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Customers are introduced to caravan ownership by Salop Leisure sales executive Tanya Bebb at a previous show.
17 Jan 2020
With staycationing predicted to increase in 2020, Shrewsbury-based caravan and motorhome dealership Salop Leisure is planning a first time buyers’ event for caravan holiday homes and luxury lodges in January. The Emstrey-based company is inviting prospective buyers to explore caravan holiday home and luxury lodge ownership at the event on January 25 and 26. Seventy-five holiday homes and lodges,...
The Love2Live gym and fitness studio in Shrewsbury.
17 Jan 2020
The new year is the perfect time to launch a fitness routine and start as you mean to go on in 2020, says the joint general manager of a Shrewsbury fitness and wellness centre. But Chris Skitt, from the Love2Live gym and fitness studio at Salop Leisure’s multi-million-pound Love2Stay glamping and caravanning resort, advises a steady and consistent approach to fitness training, rather than doing...
17 Jan 2020
A Shrewsbury-based leisure business enjoyed its best festive season, with new attractions and activities in the run-up to Christmas attracting a record of more than 15,000 visitors. Santa and his elves had a very busy time at Salop Leisure’s Emstrey headquarters and the company’s Love2Stay resort as extra investment in The Salop Christmas Adventure paid off. In addition to welcoming more than 1,...
16 Jan 2020
January is the month which sees a spike in the number of couples deciding to separate and a leading Shropshire solicitor is urging them not to turn to the courts. Experts say the stress of Christmas, along with money troubles after the festive break, are the main reasons why married couples look to split at this time of year. The president of the Shropshire Law Society, Robert Adams, reports that...
Amphibian Triathlon Coaching, swim, bike, run
13 Jan 2020
Shrewsbury based Amphibian Triathlon Coaching have been helping people achieve their triathlon goals since 2016 and 2019 was their most successful year to date.  Helping beginners successfully complete their first triathlons, motivating seasoned triathletes to personal bests & even producing age group triathletes who are now competing for Great Britain. You might be surprised to know there is...
09 Jan 2020
A Shropshire accountancy firm is encouraging those aged 18-30 to get together, but this time it’s for business networking rather than fun in the sun! ChadStone Accountants, based in Telford, hosts their ‘Young People in Business’ event on the third Wednesday of every month, with their next one on Wednesday, 15 January at 5.30pm. The firm already runs an informal networking event called ‘Thirsty...
08 Jan 2020
A major summit to help businesses drive down their energy use and boost sustainability is being held in Shropshire later this month. The Sustainability in Business Summit is being staged at the Marches Centre for Manufacturing & Technology in Bridgnorth on January 29. The full-day event will include a number of expert speakers, round table discussions, networking opportunities and an...
05 Jan 2020
A Shrewsbury nursery has revealed plans to transform its site and welcome a new face to overhaul its offerings in 2020. The Hollies site in Sutton Road is the former home of Shropshire’s county training services and the new home of Childcare at The Hollies. In 2020 the three-storey building, which dates back to the 1860s, will be transformed into a brand new Autism centre for children in the...
Andy Lawrence, of Hometyre, with Adam Siviter, of Ironbridge Gorge Museums Trust.
05 Jan 2020
A national mobile tyre fitting company, which was founded in Shropshire almost 20 years ago, is the latest firm to get behind a £1m fundraising campaign in the county. Hometyre, which has provided tyre services across the county since 2003, has signed up to Ironbridge Gorge Museum Trust’s (IGMT) 1,000 Builders campaign - part of the ongoing programme to secure funding to preserve the area’s...
27 Dec 2019
Peakes Travel Elite has enjoyed another successful year in Shrewsbury. The independent travel agency began over thirty years ago on Frances Peakes’ farmhouse kitchen table. The business now has a distinguished base in period premises on Mardol, with a team of fourteen staff, all with different areas of expertise in the travel sector. During 2019, Peakes have picked up a number of prestigious...
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