business

29 Jun 2020
A local family-run company, specialising in manufacturing high end automated photochromic coating and cleaning equipment, is moving to a larger premises in Shrewsbury. Shyre Ltd, which began trading in 2013, is the only company in the world offering a turn-key photochromic coating system to lens factories and labs who in turn, produce glasses. It exports its specialist machines to niche companies...
12 Jun 2020
A leading Shropshire business is pledging to support a variety of causes across the region thanks to its partnership with, and commitment to, the current High Sheriff of Shropshire. The Oswestry-based firm, which specialises in high performance smoke, heat, fire, and carbon monoxide alarms and accessories, is working with Mrs Dean Harris who was inaugurated as the High Sheriff of Shropshire in...
Game of Gnomes Front Cover
24 May 2020
Shrewsbury, Shropshire / May 22nd 2020 – Critical Tales announced on Friday (15/05/2020) the official launch of their storytelling company along with the website to support it. This trio of Shrewsbury born-and-raised individuals have been developing Critical Tales since late January of this year. Their first product, Game of Gnomes: The Necrognomicon was started mid-March as lockdown processes...
Mandy Thorn, Marches LEP chair
06 May 2020
The Marches Local Enterprise Partnership is to inject nearly £1.6m into the regional economy to support tourism and businesses affected by flooding and the coronavirus. It will be allocated to the LEP’s partners, councils in Herefordshire, Shropshire and Telford & Wrekin, to use as grant support for strategic tourism and business initiatives following consultations with the area’s business...
23 Mar 2020
As businesses across the nation face unprecedented challenges, a recruitment firm with branches in Shropshire, Staffordshire, Herefordshire, and Powys has adapted its business model to give support to local businesses. DM Recruitment are offering their services at cost price to new and existing clients to aid recruitment of temporary workers to curtail staff shortages, which in turn will help the...
18 Mar 2020
The organisation charged with driving economic growth across the Marches today welcomed new measures to help business survive the coronavirus crisis – and pledged to do everything it can to ensure as much as the help as possible reached the region. The Marches Local Enterprise Partnership says the £350billion package of measures announced by Chancellor Rishi Sunak will give much-needed aid to...
Pipekit Secures New Premises to Future Proof Business
05 Mar 2020
Pipekit, the Shrewsbury based pipework and drainage distributor, completes move, after outgrowing its original site in Annscroft.  The new premises, located on Longden Road, Shrewsbury, is 16,000 square feet and selected to future proof the business; following year on year growth since Pipekit launched in 2011. Pipekit selected the new premises based on two factors; its size and location. Three...
Kevin, Suzie and Iseabeul Guerin from Shropshire Floats
04 Dec 2019
A family from Ironbridge are launching a new business in the county which will deliver Shropshire’s first ever flotation therapy. Kevin and Suzie Guerin are launching Shropshire Floats this month. The couple became aware of the therapy whilst living in America 30 years ago and have since been planning how to introduce the unique treatment in Shropshire. The flotation process involves lying in a...
05 Nov 2019
Rural businesses in Shropshire are being invited to apply for up to at least £175,000 in EU grant funding for projects which help grow the regional economy and create new jobs. DEFRA’s Rural Development Programme for England (RDPE) Growth Programme provides grants for rural business development, food processing businesses and those involved in rural tourism infrastructure. Grants, funded by the...
29 Oct 2019
A retailer specialising in second-hand and sample designer wedding dresses is capitalising on the trend for more ethical fashion by launching a new store in Shrewsbury.  The lease on the store which is located in a sixteenth century building on Hills Lane was negotiated on behalf of the landlords by Charlotte Nutting in FBC Manby Bowdler’s specialist commercial property team. Bridal Reloved, has...
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