Shropshire

Photo: Lisa Webb Photography
19 Feb 2018
A wedding held at a venue in the heart of Shropshire has been shortlisted for the West Midlands Wedding of the Year. Laura Stephenson and Tim Collins became Mr and Mrs at The Wroxeter, near Shrewsbury, on July 14, 2017. The couple were married in the rustic woodland ceremony site, with wild flowers and views across to the Wrekin. Laura, a marketing manager, said: “We wanted our day to be fun,...
Stefan Laird, carpentry workshop supervisor for The Furniture Scheme, puts up a new sign for the bigger and better bookshop
16 Feb 2018
A well known book shop in Ludlow has moved into bigger and better premises. The book shop, which used to be housed in a room at the back of Renaissance in Tower Street, is popular for classic books and, at times, extremely rare books too. It has moved across the walkway at the back of the store into the former flea market shop opposite. James Cooper, operations manager for The Furniture Scheme...
Representatives from Tennis Scotland and Ellesmere Tennis Academy with year 5 pupils Adam and Thomas Jacques at the award winning Tennis Centre at Ellesmere College
16 Feb 2018
A new state of the art tennis facility at a Shropshire school has been served an award for innovation and will be replicated across the UK. The Tennis Centre at Ellesmere College, which houses four full-size acrylic performance courts and changing rooms, won builders Rocklyn an Award for Excellence from the Sport and Play Construction Association (SAPCA) this month (Feb 8). The company, based in...
16 Feb 2018
A group of nine students from China have spent a week immersing themselves in the breadth and challenge of a top independent boarding school in Shropshire. The pupils, who had won a competition in the China Daily newspaper to come to the UK, were aged between 11 and 14 and spent time living and learning at Ellesmere College. They took part in CRE8, a student led arts evening, which saw several...
Stephen Moules is the latest employee at the expanding firm Unique Copiers
16 Feb 2018
A booming Shropshire business has taken on it’s second new staff member of 2018 - the third in four months. Stephen Moules, of Priorslee, has joined Unique Copiers in St George’s as a sales representative. Stephen follows Richard Atherden who began work as a trainee photocopier engineer on January 2 and Michael Francis who took on the same role late last year. The latest employee said it is great...
Martin Lunt with Mary Lewis and Lorraine Anderson celebrating the Lunts Pharmacy 50th year
16 Feb 2018
Pharmacies and delivery vans across Shropshire are being given new branding as an independent family-owned business gears up for a golden year in 2018. Lunts Pharmacies, which has two stores in Shrewsbury and well as stores in Pontesbury and Craven Arms, will have been serving the community for 50 years this year. To mark the occasion the company has had its 50th anniversary logo printed on all...
Shrewsbury company Halls Commercial is expanding with an exciting instruction
16 Feb 2018
A Shropshire company has been handed the instruction to sell a student let investment for £2.25million. Halls Commercial, based in Shrewsbury, has moved into national markets to sell an investment of four houses near to Bangor University in north Wales. The instruction, in College Road, is a rare opportunity and includes 31 bedrooms, with further asset management potential. James Evans, of Halls...
Daniel Derrington has opened The Town House restaurant in Market Drayton
16 Feb 2018
A new restaurant has opened in Market Drayton creating 10 jobs. Daniel Derrington, 32, opened The Town House in Cheshire Street this month (Feb 6), having run a restaurant in France since 2011. He has moved to be with his Shropshire-born fiancee Rebecca Foulkes, 27, who he met in the Alps while living there. “I am really excited to open the restaurant, we put in planning permission in February...
13 Feb 2018
A Shropshire law firm has won a national award for its outstanding commitment to training.   FBC Manby Bowdler was voted as the winner of the category, which recognised a business that goes above and beyond the usual remit for staff development, at the Modern Law Awards 2017/18.   The firm, which employs more than 200 people at offices in Wolverhampton, Shrewsbury, Telford and Bridgnorth, was...
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06 Feb 2018
Join us at Shrewsbury Museum and Art Gallery with our wonderful panel discussing the role of rural women on Friday 16th February at 7:30 What are the misconceptions around the roles that women have played in rural life? What does it mean to be rural women in the 21st century? Come and hear different perspectives exploring the role of women in rural communities, from Land Girls to the contemporary...
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