Shropshire

pensionlite staff member libby hook with a victoria sponge
14 Feb 2019
A team of specialist pension advisers is looking for the next Mary Berry as they host their own charity bake off this month. The event which is being held at the Pensionlite office on Stafford Court in Telford, is part of a series of events and challenges which staff will be taking on throughout the year. In January Pensionlite staff and volunteers completed a 24-hour rowathon raising over £700...
maretta jerrett and granddaughter
09 Feb 2019
A Shropshire grandmother is to mark her 70th birthday by taking on the fastest and longest zip line in Europe. Maretta Jerrett, from Shrewsbury, has set herself the challenge in order to raise money for Autism Bedfordshire which is being threatened with closure due to the withdrawal of council funding. The charity helps autistic people and their families by providing places where they can go and...
30 Jan 2019
Organisers of Shrewsbury Flower Show are excited to announce they have signed up pop giants Scouting For Girls to appear at this year’s event. The London-based band have been recording and performing for more than 10 years, have had multiple number one hits and sold more than two million records. They will be headlining on the Saturday evening of the Shrewsbury Flower Show in August. The show...
29 Jan 2019
A special event is being staged to help Shropshire companies win new deals in two of the county’s most important business sectors. Procurement specialists from Shropshire and Telford & Wrekin Councils have teamed up to stage the half-day event to make it easier for county firms to break in to the highways and housing maintenance sectors and their supply chains. The event – at Shrewsbury Town’...
29 Jan 2019
A Shropshire networking group is gearing up to support construction businesses in 2019 following the appointment of a new leader. Paul Moran, Business Development Director for Oswestry based firm Pave Aways, took on the role of chairman for Shropshire Constructing Excellence (SCE) towards the end of 2018. He is now looking forward to engaging with businesses within Shropshire’s construction...
Briarfields
23 Jan 2019
A Shrewsbury care home has received another glowing endorsement from care watchdogs following an unannounced inspection. Briarfields, a 42-bed care home in Raby Crescent run by Coverage Care, retained its ‘good’ rating from the Care Quality Commission (CQC), which is the same as it received at its last review in 2016. Two inspectors, an assistant inspector and expert by experience visited the...
pension advisers get set to row for 24-hours
09 Jan 2019
A team of pension advisers is to undertake a 24-hour indoor row at their office this month in aid of five local charities. Pensionlite based in Stafford Court Telford, will be taking on the challenge as part of their 12 months of charity - which will see them complete a different event each month through 2019. They will be raising money for Compton Care, Hope House, Severn Hospice, Lingen Davies...
Staff at Morris & Company gathered outside its Shrewsbury headquarters today to celebrate the start of its momentous 150th anniversary year.
03 Jan 2019
Staff at Morris & Company gathered outside its Shrewsbury headquarters today to celebrate the start of its momentous 150th anniversary year. The rare business milestone is marked with an illuminated display on the rooftop of its Welsh Bridge HQ featuring the years 1869 and 2019 and the theme ‘Honouring the Past, Embracing the Future’ complete with a specially commissioned anniversary flag....
19 Dec 2018
Two well-known Shropshire business men are putting their best foot forward and will be taking part in the London Marathon in April next year. Nick Jones and Steve Oliver are colleagues at Nick Jones Wealth Planning based on Shrewsbury Business Park and will be running in aid of the county-based Lingen Davies Cancer Fund. Steve, aged 46, of Coleham in Shrewsbury is a member of Shropshire Shufflers...
01 Dec 2018
Tickets have gone on sale for the 2019 Shrewsbury Folk Festival as organisers have shared the first names to be added to the bill.  Weekend tickets to the four-day event, that will take place at the West Mid Showground from August 23 to 26, are expected to be in high demand. Last year the first tier of tickets were snapped up in less than 30 minutes and weekend tickets sold out a month before the...
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