Oswestry

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...
Clive Knowles, Chairman of the British Ironwork Centre & Chris Worman, Green Flag Judge
02 Oct 2018
The Daily Mail has recently reported that thousands of parks across the UK are falling into disrepair and left unattended to become unsafe no-go zones. 1 in 3 UK councils have sold off parks in the past year, meaning that many communities are left without the benefits of a greenery near their houses. Some say that this park crisis poses the biggest threat to British parks and public greens since...
07 Sep 2018
This weekend saw two patriotic champions raising much needed funds for the heart research being conducted at the Oswestry Hospital. A team of British Heart Foundation fundraisers took over the Ironworks’ entrance to greet visitors and promote their need for help. The Ironworks concierge team took a step backwards to allow the British Heart volunteers to take all membership and charitable...
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,...
Warehouse at the Mile End Roundabout, Oswestry
26 Jun 2018
A Shropshire retail warehouse which has an estimated 10 million vehicles drive past it each year has been snapped up within hours of going on the market for £1million. The warehouse fronts onto the Mile End Roundabout in Oswestry, one of the busiest junctions in the county, where the A5 and A483 come together and extends over a sizable site. James Evans, of Halls Commercial which is instructed on...
20 Jun 2018
A leading Shropshire company has returned to its established development in Oswestry to build new homes for downsizers and others looking for convenient town centre living. Shrewsbury-based Morris Property will build nine two-bedroom bungalows in the heart of the market town at Beresford Gardens. Work is underway and is scheduled to take six months to complete. The homes will be marketed by...
15 Mar 2018
The Shrewsbury and Telford Hospital NHS Trust has honoured The British Ironwork Centre for their contribution to the Trust. Simon Wright, Chief Executive of The Shrewsbury and Telford Hospital NHS Trust (SaTH), welcomed Clive Knowles, Chairman of the British Ironwork Centre, to the Royal Shrewsbury Hospital (RSH) and presented him with a Community Champion award in recognition of the business’...
Unicorn Day Nursery, owned by Louise Batham-Willmore, will open at the former Maesbury Primary School next year
07 Dec 2017
A former Shropshire primary school is being transformed into a nursery for more than 100 youngsters. Unicorn Day Nursery will create up to 30 jobs when it opens at the old Maesbury Primary School near Oswestry. The building is currently undergoing a £100,000 refurbishment and an opening date has been earmarked for January or February. The move follows a chance visit to the area by Unicorn Day...
15 Aug 2017
Staff at Shropshire building contractor Pave Aways have raised more than £5,000 in memory of a colleague by trekking the length of Hadrian’s Wall - dressed as Roman soldiers. The team donned traditional tunics and metal helmets to complete the 90-mile coast to coast challenge in just three days to raise funds for Cure Leukaemia. The charity helped to build, and continues to fund, the Centre for...
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