tourism

18 Nov 2015
Bosses at a country hotel located in the heart of Shropshire’s Ironbridge World Heritage Site have welcomed a pledge by Prime Minister David Cameron to connect the whole of the county to broadband by 2020. However, it’s feared the promise could be too little too late for businesses who are trying to grow and keep up with competitors. Owners of the Best Western Valley Hotel Lesley and Phil Casson...
02 Nov 2015
ACTORS WANTED  2015 SHREWSBURY CHRISTMAS FILM Adults & Children of any age please apply! Email: [email protected] Casting to take place on 9th November in Shrewsbury.. Filming from 18th - 21st November  Please share and help us make this years film something really special Original Shrewsbury
22 Oct 2015
A £2 million project to revamp a historic country house hotel on the outskirts of Shrewsbury has been unveiled. The ambitious scheme to rejuvenate the Mercure Shrewsbury Albrighton Hall Hotel and Spa is expected to take several months and will include a full makeover of its spa facilities, bar, main entrance and public areas. Peter Cashman, Chief Executive of Focus Hotels, who acquired the 18th...
03 Aug 2015
A leading Shropshire hotel has become one of just a handful in the UK to make it into a top travel website company’s ‘Hall of Fame’. The Best Western Valley Hotel in Ironbridge has received a Certificate of Excellence Award from TripAdvisor, a company providing reviews for holiday accommodation, for the last five years. Now the top country hotel, owned by Phillip and Lesley Casson, has been...
Staff from The Buckatree Hall Hotel and Telford College of Arts and Technology celebrate new partnership
27 Mar 2015
An award winning hotel and a college in Telford have launched a new partnership which will see 260 students experience the tourism industry. The partnership, the first of its kind in the county, will see students on 13 different courses at Telford College of Arts and Technology gain a realistic insight into The Buckatree Hall Hotel at the foot of The Wrekin. Those studying business admin, event...
18 Mar 2015
April 15th An illustrated talk by Anne Muir.  7 for 7.30pm Despite the concerns of friends and family and against Foreign and Commonwealth Office advice, Anne Muir and Najma Khan set about planning a trip to Iran.  This amazing country has a cultural and historical legacy dating back millennia. “As we travelled around we were captivated not only by its architecture and gardens but also by the...
07 Jan 2015
Church Stretton is well known, locally, as quite a sleepy little town - surrounded by the gorgeous hills of Caer Caradoc, the Lawleys and the Long Mynd. Stretton attracts many thrill seekers during the weekends, muddy mountain bikers, hill runners and walkers, and also those that prefer a gentler pace and the partly flat ground of the pretty Cardingmill Valley. During the week, Stretton is a...
Hive youth arts and community charity in Shrewsbury
08 Oct 2013
A Shropshire arts venue and youth charity is celebrating after its recent nomination as part of the first ever Shropshire Star Tourism and Leisure Awards. Bosses at the Hive in Shrewsbury are honoured to have been nominated as one of four potential winners for the accolade, within the Best Night Out category. People across Shropshire are currently voting in the contest, which has a range of...
Shrewsbury website needs your support
12 Jul 2012
Love Shrewsbury is only ever going to be as good as the contributors who help it succeed; the more news and content we have for our site, the better it is going to be for everyone! Love Shrewsbury is your exciting new website for your town and we need your assistance to help us promote the best of our town; events, tourism, business and much more! Cue your involvement! Loveshrewsbury.com brings...
Town Council achieves quality status
10 Jul 2012
Shrewsbury Town Council is well known to the majority of Shewsbury residents and businesses - but what people may not realise, is that the Town Council has recently been awarded Quality Status through a scheme which is administered by the National Association of Local Councils (NALC). The Quality Parishes Scheme was introduced in 2003 as part of a drive by the Government and parish council bodies...
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