Shropshire

Jan Park, Vice Chair of the Secret Severn Art Trail, in her studio.
16 Sep 2020
The Secret Severn Art Trail is being extended with an exciting new exhibition after the number of visitors and sales of artists’ work for the 10-day event broke all previous years’ records. Organisers are celebrating the best year yet for the popular free Shropshire trail, centred around Jackfield, by opening again for two more long weekends this month (September).  People have another chance to...
Picture of Rob Griffiths in Shropshire countryside
07 Sep 2020
Things have been tough for many businesses and individuals recently and for one experienced recruiter, ironically, he found himself being made redundant, but… Rob Griffiths who has a decade of experience assisting job seekers and businesses with their recruitment needs took the bull by the horns and decided to create his own company, Blue Orchid Recruitment Ltd. Founder, Rob said, “I, like many...
Artist Maggie Humphry
21 Aug 2020
Organisers of a popular free event on the Shropshire arts calendar are thrilled to announce that it will go ahead next month (September) with more venues and artists taking part than ever. The Secret Severn Art Trail, which is centred around Jackfield, will run from Thursday 3 September to Sunday 13 September. People are invited to enjoy artwork from the best local established and up-and-coming...
30 Jul 2020
This Tuesday 28th July, Shrewsbury Town in the Community held their first face to face PL Kicks session since lockdown. These free sessions funded through the Premier Leagues PL Kicks programme, aim to engage young people aged 8-18 in a variety of activities and sports, with the aim of reducing anti-social behaviour and providing opportunities in areas where they’re needed most.  PL Kicks was...
Derek and Maria Bowen at Moonshine & Fuggles
27 Jul 2020
A Shropshire man has not let a pandemic get in the way of taking over a high street business. Alongside his wife Maria, Derek Bowen is the new owner of Moonshine & Fuggles in Ironbridge, an independent retailer specialising in spirits including gin, whisky, rum and vodka, Midlands beers and ales, and English sparkling wines.  The unique and much-loved Moonshine & Fuggles will also offer...
Shropshire online tinnitus support
14 Jul 2020
Signal Charity are working alongside The Shrewsbury and Telford Hospital NHS Trust’s audiology department to help every person with tinnitus in the county get the support they need during these challenging times. Together, the organisations have formed new and novel ways to support people experiencing tinnitus across Shropshire and Telford & Wrekin. These new services use online video...
09 Jul 2020
Community champions who go above and beyond to benefit the lives of everyone in Shropshire are set to be honoured with the help of a not-for-profit organisation. Shropshire Chamber of Commerce has launched its first-ever Chamber Champion awards which includes an accolade for Service to the Community, sponsored by Paycare. The category will be won by an individual or business within the county...
29 Jun 2020
A local family-run company, specialising in manufacturing high end automated photochromic coating and cleaning equipment, is moving to a larger premises in Shrewsbury. Shyre Ltd, which began trading in 2013, is the only company in the world offering a turn-key photochromic coating system to lens factories and labs who in turn, produce glasses. It exports its specialist machines to niche companies...
05 Jun 2020
When it comes to celebrating heroes during this pandemic, we at Morris Care felt it was high time that our wonderful Home Managers saw the lime light too and have been celebrating their relentless commitment to delivering the highest standards within our Homes. It is these Managers who take the full Home responsibility 24:7 and what makes them stand out is their passion to deliver on our promise...
Claire Flavell, Director of Care at Bluebird Care, with the Bird feeder package, ready to take to customers.
20 May 2020
BLUEBIRD CARE SHROPSHIRE ARE WORKING WITH SHROPSHIRE WILDLIFE TRUST AND OMEGA, THE NATIONAL ASSOCIATION FOR END OF LIFE CARE TO ENSURE THAT ISOLATION IS AS CHEERFUL AS POSSIBLE Local care company, Bluebird Care Shropshire, have partnered with charities the Shropshire Wildlife Trust and Omega, the National Association for End of Life Care to promote the projects “Feed the Birds” and “A Letter from...
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