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Derek and Maria Bowen at Moonshine & Fuggles
13 Oct 2020
A Shropshire couple has celebrated a successful 100 days since taking over a county high street business by revealing a stunning makeover for the shop. Derek and Maria Bowen toasted three months as owners of independent drinks retailer Moonshine & Fuggles in Ironbridge by showcasing the store’s new look on Saturday 3 October 2020. The store was refitted and repainted during the week with a...
08 Sep 2020
A week-long series of events to help businesses in the region recover from the devastating impact of the coronavirus lockdown is to be staged by The Marches Local Enterprise Partnership (LEP).  The LEP – the business-led body responsible for driving economic growth across Herefordshire, Shropshire and Telford & Wrekin – says next month’s Business Recovery Week will focus on action needed to...
Derek and Maria Bowen at Moonshine & Fuggles
27 Jul 2020
A Shropshire man has not let a pandemic get in the way of taking over a high street business. Alongside his wife Maria, Derek Bowen is the new owner of Moonshine & Fuggles in Ironbridge, an independent retailer specialising in spirits including gin, whisky, rum and vodka, Midlands beers and ales, and English sparkling wines.  The unique and much-loved Moonshine & Fuggles will also offer...
Liz Lowe Morris Property, Toby Shaw TSR and Kim Walshaw Achieve Together
22 Jul 2020
A leading provider of support for people with learning disabilities, autism and associated complex needs has opened a new office at Unit 1, Radbrook Professional Centre. Established in 1994, Achieve Together delivers high quality care via expert practitioners to over 2,000 people across England and Wales. Their central ethos is based on putting the people they support and their families at the...
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...
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