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Baby boom at Shropshire hotel

By | 2018-07-18T14:17:28+00:00 July 19th, 2018|Blog|

Paige Wellings-Kendall, food and beverage supervisor at The Best Western Valley Hotel in Ironbridge. A boom in baby showers at a Shropshire hotel has seen more people than ever celebrating their impending arrival. The trend, which originated from the US, has proved extremely popular in the UK and The Best Western Valley Hotel in Ironbridge has seen a

Shropshire trampoline park backs charity in memory of local boy

By | 2018-07-18T13:59:29+00:00 July 18th, 2018|Blog, Charity|

Staff at Jump In Shrewsbury are fundraising for The Harry Johnson Trust A Shropshire trampoline park is set to raise funds for a charity supporting local children affected by cancer. Bosses at Shrewsbury’s Jump In will be supporting the Harry Johnson Trust over the next 12 months in memory of the seven-year-old who passed away following a battle

Shropshire family step up celebrations for 50th year of running pharmacies in county

By | 2018-07-05T14:19:02+00:00 July 5th, 2018|Blog, Business News|

A group of family run pharmacies in Shropshire are celebrating their 50th anniversary date this month. Martin Lunt, managing director of Lunts Pharmacies which has two stores in Shrewsbury as well as stores in Craven Arms and Pontesbury, has been looking through the archives to see how the business has changed. The company was launched by his parents Ken and

Volunteers, stewards and sponsors sought for Shrewsbury Flower Show

By | 2018-07-18T13:53:42+00:00 July 1st, 2018|Blog|

Volunteers meeting visitors at Shrewsbury Flower Show. Businesses and residents from across Shropshire have the chance to be involved in the world’s longest-running flower show. The organisers of the Shrewsbury Flower Show are offering the chance for companies to sponsor elements of the event, which this year takes place on August 10th and 11th. Show organisers are also

Shropshire cycling team to ride a stage of the Tour de France

By | 2018-06-26T18:38:31+00:00 June 30th, 2018|Blog|

A former elite cyclist, who now rides for a Shropshire based amateur cycling team, is aiming to become the first British person to win the ‘Etape du Tour’, a mass participation event that follows the route of one of the stages for this year’s Tour de France. Since 1993, amateurs have had the chance to tackle one of the stages

Warehouse seen by millions in Shropshire snapped up

By | 2018-06-26T18:33:07+00:00 June 29th, 2018|Blog|

A Shropshire retail warehouse which has an estimated 10 million vehicles drive past it each year has been snapped up within hours of going on the market for £1million. The warehouse fronts onto the Mile End Roundabout in Oswestry, one of the busiest junctions in the county, where the A5 and A483 come together and extends over a sizable site.

Winning exhibitors on display at Shrewsbury Flower Show

By | 2018-06-26T18:30:00+00:00 June 28th, 2018|Blog|

Chelsea Flower Show winner Chris Beardshaw will be looking for designers to follow in his footsteps when he judges the gardens at Shrewsbury Flower Show this summer. Garden designer Beardshaw won the prestigious Best Show Garden at this year’s Chelsea Flower Show and is one of a number of award winners from the event who will be heading to The

Alert over Shropshire shed raids

By | 2018-06-26T18:25:04+00:00 June 27th, 2018|Blog|

Ian and Yvonne Jordan from Bulldog Security Products in Much Wenlock. A Shropshire company is warning people to toughen up their shed security following an increase in raids over recent months. Bulldog Security Products, based in Much Wenlock, says it has seen a rise in the number of people asking for help in upgrading basic security in a bid to

O2 success welcomed by West Midland’s only O2 partner

By | 2018-06-24T11:12:58+00:00 June 27th, 2018|Blog|

Matt Sandford, CEO and Managing Director David Hayward. A leading Shropshire telecoms company has welcomed news of partner O2 replacing rival EE as the most reliable network in a survey carried out across 32 UK towns and cities. O2 came out on top of the research carried out by Global Wireless Solutions (GWS) which conducted almost one million