Tag Archives: economic development

Hotline to government for rural areas

November 8, 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

October 3, 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

September 21, 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

September 12, 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

September 6, 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

August 20, 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 »

Dragons breathe new life into community causes

August 17, 2012 / Leave a comment / Permalink

Voluntary and community sector organisations are getting new life breathed into their work after securing support from local businesses at a ‘Dragons’ Den’-style event.

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Shropshire Business Board seeks people’s views on draft economic growth strategy

August 9, 2012 / Leave a comment / Permalink

The Shropshire Business Board, made up of committed volunteers from the county’s private businesses and organisations such as the Chamber of Commerce and the Federation of Small Businesses, is seeking views from local people about the future of the county’s … Continue reading »

Applications sought for Flax Mill Maltings regeneration roles

July 12, 2012 / Leave a comment / Permalink

The partners behind plans to regenerate Shrewsbury’s historic Flax Mill Maltings are seeking two managers to help develop the plans and secure nearly £12m of funding from the Heritage Lottery Fund (HLF). In May 2012, following a bid to the … Continue reading »

Launch of new branding for town of Shrewsbury

June 29, 2012 / Leave a comment / Permalink

A new brand image to give Shrewsbury a stronger and more attractive image was launched to tourism businesses and organisations today (Friday 29 June 2012) Continue reading »