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02 Aug 2021
Equipment to help people safely hold outdoor summer events, private garden parties or even weddings is just waiting to be used, bosses at an organisation which supports the rural economy in Shropshire said today. Enterprise South West Shropshire in Bishop’s Castle provides a huge range of business development activities and facilities for the rural community, including hiring out everything you...
Zoom loaded up with Co-op
02 Aug 2021
Zoom 1hr Delivery has celebrated fulfilling 100,000 orders for the Co-op this week, a huge milestone for the Shrewsbury based delivery company. Zoom landed the partnership deal with the popular grocery store last year and has been expanding its operations ever since. They now cover areas across the UK from Carlisle to Falmouth and throughout Wales. During the pandemic, Zoom experienced rapid...
Hanson opens its Condover quarry for biodiversity competition
02 Aug 2021
Hanson’s Condover sand and gravel quarry, near Shrewsbury, is among the sites participating in the fifth round of the company’s biodiversity competition, the Quarry Life Award.   The international competition is run every three years by Hanson’s parent company HeidelbergCement to raise the understanding of the biodiversity value of quarrying sites during and after extraction and share new best...
28 Jul 2021
A Shropshire art business is ‘going green’ by pledging to plant hundreds of trees. The Soden Collection, a Shrewsbury gallery specialising in contemporary art and sculpture from leading names as well as local artists, has joined forces with an international organisation called ‘One Tree Planted’. Gallery owner Jonathan Soden explained why he had linked up with the not-for-profit group, which...
27 Jul 2021
Leading care provider Morris Care has strengthened its management team in its drive to maintain and improve high standards to benefit residents and staff. Registered Nurse, Beverly Williams, has been appointed Quality Manager with a wide-ranging brief to support its six nursing homes in Shropshire and Cheshire in delivering quality and compassionate care. The experienced professional has worked...
Box of Frogs
23 Jul 2021
Arts Alive are delivering a dose of laughter in Whitchurch on August 7. The rural touring scheme, which facilities cultural events across Shropshire and Herefordshire, has booked Birmingham’s premier improv group – Box of Frogs – to deliver their high-octane improvised comedy for two shows at Dodington Lodge. The comic group have no idea what will happen during the show, with the audience...
Sid and Beth Heath
23 Jul 2021
Beth Heath, owner of the award-winning events company, Shropshire Festivals, has scooped the award for Business Chameleon at the National Business Women’s Awards 2020/21 at an awards ceremony in Wembley. The award recognises the work of professionals who have adapted, diversified or changed careers amid the challenges over the last 18 months. During the pandemic, unable to hold their usual...
Fundraising Hike in Snowdon
23 Jul 2021
Shropshire based charity, Climbing Out, are calling for people to take part in their annual fundraising hike. The event is their biggest fundraiser of the year and this year’s hike has been dubbed the Climbing Out Snowdonia Challenge. The hike is taking place on October 9 in North Wales. Participants can choose to climb between 1 and 4 of Snowdonia's iconic mountains on the day. Every walker will...
22 Jul 2021
The Robert Jones and Agnes Hunt Hospital in Gobowen is celebrating its 100th anniversary with a family fun day. On Saturday, August 7 they are hosting ‘Festival on the Field.’ The event will feature live music, food, drink and craft stalls, and a kids' zone with lots of fun activities. The event also marks 60 years of The League of Friends. Organisers are encouraging locals to join them in...
Vivara Sponsors Big Butterfly Count 2021
21 Jul 2021
It's butterfly spotting time! Right now is the Butterfly Conservation's Big Butterfly Count and this year the charity campaign is sponsored by Shropshire's own wildlife specialist, Vivara (Vivara.co.uk) so more reason for Shropshire to be proud of its contribution to wildlife conservation. The Count runs until 8th August and Vivara is encouraging more people to take part and beat last year’s...
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