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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...
CJ Wildlife win highly commended wildlife product award
17 Sep 2019
Earlier this year CJ Wildlife were excited to be short-listed in Grow Your Own magazine’s Great British Growing Awards 2019 for Best Wildlife Product.  With a large range of wildlife care products on the market and a huge increase in social responsibility for wildlife, this was a difficult category for guest judge Katie Lane of Lavender & Leeks.  Grow Your Own magazine chose Glee 2019, at the...
Oat Pantry stall at Shrewsbury food festival
22 Jul 2019
A UNIQUE NEW porridge and granola subscription service which has only being going a month has proved to be a massive hit after selling out at a Shropshire food event two days running. Oat Pantry which delivers Shropshire artisan granola and flavoured porridge to households throughout the UK, had sold out within five hours on the first day of Shrewsbury Food Festival and their chef had to head...
Cherry Bakewell porridge from newly lauched Oat Pantry
19 Jun 2019
A unique subscription service which launched this month (June 2019) will bring a healthy, tasty breakfast direct to your letterbox with flavours which change monthly. Oat Pantry will deliver Shropshire artisan granola and flavoured porridge to households throughout the UK. The product will not only be healthy due to reduced sugar and all-natural vegan ingredients, but its environmental impact...
Peakes Travel Elite picking up their award
23 May 2019
A travel agency in Shrewsbury has been named as the UK & Ireland's No. 1 Travel Agency. Peakes Travel Elite was selected for this prestigious title as part of a power-list of the nation’s best agents by industry bible the Travel Trade Gazette.More than 500 travel agencies and branches put themselves forward for consideration for TTG’s Top 50 Travel Agencies 2019 – in association with Kuoni -...
Robin Morris and Alan Hughes outside Shrewsbury Museum and Art Gallery
22 May 2019
Loyal employee Alan Hughes had more than memories stirred at a preview of the Morris & Company 150th anniversary exhibition at Shrewsbury’s Museum and Art Gallery today. For Chairman Robin Morris presented him with a surprise award to celebrate 30 years with the fifth-generation family business. Group Financial Controller Alan said: “I thought I was there to see how the exhibition was shaping...
Rob Ellis of Welch and Co Accountants Oswestry
09 Jul 2018
EXTRA taxes are on the way for homeowners who let out their properties while they are on holiday, warns a Shropshire accountant. Tax expert, Rob Ellis, who runs Welch and Ellis, in Willow Street, Oswestry,  is warning homeowners to be aware of the new tax implications of schemes such as Airbnb as the Treasury cracks down on the use of tax breaks for lodgers. Currently, owners can earn up to £7,...
15 Feb 2018
Two free events exploring the opportunities for British companies in China are being held at University Centre Shrewsbury (UCS). Mark Schneider will discuss trends in the medical and healthcare sector in China, and the business opportunities being created by them, on Thursday February 22, 2018. Then, on Thursday March 8, 2018, a second talk will take place focusing on the environmental...
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