Shrewsbury

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...
Pipekit Secures New Premises to Future Proof Business
05 Mar 2020
Pipekit, the Shrewsbury based pipework and drainage distributor, completes move, after outgrowing its original site in Annscroft.  The new premises, located on Longden Road, Shrewsbury, is 16,000 square feet and selected to future proof the business; following year on year growth since Pipekit launched in 2011. Pipekit selected the new premises based on two factors; its size and location. Three...
Scots pine
03 Mar 2020
An expert on ancient trees is to give a talk in Shrewsbury on new research that suggests the Scots pine is a true native of Shropshire and The Marches and not an introduced species after all. 'Pinus sylvestris' was thought to have died out in the region during the Iron Age, more than 2,000 years ago, and reintroduced later as an alien species. Now Dael Sassoon, a researcher in palaeoecology at...
Jacuzzi Hot Tub Showroom Shrewsbury
02 Mar 2020
All Weather Leisure Midlands would like to announce the Grand Opening of their second indoor Jacuzzi Hot Tub Superstore now in Shrewsbury, Shropshire. They will be holding the official opening on Saturday 14th March from 9am till 5pm at 28a Vanguard Way, Battlefield Enterprise Park, Shrewsbury, SY1 3TG. All Weather Leisure are delighted that Councillor Phil Gillam, the Mayor of Shrewsbury, has...
25 Feb 2020
Shrewsbury Folk Festival has revealed a second wave of artists on its 2020 line up topped by American folk legend, Judy Collins. Five time Grammy Award winning blues and Americana star Keb’ Mo’, Zimbabwean group Black Umfolosi, a rare show from the Seckou Keita Quintet, a unique interpretation of the work of Scotland’s national poet Robert Burns from Band of Burns, sitar maestro Sheema Mukherjee...
Caption L-R: Staff from 1st Choice Insurance join staff from Little Rascals after nominating them as their charity of the year - Ben Wootton, Ken Baker, Rose Stephen, Jason Martin and Dave Edwards.
19 Feb 2020
Staff at a commercial insurance broker are throwing their support behind a Shrewsbury-based children’s group by making it their charity of the year. Little Rascals in Monkmoor was launched by business partners Ben Wootton and Shrewsbury Town star Dave Edwards after identifying a need for a safe soft play centre in the town. They also started the Little Rascals Foundation - a charity supporting...
07 Feb 2020
Following a successful year since the initial launch of its apprenticeship in Drainage Maintenance, Inspection and Repair, Metro Rod is now aiming to recruit up to 80 new apprentices in 2020.   The nationwide commercial drainage expert makes the announcement as apprentices are being put in the spotlight around the country for the 13th annual National Apprenticeship Week, which is taking place...
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