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10 Nov 2015

A Shropshire recycling and resale organisation recently celebrated its fifth birthday, five years in which it has recorded nearly 30,000 sales, opened three additional showrooms and expanded its workforce thirtyfold.

Reviive was established as a social enterprise or community interest company (CIC) in 2010 by two Shropshire based charities - Shropshire Housing Alliance and South...

04 Nov 2015

Alcoa Fastening Systems & Rings (AFSR), Telford Industrial Fasteners Operations, celebrated its 30th anniversary last month, with the announcement of a $2.5M investment in the business.

Established as Huck Fasteners in 1985, the company was acquired by Alcoa and renamed Alcoa Fastening Systems in 2002. In 2014, it became Alcoa Fastening Systems & Rings (AFSR) following the...

27 Oct 2015

The Big Art Show is changing its name and inviting artists to exhibit at two events it will be staging in 2016.

Held at the Greenhous West Mid Showground in Shrewsbury, Shropshire over the first weekend in July (1st to 3rd) and new for 2016 at Secretts of Milford, near Guildford, Surrey on September 11th and 12th, The Big Art Show aims to provide an annual showcase for a wide diversity...

26 Oct 2015

An acclaimed indie-folk music group from Canada will include two dates in Shropshire when they undertake a two week tour of rural England from the end of October.

Vancouver based The Fugitives bring brilliant musicianship, top-notch song-writing, complex vocal harmonies and a funny, uplifting vibe to their live performances. Described as ‘the missing link between Leonard Cohen and The...

25 Sep 2015

A Shrewsbury musician has just completed a commission from Shropshire Drama Company (SDC), to write and arrange four pieces of music for its forthcoming production of William Shakespeare’s As You Like It, which takes place at Theatre Severn from 28 to 31 October.

Adam Beresford-Browne, who will also be playing the role of Amiens in As You Like It, is an accomplished multi-...

23 Sep 2015

Two Shropshire bands will come together for a one-off gig next month, with proceeds going towards Severn Hospice.

The Severn Ukes will be supporting thE iNnocEnts at the Millennium Hall, Cockshutt on Friday 09 October. Both bands play a mixture of well known songs from the 60s through to the present day. Food and a licensed bar will be available throughout the evening.

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04 Sep 2015

A Shropshire recycling and resale centre has launched a unique initiative aimed at people looking to dispose of their used wooden garden decking.

Reviive will collect the unwanted material and then create a bespoke bench to either sell back to the person or family who supplied it or to the general public through one of its outlets in Oswestry, Shrewsbury and Telford.

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24 Aug 2015

Rehearsals have started and tickets are now on sale for Shropshire Drama Company’s (SDC) forthcoming production of William Shakespeare’s As You Like It at Theatre Severn, which takes place from 28 to 31 October.

When Rosalind is banished by her uncle Duke Frederick, who has usurped her father's dukedom, she and her cousin Celia flee, with the clown Touchstone for company, to the Forest...

21 Jul 2015

A Shropshire recycling and resale centre has published its first social impact report, highlighting the organisation’s contribution to the local environment over the last twelve months.

Reviive specialises in the resale of donated household furniture and electrical goods through its recycling and upcycling centres in Oswestry, Shrewsbury, Telford and Chester. As a social enterprise or...

01 Jul 2015

The generosity of a Shropshire homebuilder has enabled one of its employees to consider a long term future with the company.

23-year-old Mike Hughes approached Shrewsbury based Saxonby just over a year ago looking for on-site labouring work. Although talented without a driving licence his prospects of working on its various housing projects throughout Shropshire and the region were...

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