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Ice cream served in bowls
19 Oct 2019
The Shropshire Ice Cream Company are having an exciting year. Their new vegan range of ice cream has had a far from icy reception. At the 2019 Great Taste Awards, out of 12,772 products sent in from over 100 different countries and only around half of entries obtaining stars, The Shropshire Ice Cream Company received awards for both its Vegan Chocolate Ice Cream and Vegan Salted Caramel Ice Cream...
18 Oct 2019
The Laboratory Supervisor at a Shrewsbury-based lubricants specialist, who is part of team of responsible for quality control, new product development and customer sample testing, has chalked up 25 years’ service. Darrell Bates, 55, was just 19 when he originally joined Morris Lubricants, one of Shrewsbury longest established companies which celebrates its 150th birthday this year. After four...
15 Oct 2019
An investment in research has paid dividends for a Shropshire manufacturer as it develops new export markets ahead of Britain’s departure from Europe. Fabweld Steel Products, which produces drainage and access covers at its Telford headquarters, has secured a new deal in Israel and is awaiting product approval for a £250,000 contract in the Middle East off the back of its strategy to target new...
14 Oct 2019
The annual Hatchers charity quiz took place on September 24th, in aid of the firms’ nominated charities for 2019, The Harry Johnson Trust and CRY. The event took place at Shrewsbury Golf Club and welcomed professional firms from across the county. Teams were tested on a range of topics such as music, sport and current affairs. Competition was fierce on the night, but the eventual winners were the...
Salop Leisure’s touring aftersales engineer Ian Hart using the Multi-Mover XL50 to move a touring caravan.
10 Oct 2019
Two companies with bases in Shropshire have worked together to come up with a safe handling solution that saves time and ultimately reduces strain on staff. Award-winning caravan and motorhome dealership Salop Leisure has invested in a pedestrian operated Multi-Mover XL50 electric tow tug to allow staff to move touring caravans in and out of the company’s busy workshops. Multi-Mover UK, which has...
10 Oct 2019
A pioneering public sector planning and development consultancy has thrown its weight behind the campaign to inspire the young engineers and scientists of the future. Telford-based apT – part of Telford & Wrekin Council – was one of the headline sponsors of a STEM challenge day for primary school children across Shropshire. The day aimed to fire up the youngsters’ passion for Science,...
08 Oct 2019
It may only be October, but traders and residents in Shrewsbury are being urged to get prepared to help the town centre sparkle this Christmas.  Shrewsbury BID (Business Improvement District) is now taking orders for Christmas trees which attach to buildings – and people only have a few weeks to sign up.  The trees have become a familiar sight in the town centre in recent years, with many...
08 Oct 2019
Red Recruitment, one of Shropshire’s leading independent recruitment agencies based in Shrewsbury has much cause for celebration as it marks its 16th year in business. Rob Griffiths, Director of Red Recruitment, explained: “Red Recruitment launched in 2003 with the vision of providing a local, personable service to individuals and employers across the region, and that’s something we hold on to...
07 Oct 2019
The executive chairman of one of Europe’s leading family owned lubricants companies has achieved his goal of climbing Mount Snowdon blindfolded to raise money for Guide Dogs for the Blind. Andrew Goddard took on the big challenge to help Shrewsbury-based Morris Lubricants towards its £10,000 fundraising target to pay for the training of a guide dog puppy. He rates it as one of the toughest...
07 Oct 2019
Following the success of its street piano in The Market Hall, Shrewsbury and requests from potential customers, recycling and resale organisation Reviive is making a renewed request to the public for donations. Street pianos, usually located in a public space, encourage all musicians to showcase their talents while at the same time entertain passers-by. The upcycled piano in The Market Hall has...
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