Shrewsbury

19 Oct 2019
Are you interested in or working in the area of children's literacy and reading for pleasure?  Do you want to share ideas on how to help children develop a life-long love of books? Do you want to hear from nationally renowned educators and specialists in children's books, literacy and education? Then come to this conference, right in the heart of Shropshire, to share strategies to empower, unlock...
15 Oct 2019
An evening full of Spectacular performers for your delight, with Pip Bayley as Master of Ceremonies. Join Alice’s Nightcircus for her first visit to Shrewsbury in a curious journey down a musical rabbit hole. Victor (from Victor and the Bully) introduces his new act Victor Ghastly’s Electric Timebomb which is guaranteed to get your feet tapping with his explosive new sound. Have a ‘Little bit of...
08 Oct 2019
Red Recruitment, one of Shropshire’s leading independent recruitment agencies based in Shrewsbury has much cause for celebration as it marks its 16th year in business. Rob Griffiths, Director of Red Recruitment, explained: “Red Recruitment launched in 2003 with the vision of providing a local, personable service to individuals and employers across the region, and that’s something we hold on to...
Oompah performers at Shropshire Oktoberfest
07 Oct 2019
The third Shropshire Oktoberfest at Shrewsbury’s Quarry has been deemed a success by the organisers, Shropshire Festivals. Early calculations show around 12,000 people attended the two-day event, which is more than last year’s event. The new addition of a silent disco proved popular with festival goers, with 500 headsets in almost constant use on the Saturday of the event. The organisers reported...
Steve Dulson, of Dulson Training, Ashley Booth, Martin Davies of All Shropshire Mobility, Graham Reynolds and Damon Hignett, of All Shropshire Mobility.
30 Sep 2019
A Shropshire company is helping trainee drivers with special mobility needs to hit the road - thanks to newly adapted vehicles.  The changes mean drivers who are unable to use their right foot can now use their left to operate the brake and accelerator. One of the first to use the system was Ashley Booth who suffered a through the knee amputation to his right leg due to an IED explosion while...
Richard Hughes, of Chrisbeon, and his son Tom.
30 Sep 2019
A lot of things have changed over the past 30 years - and Shropshire Business Chrisbeon is most definitely one of them. 1989 was the year that Madonna’s Like a Prayer hit the charts, Licence to Kill hit the cinemas and the Berlin Wall came down…. It was also the year that company Partner Richard Hughes joined the family business, then based at the Priorslee Trading Estate. He says: “Chrisbeon was...
Crystal Owen at her new shop in The Parade
26 Sep 2019
Just a couple of minutes walk from Pride Hill, in the heart of Shrewsbury’s vibrant shopping district, The Parade Shops proudly stands, encompassing a collection of hidden treasures. The striking former hospital building was constructed almost 190 years ago in a ‘Greek Revival’ style. Today it holds an assortment of small, independent businesses and shops, providing an essential pitstop for...
25 Sep 2019
A Shropshire company is encouraging people to think about what they can do to help the environment by getting involved in a special event this month (SEPT). Recycle Week 2019 runs from September 23 to 29 with a theme of ‘Recycling: It’s in Our Own Hands’. Organisers say last year Britain woke up to recycling and 2019 is the year we are all taking action. Office supplies firm Chrisbeon, with...
Jill with one of her pieces of work.
18 Sep 2019
A Shropshire artist is celebrating after reaching the regional finals of the Rural Business Awards. Jill Bagnall, who owns Fusing Ideas Glass based at Worthen, near Shrewsbury, is the Midlands finalist for the Best Rural Creative, Artisan or Crafts Business. Mrs Bagnall, who launched her business four years ago after learning to fuse glass eight years earlier. Mrs Bagnall’s artistic talents...
17 Sep 2019
Wyle Cop, Shrewsbury’s iconic independent shopping street, has welcomed a new bed shop in the unit previously occupied by Feather & Black.  Legal aspects of the six-year long lease were handled for the landlord by Charlotte Nutting at FBC Manby Bowdler, whilst the agent handling the let was Lizzy McNally at Cooper Green Pooks. Edwardian Bedding opened its doors last month, just ahead of Wyle...
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