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Emma Chapman, Marches Growth Hub Shropshire manager
03 May 2022
The Marches Growth Hub Shropshire is taking to the road to make its highly-acclaimed business support service available to even more companies. The hub is heading out to a series of towns throughout the next 12 months to ensure that its expert advice and help is available across all parts of the county. The roadshow — called Let’s Do Business In — has teamed up with libraries around the county to...
01 Jul 2021
A Shrewsbury mortgage broker has added a further two new faces to the growing team at its Shrewsbury Business Park home. Bally Kang and Katie Maddox join Mortgage Advice Bureau - Severn Mortgage and Protect just over a month after Matt Dudley and Dan Braithwaite arrived in protection and mortgage advice roles respectively. Bally was previously an adviser with NatWest and joins the growing team of...
Zoom 1hr delivering for Co-op
04 Jun 2021
This time last year Zoom 1hr Delivery was just serving its local area across Shropshire and mid-Wales. Fast-forward to today the on-demand delivery solution covers the length and breadth of the country from Carlisle to Falmouth and throughout Wales, after being selected as a last-mile delivery partner for Co-op 6 months ago. In that time Zoom 1hr has delivered 75K grocery orders for the leading...
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...
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