Carl Huntley...
06 Jul 2018
The Elvis Years Theatre Severn 6th July 2018   Tonight Theatre Severn was absolutely packed to the rafters and beyond, something of quality was about to happen and the crowd waited with an excited buzz waiting to see their hero, Elvis Presley, well Mario Kombou but that’s a close to Elvis Presley as we could ever be. This is not a tribute show, it’s not a tribute act this is much, much more. It’s...
03 Jul 2018
On Sunday 1st July, I visited Theatre Severn to watch the students from Shrewsbury's Stagecoach perform in Disney’s, Beauty and the Beast Junior. The story that is set in a provincial town in France, features a bright young heroine named Belle, her handsome and loutish suitor Gaston, a cursed young prince and an enchanted castle. Theatre Severn was the perfect venue to host this spectacle...
Sing-along Roadshow to launch in Shrewsbury
02 Jul 2018
A Sing-along Roadshow is to be launched to bring young and older generations together in song in Shrewsbury. The roadshow, which is open to all members of the community, will launch in Bicton Heath on July 12 before moving to Sutton Farm on July 18 and Bayston Hill on July 24. People of all ages are being invited to take part in the free roadshow which has been organised by Shropshire Music...
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