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17 Mar 2016

Shropshire homebuilder Saxonby has appointed experienced financial consultant Geoff Barrow as its new finance director.

Barrow holds a law degree from the University of Sheffield and qualified as a chartered accountant while at Ernst & Whinney, (later Ernst & Young). He has over 30 years’ experience in senior finance roles, working with a variety of SMEs from a broad range of...

16 Mar 2016

To commemorate 400 years since the passing of arguably the greatest play wright of all time, a Shrewsbury restaurant is hosting an evening of special food, drink and entertainment in honour of William Shakespeare.

The Drapers Hall Shakespeare Banquet will be held on 23 April, the date of his birth and death. The six course menu will be based on medieval fayre such as squire’s broth of...

07 Mar 2016

To commemorate twenty years since his passing Cathy Knapp, director of Mid Wales Arts and widow of renowned enamellist and 60s pop artist Stefan Knapp has agreed to lend a selection of his colourful painted enamels for an exhibition at this year’s The Big Arts Show, in Shrewsbury.

The Big Arts Show was established 2014 and this year it will once again take place at the Greenhous West...

08 Feb 2016

David Orr, chief executive of the National Housing Federation officially opened an innovative affordable rural housing development in Kinlet last week.

Designed by etc Design and constructed by Saxonby for Shropshire Rural Housing Association (SRHA) the scheme consists of eight dwellings including two, two-bedroom detached bungalows, four two-bedroom and two three-bedroom semi-detached...

05 Feb 2016

A Shrewsbury primary school has won a prize for collecting the most waste electrical and electronic equipment (WEEE) for recycling.

Organised by Veolia in partnership with Shropshire Council and Reviive; representatives from which recently presented a cheque for £200 to Harlescott Grange Primary School; the  Shropshire-wide competition encouraged children to take broken or unwanted...

18 Jan 2016

A Shropshire recycling and resale organisation has issued ten top tips for the public to consider when deciding whether or not to donate unwanted household goods to one of its reuse centres.   

The plan, put together by Reviive is as follows:
1 Is the item to be donated in good condition?
2 Has the item been kept out of the rain and other potentially damaging weather?
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18 Jan 2016

A Shropshire organisation which provides support and services for adults with learning disabilities has appointed a new CEO.

Following a selection process involving users of Bethphage’s services, staff, the management team and its board, Peter Loose has been appointed as chief executive officer of Bethphage and will take up the position with effect from 15 February 2016.

Peter...

16 Dec 2015

A Shrewsbury recycling and resale organisation has installed a free-to-play piano in the town’s biggest shopping centre for a month, with the aim of encouraging budding musicians to showcase their talents while at the same time entertaining the public.

Based on a popular idea by the Street Pianos organisation, which has instruments located all over the world and most notably in the UK...

09 Dec 2015

Shropshire homebuilder Saxonby has appointed a new finance manager and promoted two current employees to the position of assistant directors, in a move to support the company’s future development and planned growth.

New finance manager Janet Goyner holds a HND in business studies and has over 30 years’ experience working within the construction industry. Reporting to Saxonby’s finance...

01 Dec 2015

Rehearsals have started and tickets are now on sale for Marches Theatre Company’s (MTC) forthcoming production of Arabian Nights at The Wightman Theatre, Shrewsbury from 11 December to 03 January, 2016.

Directed by Sian Murray and adapted by Dominic Cooke, Arabian Nights celebrates the power of imagination and storytelling, told through a mixture of song, dance, puppetry and illusion....

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