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Charles Darwin at last year's Shropshire Young Thinkers' Final
04 Oct 2019
Shropshire’s creative young people have been challenged to let their imaginations run free and design a striking emblem to celebrate Charles Darwin. The winning design will feature on specially created flags for Charles Darwin’s birthday celebrations in February 2020 in Shrewsbury, the town where the great naturalist was born. Darwin’s 2020 Vision is the theme of this year’s Shropshire Young...
The intrepid cyclists setting off from Holyhead at 5.45am
28 Aug 2019
A gruelling 150 miles charity cycle ride by Shropshire business people on one of the hottest days of the year has raised a ‘wheely’ great £7,500 for Alzheimer’s Society – and donations are still coming in. An intrepid band took up the challenge by Morris & Company brothers, Robin and Chris Morris, to tackle a carefully researched route from Holyhead to Shrewsbury to mark the 150th anniversary...
06 Aug 2019
An outgoing Shrewsbury teenager who impressed with her hard work and positive attitude has been awarded the first Morris Scholarship at University Centre Shrewsbury (UCS). Paige Eades, aged 18, will study for a three-year Business Management degree course from October at UCS, with all tuition fees paid for by Morris & Company, plus an annual bursary towards her living costs. On hearing the...
Professor Anna Sutton, Provost of UCS, and Robin Morris, Chairman of Morris & Company
24 Oct 2018
Robin Morris, chairman of the fifth-generation family business Morris & Company announced the launch of The Morris Scholarship at University Centre Shrewsbury (UCS) Open Day on Saturday (20th October). The Morris Scholarship will cover the cost of all tuition fees for a full three year degree as well as providing a bursary of £3,000 per year towards the successful applicant’s living costs....
Anna Sutton, Isabel Thomas, Katie McPartland and Robin Morris
12 Feb 2018
The DarwIN Shrewsbury Festival kicked off with an explosion of independent thinking on Thursday February 8th with the Finals of the first ever Shropshire Young Thinkers’ Competition - a spectacular challenge dreamt up and staged by Morris & Company and University Centre Shrewsbury.  Last night saw 20 finalists competing in front of a packed audience of parents, teachers, supporters and judges...
From left standing Robert Bland, Chair of Trustees at SYST, Joanna Morris, Morris & Company, Mike Paul, Chair of ASYSTORS Panel; Jenny Wynn, Wynn Developments; Brian Price, Brewin Dolphin (seated) with first awardees seated Gemma Allies (right) and Rosemary Nutting from Skin Sincere.
14 Dec 2017
Young Shropshire entrepreneur Gemma Allies, was given a welcome boost as she and her young company Skin Sincere were announced today as the first beneficiaries of a brand new ASYSTORS Mentoring and Money scheme. Five local companies are the founders of the ASYSTORS project: Brewin Dolphin, Morris & Company, Marches Care Homes, Dyke Yaxley and Wynn Developments and were inspired to come...
The gold standards framework
12 Oct 2017
A Telford care home has achieved a nationally recognised gold award for the high quality of its care for people in the last years of their life. Morris Care Centre in Wellington passed the Gold Standards Framework Care Homes Accreditation Quality Hallmark after a rigorous independent review of all aspects of its care. It is one of only a select few in Shropshire to hold the coveted hallmark. Home...
(L-R) Professor Anna Sutton, Provost Of University Centre Shrewsbury and Robin Morris, Chairman of Morris & Company
04 Oct 2017
Morris & Company and University Centre Shrewsbury (UCS) have joined together to find Shropshire’s greatest Young Thinkers of 2018 in a creative competition launched this month to discover ‘ONE Great Idea to Change the World’. With one of the world’s greatest minds, Charles Darwin, growing up and forming his brilliant thinking right here, it is only fitting that young Shropshire talent comes...
06 Aug 2017
Phil Winnington, International Business Director at Shrewsbury Headquartered Morris Site Machinery, was recently joined by friends, colleagues and well-wishers as he completed his 5-a-Day mission to run 25K across 5 days in aid of mental health charity Mind. To promote a healthy lifestyle and mind, each day Phil donned a t-shirt which represented fruit from an individual’s 5-A-Day. The run saw...
14 Jun 2017
A select development of stylish family homes in one of Shrewsbury’s most sought-after residential locations will be unveiled at an open day on Saturday 17 June. The 11 four and five bedroom detached houses on The Mount, once the home of Charles Darwin, have been built by leading Shrewsbury developer Morris & Co Homes. The Beaufort Ridge development open day runs from 10am to 3pm and will...
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