Shropshire

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...
13 Feb 2019
Delegation involved in more than 40 events during the four-day event Midlands UK speakers to address thousands of potential investors The Ironbridge Power Station site and Newport’s new agri-tech focused business park are among £11 billion of investment opportunities from the Midlands being featured at the world’s leading real estate show in 2019. Sites ready for development in both the...
maretta jerrett and granddaughter
09 Feb 2019
A Shropshire grandmother is to mark her 70th birthday by taking on the fastest and longest zip line in Europe. Maretta Jerrett, from Shrewsbury, has set herself the challenge in order to raise money for Autism Bedfordshire which is being threatened with closure due to the withdrawal of council funding. The charity helps autistic people and their families by providing places where they can go and...
31 Jan 2019
A Central Shropshire community arts centre has now appointed their first paid member of staff, Chief Officer, Sophie Eades. The Clifton Community Arts Centre (CCAC) was established in 2013 with a view to raising awareness and funds to reopen the Clifton building in Wellington for the benefit of the community. Unfortunately, a developer stepped in and purchased the site for residential and retail...
28 Jan 2019
Shropshire resale and recycling social enterprise Reviive is celebrating a successful twelve month trading arrangement with a North Wales based co-operative which supplies white goods to its retail stores in Shrewsbury and Oswestry. A member of the Reuse Network, Llandudno based Crest Co-operative was established in 1998 to help disabled and unemployed people increase their skills and gain...
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...
Adcote School
21 Jan 2019
Adcote School for Girls has been praised by education inspectors for both its academic expertise and the quality of its pupils’ personal development. Inspectors from the Independent Schools Inspectorate were impressed by the all-round educational provision offered by the independent day and boarding school, in Little Ness, near Shrewsbury. Inspectors judged the quality of pupils’ academic and...
11 Jan 2019
Shropshire's largest independent care provider has announced the retirement of its long-standing chief executive and the name of his successor. David Coull has been at the helm of Coverage Care Services for the last 15 years, in which time the company has constructed five modern, purpose-built care homes in the county as part of its 14-strong portfolio of sites. He will step down to begin his...
10 Jan 2019
Join local charity, Village Water for a night of live music, street food & art on Saturday 2nd February at Flaxivity @ The Flaxmill.  Tickets have just gone on sale for £5! There's a mega line-up sure to get you dancing... Funky 8-piece Groove Dynamite (who you might've caught at Shropshire Oktoberfest), local Alt-Folk ladsTwo Blank Pages, bluesy-tunes from Clare Raynor Blues Band and The...
08 Jan 2019
Shropshire's leading business advice service supported nearly 2,000 businesses across the county in the first ten months of last year, it has revealed. The Marches Growth Hub Shropshire says it helped 1,983 businesses with their launch and growth plans between January and the end of October 2018 as part of its work to help create a flourishing entrepreneurial economy across the county. The hub –...
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