women

18 Jun 2019
Research reveals that despite the number of female-run businesses growing, female entrepreneurs are still significantly underrepresented across the UK Shrewsbury has one of the highest proportions of female-run businesses, according to the latest research from Paymentsense (https://www.paymentsense.com/uk/). Data from the company’s 70,000 small business customers across the UK, found that nearly...
Pair taking part in The Doko challenge for The Gurkha Welfare Trust
05 Jun 2019
Shropshire and Powys pair urge more women to join them, and tackle the legendary Doko Challenge? Fitness enthusiast from Powys and Shropshire are urging more women to join them to take on a unique military-style ‘Doko’ Challenge and test their stamina against the ‘bravest of the brave’ – the Gurkhas. Widely known as some of the most fearless and respected soldiers in the military, the Gurkhas...
11 Mar 2019
The region’s leading businesswomen have been urged to join the drive to build a vibrant economy for the Marches for years to come. Marches Local Enterprise Partnership director Gill Hamer called on women to step forward and help shape the economic future of the area by applying for two vacancies on the LEP board. Her call came at a special event to celebrate International Women’s Day hosted by...
Image of panel members
06 Feb 2018
Join us at Shrewsbury Museum and Art Gallery with our wonderful panel discussing the role of rural women on Friday 16th February at 7:30 What are the misconceptions around the roles that women have played in rural life? What does it mean to be rural women in the 21st century? Come and hear different perspectives exploring the role of women in rural communities, from Land Girls to the contemporary...
We want more women firefighters: Left to right: Justin Norgrove, James Bond, Scott Marnick and Martin Smith with Kat Frost (Centre)
03 May 2015
An ongoing campaign to encourage more Shropshire women to become part time professional firefighters launches again on Saturday, May 2, with a taster day at Craven Arms fire station. A similar session held at Craven Arms last year resulted in mother of two Kat Frost (29), enrolling and successfully completing 12 months of training to join firefighting colleagues who turn out at a moment’s notice...
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