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18 May 2016

A successful event held at a Shrewsbury hotel and restaurant to commemorate 400 years since the passing of William Shakespeare, has raised £250 for Macmillan Cancer Support Shropshire.

Guests attending the Drapers Hall Shakespeare Banquet, which took place on the date of his death - Saturday 23 April - were treated to a six-course menu of mediaeval food and drink. Recitals, readings and...

04 May 2016

An employee at Shropshire construction company Saxonby has attained the ultimate town planning qualification.

26-year-old planning consultant Alastair Stewart, who joined the company in 2014, is now qualified as a Member of the Royal Town Planning Institute (MRTPI). The accolade began when he graduated from the University of Sheffield with an RTPI accredited BA (Hons) degree and MPlan (...

14 Apr 2016

A Shropshire based recycling and resale organisation has announced a new selling agreement with the UK's Most Trusted Online Marketplace¹.

Reviive, which has outlets in Oswestry, Shrewsbury and Telford, will provide daily updates to approximately 1000 listings on with the aim of broadening the appeal of its products to a wider,...

13 Apr 2016

Organisers have secured Lanyon Bowdler Solicitors as the first sponsor to support this year’s The Big Arts Show in Shrewsbury.

Originally established in 2014, this year’s show will once again take place at the Greenhous West Mid Showground, from 01 to 03 July. Its aim is to provide a showcase for a wide diversity of artists using a range of formats and presentation through paint,...

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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