Business

29 Jun 2020
A local family-run company, specialising in manufacturing high end automated photochromic coating and cleaning equipment, is moving to a larger premises in Shrewsbury. Shyre Ltd, which began trading in 2013, is the only company in the world offering a turn-key photochromic coating system to lens factories and labs who in turn, produce glasses. It exports its specialist machines to niche companies...
Shropshire ITC Offers App To Local Pubs In Shrewsbury
26 Jun 2020
Shrewsbury based IT business Shropshire ITC were thrilled to hear about the governments easing of lockdown restrictions for the hospitality industry and got to thinking how they could possibly look to assist local pubs who may struggle to cope with the restrictions the government have placed upon them. A keen pub goer, Vince Dovey spoke to a number of local pubs about the new rules and it was...
23 Jun 2020
Shrewsbury’s independent retailers outnumber big chains by almost half. There are endless boutiques and quirky independents, all tucked away in little crooked medieval alleyways that criss-cross the town centre. They even have the longest uninterrupted row of independent shops in the UK!  However, being independent means just that - virtually no assistance from anyone.  So what with Brexit,...
Jon Cook, Acting Home Manager at Corbrook Park with staff thanking their local community
22 Jun 2020
This week, family-run Morris Care is shining a spotlight on the local communities that surround its six Nursing Homes to extend a heartfelt thank you. Over the last three months, local businesses and community groups have gone the extra mile to help both staff and residents within the Homes to feel supported. From impromptu visits by the Fire Brigade clapping for the Morris care team on Thursday...
22 Jun 2020
A leading supplier of 3D engineering services is expanding and targeting new markets thanks to help from a funding programme supported by the Marches Local Enterprise Partnership. The Bridgnorth-based 3D Measurement Company (T3DMC) has created a new area to show off its range of hand-held 3D scanners and taken on three new members of staff after receiving just over £11,000 from the Marches...
19 Jun 2020
Two ambitious projects to help Shropshire’s economy recover from the joint impact of coronavirus and February’s devastating floods have been awarded more than £1.1million by the Marches Local Enterprise Partnership. The LEP – the business-led organisation which drives economic growth across the region – has awarded Shropshire Council £737,000 and Telford & Wrekin Council £404,000 for...
17 Jun 2020
Not one, but two floods and a global pandemic shutting you down for five months so far, would be enough to finish many fledgling businesses off, but a Shropshire art studio is getting ready to ‘bloom’ again. Bloom is a creative art business which helps young people discover their true potential. Originally launched four years ago with a few pop-up events, owner Kerry Jones was able to open a...
Radfield Home Care wins National Pretigious Award
17 Jun 2020
Leading home care client-review website, Homecare.co.uk has awarded seven accolades in its Top 20 Home Care Provider Awards to leading home care provider, Radfield Home Care based in Shrewsbury and its national network of franchise offices. As well as achieving the prestigious national Top 20 Home Care Group status for the third consecutive year, six of Radfield Home Care’s offices have also...
12 Jun 2020
A leading Shropshire business is pledging to support a variety of causes across the region thanks to its partnership with, and commitment to, the current High Sheriff of Shropshire. The Oswestry-based firm, which specialises in high performance smoke, heat, fire, and carbon monoxide alarms and accessories, is working with Mrs Dean Harris who was inaugurated as the High Sheriff of Shropshire in...
10 Jun 2020
Businesses and organisations across Shropshire are being urged to sign up for a scheme which will help them meet the cost of installing renewable energy on their premises. The Marches Renewable Energy Grant Scheme (MarRE) has already proved a success in Herefordshire where half a dozen companies and organisations have received significant grants towards the cost of installing renewable energy at...
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