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05 Feb 2020
Old-school gamers will remember Rainbow Riches from their local pub. The Fixed Odds Betting Terminal (FOBT) was popular amongst punters and proved successful – to the extent it was then made available to play via touch screen terminals. It has since evolved further into numerous online Slots games and there’s even a Bingo game available here: https://bingo.paddypower.com/.  It could just be the...
05 Feb 2020
One of the most pressing decisions for businesses operating within the heady waters of international commerce is whether or not to look to hired help to enable growth and success. This help isn’t in the form of new staff either, but rather new insights and skills — skills that are best found within agencies that specialise in helping companies on a consultant, project-by-project basis. Read on to...
05 Feb 2020
Launch of Royal Voluntary Service Shrewsbury Fundraising Group A new group has been launched to raise vital funds to support Royal Voluntary Service and raise awareness of the charity’s local work across Shrewsbury. The Royal Voluntary Service Shrewsbury Fundraising Group will be starting the year off doing bucket collections in local supermarkets.  Royal Voluntary Service is one of Britain’s...
05 Feb 2020
The Shropshire Youth Folk Ensemble present their special 2020 Springtime Concert at Mereside Community Hall, Shrewsbury on Saturday 21st March 7.30pm The concert will feature Laurel Swift and Ben Moss. “Enjoy their rich vocal harmonies and punchy arrangements of traditional and original songs. Tunes infused with great energy and bounce honed by years of dancing with Morris Offspring. Three...
Boy feeding lamb at Park Hall Farm
04 Feb 2020
Every year 16 million ewes give birth in the UK. Lambing takes place anytime between November and May, but at Park Hall Farm in Oswestry, their lambs are due to arrive in time for their Lambing Live event from the 15th to the 23rd February. Lambing Live will mark the re-opening of Park Hall Farm for its 2020 season. For the price of standard entry families across the region can meet the new lambs...
03 Feb 2020
  I knew it!  I said they would… Apparently, European SUV sales of are beginning to drop. It’s as a result of environmental concerns. Owners of SUVs aren’t replacing them like-for-like because of their fuel consumption, and their – the owners that is – carbon footprint. Or so I’ve heard…  But the source of said rumours is a good one: Peugeot’s CEO, Jean-Philippe Imperato. And let’s face it, if...
03 Feb 2020
Popular holiday clubs, soccer schools and dance camps provided by an established Shropshire sports coaching company will help to keep county youngsters active and entertained throughout February half term. Crossbar Coaching Education in Sport have put together a busy programme of courses for boys and girls, aged between five and 11, at venues across Shrewsbury and Telford.  Champions League...
03 Feb 2020
A former Shrewsbury Colleges Group student is paving the way for drugs of the future after scoring her dream job with GlaxoSmithKline (GSK). Charlotte Parkes, 20, from Shrewsbury, knew she wanted to be a biochemist and research the next generation of medicines, but thought she would need a top degree from an elite university. After studying A Levels at SCG, Charlotte was poised for a gap year...
03 Feb 2020
Hollywood star and former Shrewsbury Colleges Group student Max Brown has become its latest high-profile alumni member. The 38-year-old actor, from Shrewsbury, has most recently starred in Downton Abbey The Movie, which was screened at cinemas worldwide and released on DVD in December and on Sky Store this month. Max was one of five new characters to join the cast and played the role of Richard...
The Movement Centre and School Shop Direct
03 Feb 2020
Shrewsbury based company, School Shop Direct, have partnered with local charity The Movement Centre to help support their work, supporting children with movement disabilities to reach their full potential. School Shop Direct is a leading, independent school outfitters serving schools in the Shropshire and surrounding area. They offer a tailored range of services with a traditional retail outlet...
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