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Galliers reveal expansion plans

Plans for growth and investment have been announced by one of Shropshire’s leading family-owned building companies.

Shrewsbury-based Galliers Homes, with its sister company Cameron Homes, which has its head office in Staffordshire, is set to increase total turnover to £70 million this year.

Reinterpreting Montgomery: The largest Civil War battle fought in Wales

A lecturer from University Centre Shrewsbury has had published a book shedding new light on the largest English Civil War battle to take place in Wales.

The battle of Montgomery, involving more than 8,000 soldiers, has been reappraised in a ground-breaking new book by UCS history lecturer Dr Jonathan Worton, written more than 350 years later. 

Côte Restaurants launch new vegetarian food and drinks offering

Côte Restaurants, the UK's leading French Brasserie group, have launched a new vegetarian menu – proving that French restaurants can indeed be a great choice for vegetarians.

The decision to launch the new menu follows the extraordinary popularity of the vegetarian breakfast, which was introduced to Côte’s breakfast menu in June 2015, and now ranks as the second most ordered breakfast.

Museum and charity ensure warm welcome for visitors with hearing loss

Shrewsbury Museum & Art Gallery and local charity, Signal, are celebrating the UK’s Deaf Awareness Week in May to ensure a warm welcome for visitors with hearing loss.

The Hive’s got half term opportunities galore for young people

Aged between 8 – 25 and looking for fresh activities to enjoy over the May Half Term?  Then look no further than The Hive.  With 2 great offers this Whit Week Holiday, there’s something for everyone.