coronavirus

26 May 2020
The leader of the Marches Local Enterprise Partnership today vowed to do everything possible to ensure the region receives all the support it needs to recover from the coronavirus crisis. Marches LEP chair Mandy Thorn says the partnership – the business-led body charged with delivering economic growth across Herefordshire, Shropshire and Telford & Wrekin – will work tirelessly to help...
22 May 2020
Plans are well underway to help people stay safe as they come back into Shrewsbury town centre as coronavirus restrictions are gradually eased.  The Shrewsbury Recovery Taskforce, part of the Big Town Plan Partnership, made up of Shropshire Council, Shrewsbury Town Council and Shrewsbury BID (Business Improvement District), have been in ongoing communication throughout the crisis and developing...
01 May 2020
A 16-year-old college student and entrepreneur from Shrewsbury, has harnassed the power of social media to answer the call for PPE for the NHS and has started production himself. Luke Thomas, from Shrewsbury, is studying Chemistry, Maths and Physics A Levels at Shrewsbury Colleges Group. Entrepreneurial Luke, said that as the corona virus pandemic spread across the country, his thoughts turned...
10 Apr 2020
Shrewsbury businesses are being invited to a free webinar where they can ask questions and discuss the support on offer during the coronavirus lockdown.  The webinar is being hosted by Shrewsbury BID (Business Improvement District) and will take place on Thursday, April 16, from 2pm to 3pm.  A panel of experts will be on hand to talk through the latest developments regarding support packages for...
02 Apr 2020
A Shropshire-based bookkeeper has put together some helpful advice for the self-employed during the lock down created by the spread of Coronavirus. Julie Williams of the Hollies Bookkeeping Services, based in Pontesbury, is one of the almost 5 million people in Britain who are self-employed. Like the rest of the 15% of the UK self-employed workforce, Julie is working from home with some of her...
02 Apr 2020
As one of the county’s largest community institutions, Shrewsbury Colleges Group has been doing all it can to support a huge range of people and organisations during the outbreak of COVID-19. As soon as the Government made the decision to close schools and colleges, SCG quickly enacted a plan to roll-out home learning for its entire student population. Students have been provided with work to...
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