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Pharmacist Ian Swindell
22 Apr 2019
A Shropshire pharmacist has said local residents have shown a great respect for their own health after the number of people getting a flu vaccine increased by 20per cent this season - despite numbers remaining stagnant across the whole of Shropshire. Pharmacist Ian Swindell administered flu vaccinations at the family owned business in Hereford Road, Shrewsbury, and pharmacist Helen Grass...
22 Apr 2019
An internationally renowned security company based in Shropshire is celebrating 35 years in business - and continues to go from strength to strength. Bulldog Security Products is now based in Much Wenlock but started life as a one-man band when company founder Ray Jordan created a caravan stabiliser in a shed at his home in Bridgnorth in 1984. The company has grown and evolved over the years and...
22 Apr 2019
Moving to a new place is difficult, especially if you have children. In a family, it’s not as easy as picking up and leaving from one place to another. There are many factors to consider when children are involved, and making decisions can be scary. Be sure that the new place you call home will benefit everyone and make the most sense for your family. Look at the Community If you’re considering a...
21 Apr 2019
A Shropshire pharmacist is urging patients to invest in cost saving initiatives after the cost of prescriptions increased on April 1. Martin Lunt, managing director of Lunts Pharmacies in Shrewsbury, Pontesbury and Craven Arms, said it could be a good time for residents across our county to sign up for a pre payment certificate. From the beginning of next month the cost per prescription will...
17 Apr 2019
Carjackings are on the increase but it’s not just a city risk, a Shropshire security firm warned today. It comes after West Midlands Police launched a crackdown on car crime late last year with nearly 600 arrests being made in a matter of weeks following what the crime commissioner described as an ‘epidemic’. While the problem is more prevalent in city areas, bosses at Bulldog Security Products...
17 Apr 2019
The site of a commercial complex which has been at the heart of the Shrewsbury business community for many years has been put on the market for £8.65 million with specialist commercial agents Halls Commercial. Stadco are relocating their operations to Telford, Castle Bromwich and Powys facilities after announcing the closure of its Shrewsbury operation in Harlescott in July last year. The base on...
16 Apr 2019
A massive £23.5million funding pot has been made available for companies across the region to help them turn their growth plans into reality. The new Business Growth Programme 2 (BGP2) has been launched across Shropshire offering grants of between £2,500 and £1million to B2B companies to drive growth. New start-ups and existing small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) in Shropshire and Telford...
16 Apr 2019
A local businessman has fought his way to victory after literally beating off stiff competition as well as winning best fundraiser at a charity boxing match last month. Alan S. Adams, business coach and owner of Horizons Consultants, won over the judges with his three-round performance at the Ultra White Collar Boxing match in Shrewsbury on 30th March. The event takes place throughout the year...
15 Apr 2019
National awards for Shukers Land Rover … A long standing Shropshire firm has beaten over 130 others to win no fewer than two out of three national automotive industry awards. Shukers Land Rover of Ludlow has been awarded the Land Rover After Sales Retailer of the Year title and also the even more prestigious Overall Sales and Service Retailer of the Year accolade. On travelling to Parys Road in...
15 Apr 2019
No fault divorce – what’s changing? The government has announced plans to introduce a new “no fault” divorce system in the biggest overhaul of divorce laws in nearly 50 years. This article looks at what the changes may mean in practice and whether it really is possible to divorce without blame. Currently, even if both parties agree that the marriage has ended they have to wait until they have...
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