Shrewsbury

09 Aug 2022
A popular free fitness test event that helps older people reduce the risk of falling is returning to Shrewsbury this month. Shropshire charity Community Resource is bringing its ‘Functional Fitness MOTs’ to Christ Church, Glebe Road, Bayston Hill, Shrewsbury, on Wednesday 31 August. Two-hour slots are available to book from 9.30am and will see participants take part in one-to-one fitness tests (...
08 Aug 2022
Shrewsbury is set for a million pound economic boost this month as the annual folk festival floods the town with music, dance and visitors over the Bank Holiday weekend. Free fringe events will return to the town centre this year after covid enforced absences in 2020 and 2021. Morris and dance teams will perform in the Square, outside St Mary’s Church, on Pride Hill in and town centre pubs on...
28 Jul 2022
The Shropshire-based Hencote Estate has unveiled its plans for the 2022 festive season – and promises a Christmas to remember.  The award-winning vineyard is planning a special Christmas menu to run throughout December and a series of party nights for companies to say thank you to their staff.  Dishes will be served comprising homegrown and locally sourced produce, alongside some of the estate’s...
Two men from Landau charity stood within Shrewsbury Prison
22 Jul 2022
Vulnerable people across Shropshire who face barriers to employment are being urged not to give up hope and seek support from a leading charity to help turn their lives around. That was the message from former drug addict and ex-prisoner Steve Wyatt, who gave an inspirational and emotional talk at the opening of the Building Shropshire Summer Jobs Fair on Wednesday, July 20, at Shrewsbury Prison...
Staff and resident at Montgomery House in Sundorne demonstrating Doc@Home software on a tablet
21 Jul 2022
Residents at a Shrewsbury care home have become some of the first in Shropshire to benefit from the use of cutting-edge digital healthcare technologies as part of a major new project being rolled out by the NHS. Montgomery House in Sundorne has been working in partnership with neighbouring GP surgery Severn Fields Medical Practice since January to trial an advanced digital remote patient-...
19 Jul 2022
To celebrate Lord Hill’s 250th birthday, SY Homes are giving away FOUR TICKETS to climb Lord Hill’s Column - a unique, local experience. Lord Hill’s column is 40.7 metres tall or 133ft, with a cantilevered, spiral staircase of 172 steps.  The uninterrupted views from the top platform are fantastic.  Open for only a few days each year, this is a popular local attraction. SY Homes have FOUR tickets...
Steve Wyatt - mono photograph of a man restoring wooden furniture
12 Jul 2022
A former drug addict and ex-prisoner who turned his life around after meeting Shropshire-based celebrity furniture restorer Jay Blades will give an inspirational talk to job seekers at an event at Shrewsbury prison later this month. Steve Wyatt, who has overcome a 22-year addiction to drugs, to follow his dream of running his own furniture restoration shop, will attend the Building Shropshire...
Group of four men from EnPro rail services stood with members of Q Financial Services
11 Jul 2022
A thriving Midlands rail services company is on track to expand after receiving expert support from a leading financial services specialist. Wolverhampton-based EnPro is buying a new commercial site and purchasing a second company as part of a growth strategy supported by Shropshire-based Q Financial Services. Lee Fellows, director of financial planning at Q, said the company had been working...
05 Jul 2022
FEKM-UK LAUNCHES 2022 KRAV MAGA SUMMER COURSE TO TEACH SELF-DEFENCE TECHNIQUE AND DEVELOP LIFE-SKILLS For many people, July is about taking time to kick back and soak up the mid-summer sun. But if you’re someone who either doesn’t enjoy sunbathing or simply wants to use this time to stay fit, strong and focused, we have the perfect alternative for you: The FEKM-UK Summer Course. This year’s...
23 Jun 2022
A Shropshire business got a welcome helping hand from a neighbour when it needed to fulfil an important contract. Q Financial Services helped fellow Shrewsbury firm Team4You UK recruitment agency to leverage its unpaid invoices into a cash injection at short notice. Experts from Q helped Team4You UK set up an Invoice Finance Facility, which in turn allowed the recruitment agency to provide...
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