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01 Mar 2017

Two Shropshire entrepreneurs are aiming to stylishly revolutionise commuter and leisure travel in the region, while at the same time promote a carbon neutral, green future, through the introduction of a range of electric scooters.

Chris Allen and Adam Knight spotted the potential while on a business trip to China with Allen’s agency Red Step Marketing. Based on their experience of...

14 Feb 2017

A Shrewsbury woman is celebrating her first year in business as a bespoke furniture designer and maker.

Jane Handford, who established Jane Handford Design in 2016, holds a first class BA (Hons) degree in furniture design and make from Wolverhampton University and an NVQ level three in carpentry and joinery. She spent ten years teaching GCSE product design and B/TEC construction at...

26 Jan 2017

The winners of an art competition based on the theme of winter and created from materials found in everyday recycling streams such as cardboard, plastic, metal and paper, now have their pieces on display in a local gallery.

Instigated by Shropshire recycling and resale organisation Reviive, Art From Waste can be found at the Participate Contemporary Artspace (PCA) in the Riverside...

09 Dec 2016

World renowned comedian and actor Greg Davies is to appear at the first ever Shrewsbury International Comedy Festival (SICF).

The main body of SICF, strategically timed to provide top circuit acts with opportunities for last minute previews for their Edinburgh Fringe Festival shows, will contain 15, hour-long performances in four town centre venues over three days, starting on Friday 21...

16 Nov 2016

In a first for the business, Shrewsbury based Drapers Hall will hold an art and painting workshop at the end of this month.

The day-long event on Monday 28 November will be hosted by local artist Rob Leckey. Rob, who holds years of experience as a workshop provider, is an associate member of The Royal Birmingham Society of Artists and has been exhibited at the RBSA in Birmingham.  ...

25 Oct 2016

Shrewsbury’s Drapers Hall is to introduce a new menu specifically aimed at raising money for the Shropshire arm of national organisation Macmillan Cancer Support.

‘Let’s Give Cancer A Scare’ will be launched on 31 October – Halloween. Consisting of three courses and available from Monday dinner through to Saturday lunchtime, the menu will cost £22. Individual courses can be chosen where...

07 Oct 2016

Rehearsals have started and tickets are now on sale for Shropshire Drama Company’s (SDC) forthcoming production of Arthur Miller’s post WW2 classic All My Sons at Theatre Severn, which takes place from 09 to 12 November.

All My Sons is set in the immediate post WW2 period and all the action takes place in the back yard of Joe and Kate Keller’s home in small town America.  After the...

26 Sep 2016

A Shropshire recycling and resale centre is encouraging potential artists to enter a competition to win prize vouchers and gallery exhibition space. 

Reviive has launched Art From Waste with the aim of individuals, organisations, businesses and schools within the county to create a work of art based on the theme of winter from materials found in our recycling streams such as cardboard,...

18 Sep 2016

James Wood, a co-founder of Shropshire construction company Saxonby, has been nominated for a prestigious industry award.

Wood hopes to secure the 24housing Awards’ Housing Professional of the Year at the Ricoh Arena in Coventry, 06 October. Described by the organisers as a ‘big category’, the judges are looking to find one individual who has made the greatest difference to social...

09 Sep 2016

James Wood, a co-founder of Shropshire construction company Saxonby, has been nominated for a prestigious industry award.

Wood hopes to secure the 24housing Awards’ Housing Professional of the Year at the Ricoh Arena in Coventry, 06 October. Described by the organisers as a ‘big category’, the judges are looking to find one individual who has made the greatest difference to social...

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