A Newtown company, which supplies balance weights and tyre sealants to leading car companies and the aftermarket in UK and overseas, was a winner at the Powys Business Awards.
From a business idea hatched on a rainy afternoon in their father’s shed, brothers Scott and Luke Williams could never have imagined that they would be manufacturing and installing their own unique retaining wall products to customers nationwide within seven years.
A Newtown company, which specialises in the manufacture and worldwide supply of products and services to help hospitals diagnose cancer, has continued to increase turnover despite the double impact of Brexit and the pandemic.
Learning and development are at the heart of the largest meat processing plant and abattoir in Wales which has more than 800 employees.
The success of a pioneering Apprenticeship Programme that is breathing new life into the advanced manufacturing sector across two South Wales local authority areas has been recognised with a prestigious national award.
Aspire Blaenau Gwent & Merthyr Tydfil’s Shared Apprenticeship Programme won the Large Employer of the Year award at the virtual Apprenticeship Awards Cymru 2021 ceremony.
Stars of Wales’ work-based learning sector shone brightly as inspirational learners, successful employers and dedicated practitioners were recognised at the Apprenticeship Awards Cymru 2021.
The prestigious annual awards ceremony, held virtually this year, showcased 35 finalists who have excelled on the Welsh Government’s Apprenticeship and Traineeship Programmes and gone the extra mile to achieve success during these unprecedented times.
One Powys business has picked up a major international award from top travel website TripAdvisor despite the challenges of the Covid-19 lockdown.
The Old Vicarage, a Bed and Breakfast in Llangurig, near Llanidloes, has been awarded a TripAdvisor Travellers’ Choice Award, putting it amongst the top 10% of hotels and B&Bs in the UK.
May promises to be a memorable month for award-winning modular groundworks and civil engineering business EvaBuild which is celebrating its 10th birthday.
In addition to reaching the significant milestone of a decade in business, the Newtown-based company is representing Wales on May 27 at the virtual UK final of FSB Small Business 2020 Awards, which were postponed from last year.
Talyllyn Railway and the Narrow Gauge Railway Museum at Tywyn were both winners at the Heritage Railway Association’s annual awards, which were held virtually this year.
The world’s first preserved railway, The Talyllyn received the Internal Communications Award for its Talyllyn Control Centre (TCC) public on-line subscription service while the museum won the Heritage Railway Magazine Interpretation Award.
The managers of a five star caravan holiday home park on the Shropshire/Powys border are expecting a busy year now that Covid-19 travel and tourism restrictions are being lifted.
Russell Midgley and Nikkole Pedder took over as managers of the picturesque Seven Oaks Holiday Home Park at Coedway, between Shrewsbury and Welshpool, on March 1 last year, shortly before the first Covid-19 lockdown.