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Talented musician receives scholarship at Shropshire College

By | 2019-04-18T13:49:22+00:00 April 20th, 2019|Blog, Education|

A 17-year-old a classically trained soprano has landed a music scholarship at a prestigious Shropshire College. Sixth Form student Rhian Jones was presented with the Walker Music Scholarship at Ellesmere College after a private performance of three songs in the College’s Chapel. The scholarship was created by Tom and Margaret Walker as a thank you for the education of their

Main ring attraction is revealed for this year’s Staffordshire County Show

By | 2019-04-18T13:36:50+00:00 April 19th, 2019|Blog, What's On|

The ‘kiss of death’, ‘heel clicker’, ‘lazy boy’, and the ‘Superman seat grab’ are just a few of the incredible aerial tricks awaiting visitors to this year’s Staffordshire County Show. The stunts will be performed by the Bolddog Lings - returning to the show after proving a hit with visitors two years ago. The troupe of riders in the freestyle

Celebrity gardener announced for Shrewsbury Flower Show

By | 2019-04-17T18:01:54+00:00 April 17th, 2019|Blog, What's On|

David Domoney, celebrity gardening guru A world-renowned celebrity gardening guru has been announced as the star of this year’s prestigious Shrewsbury Flower Show. David Domoney has been the resident gardener on ITV’s This Morning for more than ten years. He also presents ITV’s Love Your Garden programme alongside Alan Titchmarsh. He will be at the two-day event which

The Lunchbox Doctor is coming to Frestival

By | 2019-03-19T10:52:09+00:00 March 19th, 2019|Blog, What's On|

Jenny Tschiesche, known as the Lunchbox Doctor, will be coming to Frestival. One of the UK’s leading nutrition experts will be demonstrating how to make healthy snacks and lunchboxes at Shropshire’s first ‘free-from’ festival. Jenny Tschiesche, known as the Lunchbox Doctor, will be showing families how to avoid the white bread ham sandwich, biscuit and crisps monotony at

Shropshire telecoms firm lifts third award

By | 2019-03-19T10:20:36+00:00 March 19th, 2019|Blog, Business News|

Celebrations at a Shropshire telecommunications firm were continuing today after they scooped their third award in recent weeks. Pure Telecom, based in Shrewsbury, took to the stage at the Mobile News Awards ceremony in London to accept the B2B dealer (under 50 employees) award on Thursday night, which is considered one of the most prestigious industry related awards. They were

Blogging courses, PR courses, social media training, one-to-one mentoring… it’s been a busy month or two!

By | 2019-03-17T09:02:31+00:00 March 17th, 2019|Blog, J&PR news|

We are familiar faces on the Shropshire Chamber of Commerce training calendar and we love every minute of sharing our knowledge and expertise. Last month was our full day PR and social media course and recently Kirsty hosted our first half-day blogging for business course. It went down a treat! Here’s what our delegates had to say today: Martin James,

Pure Telecom celebrates national awards success

By | 2019-03-14T07:42:24+00:00 March 14th, 2019|Blog, Business News|

 A Shropshire telecommunications firm has lifted two awards - recognising its ‘world-class customer support’. Pure Telecom, based in Shrewsbury, has won the O2 Customer Service and Digital Awards, marking the firm’s ‘extraordinary hard work and dedication over the past 12 months’. The news forms part of a double celebration for Pure with the company being shortlisted for two more national

Shropshire free-from festival will also be free from technology

By | 2019-03-11T16:37:18+00:00 March 11th, 2019|Blog, What's On|

George and Ellis Alton getting some practice in ready for the free-from technology children's area, which will have eco bricks, cardboard junk city, games, a mud kitchen and a straw swimming pool. A Shropshire festival specialising in free-from foods and those suffering with allergies will also boast a free-from technology children’s area - complete with cardboard city! Frestival

Shane Richie to star in the Entertainer at Theatre Severn

By | 2019-03-10T10:01:56+00:00 March 10th, 2019|Blog, What's On|

Shane Richie as Archie Rice Film, theatre and television star Shane Richie will play Archie Rice in a brand new production of John Osborne’s The Entertainer. Chosen as one of the greatest plays of the 20th century by Michael Billington, the show will come to Shrewsbury’s Theatre Severn from November 18 to 23, 2019. In the play, set

New manager at Shropshire nursery

By | 2019-03-07T08:51:59+00:00 March 7th, 2019|Blog, Business News|

Kirsty Caldecott with children from ABC Lightmoor. Kirsty Caldecott has joined the team at ABC Day Nursery as Lead Operations Manager for the Lightmoor setting. The nursery group, which marked its 26th anniversary in January, also has branches at Hoo in Preston-upon-the-Weald Moors, Hollinswood and Hadley Kirsty, 28, has an extensive background in childcare with previous positions at