Shropshire

23 Nov 2017
Shrewsbury based Saxonby Group has launched a new haulage and muck-away operation to complement the company’s other activities.   Headed up by Jason Tanulak, who with nearly ten years as an experienced driver and operator, Saxonby will offer haulage and muck-away services to the construction sector, from large civil engineering and utilities companies to SMEs, as well as removal and disposal of...
Councillors and Social Enterprise workers in Shropshire celebrate a successful event
21 Nov 2017
An inaugural conference to celebrate social enterprises across Shropshire has been deemed a huge success by organisers. Over 60 people attended the event at University Centre Shrewsbury and across other locations in the county on Tuesday and Wednesday this week. Directors of community interest company (CIC) Partners for Social Enterprise Jean Jarvis MBE, who runs Fuse CIC based in Ludlow, and...
Wayne Jenson from Buckatree Hall Hotel and Reuben Crouch of Hobsons Brewery celebrate newly available Shropshire Stout
21 Nov 2017
A hotel near one of the county’s most popular landmarks has been chosen to launch a speciality beer celebrating all things Shropshire. Buckatree Hall Hotel, at the foot of the Wrekin, will exclusively supply Shropshire Stout, created by Cleobury Mortimer-based Hobsons Brewery. Reuben Crouch, commercial director at Hobsons, said: “I always enjoy coming to Buckatree Hall Hotel and seeing the bar...
Ian Swindell of Lunts Pharmacies is urging people to get their flu jab
21 Nov 2017
A group of pharmacies across Shropshire has reported that more than double the number of flu vaccinations have been administered this year, compared with the same time last year. Bosses at Lunts Pharmacies, which has two stores in Shrewsbury and stores in Craven Arms and Pontesbury, said they are delighted that customers are listening to the warnings about a potentially severe winter. Owner...
James Evans of Halls Commercial has ben instructed on a number of properties in Wyle Cop including White Lotus Living
17 Nov 2017
Independent traders in Shrewsbury are launching a campaign to highlight the thriving area - amid roadworks and hiked business rates. The Wyle Cop Traders Group will begin a series of events celebrating occasions such as Remembrance Day and independent shops on December 2. Jenny Thomas, who manages a number of shops in the street and elsewhere in the town, said Wyle Cop was a Shrewsbury treasure...
James Evans of Halls Commercial has high hopes for Battlefield and Whitchurch road in Shrewsbury
17 Nov 2017
A well known stretch of road in Shrewsbury could be completely transformed within a year, property experts have said. Four locations on Whitchurch Road, Battlefield Roundabout and Battlefield Road are soon to be in the hands of new owners. Halls Commercial, based nearby, has been instructed on all four sites and James Evans Welch from the company said there is massive potential for a new look...
Rebecca Welch of Halls Commercial with Niamh, Holly and Heather Lowe of Haleswood Pet Hotel
17 Nov 2017
Pets of all shapes and sizes are now able to pack their bags with renewed expectations and set off for a well-deserved break at a new specialised hotel in the Shropshire countryside. Haleswood Pet Hotel at Marsh Green, Longdon Upon Tern, is now open for business under family ownership with the aim of accommodating pets of all kinds. Mother and daughter Heather and Holly Lowe bought the business,...
16 Nov 2017
A date has been set for the return of a classical music festival in Shropshire with organisers forced to release tickets early due to popular demand. Proms and Prosecco in the Park will be held on September 8, at Chetwynd Deer Park in Newport, to coincide with the Last Night of the Proms. It follows the success of this summer’s inaugural event which attracted 1,600 prom-goers from Shropshire,...
06 Nov 2017
A specialist manufacturer with growing order books has commissioned leading contractor Morris Property to build a new factory at Telford’s Hortonwood West industrial estate. Bakerbellfield, which supplies commercial interiors for airports, rail, office and education sectors, will invest around £1.6m in the project, including land costs. It needs the additional space after outgrowing its 50,000ft²...
03 Nov 2017
A number of businesses across Shropshire were invited to a special launch dinner at Shrewsbury Colleges group, which is taking part in a Government pilot to help shape the vocational education landscape of the future. The move comes a Lord Sainsbury undertook a review vocational education, which resulted in the Post 16 Skills Plan being written. It suggests a change to the current qualification...
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