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The Castle Hotel
13 May 2019
The Castle Hotel in Bishop’s Castle is to celebrate its 300th birthday in June with a garden party. It is one of the oldest continually operating hotels in the country, having served customers since 1719. An abundance of history surrounds the hotel. Twenty years after the Norman Conquest in 1066 the then Bishop of Hereford built a castle – Bishop’s Castle. In the early 18th century the castle...
29 Apr 2019
Leading provider of hosted managed and cloud computing services, Nasstar, is pleased to announce its positive preliminary results for the year ended 31 December 2018.  Financial highlights include continued improvements in key KPIs with contracted recurring revenues representing 91% of total revenues demonstrating Nasstar’s strong visibility of earnings. Total revenues increased by 7% for the...
16 Apr 2019
A massive £23.5million funding pot has been made available for companies across the region to help them turn their growth plans into reality. The new Business Growth Programme 2 (BGP2) has been launched across Shropshire offering grants of between £2,500 and £1million to B2B companies to drive growth. New start-ups and existing small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) in Shropshire and Telford...
16 Apr 2019
A local businessman has fought his way to victory after literally beating off stiff competition as well as winning best fundraiser at a charity boxing match last month. Alan S. Adams, business coach and owner of Horizons Consultants, won over the judges with his three-round performance at the Ultra White Collar Boxing match in Shrewsbury on 30th March. The event takes place throughout the year...
14 Mar 2019
A HR company is set to raise money for the cancer ward treating one of their own staff. Jenna Tarry, Senior HR Consultant at Triangle HR, was diagnosed with Hodgkin Lymphoma just before Christmas and is now halfway through six-months of chemotherapy. As well as supporting Jenna through her illness, her colleagues at Triangle HR have decided to raise money for the O’Connor Haematology Unit at...
11 Mar 2019
The region’s leading businesswomen have been urged to join the drive to build a vibrant economy for the Marches for years to come. Marches Local Enterprise Partnership director Gill Hamer called on women to step forward and help shape the economic future of the area by applying for two vacancies on the LEP board. Her call came at a special event to celebrate International Women’s Day hosted by...
06 Mar 2019
A Shropshire business coach is swapping his suit for a pair of boxing gloves next month to raise funds for Cancer Research UK. Alan S. Adams, owner of Horizons Consultants and a bestselling author, has signed up to take part in the Ultra White Collar Boxing event at The Buttermarket in Shrewsbury with the goal of raising £2,500 for the charity. As a former Royal Navy submariner, Alan is currently...
15 Feb 2019
The latest developments in employment legislation and an insight on the impact of Brexit are just two of the issues that will be tackled at free breakfast briefings next month. Legal experts from the award winning law firm FBC Manby Bowdler will share advice and analysis of the latest developments affecting employers at events at the Marches Growth Hub in Telford on March 11. The hour-long...
13 Feb 2019
Delegation involved in more than 40 events during the four-day event Midlands UK speakers to address thousands of potential investors The Ironbridge Power Station site and Newport’s new agri-tech focused business park are among £11 billion of investment opportunities from the Midlands being featured at the world’s leading real estate show in 2019. Sites ready for development in both the...
14 Jan 2019
Shropshire Chamber of Commerce is delighted to welcome one of the region’s leading printing companies as the newest member of its county-wide Patronage scheme. Welshpool Printing Group (WPG) has become a Patron of the organisation with aims of continuing to build even more effective working relationships with the Shropshire Chamber and local businesses.  The new partnership will also see WPG...
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