Business

20 Jun 2022
The wholesale network provider, Fibre Heroes, is set to sponsor the main music stage at this year’s Shrewsbury Food Festival. The Food Festival in Shrewsbury takes place on 25th-26th June and brings another weekend of over 180 wonderful food, drink and crafts exhibitors for the county of Shropshire to enjoy. The event includes a Field to Fork Area, Chef Talks, a Home and Gardens Area as well as a...
20 Jun 2022
Any surgery carries complications, and it is no different with bariatric surgeries. In fact, there are still old rumours and articles rotating, due to the lack of professionalism of some foreign clinics from years ago. Fortunately, these are very different times and very different medical service providers.  However, it is also perfectly normal to try and find a clinic that would go the extra...
16 Jun 2022
Economists predicted correctly that the Bank of England (BoE) would raise interest rates by a quarter percentage point today (THURSDAY). The BoE made the announcement of a quarter percent rise – the fifth consecutive rise in rates at lunch time taking the rate to 1.25 percent. Inflation, the increase in prices for goods and services, is currently running at its highest level in four decades at 9...
16 Jun 2022
Playing golf can be an exciting way to relax with family and loved ones. The early stages of gameplay may be cumbersome. There are golf skills to learn; putting, chipping, hitting a bunker shot and several golf rules to play by. But before that, you'd need golf equipment and a list of things to purchase before hitting a store. Choosing the ideal golf bag, shoes, drivers, iron, and other equipment...
16 Jun 2022
A number of Shrewsbury businesses are celebrating after being named winners of a special shop window competition to mark the Platinum Jubilee.  Traders stepped up to turn the town centre into a sea of red, white and blue as part of the celebrations, making the job of picking the winners extremely difficult for judges.  The Shrewsbury Summer Shop Window Competition, sponsored by Henshalls...
16 Jun 2022
Businesses in Shrewsbury are being encouraged to attend a special training session about river safety and what steps to take if someone falls into the River Severn.  Shrewsbury BID has teamed up with Shropshire Fire and Rescue Service to offer free training of the RNLI waterside response scheme programme, following recent river tragedies in Shrewsbury.  Inspector Ben Tanfield, of Shrewsbury...
•	A street scene at Linden Homes’ Oteley Gardens development in Shrewsbury, where all the properties have now been sold.
16 Jun 2022
Vistry Group has sold all the homes at Linden Homes’ Oteley Gardens development in Shrewsbury, where construction is now coming to an end. Vistry, which includes Linden Homes, Bovis Homes and Vistry Partnerships, is building 110 new two, three and four-bedroom homes under the Linden Homes brand at the site off Oteley Road. Freya Halsall, marketing assistant for Vistry Mercia, said: “Oteley...
15 Jun 2022
An award winning natural skincare company has launched a new subscription service to help its busy customers manage their shopping for its range of eco-friendly products. The Green Woman, based in Ludlow, Shropshire, has set up a ‘Subscribe and Save’ service for its natural skin and bodycare products including a 10% discount. The new service has been launched in conjunction with the company’s new...
15 Jun 2022
A £4million fund to help develop new innovations to safeguard the region’s energy supply and support the drive to Net Zero has been launched by the Marches Local Enterprise Partnership. Grants of between £100,000 and £2million will be available through the new Marches LEP Energy Fund for capital projects which help future-proof energy provision, promote the use of renewable and sustainable power...
15 Jun 2022
Budding gardeners at a primary school are looking forward to a bumper crop, thanks to experts at Telford’s renewable energy and battery specialists, AceOn. Pupils at Sir Alexander Fleming Primary School in Sutton Hill are making good use of a new polytunnel, which has a solar-powered irrigation system supplied by AceOn, which also provided the labour to install the system for free. John Ratcliffe...
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