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Shrewsbury Distributor 10 Today
02 Mar 2021
As March arrives and new beginnings start to shape the landscape, Shrewsbury based distributor Pipekit will be proudly celebrating 10 years in business and spearheading plans and ambitions for growth and development. Pipekit, a leading independent specialist distributor of pipework systems and drainage solutions, was formed from the dining room table in March 2011 by Martyn Rowlands, MD,...
Sonia Roberts, CEO Landau
09 Feb 2021
Organisations developing initiatives to help unemployed people across Shropshire are invited to claim a share of a £1.5 million pot of funding. Grants worth between £5,000 and £20,000 are available from the European Social Fund (ESF) Community Grants scheme for projects that will help move unemployed people towards employment, training or back into education. Funding totalling £500,000 has...
05 Feb 2021
The managing director of Shrewsbury’s new mortgage brokerage firm, Mortgage Advice Bureau - Severn Mortgage and Protect, has received major recognition with a double win at Mortgage Advice Bureau’s national awards. Rob Brookes, was shortlisted as top Mortgage and Protection adviser in the Protection, General Insurance, Banked and Quality categories, taking the title in both the General Insurance...
18 May 2020
Businesses across the Marches will be offered comprehensive help to recover from the coronavirus lockdown thanks to the Marches Growth Hub, its chair said today. Paul Hinkins says the hub – which has bases in Hereford, Shrewsbury and Telford – has moved many of its expert seminars, workshops and masterclasses online to help businesses of all sizes cope with the effects of the pandemic. Mr Hinkins...
05 May 2020
An internationally-renowned Shropshire manufacturer of fitness equipment is expanding and taking on new staff thanks to help from a funding programme supported by the Marches Local Enterprise Partnership. BeaverFit – which operates from a 3.5 acre site at Leebotwood near Shrewsbury – has built a new manufacturing workshop and showroom/office area and created five new jobs after receiving £97,582...
18 Mar 2020
Schemes which could bring major economic benefits across the region have received a £240,000 boost from the Marches Local Enterprise Partnership (LEP). The LEP – the business-led organisation responsible for driving growth across Herefordshire, Shropshire and Telford & Wrekin – has invested the funding in a series of feasibility studies and a range of other initiatives to support business...
14 Nov 2019
Crown Decorating Centres is bringing a one-stop shop for Crown Paints products to Shrewsbury, with the latest addition to its network opening in the town in November. The decorating centre, located on Vanguard Trade Park, opened to both the trade and public on 4th November 2019. Following the launch week, the decorating centre is offering something for everyone with a range of fantastic...
04 Nov 2019
A free networking and advice event to celebrate social enterprises is being staged in Shrewsbury. The Marches Growth Hub Shropshire has teamed up with Partners for Social Enterprise (PSE) CIC to host the SPARK Social event at the University Centre Shrewsbury on November 19. The event – part of national Social Enterprise Week 2019 – will offer key support to new and existing social enterprises,...
14 Oct 2019
The annual Hatchers charity quiz took place on September 24th, in aid of the firms’ nominated charities for 2019, The Harry Johnson Trust and CRY. The event took place at Shrewsbury Golf Club and welcomed professional firms from across the county. Teams were tested on a range of topics such as music, sport and current affairs. Competition was fierce on the night, but the eventual winners were the...
Chrisbeon's Craig and Richard Hughes with a chair made of recycled bottles.
23 Sep 2019
A Shropshire company is encouraging people to think about what they can do to help the environment by getting involved in a special event this month (SEPT). Recycle Week 2019 runs from September 23 to 29 with a theme of ‘Recycling: It’s in Our Own Hands’. Organisers say last year Britain woke up to recycling and 2019 is the year we are all taking action. Office supplies firm Chrisbeon, with...
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