Shropshire

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...
Charles Green, CPRE Shropshire
29 Nov 2018
With Shropshire Council due to open its next round of consultation on the county’s housing need today (November 29 2018), one local campaigning group is using it as a platform to call for greater democracy. The Shropshire branch of the Campaign to Protect Rural England (CPRE) has long questioned the validity of figures used by Shropshire Council to justify its call for increasingly high numbers...
The 12 months of charity representatives
28 Nov 2018
A specialist pensions advice company is launching a massive charity campaign next year to raise money for not one, but five local charities. Pensionlite based in Stafford Park is launching their ‘12 months of charity’ which will see staff and volunteers undertake a new challenge every month during 2019. The business will be raising money for Compton Care, Severn Hospice, Hope House, Lingen Davies...
01 Nov 2018
G O Davies (Westbury) Limited, which has been trading for over 55 years, is now thrusting forward into the future with brothers, Owain and Ed Roberts. Relatively new recruits to the well established business, this duo have brought brand new qualifications and a new dimension to the business. They are eager to embrace innovation, smart agriculture and science based research to guarantee a...
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