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14 Dec 2022
Every business needs to deal with intense competition. Even if you think that you’re offering one of a kind service or product, someone might eventually believe that they can do it better. Therefore, business owners need to stay on top of what’s happening in their industry and keep improving their company continuously. One of the things you can do is to help your employees become more efficient....
14 Dec 2022
The developers behind a UK-wide address-finding App have decided to make it free until April 2023 to help people with the cost-of-living crisis this winter. This summer, DALUS, (Driver Address Look Up System), which was developed by Spencer Taylor, from Higher Heath, near Whitchurch, Shropshire, was accepted as a licensed partner of Ordnance Survey (OS). Data Manager, Garry Martin, from Croydon,...
Cash squeeze means children missing out on outdoor education
13 Dec 2022
A cash crisis in schools nationally means thousands of children are being denied the chance to take part in life-changing outdoor education.  Shropshire-based environmental education charity, the Field Studies Council, was inundated with applications for a £60,000 pot of money to help schools pay for trips, and believes outdoor education will suffer as head teachers battle to balance dwindling...
13 Dec 2022
Whether you are considering accepting a settlement agreement from your employer, or you are deciding whether or not to resign, you have a number of options available to you. Negotiating a better deal Obtaining independent legal advice before negotiating a settlement agreement is a legal requirement. This will help you to maximize your chances of a successful outcome. When negotiating a settlement...
Salop Leisure’s marketing manager Ed Glover (left) with Alec and Nikki Nixon in the “magical movie area” at Salop Leisure which awaits elderly guests.
12 Dec 2022
A new initiative by Shropshire businesses to show warmth and kindness to the county’s elderly began this week and attracted another supporter. Alec and Nikki Nixon from Stretton L.H.C. in Church Stretton were so impressed by the Shropshire Christmas Comfort and Joy initiative that they agreed to join the list of sponsors. With the cost of living crisis biting in the run up to Christmas, Salop...
Shropshire Kids Festival Telford
11 Dec 2022
Shropshire Kids Festival Returns to the International Centre on February 18 & 19 Shropshire’s original kids festival is set to return in February 2023. The award-winning Shropshire Festivals team will be filling Telford International Centre with fun for 0-12 year olds on February 18 and 19 during the school half term. Normally held across three halls, this year’s festival will expand in to a...
10 Dec 2022
Beauty and The Beast, Theatre Severn December 10th to January 8th (See Brochure)   So the fields have turned to concrete and the water into stone. Deeply ensconced in the worst winter we have had for years, Shrewsbury panto goers were warmed by the hilarity and genius of this year’s Pantomime, Beauty and The Beast. It appears laughter is as good as the central heating that we all used to be able...
An Acrostic piece of writing that spells out CHECK. "Check on those around you, Help anyone who may need assistance, Everyone can provide support, Consistent checks, Keeping communities connected."
09 Dec 2022
Health provider Shropdoc has launched a campaign dedicated to supporting and engaging communities across Shropshire and Mid Wales. The CHECK campaign urges everyone to check on their neighbours and community to ensure a support network - especially for those living in rural areas. The Christmas and New Year period is a time when out of hours providers - and the health sector as a whole - face...
Natasha Williams, catering manager at Fairholme in Oswestry
08 Dec 2022
The lead catering manager for Shropshire’s biggest not-for-profit care home provider is celebrating 20 years’ service with the company. Natasha Williams, 44, joined Coverage Care Services in 2002 as catering manager at Fairholme in Oswestry, a role she had for 15 years before becoming lead catering manager for the whole Coverage Care group. She said: “I go around all the 12 homes carrying out the...
08 Dec 2022
The Shrewsbury Club welcomed 46 players from around the country as the LTA’s Wheelchair Tennis National Finals enjoyed a successful return to Shropshire. The Sundorne Road venue, renowned for staging prestigious tennis tournaments, has hosted the annual event since 2017. It’s the culmination of the LTA's domestic calendar of National Wheelchair Tennis Series events. Tournaments took place at...
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