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18 Sep 2018
A Shropshire farmer is taking on a marathon cycling challenge from London to Paris this month to raise money for the fight against blood cancers. Richard Gough, from Fenemere, near Shrewsbury, will be tackling the route over four days from September 20 and money raised from the London 2 Paris 2018 challenge event will go to Cure Leukaemia. Richard, a trustee of the West Midlands Agricultural...
04 Sep 2018
A specialist pensions advice company in Telford has out bid a host of other businesses to win one of the famous giant ducks which have been seen on display in Ironbridge and the Southwater complex. Pensionlite based in Stafford Park won their charity auction for the nine foot duck which was being held in aid of Severn Hospice and the Jayne Sargent Foundation. The colourful duck called C-Ellie-...
Richard Lent and Tom Williams of Pensionlite with fellow climbers on a recent assent of Snowdon
31 Aug 2018
Two Shropshire men are set to undertake one of the UK's toughest physical challenges next month – for not one, but two local charities. The pair are raising money for both Hope House and Compton Care and are looking to complete the National Three Peaks Challenge inside 24 hours. Pensionlite advisers Richard Lent and Tom Williams will be part of a seven strong team hoping to conquer Ben Nevis in...
31 Aug 2018
Cynthia Spencer Hospice is the latest Hospice to nationally reach out for help to improve fundraising. After seeing the success had by several other hospices, Cynthia Spencer has decided to do their own appeal next year. They will be commissioning metal Forget-Me-Not flowers from us in their own corporate colours. Inspired by the fundraising initiatives by other national hospices such as St Marys...
29 Aug 2018
To celebrate World Food Day on 16th October, Self Help Africa play host to the Autumn Edition of Shrewsbury Secret Supper.  A firm favourite in the foodie calendar, this delectable dining experience begins with a welcome drink at Tanners Wines, kindly sponsored by Wace Morgan Solicitors, before taking you to three secret restaurants where you’ll be treated to a fabulous starter, main course and...
28 Aug 2018
A Shrewsbury businessman has organised a 100-mile charity cycle ride to mark the final year of the First World War centenary and raise money for the Royal British Legion. Brothers Robin Morris, chairman of fifth-generation family business Morris & Company, and Chris Morris, chief executive officer and managing director of Morris Site Machinery, will be joined by 15 prominent business people...
06 Aug 2018
We can make use of your unwanted mobiles and chargers (in working order). Your phones will be sold to raise money, or used by a Chatterbox telephone befriender to support lonely clients. Please bring your phones to Omega care for life, London House, Town Walls, Shrewsbury, SY1 1TX. Remember to remove your iPhone from your Apple ID and Android phone from your Google account. We can help you with...
18 Jul 2018
A Shropshire trampoline park is set to raise funds for a charity supporting local children affected by cancer. Bosses at Shrewsbury’s Jump In will be supporting the Harry Johnson Trust over the next 12 months in memory of the seven-year-old who passed away following a battle with double hit non-Hodgkins lymphoma. Harry was cared for by the oncology team at the Princess Royal Hospital in the...
10 Jul 2018
Staff from a Shropshire building contractor are unleashing their inner animal in order to raise thousands of pounds for the West Midlands Air Ambulance. Flamingos, tigers, and a chicken will be among the outfits donned by workers from Pave Aways when they take part in a Shropshire Safari for the firm’s annual charity challenge from July 27 to 29. The 12-strong team will complete a combined 84-...
13 Jun 2018
In an attempt to see Shropshire in the Guinness Book of Records in a fun, active and inclusive way, Revel-in-Dance is getting Shrewsbury in a flap! The aim is to break the current Guinness World Record for the largest number of people to dance the Charleston at one time. The current record is 975 people and is held by ‘Swing Patrol’ in London; so with this hefty figure to beat Revel in Dance...
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