Business

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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Changes at WordPress

Changes at WordPress

One of the most popular open-source content management systems, WordPress, is at the centre of controversy over the introduction of a new publishing experience called…
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County pubs shine

County pubs shine

Three Shropshire pubs have been shortlisted as finalists in the prestigious Great British Pub Awards. Whitchurch’s Hamner Arms has been listed for Turnaround Pub, while…
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Legal celebration

Legal celebration

The summer party for the Shropshire and Mid Wales branch of CILEx (Chartered Institute of Legal Executives) took place at Pengwern Boat Club in Shrewsbury.…
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Awards bring rewards

Awards bring rewards

One of the winners of this year’s Shropshire Chamber of Commerce Awards has revealed their triumph has already helped win new business. Shropshire Festivals –…
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The Italian job?

The Italian job?

A local architecture firm have said ‘buongiorno’ to a new member of staff, all the way from Agrigento, Sicily. Giovanni Agro joined the JDP team…
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Spring forward…

Spring forward…

Wenlock Spring, the Shropshire-based spring water brand, have received a gold medal for their new bottle design at the prestigious British Bottler’s Insititute (BBI) Awards. The medal was…
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Post-Brexit workshop

Post-Brexit workshop

Bridgnorth-based training team Good2Great are running a Gear Up for Brexit roadshow for Shropshire businesses at University Centre Shrewsbury on Wednesday 19 September. Good2Great’s Johnny…
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David steps up

David steps up

A Bridgnorth firm have welcomed a new partner – but he’s one with a familiar face. Williams & Co of East Castle Street have announced…
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Roobarb’s reward

Roobarb’s reward

A Shropshire retailer is celebrating after being crowned Best in Britain for the second year running. Roobarb, which has branches in Bridgnorth and Shrewsbury, was…
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Duo join law firm

Duo join law firm

A Shropshire law firm has bolstered its wills, probate and lifetime planning team with the appointment of two experienced solicitors to its Shrewsbury office. Graham…
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Town’s new tea room

Town’s new tea room

A project to transform one of Shropshire’s oldest buildings is now complete. The major renovation of Bishop Percy’s House in Bridgnorth, owned by Maria Allen,…
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SME awards return

SME awards return

The second year of the prestigious SME (small and medium enterprise) National Business Awards was launched in March. There are 19 categories to choose from…
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Bridgnorth bangles

Bridgnorth bangles

A Bridgnorth woman couldn’t find what she wanted in the shops – so she launched her own company. Rachel Mills, a former customer services manager,…
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Doctorate for Henry

Doctorate for Henry

Local businessman Henry Carver received an honorary doctorate of business administration from the University of Wolverhampton in recognition of ‘his service to the local community,…
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Making sparks fly

Making sparks fly

Bridgnorth Aluminium is yet again proud to be supporting the town’s largest bonfire night celebration. Held annually, Bridgnorth Rugby Club’s Guy Fawkes extravaganza sees thousands…
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Bank’s anniversary

Bank’s anniversary

Bridgnorth’s HSBC branch is celebrating its 200-year anniversary and in recognition of this a special booklet has been produced which charts the early beginnings of…
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Help for businesses

Help for businesses

A roadshow designed to signpost owner-managed businesses to grant funding and advice is being held at the Marches Centre of Manufacturing and Technology in Bridgnorth…
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Sponsorship for Perry RDA

Sponsorship for Perry RDA

Much Wenlock-based charity Perry Riding Group for the Disabled (Perry RDA) has been awarded £5,000 for the recruitment of new volunteers. Sponsored by Telford-based civil…
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Pedalling into history

Pedalling into history

A new range of cycles have taken their name from the birthplace of the Industrial Revolution. Ironbridge Bicycles are handcrafted bikes, built from British steel…
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Fodens donates

Fodens donates

A solicitors firm in Much Wenlock has raised over £4,000 for charity through its involvement with the Will Aid scheme. Fodens Solicitors, which have offices…
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