26 Jul 2013

A networking group set up to support women in business across Shropshire and North Wales is to stage its first annual conference and awards ceremony.
The event, hosted by Bizmums, at the Lord Hill Hotel on September 14, aims to promote and celebrate the business achievements of women who are self-employed working mothers.
Nominations are currently being sought for award entries...

23 Jul 2013

A Shrewsbury restaurant is celebrating a new chapter in its history with a new look and a contemporary-styled tapas and cocktail bar.

Drapers Hall restaurant and boutique hotel, in St Marys Place, which occupies one of the town’s finest timber-framed buildings, has undergone a major refurbishment.

The biggest change has been the transformation of the old bar area into a modern...

22 Jul 2013

There is plenty of fun in store at Shrewsbury Flaxmill Maltings this weekend. On Sunday 28 July the English Heritage site will open its doors without charge and will host a variety of family focussed activities, games and workshops. Everybody is invited to explore and engage with one of Shrewsbury’s finest historical buildings and to play, create and learn in an exciting and fun environment...

17 Jul 2013

Shrewsbury’s first shopping arcade is celebrating 30 years in business this month.
The Parade, situated in one of the town’s most imposing Georgian buildings just behind St Mary’s Church, is home to a unique collection of retailers.
“We are delighted to be marking three decades of success,” said proprietor Philip Freeman.
“Shrewsbury is renowned for its independent stores...

17 Jul 2013

The boss of a Shropshire business consultancy firm today revealed they were aiming to acquire a string of dental practices across the region on behalf of a client.
Mark Harris, managing director of The Business Company, based near Shrewsbury, said this was the perfect opportunity for an owner of a dental practice who was perhaps reaching retirement or someone who wanted to relinquish...

16 Jul 2013

Businesses from across the county are today being urged to help change lives by backing local young entrepreneurs of the future and sponsoring the Telford-based Young Britain youth entrepreneurship programme.
One year on from the launch of Young Britain in Telford by Lord Young, the enterprise advisor to Prime Minister David Cameron, the search is on for spirited and successful business...

15 Jul 2013

A former Shropshire racehorse breeder has left her equestrian career to take the reins of a new bespoke home care company following the experience of caring for her maternal grandmother for the last two years of her life.

Rachael Birchall developed such a passion for the role that she was inspired to set up a care company that could provide the kind of one-to-one care and companionship...

12 Jul 2013

Endoscopy patients at the Princess Royal Hospital are benefiting from the arrival of new, hi-tech equipment – thanks to a £107,000 donation from the Lingen Davies Cancer Fund.

The money has been used to open up a third Endoscopy Room at the hospital in Telford, which has been fitted out with a colonoscope and associated gear including a Scope Guide and a Stack System. Equipment of this...

12 Jul 2013

Daniel Kawczynski, Member of Parliament for Shrewsbury and Atcham is encouraging constituents to make their views on MP pay and expenses known, following today’s announcement that the Independent Parliamentary Standards Authority (IPSA) has launched a consultation on recommended changes. 

Daniel Kawczynski said:

‘I consider that it is important to keep costs of politics down in...

11 Jul 2013

Good Afternoon Friends,

You'll pleased to hear that the sponsorship amount so far totals £277.60, which with gift aid amounts to £347. This exceeds my £300 target to train and equip one Street Pastor!

Many thanks to all who sponsored me, and you will be receiving a personal thanks in due course.

May I please remind those who have agreed to kindly sponsored me or...


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