Oswestry

10 Sep 2019
A free HR workshop is being staged in Oswestry to make sure small companies are fully up to speed with changes to employment law. The HR Essentials event is being staged by the Marches Growth Hub Shropshire and HR expert Niamh Kelly at Aico’s new headquarters in the town and will cover key HE and employment issues company owners and managers need to be aware of. Niamh, director of the HR Dept and...
Friends of the WSTN visit the recording studio
11 Jun 2019
Launch of Talking Newspaper Friends The West Shropshire Talking Newspaper (WSTN) has launched a Friends group for people who would like to support this local charity, but who are not able to take part as hands-on volunteers. At a special event in the Roy Fletcher Centre, Shrewsbury on 6 June 2019  chairman Peter Waller welcomed some of the first Friends who have signed up with standing order...
Caitlin Morgan with Ke-design director Craig Marston.
05 May 2019
A Shropshire student scooped a sponsorship boost after impressing architectural design bosses during an impressive work experience placement. Caitlin Morgan, 16, from Grinshill near Shrewsbury, is a student at Thomas Adams School, Wem, and has her heart set on a career in architecture.  She told Craig Marston, director of Ke-design about her plans to travel to Peru on a scheme aimed at improving...
22 Apr 2019
Students from Ellesmere College have taken 24 first place prizes at a Shropshire music competition. They dominated the popular Oswestry Music Festival with 16 first place positions for soloists and a further eight for ensembles. The festival, organised by Oswestry Town Council, showcases the best young musicians and gives them the chance to receive valuable feedback designed to support their...
22 Mar 2019
Recognised nationally as a long-established and greatly-respected awarding body, The British Coach Tourism Awards (BCTA) aim to honour and award those in the industry who are truly exceptional at what they do for coach trips and their visitors across the UK. The awards are as much an honour as they are a representation of what all coach tourism industry professionals should aspire to be. Nominees...
08 Mar 2019
Internationally acclaimed musician Tom Doughty, who has a permanent spinal injury, brings his ‘If I can do it, you can do it’ philosophy, stressing the value and importance of creating and listening to music, to the Spinal Injuries Centre in Oswestry on Wednesday March 13th from 10.30am. After a road accident in 1974 when he was 17, Tom’s paralysis affects all four limbs and his balance. He has a...
Ben Walker (Marketing Officer -Groups, Media, Digital & Research), Clive Knowles (Chairman of the British Ironwork Centre) & Paul Gossage (Director of Marketing and PR)
16 Oct 2018
We have long admired The Ironbridge Gorge Museums for their history, hard work and continued efforts to make their site a truly amazing place to visit. Seeing them as the matriarchy of iron, we were completely thrilled when the discussion of a partnership between us turned into an iron-strong reality. Described by the Ironbridge as “a partnership between the new and the old”, we will now be...
15 Oct 2018
Named one of the world’s best regions by Lonely Planet in 2017, North Wales is widely known for its beautiful natural assets. It is a wonderful bubble of completely unspoilt land that boasts an array of noteworthy tourist and travel destinations. From underground trampolines to an inland surfing lake to the incredible peak of Snowdon, North Wales is filled to the brim with activity and a real...
08 Oct 2018
This year has seen a lot of great events and work take place here at the British Ironwork centre but one of our most successful was by far our 2nd annual Proms in the Park. This year we threw all of our energy into ensuring that Proms 2018 was a regional success. We invested heavily in a special dome stage which looked simply spectacular when lit up, and we secured the very best in regional...
08 Oct 2018
Mrs D Brown, the headmistress at Adcote School for girls, recently visited us to discuss our existing partnership. We have always been in close association with Adcote and are strong supporters of all that they endeavour to achieve with their students. We provide mutual support for each other in that sense that, whilst we provide work experience and support, Adcote provides us with bilingual...
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