Shrewsbury

29 Jun 2020
A local family-run company, specialising in manufacturing high end automated photochromic coating and cleaning equipment, is moving to a larger premises in Shrewsbury. Shyre Ltd, which began trading in 2013, is the only company in the world offering a turn-key photochromic coating system to lens factories and labs who in turn, produce glasses. It exports its specialist machines to niche companies...
The Parade Shops 190-year-old building gets ready to re-open
05 Jun 2020
Work has been in full swing at The Parade Shops in preparation for reopening, after the independent shopping centre closed its doors due to the Covid-19 outbreak. The exterior of the building has been redecorated, plus there has been re-surfacing and works on their private car park. There is a mixture of independent and individual businesses based in the historic building, which is just a couple...
02 Jun 2020
In recognition of the exceptional work and many, many hours undertaken to support Shropshire’s homeless and vulnerable, the 60 plus strong team of volunteers behind The Shrewsbury Ark and The Shrewsbury Ark charity shop has been honoured to receive the Queen’s Award for Voluntary Service, the highest award a voluntary group can receive in the UK.  The Shrewsbury Ark runs day centre and outreach...
Claire Flavell, Director of Care at Bluebird Care, with the Bird feeder package, ready to take to customers.
20 May 2020
BLUEBIRD CARE SHROPSHIRE ARE WORKING WITH SHROPSHIRE WILDLIFE TRUST AND OMEGA, THE NATIONAL ASSOCIATION FOR END OF LIFE CARE TO ENSURE THAT ISOLATION IS AS CHEERFUL AS POSSIBLE Local care company, Bluebird Care Shropshire, have partnered with charities the Shropshire Wildlife Trust and Omega, the National Association for End of Life Care to promote the projects “Feed the Birds” and “A Letter from...
19 May 2020
After launching ShrewsFamily on 4th May Shrewsbury Town in the Community, along with Shrewsbury Town FC have made over 760 calls to the most vulnerable members of their ShrewsFamily Community. The 769 phone calls that have been made have not only been to ensure the wellbeing and safety of their ShrewsFamily members during this global pandemic, but also offer some social interaction. Staff and...
14 May 2020
Flowers, doughnuts and a ‘digital takeover’ are all being used to celebrate Nurse Heroes on an International Nurses Day with a difference at Morris Care on Tuesday 12 May.  The leading care provider has delivered the tokens of appreciation to its six Nursing Homes in Shropshire and Cheshire, with a personal thank you note from CEO, Lucy Holl. Across the world, the valued contribution of Nurses is...
23 Mar 2020
As businesses across the nation face unprecedented challenges, a recruitment firm with branches in Shropshire, Staffordshire, Herefordshire, and Powys has adapted its business model to give support to local businesses. DM Recruitment are offering their services at cost price to new and existing clients to aid recruitment of temporary workers to curtail staff shortages, which in turn will help the...
08 Mar 2020
Shrewsbury’s first 100% vegan grocery, gift and clothing shop will be opening in April. Michelle D’Arcy Jewell and Debbie Russell-Williams, who also run vegan events in Shropshire under their company name The Two Vegans, will be opening their shop in The Parade Shopping Centre in Shrewsbury. Michelle and Debbie first met when Debbie moved to Shrewsbury and started to volunteer for Shropshire...
08 Mar 2020
Listen up! A Shropshire woman is organising hearing screenings for local businesses in a bid to run-up donations in support of her first London Marathon. Steff Henson, sales director at award-winning Shrewsbury-based website and software developer Six Ticks, will be taking part in the marathon on April 26 to raise money for Signal, the leading deaf and hard of hearing charity - a major challenge...
06 Mar 2020
A Shropshire grandmother who survived two world wars says living an ‘ordinary’ life and keeping fit is the secret to longevity. Gladys Jarvis has just celebrated her 105th birthday making her one of the oldest living people in Shropshire. Born just one year after the start of World War One on February 27, 1915, in Middlesex along with her identical twin Edith, Mrs Jarvis, now a resident at Stone...
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