Shrewsbury

19 Feb 2019
A junior associate at a firm of Shewsbury architects has joined an elite band of experts after completing a rare double qualification. Adam Turnell, who works for Base Architecture & Design, has become one of only a small number of professionals nationwide to be registered as a chartered landscape architect and a chartered architect. His success will allow Base to enhance the full service...
15 Feb 2019
The latest developments in employment legislation and an insight on the impact of Brexit are just two of the issues that will be tackled at free breakfast briefings next month. Legal experts from the award winning law firm FBC Manby Bowdler will share advice and analysis of the latest developments affecting employers at events at the Marches Growth Hub in Telford on March 11. The hour-long...
Councillor Rob Macey, Portfolio Holder for Planning and Housing Development at Shropshire Council with Craig Marston, director of Ke-Design.
14 Feb 2019
Bosses at a Shropshire architectural design studio are celebrating after scooping a second county design and conservation award. Craig Marston, founder and director of Ke-Design with offices in Oswestry and Shrewsbury won the award at the Shropshire Council Design and Conservation Award. This year’s awards saw Ke-Design receive a commendation in the Domestic Extension category, for a modern...
07 Feb 2019
A Shropshire networking club has presented a £6,000 cheque to the Midlands Air Ambulance Charity after raising money for the organisation with a Christmas raffle. Members of the Severn Business Network, which promotes business growth in and around Shropshire, raised enough money to save two lives in the area, equating to the cost of two helicopter flights. The donation was raised through a raffle...
04 Feb 2019
Peter James’ The House On Cold Hill Theatre Severn Monday4th…Saturday9th February 2019   Everyone loves a good ghost story especially when Winter stretches ahead like an interminable dark sentence, we love to illuminate the darkness with scary and blood curdling tales. We have done since the days we sat round the camp fire in furs and for sure we will go on doing it because it’s fun to be scared...
29 Jan 2019
Shrewsbury Folk Festival has added a host of new acts to its line up as organisers reveal ticket sales are already surpassing 2018 levels. Renowned singer songwriter Andy Fairweather Low and the Low Riders will make a return with a special show featuring the Hi Riders Soul Revue. Scottish supergroup Capercaillie and American trio Birds of Chicago are also new to the bill of the four-day festival...
Martin Lunt, managing director of Lunts Pharmacies in Shrewsbury, Craven Arms and Pontesbury
28 Jan 2019
An independent family-owned Shropshire pharmacy group is looking to a bright future after celebrating a successful golden year. Lunts Pharmacy, which has two stores in Shrewsbury and well as stores in Pontesbury and Craven Arms, looks to offer more services and serve more customers during 2019, after celebrating 50 years in business last year. Martin Lunt, managing director, looks to increase the...
BodyTech Health Club celebrates 20th anniversary
28 Jan 2019
Shrewsbury’s longest-running independent gym is celebrating its 20th birthday. BodyTech Health Club was founded by businessman and fitness trainer Jeff Anderson in 1999 and has expanded over the years to include centres in Whitchurch and Market Drayton. While gyms have come and gone in Shrewsbury, BodyTech, based in Mardol, has weathered massive changes in the health and fitness industry by...
Briarfields
23 Jan 2019
A Shrewsbury care home has received another glowing endorsement from care watchdogs following an unannounced inspection. Briarfields, a 42-bed care home in Raby Crescent run by Coverage Care, retained its ‘good’ rating from the Care Quality Commission (CQC), which is the same as it received at its last review in 2016. Two inspectors, an assistant inspector and expert by experience visited the...
17 Jan 2019
The Shrewsbury Ark would like to say a huge thank you to the Shropshire community; it was overwhelmed by the generosity of businesses and individuals alike who chose to support the organisation either financially or practically over the Christmas period. It also thanks Chef Marcus Bean and his team, and the many volunteers who gave clients a delicious Christmas dinner; they really enjoyed tucking...
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