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County design firm wins for second time at Shropshire Design Awards

By | 2019-02-14T10:31:16+00:00 February 14th, 2019|Blog, Business News|

Councillor Rob Macey, Portfolio Holder for Planning and Housing Development at Shropshire Council with Craig Marston, director of Ke-Design. Bosses at a Shropshire architectural design studio are celebrating after scooping a second county design and conservation award. Craig Marston, founder and director of Ke-Design with offices in Oswestry and Shrewsbury won the award at the Shropshire Council Design

Shropshire business network raises enough money to save two lives for the Midlands Air Ambulance

By | 2019-02-07T10:48:34+00:00 February 7th, 2019|Blog, Business News|

A Shropshire networking club has presented a £6,000 cheque to the Midlands Air Ambulance Charity after raising money for the organisation with a Christmas raffle. Members of the Severn Business Network, which promotes business growth in and around Shropshire, raised enough money to save two lives in the area, equating to the cost of two helicopter flights. The donation was

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

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

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

Fundraising business group benefit from new website

By | 2018-11-26T16:38:00+00:00 November 26th, 2018|Blog, Business News|

Members of the Shrewsbury-based Severn Business Network at Shrewsbury Town Football Club, where the group meet. A thriving Shropshire business group is ending 2018 on a high with a record number of members and a brand new website. Severn Business Network - which will mark its 10-year anniversary next year  -  was established to promote business growth in

Major plumbing company to sponsor Shropshire cycling team

By | 2018-11-20T05:37:26+00:00 November 20th, 2018|Blog, Business News|

A Shropshire cycling team, which has celebrated huge success this season, has announced a name change for next year and also the addition of an exciting new sponsor. From 2019, ‘Rhino Velo Race Team’ will become ‘Holohan Coaching Race Team’ and along with existing anchor sponsors Shrewsbury based estate agents Cooper Green Pooks and charteredinsurance brokers Beaumont Lawrence, they will

Golden chance at Jump In Shrewsbury

By | 2018-11-13T17:06:37+00:00 November 14th, 2018|Blog, Business News|

The countdown is on for a golden opportunity to win your own Shropshire trampoline park for free. Anyone who attends Jump In Shrewsbury before the end of the month will have the chance to take part with one lucky winner getting the park to themselves, their friends and family - up to 100 people - in the New Year. Sammy

Shropshire squash club welcomes former number one star to see new facilities

By | 2018-11-13T16:45:23+00:00 November 13th, 2018|Blog, Business News|

from left Daniel Aimer, of the Shropshire Squash Club and Stephanie Henson of Six Ticks with Nick Matthews. A Shropshire sports club welcomed former number one Squash star Nick Matthews to the county to experience the facilities amid a major overhaul. Working alongside the facilities management team at Shrewsbury School, the Shropshire Squash Club, based on the school