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20 Nov 2019
The Parade Shops in Shrewsbury has added a new barber to its collection of independent businesses. Hinces has recently set-up at The Parade Shops, just off St Mary’s Street, in the heart of the town. The business belongs to 30-year-old Dale Hince, who cut ladies hair for nine years before transitioning to become a barber for gents two years ago. He has re-branded his business for the move to The...
Jack Austerberry
16 Oct 2019
A former Ellesmere College student has given ‘fair warning’ to his rivals that he is going to be a ‘lot’ to be reckoned with in the world of auctioneering after making the final of a prestigious competition. Old Ellesmerian Jack Austerberry, 19, is the youngest specialist at Shropshire’s Halls Fine Art Auctioneers and Valuers in Shrewsbury and took to the rostrum as one of the finalists in this...
Chrisbeon's Craig and Richard Hughes with a chair made of recycled bottles.
23 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...
Living history at Battlefield re-enactment
09 Jul 2019
The much-loved Battlefield 1403 was recently crowned best small farm shop of the year by the Farm Shop & Deli 2019 awards. But go back 616 years and this was the site of one of the bloodiest battles fought on British soil. The Battle of Shrewsbury was fought between King Henry IV and a rebellious faction led by the Percy family in 1403, and it was the first time the English longbow was used...
Cherry Bakewell porridge from newly lauched Oat Pantry
19 Jun 2019
A unique subscription service which launched this month (June 2019) will bring a healthy, tasty breakfast direct to your letterbox with flavours which change monthly. Oat Pantry will deliver Shropshire artisan granola and flavoured porridge to households throughout the UK. The product will not only be healthy due to reduced sugar and all-natural vegan ingredients, but its environmental impact...
Pair taking part in The Doko challenge for The Gurkha Welfare Trust
05 Jun 2019
Shropshire and Powys pair urge more women to join them, and tackle the legendary Doko Challenge? Fitness enthusiast from Powys and Shropshire are urging more women to join them to take on a unique military-style ‘Doko’ Challenge and test their stamina against the ‘bravest of the brave’ – the Gurkhas. Widely known as some of the most fearless and respected soldiers in the military, the Gurkhas...
Peakes Travel Elite picking up their award
23 May 2019
A travel agency in Shrewsbury has been named as the UK & Ireland's No. 1 Travel Agency. Peakes Travel Elite was selected for this prestigious title as part of a power-list of the nation’s best agents by industry bible the Travel Trade Gazette.More than 500 travel agencies and branches put themselves forward for consideration for TTG’s Top 50 Travel Agencies 2019 – in association with Kuoni -...
Robin Morris and Alan Hughes outside Shrewsbury Museum and Art Gallery
22 May 2019
Loyal employee Alan Hughes had more than memories stirred at a preview of the Morris & Company 150th anniversary exhibition at Shrewsbury’s Museum and Art Gallery today. For Chairman Robin Morris presented him with a surprise award to celebrate 30 years with the fifth-generation family business. Group Financial Controller Alan said: “I thought I was there to see how the exhibition was shaping...
Kids enjoy the festival
21 May 2019
Shropshire Kids Festival 2019 enjoyed record figures, with 11,000 people attending the two-day event on the 11th and 12th May in Shrewsbury’s Quarry. Beth Heath, Shropshire Festival’s founder, said, “Our fourth annual Kids Festival was a big success. We worked very hard to change the model this year, so all activities within the festival were free. We listened to the feedback from last year, and...
Staff at Morris & Company gathered outside its Shrewsbury headquarters today to celebrate the start of its momentous 150th anniversary year.
03 Jan 2019
Staff at Morris & Company gathered outside its Shrewsbury headquarters today to celebrate the start of its momentous 150th anniversary year. The rare business milestone is marked with an illuminated display on the rooftop of its Welsh Bridge HQ featuring the years 1869 and 2019 and the theme ‘Honouring the Past, Embracing the Future’ complete with a specially commissioned anniversary flag....
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