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Ross Whetton, founder and owner of UK Fresh Meats based in Telford.
23 Oct 2018
A Shropshire firm specialising in a home meat delivery service and supplying hotels, restaurants, cafes and pubs has its sights set on a national expansion after picking up a prestigious award. UK Fresh Meats, based at Trench Lock in Telford, was launched in January last year and walked away with a Special Recognition Award in the Exceptional Meat Supplier category at the Food England Awards...
Clive Knowles, Chairman of the British Ironwork Centre & Chris Worman, Green Flag Judge
02 Oct 2018
The Daily Mail has recently reported that thousands of parks across the UK are falling into disrepair and left unattended to become unsafe no-go zones. 1 in 3 UK councils have sold off parks in the past year, meaning that many communities are left without the benefits of a greenery near their houses. Some say that this park crisis poses the biggest threat to British parks and public greens since...
Shrewsbury High Street Award
24 Aug 2018
Shrewsbury is showcasing its vibrant town centre and appeal as an original destination to vie for the title of best High Street in the country. Shrewsbury Business Improvement District (BID) has entered the town in the Great British High Street Awards 2018 to celebrate its achievements and gain wider recognition. It has put Shrewsbury forward in the Champion High Street category on behalf of...
21 Jun 2018
A firm of Shropshire architects has beaten off competition from across the Midlands to win a prestigious award for its inspiring design that transformed a Shrewsbury home. Base Architecture and Design, which worked with building contractors KRM and the property owners Mark Groome and Becky Walker to transform the River House in Water Lane, scooped the title in the Best Extension or Alteration to...
Students from Ellesmere College were presented with DUke of Edinburgh awards at Buckingham Palace
07 Jun 2018
Past and present students from a Shropshire college have attended Buckingham Palace to receive their gold Duke of Edinburgh (DofE) award. Sixteen current and former students of Ellesmere College were among 3,000 people from across the country who picked up their awards at the event hosted by Prince Edward, a trustee of the awards scheme, and attended by fellow royals The Duke of Cambridge, Sophie...
30 May 2018
Shrewsbury Flower Show has been crowned the UK’s Favourite Flower and Garden show for 2018 - following a massive response from the public. The show triumphed over stiff opposition from 11 other entries by gaining 60 per cent of the votes in the online competition organised by HolidayLettings.co.uk, a TripAdvisor company. The results were announced following a voting frenzy by supporters of the...
27 Apr 2018
Telford & Wrekin Council has launched a special scheme to recognise the local business community as part of the celebrations around Telford’s 50th anniversary.   The Telford50 Award has been designed to acknowledge how businesses across Telford have made a positive impact to the town’s development during anytime within the last 50 years, with businesses of all shapes and sizes invited to...
27 Mar 2018
A care home in Shrewsbury has won an award for the innovative and fun ways it encourages residents to eat well. Briarfields in Raby Crescent, a residential home for older people run by Coverage Care, scooped the 2018 Think Food award from the NHS Shropshire Clinical Commissioning Group. Think Food is a practical pathway to signpost care homes in the treatment of malnutrition with everyday food...
21 Mar 2018
Shrewsbury-headquarted business, Morris Site Machinery, is pleased to have been shortlisted in two categories for the Hire Awards of Excellence 2018. The leading on site equipment manufacturer entered two awards: Supplier of the Year and Best Use of New Media. Over the past 12 months the company has invested significantly in its staff, recognising its workforce as key stakeholders and embracing...
25 Jan 2018
Shrewsbury Market Hall has beaten stiff competition from markets across the UK to be named ‘Britain’s Favourite Market’ 2018. The Market Hall was awarded the accolade at The Great British Market Awards. The Market Hall, which has transformed massively in the last few years, was described as “an exciting and inspirational market” by judges from the National Association of British Market...
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