Category Archives: Business and economic growth

Exciting new Visitor Centre to be built at Severn Valley Country Park

15/11/2018 / Leave a comment / Permalink
An image of Severn Valley Country Park in Shropshire. featuring the Visitor Centre which is set for improvement works.

Shropshire Council’s Outdoor Partnerships Team are celebrating the results of a successful grant application to the European Agricultural Fund for Rural Development … Continue reading »

Shrewsbury Market Hall in hunt for Britain’s Favourite Market 2019 title

13/11/2018 / Leave a comment / Permalink
Shrewsbury Market Hall traders

Shrewsbury Market Hall won the title of ‘Britain’s Favourite Market 2018’ and now its traders are urging customers to get behind them … Continue reading »

Shrewsbury shopping centres support Purple Tuesday

12/11/2018 / Leave a comment / Permalink
The Darwin Centre in Shrewsbury

The Darwin and Pride Hill shopping centres in Shrewsbury will join others across the nation in marking Purple Tuesday, the UK’s first … Continue reading »

It’s full steam ahead for economic growth in Shropshire

12/11/2018 / Leave a comment / Permalink
The former power station site in Ironbridge has been sold.

An event this week will update businesses on the many exciting economic growth plans for the county. Last year Shropshire Council’s newly-launched … Continue reading »

Shropshire artist Meg Hawkins to open unique giftware shop in Shrewsbury’s Pride Hill Centre

08/11/2018 / Leave a comment / Permalink

The Shrewsbury Shopping Centres are on a mission to diversify their offering and include independent Shropshire businesses alongside the bigger brands that make the centres so popular with shoppers. Continue reading »

Auto-drive challenge aims to inspire next generation of engineers

07/11/2018 / Leave a comment / Permalink
Councillors and council officers with a Westfield 'pod car' outside Shirehall

Shropshire Council has teamed up with Westfield Technology Group to challenge Shropshire’s senior schools to come up with solutions to real world problems. Continue reading »

Shrewsbury named as one of Britain’s healthiest high streets

02/11/2018 / Leave a comment / Permalink
Shrewsbury town centre

Shrewsbury has today (Friday 2 November 2018) been named as one of 10 healthiest high streets in Britain. The Royal Society for … Continue reading »

Cabinet asked to endorse final version of the Shrewsbury Big Town Plan

30/10/2018 / Leave a comment / Permalink
Shrewsbury Big Town Plan

Shropshire Council’s Cabinet will be asked to endorse the final version of an innovative plan which will help to shape the future … Continue reading »

Lantern-making workshops at Shrewsbury’s Darwin Centre on 10 November

26/10/2018 / Leave a comment / Permalink

Parent and carers are invited to bring their children to the Darwin Centre in Shrewsbury on Saturday 10 November from 11am to … Continue reading »

Shrewsbury BID renewal ballot success

26/10/2018 / Leave a comment / Permalink
Shrewsbury Big Town Plan

Businesses have voted in favour of a second term for the Shrewsbury Business Improvement District (BID). The result in today’s (Friday 26 … Continue reading »