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01 Sep 2021
EE today announced Shrewsbury has become the first place in Shropshire to get 5G on its network - as it brings the next generation in mobile network technology to the county town. EE has switched on its award-winning 5G network in Shrewsbury ahead of major events such as the town’s Food Festival and Shropshire OktoberFest. The town will be welcoming thousands of visitors to the Quarry Park, as...
15 Mar 2019
     Not so long ago certain, sensitive, types were chaining themselves to the production lines at Land Rover, demonstrating their disgust at just how un-environmentally friendly the World’s favourite 4x4 once was. Remember? The Chelsea Tractor: We’re all doomed!     So what if I was to tell you that, albeit for not an inconsiderable sum, it’s now possible to buy a Range Rover that will do 101Mpg...
15 Jul 2017
A Shropshire firm has launched a new personal tracking device in a bid to help protect people with illnesses and lone workers. It is being seen as an ideal device to monitor vulnerable people and reassure workers who may be out alone in rural or potentially dangerous areas. Bulldog Security Products, based in Much Wenlock, already have a range of tracking devices which are used by firms who have...
25 Feb 2016
Shrewsbury domiciliary care company Radfield Home Care have been overwhelmed by the reaction from both their clients and staff to their bespoke care technology solution. Radfield Home Care, based in Frankwell, have pioneered the use of the technology which allows care records to be entered digitally in our client's homes and automatically sent back to the office. All care staff are given a work...
Picture of Peter Stokes - UK Managing Director at NCM
19 Oct 2015
Shrewsbury-based printer repair specialists NCM have appointed Peter Stokes as the company’s UK Managing Director.   Formerly General Manager at NCM, Peter takes responsibility for managing and growing the company’s client base and developing the business into European Markets. Supported by the Shrewsbury call centre and a team of 80 service engineers based throughout the UK, the company...
12 Oct 2015
A Shropshire care industry expert has raised grave concerns about the future of the industry, highlighted in an ITV documentary this week. Steve Harris, director of Carewatch (Mid Shropshire), based in Stafford Park, has said the crisis in care is not approaching - it is now very real. “Care providers are refusing to take on local authority contracts because of the price they pay and the industry...
01 Apr 2015
Cancelled hot air balloon trips are set to become a thing of the past as a Virgin Balloon Flights introduces brand new ‘weather perfecting’ technology across its entire fleet. The ground-breaking new equipment is set to revolutionise the commercial hot air ballooning industry by creating a ‘microclimate’ around each balloon, allowing them to fly in all weather conditions from heavy rain to...
The team at The Pharmacy @ Caxton in Oswestry are celebrating launching a new app
23 Feb 2015
A pharmacy in north Shropshire has joined the digital age and is offering customers the chance to track their medication with a new app. Customers of the Pharmacy @ Caxton in Oswald Road, Oswestry, can set reminders to take tablets and reminders for when prescriptions need to be re-ordered. The 21st century pharmacy already has customers signed up to the Pill Manager app after they adopted the...
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