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‘Grand’ finalists

‘Grand’ finalists

Wolverhampton Grand Theatre has been shortlisted in four categories as finalists for this year’s Black Country Chamber Awards. Vicky Price is up for Business Person…
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Oh Canada!

Oh Canada!

A local travel agent has been awarded a special status for her knowledge about Canada. Maggie Rogers of the Travel Wallet in Bridgnorth has been…
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Refreshing change

Refreshing change

Wolverton-based Wenlock Spring welcomed three Y10 students from Church Stretton School into the workforce for a glimpse into the world of natural source water in…
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Tenders invited

Tenders invited

Moves for major changes to the centre of Shrewsbury have taken a step forward, with companies being asked to come up with ‘masterplans’ to reshape…
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Coworking hub

Coworking hub

Shrewsbury is set to become a hub for flexible and remote working with the launch of a town centre coworking campus as a group of…
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Biz-Fest Returns

Biz-Fest Returns

The Shropshire Chamber of Commerce have partnered with Reech Media and Shropshire Festivals to bring Shropshire BizFest back for a second year. The free festival…
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One million mentors

One million mentors

Some of the county’s top business talents have joined forces with Telford College students as part of a national campaign to connect more young people…
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£1.1m boost

£1.1m boost

Three schemes to boost skills training across Shropshire have been awarded more than £1.1 million. The awards come from a £42 million pot of ESF…
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Ask the Lions

Ask the Lions

Need a helping hand with financial support for a good cause or local charity? Bridgnorth Lions may be able to help. Bridgnorth Lions, which has…
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Cash boost

A £32 million cash injection will help upgrade buildings and bring 200 new clinical staff to Shropshire’s two main hospitals. New doctors, nurses, midwives and…
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Positions to fill

Positions to fill

Proving that Shropshire’s industries are thriving, a Shropshire recruitment firm has been inundated with requests in the agricultural, food production, waste and manufacturing sectors. The…
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Award for Pure

Award for Pure

Leading telecommunications company Pure Telecom has lifted a prestigious national award for a third successive year. The Shrewsbury-based firm has now won four awards this…
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Queen’s award

Queen’s award

A Telford company has won the prestigious Queen’s Award for International Trade, the third time the Shropshire-based company has been honored by Her Majesty. Protolabs…
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Foodie jobs

Foodie jobs

Market Drayton-based Fordhall Farm are creating 20 new jobs this summer as they build new catering units in preparation for some of the UK’s busiest…
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Walker for Brian

Walker for Brian

The Bridgnorth Lions recently donated to an appeal from local businessman Kevin Bellwood, to help a 5-year-old in Uganda who suffers from Cerebral Palsy. Roobarb…
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Pitching in

Pitching in

Over the last four years, Pitchfest, run by Aston University, University of Birmingham and University of Warwick Science Park, has put over 100 entrepreneurs directly…
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Partnership in wellbeing

Partnership in wellbeing

Age UK Shropshire Telford and Wrekin recently announced an exciting new partnership, funded by Shropshire Council, which sees five voluntary sector organisations come together across…
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Family ties

Family ties

A Shropshire park warden has stepped down after more than 45 years – and will be handing over the reins to his son. Fred Fallows,…
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George’s choice

George’s choice

George’s choice A local firm welcomed celebrity architect and TV presenter George Clarke to two of their stores in March. George Clarke presents shows including…
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Seminar boost

Seminar boost

Medium-sized and well-established Bridgnorth-based businesses are invited to register for a free seminar about growing their business delivered by local firm Good2Great, run by Johnny…
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Bully for the Grand!

Bully for the Grand!

Wolverhampton Grand Theatre have announced that football legend Steve ‘Bully’ Bull MBE will become their first Grand Theatre Ambassador. The Steve Bull Foundation has been…
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Bishop Percy’s award

Bishop Percy’s award

A project which transformed one of Shropshire’s oldest and best-known buildings has been recognised in an award scheme. The major renovation of Bishop Percy’s House…
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Emma joins the team

Emma joins the team

A local firm of solicitors has expanded their team with the additional of a new legal professional. Solicitor Emma Humphreys has joined Fodens, based in…
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Business briefings

Business briefings

Andrews Ritson solicitors in Bridgnorth are continuing their masterclass series of seminars to help clients and contacts ensure they’re at the top of their game.…
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Metal gurus

Metal gurus

Two iron-focused county organisations have joined forces to forge a partnership they hope will stand the test of time. The British Ironworks and the Ironbridge…
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Roobarb’s Ugandan trip

Roobarb’s Ugandan trip

Business owners Marcia Dale and Kevin Bellwood, who operate Bridgnorth homeware and gift shop Roobarb, recently returned from Uganda after a 10-day trip visiting South…
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