Community Hub helps parish councils stay online

Community Hub helps parish councils stay online

While Shropshire Council closed its web service for community websites last week, the first parish council websites created by Community Hub are currently being launched. Shrewsbury based web development company, The Web Orchard, created Community Hub the easy to use parish council website service earlier this year. Community Hub was designed specifically for community and…

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Shrewsbury web company wins gold at Mayor of Shrewsbury awards

Shrewsbury web company wins gold at Mayor of Shrewsbury awards

Local web development agency, The Web Orchard, picked up a gold award at the annual Mayor of Shrewsbury’s awards ceremony last night. The current Mayor of Shrewsbury, Councillor Miles Kenny, presented the annual accolades to individuals and businesses which have made a significant contribution to the town during the twelve months of his office. After…

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Thai venture turns to Shropshire business’s expertise for new website

Thai venture turns to Shropshire business’s expertise for new website

Two Shropshire based companies have recently established links with the Far East after developing a brand new website for one of the only Vespa rental companies in Thailand. Launched earlier this year VESPOi offers the latest Vespa scooters with GPS in Thailand’s northern capital city, Chiang Mai. With well over 200 Buddhist temples and over 2…

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Shrewsbury Web Firm Provides Further International Expertise

Shrewsbury Web Firm Provides Further International Expertise

The Web Orchard, one of the region’s leading website developers who are based in Shrewsbury, have recently been delivering support to their growing number of international clients.  A project funded by the World Bank targeting Women in Iraq, is amongst the latest organisations to benefit from The Web Orchards managed hosting, aiming to solve any…

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County Firm’s Website Appears on TV’s Dragons Den

County Firm’s Website Appears on TV’s Dragons Den

A Shrewsbury based web-development and IT company is celebrating this week – along with their client, who successfully received funding on Dragons Den. It’s been a winning combination and partnership for The Raw Chocolate Company who enlisted the help and assistance of The Web Orchard when it came to designing and building their web presence….

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New Website for Leading County IT Service Provider

New Website for Leading County IT Service Provider

A Shrewsbury based IT company is celebrating the launch of their new website this week. The stylish, sleek and modern new look for Information Solutions is now live and proving an immediate success. With over a decade of providing high quality IT services and support across the region, it was time to revamp the existing…

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April Fools on Love Shrewsbury

April Fools on Love Shrewsbury

Each year our April Fools story is one of the most read posts on the Love Shrewsbury site, this year was no different with traffic spiking by 2,700%. It was our third April Fools story so how did it stack up to the previous years? Year Post Traffic Facebook Likes Tweets 2015 Loch Ness Monster…

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Drupal Views with Openlayers 3.0-beta1

Drupal Views with Openlayers 3.0-beta1

The new beta of the Openlayers module brings some much needed updates to the project though the way it works with views is a little different from the previous version. After spending half a day working it out here are my step by step notes for creating a map based on latitude/longitude stored against a…

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Switchweb Offers a Winning Choice

Switchweb Offers a Winning Choice

Making the decision of which web-hosting company to use, can often be a challenging problem to address for many individuals and business owners. Shropshire based Switchweb exists to provide a low-cost solution to such an issue. Switchweb is the perfect choice for any WordPress or Drupal website – presenting an affordable web-hosting option that has…

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Love Shrewsbury Online Submission

Love Shrewsbury Online Submission

Over the past year we’ve been repositioning our Love Shrewsbury website to become a content platform rather than just a classic blog. We’ve had a lot of success in this area forming partnerships with other local blogs and news site. Our platform is powering mobile phone apps such as InfoBeetle providing offers & events data to…

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