Covid-19

Claire Moore from Peakes Travel Elite
07 Oct 2020
Peakes Travel Elite, Shrewsbury’s award-winning travel agent, has supported 1,290 passengers so far by re-booking or refunding their holiday since the pandemic began. Despite having Covid-19 restrictions to deal with, as well as floods earlier this year, the company is still looking after its local customers from their travel agency in the town centre. Claire Moore, managing director at Peakes...
The Severn Hospice Superstore in Shrewsbury.
24 Sep 2020
One of Shrewsbury’s oldest companies has donated £10,000 to support Severn Hospice which has seen fundraising halted by the pandemic. The generous donation by Morris Lubricants, which celebrated its 150th birthday last year, comes as a welcome boost to the hospice which opened its first superstore in a 6,000 sq ft building rented from the company exactly two years ago. In normal times, the...
Jessica Liebich with the Pure Reyn products
09 Sep 2020
Jessica Liebich from Shrewsbury has launched an innovative range of alcohol-free hand sanitisers and cleaning products that offer long-lasting protection, that are already changing the face of the sanitiser industry. Pure Reyn’s alcohol-free products were originally created for the aviation industry and MOD, and have been modified to set a new standard in combatting the spread of coronavirus. Due...
13 Aug 2020
Shoppers have been praised for wearing face coverings in town centre shops - with officials pleased that “the vast majority” of people are adhering to the new rules.  Shrewsbury Recovery Taskforce, made up of Shropshire Council, Shrewsbury Town Council and Shrewsbury BID, said the feedback from the public and business owners had been positive, and it was vital that people continued to wear face...
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