Shropshire

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...
07 Oct 2019
Staff from a Shropshire law firm are celebrating success after winning recognition in the most prestigious guide to the UK’s best legal specialists. Seven Shropshire-based solicitors from FBC Manby Bowdler have joined 10 colleagues from the firm’s Wolverhampton offices in being singled out for praise in the 2020 edition of the Legal 500 guide. Five partners have been named in the elite Leading...
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...
30 Sep 2019
A team from Lanyon Bowdler have gone the extra mile in their support of a county hospital by taking part in a special fundraising event. The team of 13 raised more than £1,300 after climbing Snowdon in the fourth annual Snowpaedic Challenge, with the money going to the new Veterans Orthopaedic Centre in Gobowen. Those taking part in the challenge covered just under 10 miles during their trek, and...
30 Sep 2019
An award-winning law firm with offices in Shropshire, Herefordshire, and North Wales, is taking on seven new trainees as part of its commitment to helping young lawyers take the first steps in their legal career. Lanyon Bowdler has won three national awards across training and recruitment categories during the last three years and is proud of its record of ensuring trainees get the best possible...
28 Sep 2019
The latest Shrewsbury Bookfest Book Award project for primary schools in Shropshire has been snapped up by a record number of schools within days of it being launched earlier this month.  Organisers at Shrewsbury Bookfest have been inundated, and nearly overwhelmed, with applications from primary schools up and down and across the county.  Places for the awards ceremony, scheduled for April 2020...
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...
Couple enjoying last year's Shropshire Oktoberfest
18 Sep 2019
The huge Shropshire Oktoberfest beer tent is soon to be erected at Shrewsbury’s Quarry for the event on October 4 and 5. The award-winning team behind some of the county’s most successful events are busy coordinating brewers from across the region to serve up over 150 real ales at the event, which will also feature bars serving up local lager, cider and perry, with a prosecco parlour, gin den,...
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