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County firm celebrates two years of success in shop by teaming up with the National Trust

A booming Shropshire firm is celebrating a successful two years at their shop by teaming up with a National Trust property.
Ryan Talbot, Rebecca Welch and Harry Sing outside the new Subway

New fast food restaurant opens at popular Shrewsbury rental unit

A new fast food restaurant has opened at a popular Shrewsbury retail base - the latest in a raft of businesses flocking to the area.
Deslie McGowan, Stuart Raine, Marc Marshall, Andrew Balmer, James Staniforth & Rodney Slee

College Apprentices head off to WorldSkills Final

Two apprentices from Shrewsbury College have qualified for the National Final of WorldSkills UK 2017.
Marches LEP Skills Board Chair, Professor Ian Oakes

Businesses urged to commit time to mentoring

Businesses across the Marches are being encouraged to find out more about supporting young people and schools as National Mentoring Day approaches on October 27.
Jean Jarvis MBE, managing director of FUSE CIC and CEO of Ludlow-based charity The Furniture Scheme, said she was delighted with the national award

Social enterprises celebrate national award with Shrewsbury conference

Shropshire and Telford & Wrekin has won a national award to celebrate and recognise the area as a hotspot of social enterprise.
Traders have took delivery of around 100 pumpkins from Shrewsbury’s Pomona Grocery so they can be sculpted

Wyle Cop’s spirited pumpkin displays for Halloween

Independent traders on Shrewsbury’s Wyle Cop are to embrace the spirit of Halloween with a pumpkin window display competition.
Sixty climbers tackled the highest mountain in Wales

Businessman Richard takes part in his first climb of Snowdon for charity

Businessman Richard Hughes has undertaken his first-ever climb of Snowdon in support of a charity his Shropshire firm has taken under their wing for 12 months.
Shrewsbury and Newport Canals Trust chairman, Bernie Jones, with Robert Nicholas Financial Advisers director, Steve Graves, by the canal in Newport

Canal Trust in drive for business backers

The Shrewsbury and Newport Canals Trust has welcomed its latest corporate member as it seeks to expand on support from the business community.
Alvin Ward, left, the general manager of The Shrewsbury Club, with Robin Morris, the chairman of Morris & Co Homes

Local company serves up support as professional tennis returns to Shrewsbury next month

Professional tennis makes an eagerly-awaited return to Shropshire next month - with a local company as key event sponsor for the first time.
Debbie Price with Leslie Mason, Peripatetic team manager for Coverage Care Services

Mobile team to tackle staffing challenges

Shropshire’s largest independent care provider has launched a new initiative to tackle the quality and cost issues of bringing temporary or agency staff into its homes.
Stuart Richards, a chartered rural surveyor at Halls

South Shropshire rural businesses urged to consider a LEADER grant

The rural professional team at Halls is encouraging rural businesses based in South Shropshire to consider applying for a grant for growth projects.
John Lancaster

Lawyer is one of first to be appointed to new Mental Health panel

John Lancaster from GHP Legal has become one of the first accredited members to be appointed to a new panel developed by the Law Society.

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Ludlow Food Centre’s Dairy Manager, Dudley Martin has resurrected the extinct cheese, known as ‘Shropshire’

Extinct Shropshire Cheese resurrected from over 100 years ago

An extinct Shropshire Cheese last made over 100 years ago has been resurrected at Ludlow Food Centre.
Festival Organiser, Paul Barrow with Janine Barrow

Shifnal Beer Festival returns for 3rd year with special brew

Shifnal Beer Festival will return for its 3rd year next week with over 20 ales and ciders on tap at the event.
Andrew Reeves is pictured with the chocolate hazelnuts and chocolate almonds

Confectionery fit for the Queen and made in Shropshire

The royal family has tasted food from around the world, but one of their favourite treats is made right here in Shropshire.
William Dodd, of WD Butchers and Joe Allwood, of Smokin Salop

World BBQ competition ace and butcher team up to serve championship burgers

A world barbecue competition ace is teaming up with his butcher to serve up championship-winning burgers.

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