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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...
16 Oct 2019
Craftsmen from Shrewsbury-based Morris Joinery have built and installed a huge lantern light feature as part of a major restoration scheme at a Grade II* listed Shropshire mansion. The team created the 3.3 metres wide octagonal lantern roof light, weighing 1,200 kilos, for the octagonal music room at Brogyntyn Hall in Oswestry. The Hall is to become a private country home again after falling into...
14 Oct 2019
Shropshire’s gateway for business support officially launched its newly-expanded offices at a special event at its Shrewsbury base. Shropshire Council Deputy Leader Cllr Steve Charmley cut the ribbon as the Marches Growth Hub Shropshire took the wraps off the new office space at its site on Battlefield Enterprise Park. The hub – a partnership between the Marches Local Enterprise Partnership and...
26 Sep 2019
Businesses in Shropshire and Telford which are trading internationally are being invited to a Get Ready for Brexit workshop to help them prepare for Britain’s exit from the EU. The Marches Growth Hub has joined forces with the Department for International Trade and Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy to hold the event on October 18 at Shrewsbury Town Football Club. The...
Couple enjoying last year's Shropshire Oktoberfest
18 Sep 2019
The huge Shropshire Oktoberfest beer tent is soon to be erected at Shrewsbury’s Quarry for the event on October 4 and 5. The award-winning team behind some of the county’s most successful events are busy coordinating brewers from across the region to serve up over 150 real ales at the event, which will also feature bars serving up local lager, cider and perry, with a prosecco parlour, gin den,...
16 Sep 2019
Businesses across Shropshire and Telford & Wrekin are being urged to have their input into a new strategic plan to help unlock millions of pounds of future investment in the region. The Marches Local Enterprise Partnership has joined forces with the Shropshire and Telford Business Boards to host the Have Your Say – Grow Our Economy event next month. The LEP, which drives growth across...
10 Sep 2019
A free HR workshop is being staged in Oswestry to make sure small companies are fully up to speed with changes to employment law. The HR Essentials event is being staged by the Marches Growth Hub Shropshire and HR expert Niamh Kelly at Aico’s new headquarters in the town and will cover key HE and employment issues company owners and managers need to be aware of. Niamh, director of the HR Dept and...
The intrepid cyclists setting off from Holyhead at 5.45am
28 Aug 2019
A gruelling 150 miles charity cycle ride by Shropshire business people on one of the hottest days of the year has raised a ‘wheely’ great £7,500 for Alzheimer’s Society – and donations are still coming in. An intrepid band took up the challenge by Morris & Company brothers, Robin and Chris Morris, to tackle a carefully researched route from Holyhead to Shrewsbury to mark the 150th anniversary...
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