Recycle Week is time to act

By | 2019-09-25T06:15:10+00:00 September 25th, 2019|Blog, Business News|

Chrisbeon's Craig and Richard Hughes with a chair made of recycled bottles that is on display in the Telford showroom. A Shropshire company is encouraging people to think about what they can do to help the environment by getting involved in a special event this month (SEPT). Recycle Week 2019 runs from September 23 to 29 with a

“Outstanding” – you can say that again at a Telford day nursery group after Ofsted visit.

By | 2019-09-22T10:33:04+00:00 September 22nd, 2019|Blog, Business News|

Children and staff at ABC Lightmoor celebrate their Ofsted Outstanding rating in the sunshine. "Outstanding" - you can say that again or at least the owner of a Telford nursery can! Staff at ABC Day Nursery in Telford are celebrating after Ofsted inspectors rated their Lightmoor site "Outstanding" just weeks after their site at Hoo at Preston upon

Shropshire glass artist celebrates reaching award finals

By | 2019-09-18T06:38:25+00:00 September 18th, 2019|Blog, Business News|

Jill with one of her pieces of work. A Shropshire artist is celebrating after reaching the regional finals of the Rural Business Awards. Jill Bagnall, who owns Fusing Ideas Glass based at Worthen, near Shrewsbury, is the Midlands finalist for the Best Rural Creative, Artisan or Crafts Business. Mrs Bagnall, who launched her business four years ago after

Dive into ocean adventure at Theatre Severn

By | 2019-09-15T08:32:59+00:00 September 15th, 2019|Blog, What's On|

Photo by Travis Burke, Freediver Chelsea Yamasee Ever wanted to find out more about ocean adventure? Now is your chance as the Ocean Film Festival World Tour is on its way to Shrewsbury’s Theatre Severn on Wednesday and there are still a few tickets left. The Ocean Film Festival features a carefully curated collection of short films delving

Shropshire design studio boss sponsors badminton club

By | 2019-09-09T17:28:55+00:00 September 9th, 2019|Blog, Business News|

A Shropshire businessman is proving to be a real feather in the cap for his local badminton club after agreeing to provide new shuttlecocks by way of sponsorship. Craig Marston, of Ke-design architectural services, served up the treat for Oswestry Badminton Club after their decision to move away from playing with plastic shuttles and using the more expensive feathered shuttles

Oswestry couple hand over birthday donations to Lingen Davies to say thank you for treatment

By | 2019-09-04T17:44:20+00:00 September 5th, 2019|Blog, Charity|

Naomi Atkin, Lingen Davies Chief Executive Officer with Muriel and Graham Marston from Oswestry. A woman has handed over hundreds of pounds to the Shropshire charity which treated her husband. Muriel Marston asked her family, friends and work colleagues for donations to the Lingen Davies Cancer Centre in lieu of presents when she celebrated her 70th birthday in

Blog- Psychological thriller coming to Theatre Severn

By | 2019-09-04T18:32:46+00:00 September 4th, 2019|Blog, What's On|

We’re getting very excited about next week’s production of Dangerous Obsession at Shrewsbury’s Theatre Severn. Written by N.J.Crisp, the brand new tour debuts in the county town from Monday to Wednesday.  The play comes direct from the Nottingham Theatre Royal Classic Thriller Season and is produced by Angela Browne Ltd, who recently presented a UK tour and West End Run

Open day at Outstanding Telford day nursery this weekend

By | 2019-09-04T17:34:06+00:00 September 4th, 2019|Blog, Business News|

An outstanding Telford nursery that prides itself on offering a home away from home is holding an open day for prospective parents. ABC Day Nursery in Hollinswood will be open for everyone to view and enjoy on Saturday, (September 7) from 10am to 2pm, with staff on hand to answer any questions. The site is one of four in the

Celebrity chef cooks up a treat for Ironbridge networking event

By | 2019-08-29T12:16:52+00:00 August 30th, 2019|Blog, Business News, What's On|

Marcus with HRH Princess Alexandra, when she officially opened The Furnace Kitchen on Friday 19th July. Organisers of a business networking event are cooking up a tasty treat for guests at their next meeting with a special appearance by Shropshire celebrity chef Marcus Bean. The Business Bridge Networking group will mark its first anniversary at the meeting being

Ten-year-old Wrekin Rider brings home British title

By | 2019-08-29T12:08:21+00:00 August 29th, 2019|Blog, Charity|

Ten-year-old Erin Marsh with her club coach Kieran Edwards, chairman of Wrekin Riders BMX Race Club. A 10 year old girl from a Telford BMX club has brought home a British title after racing against the best riders in the country. Erin Marsh, who rides for Wrekin Riders BMX Race Club in Dawley, took the British number 8