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06 Nov 2017
A CD launched in tribute to the co-founder of Shrewsbury Folk Festival has raised more than £4,000 for a charity set up in his name to support young and emerging musicians. The profits from Resound, a 15-track recording featuring tracks from artists including Oysterband, Jon Boden, Grace Petrie and Karine Polwart, will be ploughed into the Alan Surtees Trust. The Trust, which has been formed by...
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31 Oct 2017
A SHROPSHIRE canine charity is desperate to raise £4,000 to pay for life-changing operations to help a puppy called Louis and his brother who were rescued from a home where they were subject to neglect. Finding Furever Homes is a volunteer-run charity that helps to rescue and rehome dogs throughout England and Wales. As a charitable trust, they provide funding to sponsor kennels and foster homes...
26 Oct 2017
Visitors to a Shropshire music festival have helped to raise more than £6,400 for music therapy sessions for children with life limiting illnesses.  This year’s fundraising at Shrewsbury Folk Festival takes the overall amount pledged to Hope House since the festival began in its partnership with the charity in 2008 to more than £56,000.  The money is raised through collections during the event at...
Jean Jarvis from The Furniture Scheme with the charity's first calendar
20 Oct 2017
A Shropshire charity has launched a new fine art calendar - featuring a donated wooden chair. The Furniture Scheme, based in Ludlow, commissioned local photographer Nigel Bishop who has spent months capturing images of the chair in unexpected locations across south Shropshire. The charity, which recieved donations of unwanted furniture,is well known for repairing, restoring and upcycling it and...
Jean Jarvis MBE of Fuse CIC and The Furniture Scheme is delighted this county has been recognised
20 Oct 2017
Shropshire and Telford & Wrekin has won a national award to celebrate and recognise the area as a hotspot of social enterprise. Social Enterprise UK, the national body for social enterprises, said the area was thriving with activity as they gave it Social Enterprise Place status. It means the county can now join a network of pioneering hotspots around the world. Peter Holbrook, CEO at Social...
11 Sep 2017
Staff at a Shropshire law firm have voted to adopt a hospice that provides support for children with life limiting illnesses and a national dementia organisation as its chosen charities. FBC Manby Bowdler will fundraise for Hope House and the Alzheimer’s Society over the next two years. The first major fundraising drive takes place this month when 17 hardy walkers from the firm take on the...
The team from Willmott Dixon upgrading the changing rooms at CASCA in Craven Arms
07 Sep 2017
A £5,000 mini DIY SOS style event has seen changing rooms transformed at a Shropshire community center. Twenty workers have donated their time and resources to upgrade the facilities at Craven Arms Sports and Community Centre (CASCA) in Newington Way. Representatives for Willmott Dixon have spent a week there fitting new flooring, shower fittings, tiling and light fittings on behalf of the...
06 Sep 2017
Shropshire Rural Communities Charity (Shropshire RCC) is delighted to announce that it is to be awarded the top grant of £25,000 following the Masonic Charitable Foundation Awards campaign this summer. The Awards are a major part of Freemasonry’s 300th anniversary celebrations. The Masonic Charitable Foundation is distributing three million pounds to 300 charities across the country, with the...
Simon Magill & Stefan Laird demonstrate bikes now on offer at the Furniture Scheme
31 Aug 2017
A charity in south Shropshire best known for furniture is getting on it’s bike. Literally. The Warehouse on Weeping Cross Lane, Ludlow, run by the Furniture Scheme, will start selling refurbished bikes this week. The charity has introduced the move after being donated a large amount of cycling equipment and teaming up with industry experts. Operations manager James Cooper said: “We are delighted...
Crane Quality Counselling ladies' day fundraiser
28 Aug 2017
Corsetry, Couture and Culture  For those who have never heard of us yet, we are a new-born charity in Shrewsbury, which aim is to provide quality relationship counselling to children and adults, whatever the relationship issue, reaching out to disadvantaged categories of the population. If you want to know more about us, you can find us on twitter @CccCounselling and on Facebook at "Crane...
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