Shrewsbury

05 May 2021
A Shrewsbury man who fled Afghanistan’s Taliban regime for a new life, recently celebrated 20 years as a tailor in the UK, with a move to new premises in the town centre. Having originally learnt his craft through the knowledge and skills handed down from his father, Martin Sarfraz has been repairing and altering clothing and accessories since he was 13. He moved to the UK in 2001 and started...
29 Apr 2021
Radbrook Nursing Home’s beautiful new Cherry Trees Dementia Household opens its doors this week as a new addition to the recently refurbished nursing home in the heart of the Radbrook community in Shrewsbury .   Cherry Trees has been carefully designed and decorated to provide a haven for memory care with its 14 en-suite bedrooms leading to lovely themed areas for socialising and relaxation.  The...
21 Apr 2021
A Shropshire firm of solicitors is celebrating continued business growth with an office move helping to prepare it for future recruitment.   With offices based across Shropshire and Mid Wales, PCB Solicitors’ entire Dawley team has moved from the town where it has been based for over 20 years, to the top floor of Trevithick House on Stafford Park 4, Telford. The move will provide the facilities...
16 Apr 2021
A Shrewsbury shoe repair and key cutting business is celebrating 36 years in the industry and the reopening of the town centre, following the lifting of Covid 19 lockdown restrictions, with a move to new premises. Established in 1985 Shaun Walton attained his City & Guilds qualification in 1990 following a five-year apprenticeship. Previously based in the Pride Hill Shopping Centre, he has...
08 Apr 2021
A Shrewsbury kitchen company has donated one of its showroom kitchens to the Greenhous West Mid Showground to aid its recovery after it was devastated by floods. Before Covid hit last year, the showground, which hosts the Shropshire County Show and Shrewsbury Folk Festival amongst many other community events, was completely overwhelmed with flood water - with every single building affected.  The...
Adcote School for Girls, near Shrewsbury, wins Senior School of the Year Award 2020
10 Mar 2021
Adcote School, near Shrewsbury, has been named ‘Senior School of the Year 2020’ in prestigious national awards after undergoing a “remarkable journey” of transformation. Senior School of the Year is one of the top accolades handed out at the Independent Schools Association (ISA) annual awards which this year were announced in a virtual ceremony.  It is also the “icing on the cake” for the non-...
Artist Grace Currie launches street gallery for The Great Big Art Exhibition 2021
06 Mar 2021
Shropshire artist Grace Currie has transformed the window of one of Shrewsbury’s vacant shops into a ‘street gallery’ as part of a national campaign that aims to stage the biggest exhibition ever in the UK. At a time when museums and art galleries are shut, The Great Big Art Exhibition 2021 invites people to make their own artwork at home and display it in their front window, garden or outdoor...
25 Jan 2021
Work will start on an £8.44m programme to build new carbon neutral school facilities in Shrewsbury next week after planners gave the green light to the development. Pave Aways will break ground on the scheme at Harlescott Junior School in Featherbed Lane that is expected to take around 12 months to complete on February 1. The development will allow Sundorne Infant School and Nursery to move from...
15 Dec 2020
Leading Shropshire based Salop Glass & Glazing have announced 20% year on year growth from the start of May to the end of 2020. Dedicated to providing reliable, professional glass and glazing services for over 65 years, the Shrewsbury business has also reported a 77% year on year increase in enquiries since they reopened in May, 2020. From the beginning of the first UK lockdown in March 2020...
01 Dec 2020
A series of management changes at one of Shropshire’s leading architects' practices has seen a new Managing Director take the reins as the firm implements its blueprint for the future. Harry Reece steps into the MD post at Base Architecture & Design as its founder Carl Huntley takes on a new role as Chief Executive to focus on mentoring and developing its team. Bryn Jones has been appointed...
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