A builders merchants' industrial unit which would pave the way for £7 million of investment and up to 30 new jobs has been backed by councillors.
Shropshire’s economy has grown by 3.3 per cent in the last year, while Telford & Wrekin’s has achieved a more modest 2.3 per cent improvement, new figures have shown.
According to the 2014 annual report from the Cattle Health and Welfare Group (CHAWG), while some progress has been made in addressing key issues, the industry faces considerable challenges from changing weather and economic patterns, writes John Sumner.
Has your family farm got a future? In 1979 the Northfield Committee concluded that between 60 per cent and 65 per cent of agricultural land in the United Kingdom was “owner occupied” and subsequent surveys suggest that the proportion has remained relatively unaltered, writes Louise Taylor.
Farmers will be stepping up their campaign for better milk prices in the run up to Christmas with more protests likely in Shropshire.
Construction of a new budget supermarket in Shropshire could begin at the beginning of next year, it has been revealed.
It is seen as an old fashioned solution to our very modern economic problems.
In what you might call the glory days of universities, many young adults would study with varying degrees of assiduity and emerge at the end with good or mediocre degrees in a wide range of generalist subjects of no practical value in the world of work.