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Flower show sponsor

Flower show sponsor

Shrewsbury Flower Show is delighted to announce that local jeweller T.H. Baker will once again sponsor the Home and Craft Marquee this year. Andrew Cross,…
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First lady

First lady

The Severn Valley Railway starts its Jubilee year with a new General Manager at the helm. Helen Smith is the first woman to hold the…
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Agri-tech hub

Agri-tech hub

Work is progressing at Ni-Park, a world leading agricultural research and innovation hub in Newport, which in partnership with Harper Adams University promises to provide…
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National win

National win

Staff from a Shropshire firm have been named winners of a prestigious national award. The team at Tudor Griffiths Group were awarded the ‘Kitchen and…
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Float away

Shropshire’s first ever flotation therapy centre is launched this month by Ironbridge couple, Kevin and Suzie Guerin. Kevin said, “Flotation therapy can decrease the production…
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Foden’s expand

A local firm of solicitors are growing with the opening of their new office at the “Old Police Station” in Much Wenlock. Foden’s Solicitors have…
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New show president

New show president

A new president has been elected for a local agricultural show. The Newport and District Agricultural Society has announced that John Gough, who also has…
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Need start-up advice?

Need start-up advice?

A Bridgnorth coffee shop has celebrated its first anniversary with help from a local business course. Before launching the Coffee at D’Arcy’s in the town’s…
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A younger audience

A rural cinema has received funding from the British Film Institute. Flicks in the Sticks, which puts on cinema viewings in rural communities around Shropshire…
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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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