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Workers warned to protect themselves from cyber attack as remote working booms

By | 2018-10-10T12:49:05+00:00 October 11th, 2018|Blog, Business News|

David Hayward, managing director of Pure Telecom in Shrewsbury. A leading Shropshire telecoms company is urging people to keep personal and business information separate and to ensure greater security to avoid the growing risk of cyber attack. The warning from Pure Telecom comes as an increasing number of people are opting for the convenience of working away from

Shropshire pharmacist urges patients to start thinking about getting their flu vaccine as soon as possible in case their stocks run out

By | 2018-10-04T10:16:19+00:00 October 4th, 2018|Blog, Business News|

Martin Lunt, managing director of Lunts Pharmacies in Shrewsbury, Craven Arms and Pontesbury A Shropshire pharmacist with 30 years experience in the industry is urging people to get their flu vaccine as soon as possible in case their stocks run out. Martin Lunt, managing director of Lunts Pharmacies in Shrewsbury, Craven Arms and Pontesbury, said people need to start

A new chapter begins for both Jean Jarvis and The Furniture Scheme

By | 2018-09-13T14:03:30+00:00 October 1st, 2018|Blog, Business News, Charity|

The face of a leading Shropshire charity which has been helping the community for almost 25 years is moving on to pastures new, safe in the knowledge that her pioneering project is in good hands. Jean Jarvis MBE founded The Furniture Scheme in Ludlow in 1994 as a way to reuse unwanted household items and provide the means for some

Anti-ram barrier deal struck at Shropshire security firm.

By | 2018-09-27T12:07:42+00:00 September 27th, 2018|Blog, Business News|

A Shropshire company will be supplying a national firm with bespoke security barriers as the firm expands its portfolio further. Bulldog Security Products, based in Much Wenlock, is supplying anti-ram barriers to Essex-based Bison Security Posts - a company that specialises in selling quality products to trade and private customers. Ian Jordan, managing director of Bulldog, said: “We work with

New face at Ironbridge hotel

By | 2018-09-23T10:53:48+00:00 September 23rd, 2018|Blog, Business News|

A new face has joined the team at a popular Ironbridge hotel, bringing with her a wealth of experience and a first-class degree. Paige Wellings-Kendall has taken up the role of food and beverage supervisor at The Best Western Valley Hotel, having previously worked in various hospitality roles. She was born and brought up in Telford, and began her customer

West Midlands 5G trials welcomed by leading firm.

By | 2018-09-19T14:21:19+00:00 September 19th, 2018|Blog, Business News|

A leading Shropshire telecoms company has welcomed news that the West Midlands has been chosen as a testbed for a multi-million pound trial aimed at paving the way to rollout high-speed 5G across the country. The Urban Connected Communities Project is the latest step in the Government’s 5G Testbed and Trials Programme designed to bring new high-speed connectivity and will

Step inside Shropshire school from across the globe thanks to new technology

By | 2018-09-13T14:07:49+00:00 September 19th, 2018|Blog, Business News|

Virtual reality technology is helping to bring a Shropshire school to life in homes across the globe. Potential students of Ellesmere College can now experience just what it is like to walk around the campus in north Shropshire while sat in their bedroom in China, Russia, Malaysia and many other countries. The forward-thinking College has developed personalised branded VR headsets

Pharmacist urges Shropshire people to have a free blood pressure check and not just rely on an internet quiz

By | 2018-09-13T13:57:58+00:00 September 13th, 2018|Blog, Business News|

A month of action is taking place throughout September – and it’s due to be popular after an NHS quiz was taken by millions online.

Ex-England rugby star helps Shropshire children improve their skills at charity summer club

By | 2018-08-30T15:27:39+00:00 August 30th, 2018|Blog, Business News, Charity|

An ex-England rugby player and British Lion has spent part of his summer coaching Shropshire children to play the sport thanks to a local charity. More than 60 boys and girls aged between four and 11 were taught skills by Tim Stimpson at a tag rugby summer activity programme organised by The Furniture Scheme.

Shropshire family business enjoys 50th anniversary with customers

By | 2018-08-30T15:10:56+00:00 August 30th, 2018|Blog, Business News|

A Shropshire family business has celebrated its golden anniversary with customers. Lunts Pharmacy, which has two stores in Shrewsbury as well as others in Pontesbury and Craven Arms, celebrated 50 years in business in July.