Pharmacy future is looking bright as bosses reflect on golden year

By | 2019-01-28T16:51:20+00:00 January 29th, 2019|Blog, Business News|

Martin Lunt, managing director of Lunts Pharmacies in Shrewsbury, Craven Arms and Pontesbury An independent family-owned Shropshire pharmacy group is looking to a bright future after celebrating a successful golden year. Lunts Pharmacy, which has two stores in Shrewsbury and well as stores in Pontesbury and Craven Arms, looks to offer more services and serve more customers during

Bridgnorth garage in line for top award

By | 2019-01-28T16:40:58+00:00 January 28th, 2019|Blog, Business News|

Shropshire independent garage David Dexters is in the running for a regional title in the national Federation of Small Businesses Awards. The Bridgnorth-based firm has been shortlisted in the Employer of the Year category in the FSB Businesses’ Celebrating Small Business awards 2019. The awards, now in their second year, aim to find the best and most innovative small, medium

Allergy testing available at Frestival

By | 2019-01-23T12:49:31+00:00 January 23rd, 2019|Blog, What's On|

A Shropshire festival specialising in raising awareness of all things free-from today announced its latest speaker. Frestival will take place at the Greenhous West Midlands Showground on May 18 and organisers are aiming to offer information, guidance and tips on free-from lifestyles, as well as a traders village offering free-from food and products. Ben Calder, of the Centre for Integral

Ascendancy celebrates 15 years

By | 2019-01-20T07:58:24+00:00 January 20th, 2019|Blog, Business News|

Helen when Ascendancy first began - with an old fashioned computer! An award-winning Shropshire internet marketing company, which has established itself as one of the leading agencies in Europe, is marking 15 years in business this month (JAN). Ascendancy Internet Marketing, based in Shifnal, has become a major player in the industry since its launch in 2004 by

Exciting new show coming to Theatre Severn

By | 2019-01-20T07:34:17+00:00 January 20th, 2019|Blog, What's On|

We love something exciting and new and that’s why we’re so looking forward to Breaking Tradition’s latest production of The Demon Barbers XL at Shrewsbury’s Theatre Severn. The folk and hip hop dance company, winners of Best Live Act at the BBC Radio 2 Folk Awards, will be performing on March 14 at 8pm. The event looks set to be

Shropshire school brings campaign to save the oceans to its doorstep

By | 2019-01-15T16:34:35+00:00 January 15th, 2019|Blog, What's On|

A Shropshire school is bringing the campaign to save the oceans to its doorstep next month in a lecture to be given by a leading conservationist. Francesca Trotman is the founder and managing director of Love the Oceans, a non-profit marine conservation organisation set up in November 2014. Francesca will deliver her talk ‘Plastics and the Planet - Your part

The Imps get revved up for Shrewsbury Flower Show

By | 2019-01-09T07:55:17+00:00 January 9th, 2019|Blog, What's On|

Plans for the 2019 Shrewsbury Flower Show have stepped up a gear with the news that  will be appearing on both days of the event in August. The Imps have thrilled crowds all over the world with their breathtaking performances and the team aged five to 16 never fail to impress as they keep audiences on the edges of their seats

Coaching inn near Newport for sale

By | 2019-01-09T07:32:31+00:00 January 9th, 2019|Blog, Business News|

  A period coaching inn has gone on the market near Newport with an asking price of £825,000. The Swan at Forton has 12 en suite letting rooms and a restaurant and function room that can cater for 120 diners.  The hotel, which brought in £578,600 in net sales during the last year, has gone on the market through Halls

Festive family fun at Theatre Severn

By | 2019-01-27T11:22:07+00:00 December 22nd, 2018|Reviews|

Every year Theatre Severn gives us so many opportunities to get the family together and mark Christmas with a show! And as well as the hugely popular annual pantomime (you can already buy tickets for next year’s Aladdin!!) we also get a smaller scale Christmas-themed production in the Walker Theatre - which in 2018 was Santa’s Elves and the Shoemaker.

Historic Shrewsbury manor opens doors for Christmas fayre

By | 2018-11-26T16:51:38+00:00 November 27th, 2018|Blog, What's On|

  A Shropshire village community will come together for a special Christmas fayre at a historic county venue this weekend. The Condover Christmas fayre will take place at Condover Hall, near Shrewsbury, on December 2nd (Sunday) and organisers are promising a great selection of stalls, food, drinks, music and festive cheer. The event, open from 10am to 4pm, will also