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Joseph McArdle speaking at a UK 5G Innovation Network event.
20 Sep 2022
The work of a University director and partners to enhance rural services with the latest wireless mobile technology is in the running for a trio of national awards. Joseph McArdle, Director of Health and Medical Innovation and Transformation at the University of Chester’s Business School, and lead for the Digital Solutions programme based at University Centre Shrewsbury, has supported the...
07 Sep 2022
A special ceremony has been held by a Shropshire charity to celebrate the success of young learners who have overcome a mix of challenges to gain the skills and qualifications required ready for the world of work or further training. Landau, which runs its study programme for 16-19 year olds, held its graduation event on August 31 at Casey’s in Donnington with 37 learners receiving certificates...
31 Aug 2022
Shropshire crafters and makers are being sought to showcase their products at a national award ceremony being held in Shropshire later this month. The Dyslexia Awards will take place at Enginuity in Ironbridge on September 24 and will showcase the achievements and talents of dyslexics nationwide. The event will be attended by around 120 guests and the celebrations will be livestreamed up and down...
15 Aug 2022
A partner at a leading Shropshire financial firm has been shortlisted for a prestigious national award. Twenty-two-year old Josh Timbrell – who was made a partner at Q Commercial Finance just three years after he first joined the company – has been shortlisted for the Rising Star of the Year award at the 2022 Commercial Broker awards. The awards are organised by the National Association of...
Energy Meter on home table
05 Aug 2022
The success of a pioneering project aimed at reducing carbon emissions and tackling fuel poverty should pave the way for similar projects across the region, the chief executive of the Marches Local Enterprise Partnership said today. Rachel Laver says she is delighted that the Marches LEP-funded scheme – to install green energy systems into 68 existing homes and a further 11 new builds – has been...
Photo of Elizabeth Wilkinson, The Dyslexia Awards founder
29 Jun 2022
A dyslexic mum made MBE has taken her annual award scheme national to shine a light on the talents of dyslexic individuals UK-wide as well as educators and employers who consistently inspire and empower people with dyslexia to reach their full potential. Elizabeth Wilkinson, who has successfully run The Dyslexia Awards in Shropshire since 2015, said it was time to showcase the diverse skills and...
01 Jun 2022
Three sponsors have signed up to support a prestigious awards scheme created to recognise the very best Shropshire communities, and there’s still time for other businesses to get involved.   Shropshire’s Outstanding Community Awards are in their second year and organised by The Community Foundation to showcase the community spirit within the county along with all the hard work and dedication...
27 May 2022
Entries are now open for the most prestigious awards available to UK businesses – and firms in Shropshire are being encouraged to apply for this year’s prize. The Queen’s Awards for Enterprise are awarded to businesses for outstanding achievement in four categories: International Trade, Innovation, Sustainable Development and Promoting Opportunity. Businesses across Shropshire and Telford &...
Michelle John, Founding Director of social enterprise PEGS
29 Apr 2022
A campaigner who has supported more than 2,000 parents experiencing abuse in the last two years is in the running for a prestigious award. Michelle John, Founding Director of social enterprise PEGS, has been nominated for a National Business Women’s Award in the Business Hero category. And now she needs support to secure a victory at the ceremony later this year. The public vote is open until...
Hanson opens its Condover quarry for biodiversity competition
02 Aug 2021
Hanson’s Condover sand and gravel quarry, near Shrewsbury, is among the sites participating in the fifth round of the company’s biodiversity competition, the Quarry Life Award.   The international competition is run every three years by Hanson’s parent company HeidelbergCement to raise the understanding of the biodiversity value of quarrying sites during and after extraction and share new best...
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