Shrewsbury

Michelle John, Founding Director of social enterprise PEGS
29 Apr 2022
A campaigner who has supported more than 2,000 parents experiencing abuse in the last two years is in the running for a prestigious award. Michelle John, Founding Director of social enterprise PEGS, has been nominated for a National Business Women’s Award in the Business Hero category. And now she needs support to secure a victory at the ceremony later this year. The public vote is open until...
27 Apr 2022
A Shropshire mum who moved her fitness coaching online in lockdown to meet the needs of people at home has moved to permanent online training with the launch of a new website. Gemma Gibbons, a qualified personal trainer, is passionate about fitness and when COVID-19 hit she immediately began zoom sessions to ensure people could still access exercise classes. The online classes have continued to...
Hatfields Scrutineering for Shrewsbury Krazy Races
22 Apr 2022
Hatfields Jaguar Land Rover Shrewsbury has once again been named as headline sponsor for the return of Krazy Races to The Quarry next month. The event will be held on Sunday, May 29th and promises to be the wackiest event in Shrewsbury this year as teams battle it out in their wild and zany go-kart soapboxes to be the best and help raise cash for charity along the way. And competitors will get...
The View at Hencote
19 Apr 2022
An award-winning Shropshire vineyard will launch its first new wine of the year later this month — with a special wine pairing and tasting menu evening. The Hencote Estate in Shrewsbury is unveiling its 2021 Vivienne white wine on April 29 at an evening which will combine fine wines with fabulous food. A special five-course menu has been prepared, which will pair four vintages of the Vivienne...
The Friends of the Flaxmill Maltings
14 Apr 2022
Shrewsbury Flaxmill Maltings is gearing up for its grand opening later this year by welcoming the new volunteers who will help run it. The historic building, which is located just outside Shrewsbury town centre, has been undergoing a major restoration since 2017 led by site owners, Historic England, and will feature a new visitor attraction and café on the ground floor and four floors of office...
13 Apr 2022
After an enforced two year absence because of Covid restrictions, the Brewin Dolphin Shrewsbury Regatta is returning and will take place on Saturday 7 and Sunday 8 May 2022 The Regatta is one of the oldest events in the rowing calendar, having first been held in 1871. Races will take place on the River Severn in Shrewsbury between English Bridge and the boathouses opposite the Quarry. The...
From left to right, Shrewsbury Cake Trail organisers, students Lucy Bance, Billie Taylor and Beth Jones.
07 Apr 2022
A fun-filled cake trail organised by University Centre Shrewsbury (UCS) students proved to have all the ingredients for success, raising more than £1,600 for charity. Students Beth Jones, Billie Taylor and Lucy Bance created a buzz in the town with the event which took people on a whistle-stop tour of its best bakeries and cafes. Everyone taking part was given a map and could sample a cake at...
Love Plants Shrewsbury new recruits
04 Apr 2022
A specialist plants centre in Shropshire, which celebrates its 10th birthday next year, has strengthened its team with two new recruits. Julie Bull and Li Zakovics join the team at Love Plants, based at caravan and motorhome dealership Salop Leisure in Shrewsbury, in part-time roles. Julie turned to horticulture as a career when she was made redundant as a globe-trotting press photographer, while...
FBC Manby Bowdler Managing Director Neil Lloyd with associates Kate Rowley, Anna Russell & Sam Roberts
31 Mar 2022
A leading Shropshire law firm has promoted five of its top solicitors this March. Colleagues from the Shrewsbury and Telford offices of award-winning legal practice FBC Manby Bowdler are all celebrating their promotion to the highly coveted position of Associate. Adam Davies has been promoted to Associate in the Commercial Property team. Based in the Shrewsbury office, Adam started with FBC Manby...
Kieran Pinches, DRE & Co, Shrewsbury
29 Mar 2022
DRE & Co Ltd, the chartered accountancy and taxation firm established in 1957 with offices across Shropshire and Mid-Wales, has announced the successful relocation of its Shrewsbury base as it seeks to capitalise on its continued growth. Located, since 1994, in a five-storey townhouse on Claremont Bank in the town centre, DRE & Co’s Shrewsbury team has a client-base that spans individuals...
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