Tag Archives: economic development

Business networking group celebrates successful first year

27/02/2013 / Leave a comment / Permalink

An independent networking group for professional and business services companies in Shropshire has recruited more than 300 members since it was set up in March 2012. Set up, and run, with help from Shropshire Council, Shropshire Business Partnership (SBP) is … Continue reading »

Young Oswestry entrepreneurs invited to join business start-up club

28/01/2013 / Leave a comment / Permalink

Budding young entrepreneurs in and around Oswestry are being encouraged to attend a new business start-up club which is holding monthly meetings in the town between now (January 2013) and September 2013.  The ‘Start Up Oswestry’ club is open to … Continue reading »

Investment boost for Shrewsbury Business Park

19/12/2012 / Leave a comment / Permalink

Shropshire Council’s Cabinet has approved a £1.5m investment by the council in the next phase of the Shrewsbury Business Park development – a move which will help to create more than 600 jobs at the site. The investment was agreed … Continue reading »

New strategy aims to boost Shropshire’s economy and businesses

05/12/2012 / Leave a comment / Permalink

A new economic growth strategy for Shropshire which aims to ensure that Shropshire is seen as a great place to live, work, invest and visit, and that Shropshire people have access to better-paid and more secure employment, and possess the … Continue reading »

Hotline to government for rural areas

08/11/2012 / Leave a comment / Permalink

Rural businesses and communities in the West Midlands now have a direct link to government through the newly-established Rural and Farming Network.  The network will be run by the Rural Hubs Partnership of Shropshire, Herefordshire and Staffordshire.     The network is one … Continue reading »

Buildings near to Flax Mill Maltings start to come down

03/10/2012 / Leave a comment / Permalink

The demolition of three buildings neighbouring the historic Flax Mill Maltings in Ditherington, Shrewsbury is being carried out this month.

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Project manager appointed to lead Flax Mill regeneration plans

21/09/2012 / Leave a comment / Permalink

A new project manager has been appointed to help develop plans to regenerate Shrewsbury’s historic Flax Mill Maltings. Elizabeth Perkins, who lives in Birmingham, will take up her new role in October 2012 and will work with the partners behind … Continue reading »

Buildings next to Shrewsbury’s Flax Mill Maltings to be demolished

12/09/2012 / Leave a comment / Permalink

The demolition of three buildings neighbouring the historic Flax Mill Maltings in Ditherington, Shrewsbury, is to start next week. Continue reading »

Council to continue to work with Shrewsbury traders to encourage visitors

06/09/2012 / Leave a comment / Permalink

Shropshire Council will be working closely with local traders to encourage more people into Shrewsbury town centre in the run up to Christmas due to the success of the town’s Spectacular Sundays promotion.  The promotion, which includes various shops opening … Continue reading »

Proposal for Shrewsbury Business Improvement District seeks support

20/08/2012 / Leave a comment / Permalink

Business leaders in Shrewsbury are looking into the possibility of creating a Business Improvement District to increase the numbers of visitors to the town centre. Shropshire Council is supporting the project and is currently looking for an expert to lead … Continue reading »