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(L-R) Professor Anna Sutton, Provost Of University Centre Shrewsbury and Robin Morris, Chairman of Morris & Company
04 Oct 2017
Morris & Company and University Centre Shrewsbury (UCS) have joined together to find Shropshire’s greatest Young Thinkers of 2018 in a creative competition launched this month to discover ‘ONE Great Idea to Change the World’. With one of the world’s greatest minds, Charles Darwin, growing up and forming his brilliant thinking right here, it is only fitting that young Shropshire talent comes...
Shrewsbury's iconic former Radbrook College
11 Sep 2017
As Shrewsbury’s iconic, former Radbrook College celebrates its 120 year anniversary, Shropshire based developer Floreat Homes has secured permission to begin its transformation of this beautiful building. Shropshire Council has approved plans to create 17 one to two-bedroom spacious apartments catering for high spec, modern living, with features including under floor heating, bespoke kitchens and...
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...
Severnside Meole Fun Day
13 Jun 2017
A learning programme to help tenants of Severnside Housing develop new skills or build on existing ones was launched at a Community Day on Saturday 10 June 2017. Held on the green in Maesbrook Road, Meole Brace, the Community Day gave tenants the chance to find out more about the great learning opportunities on offer, whilst enjoying an action-packed day out with their family and friends....
Sepp Sargeant, Head of Development, Housing Plus Group holding up the Mayor's Award
12 May 2017
A £4 million flagship development in Shrewsbury won a top local award last night for enhancing the built heritage in the area. Severnside Housing received the Mayor of Shrewsbury Gold Award during a ceremony at the Guildhall in Frankwell. Rowland Court was developed for Severn Homes by the housing association Severnside Housing. Both operate under Housing Plus Group with Severn Homes specialising...
23 Dec 2016
Severnside Housing’s Community Chest Fund has granted funding to Shrewsbury Food Bank to deliver Christmas food parcels to those most in need this Christmas. The Shrewsbury Food Bank, based in Longden Coleham, applied to Severnside’s Community Chest Fund for funding after identifying 50 vulnerable families who they felt needed extra help this Christmas.  Following consultation with the Community...
07 Nov 2016
Christmas Fayre at St Mary’s Church, Shrewsbury on 26th November 10am-3.30pm. There will be lots of lovely stall holders selling Christmas gifts, plus mulled wine and cakes to get you in the mood for Christmas!  All this pre-Christmas spirit, whilst supporting the vital services provided by the Shropshire Rural Communities Charity.
05 Oct 2016
A Wolverhampton-based housebuilder has given away more than £12,000 to regional charities in the last six months and is now urging Shrewsbury charities to apply as there are still thousands of pound waiting to be handed out. Community groups, charities and good causes across Shropshire, Staffordshire and the West Midlands have benefited thanks to the donations from Persimmon Homes West Midlands....
01 Sep 2016
Shropshire Rural Communities Charity is thrilled to announce that The Sons of Pitches, winners of BBC Two's The Naked Choir with Gareth Malone, will be performing at Ellesmere College, Ellesmere on Saturday 22 October to raise funds for our charitable work in Shropshire. "This multi-award winning British vocal group combines soaring solos, impeccable harmonies and sensational beatboxing to...
11 Aug 2016
A charity which provides valuable life skills and safety advice to youngsters has won a £1,000 donation from leading housebuilder Persimmon Homes West Midlands. Shrewsbury and Oswestry Crucial Crew made a successful bid to the builder’s Community Champions Fund and says the cash will help fund an annual two-week event targeting pupils who are about to move on to secondary school. Alan Howls, who...
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