TEN ƱP An Omega care for life 10th Anniversary Celebration Event

Live music event celebrating 10 years of the charity Omega supporting carers, former carers, the bereaved, the frail-elderly and the socially isolated.

Featuring live music by:

YouTube star Henry Maybury (Lost Days)
Folk group Rapsquillion
Soloist Ruth Lewis
Concert band Second Wind

Plus additional music by Alph.

Hosted by Ludlow Medieval Christmas Fayre's Wynndebagge ('The best people's entertainer I have seen' - John Sessions).

Couple Transform 17th Century Shrewsbury Home with Modern 'Through The Floor' Home Lift

A couple from Shrewsbury have somehow transformed their compact 17th century home by installing a unique ‘through the floor’ lift to make it easier to travel between floors.  

Maurice Allen was having to crawl upstairs every night to reach his bedroom after a spinal condition, he had been suffering from for the last decade, became progressively worst.

The 81-year-old has a prolapsed disc which causes lower back pain and muscle weakness in the lower body. He uses crutches to move around and also an electric wheelchair.

University Centre Shrewsbury passes benefits of recovery research on to Shrewsbury Town FC

University Centre Shrewsbury (UCS) is sharing new medical rehabilitation and therapy research technology and know-how to help Shrewsbury Town Football Club (STFC) players recover after matches, training or an injury.

The technology is known as External Counter Pulsation (ECP), and has only recently and exclusively been used by a number of leading Premier League clubs.

Free event will explore business opportunities offered by growing availability of geographic data

A free workshop at University Centre Shrewsbury will highlight new opportunities for businesses created by a national move to make more geographic data available to the public.

The event on Tuesday June 26, 2018, organised by The Centre for Research into Environmental Science and Technology at University Centre Shrewsbury ([email protected]), will explore the benefits for businesses in using geospatial data.

Supporting older people to enhance communities - free University Centre Shrewsbury event

A University Centre Shrewsbury Centre (UCS) event is being held to build on work to support older people to get involved in and benefit their communities.

The free morning of presentations and discussion will take place at Guildhall, UCS’s learning and research base in Frankwell Quay, from 9am to 1pm, on Tuesday June 19, 2018.

TEN ƱP Concert

Join us on the 30th June for an evening of entertainment at the TEN ƱP Concert, celebrating the 10th anniversary of the Shrewsbury based charity, Omega Care for Life. Omega do some incredible work to support the bereaved, lonely and terminally ill so help us to celebrate this work and join us at the concert.

The night will be filled with talented acts such as:

- Henry Maybury

- Rapsquillion

- Ruth Lewis

- Second Wind

- ALPH

It is also being hosted by Wynndebagge from Ludlow Medieval Christmas Fayre!

DM Recruitment is latest signing for Shrewsbury Town FC!

A new partnership has kicked off between Shrewsbury Town Football Club and a town recruitment company.

DM Recruitment will be the North stand sponsor at Montgomery Waters Meadow for the next two seasons.

The firm are long-time supporters of the club and Stuart Danks, managing director, said they are thrilled to be sponsoring their local side.

We Were There But We Will Remember!

Bringing Back the Sixties.

The New Amen Corner/Mike D’Abo/Little Miss Sixties

Theatre Severn

Thursday 7th June 2018

One is always concerned with the Sixties bands as to who were the original members and who is related to who. It is impossible to say that The New Amen Corner have any originals at all. They were all too young with the exception of the Bassist. On checking the internet it seems that they do actually have none of the originals …but it doesn’t make an iota of difference as they are stunning.

Owen Lewis Owen Lewis

Owen Lewis was born fifty something years ago in the land of the black puddings. For the geographically challenged that is in Lancashire. Moving to Shropshire From 1970 Owen was brought up in Church Stretton. His first real job was in radio. After starting on BBC Radio Shropshire he became known on Marcher Sound, broadcasting throughout the North West for several years. After a university degree course in Theatre, Owen became an actor and went on to play "Pirate Bill" in The Alton Towers Hotel. He also made several television appearances. Returning to university he took his PGCE enabling him to teach. That saw him on the Essex coast as a drama teacher and latterly as a Creative Educational Liaison Officer making films and creating new teaching methods to employ on children in need of more help in their fundamental learning skills. Published playwright Owen ultimately wants a house boat in Amsterdam to focus on his work as Playwright and Poet.

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Shropshire students, past and present, get gold awards at the Palace

Past and present students from a Shropshire college have attended Buckingham Palace to receive their gold Duke of Edinburgh (DofE) award.

Sixteen current and former students of Ellesmere College were among 3,000 people from across the country who picked up their awards at the event hosted by Prince Edward, a trustee of the awards scheme, and attended by fellow royals The Duke of Cambridge, Sophie Wessex and Princesses Beatrice and Eugenie.

SaTH calls on local businesses to support plans to celebrate 70 years of the NHS

The Trust which runs Shropshire’s two acute hospitals is calling on local businesses to support their plans to celebrate 70 years of the NHS.
The Shrewsbury and Telford Hospital NHS Trust (SaTH), which runs Telford’s Princess Royal Hospital and The Royal Shrewsbury Hospital, will celebrate the 70th year of the NHS with a Charity Fun Day and Fun Run on Saturday 7 July.
And one of the ways local businesses can get involved is by donating gifts to put into 500 goodie bags for those taking part in the fun run. Raffle and tombola prizes are also needed.

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