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17 Jan 2022
A multi-million pound investment in town and city centres across Herefordshire, Shropshire and Telford & Wrekin is helping to herald a new era for the region, the partnership’s deputy chair said today. Sonia Roberts says the Marches LEP has been a key champion of the region’s historic town centres in the ten years since it was formed – investing tens of millions of pounds to help create...
11 Jan 2022
A fast-growing Shropshire financial services company has made a ‘significant’ investment in a pioneering sports data management firm, it has revealed. Q Financial Services, which has bases in Wellington and Shrewsbury, has acquired a ten per cent stake in the Global Sports Data and Technology Group – a leading specialist in the governance and management of sports data. Global Sports – co-founded...
17 Dec 2021
One of Shropshire’s leading finance companies says homeowners and prospective buyers should not panic over the recent hike in interest rates. Q Financial Services, which has its offices in Wellington and Shrewsbury, said the increase in rates from the historic low of 0.1% to 0.25% should have minimal impact in the short term. However Q director Mitchell Gough says further rises are likely in the...
26 Nov 2021
A West Midlands renewable energy and battery company is demonstrating its own commitment to helping the environment with a £20,000 investment in solar panels, which will generate green energy for its Telford production site. The installation of 80 photovoltaic solar panels at AceOn’s facility in the town is set to generate more than 25,000 kWh of electricity every year, saving approximately 14.6...
23 Nov 2021
A programme to support Marches businesses with supply chain challenges is being extended after nearly 30 companies benefitted from its expert help. With fuel and labour shortages in the UK compounding a global supply chain crisis, many businesses across Herefordshire, Shropshire and Telford & Wrekin are struggling with stock issues and rising costs. The Marches Growth Hub promotes the UK-...
10 Nov 2021
The Marches is the national leader in an innovative way of producing sustainable electricity from animal and food waste, new figures show. Shropshire is the top-ranked local authority in the UK for generating power through Anaerobic Digestion (AD), with Herefordshire only just behind. Newly-released Government figures show there are currently more than 60 sites across Herefordshire, Shropshire...
21 Sep 2021
Lifestyle changes and Stamp Duty holiday boost mortgage firm as team grows again A Shrewsbury mortgage broker has made a major senior appointment as the firm continues to grow alongside the buoyant housing market. Ian Turner, who has been working in financial services for over 25 years, has joined Mortgage Advice Bureau - Severn Mortgage and Protect, based at Shrewsbury Business Park. The team...
17 Dec 2020
A Shrewsbury mortgage broker who was crowned ‘Best Adviser Mortgage & Protection’ at the Mortgage Advice Bureau national awards this year is on the move himself after setting up a new brokerage, Severn Mortgage and Protect. Rob Brookes will lead the firm, which will be based at Mercury House in The Creative Quarter on Shrewsbury Business Park. Rob, who will be joined by his colleagues Gareth...
Bishop's Castle based Jesmonite expands global client base
26 Nov 2020
A Shropshire company is expanding its global client-base by welcoming four new international distributors - in Canada, Greece, Singapore and Korea. The move by Jesmonite is part of a plan to establish 20 new distributors worldwide in the next 12 months as the company continues to grow.  Jesmonite, based in Bishop’s Castle, produces a multi-purpose flexible product which can mimic any material and...
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...
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