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24 Apr 2018
A painting by a much loved member of The Shrewsbury Club now takes pride of place in the club’s entrance. Mother of three Lorraine Pattison, also a talented artist, was a frequent visitor to The Shrewsbury Club until her untimely death from cancer at the age of 47 last October, less than a month after diagnosis. An inspiration to many and hugely popular with staff and her many friends at the club...
23 Apr 2018
Legal eagles from a Shropshire law firm scooped first and second place in a charity quiz raising funds for Severn Hospice. The event, organised by Shropshire corporate recovery firm BCR, drew teams of local accountants, bankers and lawyers to the Corbet Arms pub in Uffington, Shrewsbury. Staged to mark St George’s Day, the quiz tested their general knowledge of British sport, geography,...
27 Feb 2018
General knowledge buffs have given a colourful donation to Severn Hospice after taking part in a British-themed charity quiz. The event, organised by Shrewsbury-based insolvency company BCR, raised £500 towards planting out the hospice garden with spring flowers. More than 50 people, drawn from local businesses, flocked to the Mytton and Mermaid in Atcham to answer questions on British sport,...
20 Nov 2017
Two well-known Shropshire organisations have joined forces to support the first national initiative to offer an ethical shopping alternative to Black Friday. Resale and recycling social enterprise Reviive along with Severn Hospice will be promoting Buy Nothing New Day on Friday 24 November. In addition Reviive will be offering a ten percent discount to all customers purchasing from either of its...
25 Oct 2017
Ten percent of the profit from a forthcoming play at Theatre Severn will be donated to Severn Hospice, it was announced today. Shropshire Drama Company’s (SDC) production of Alan Ayckbourn’s Bedroom Farce runs from 08 to 11 November at Theatre Severn’s Walker Theatre. A comedy set in the 1970s, the events of the play revolve around the up and downs in the lives of four related couples – parents,...
16 Jul 2017
Residents raided wardrobes, cupboards and shelves to ensure a Shrewsbury charity shop was fully stocked in time for its grand reopening this week. And with Market Hall traders supplying shoppers with tasty treats while they visited the new-look Severn Hospice shop in Mardol and Town Crier Martin Wood lending very vocal support, it was a real celebration of all things ‘community’. Shop manager...
22 May 2017
A fundraising afternoon involving a chilling challenge has helped to raise £200 in aid of Shropshire’s Severn Hospice. Coverage Care, which runs 14 homes for mainly older people in Shropshire on a not for profit basis, organised the event at its headquarters at the Oxon Business Park, Shrewsbury, on May 10. Five members of staff - Chief Executive David Coull, Training Officer Steph Lewis,...
Hannah Gamston from Severn Hospice gets ready for Severn Stride with Indigo.
25 Apr 2017
People are being urged to step forward and stride out to raise money for a Shropshire hospice. Hannah Gamston from Severn Hospice gets ready for Severn Stride with Indigo. The 17-mile Severn Stride will raise funds for Severn Hospice - with scores of people set to ramble or run from the charity’s site at Bicton in Shrewsbury to its hospice at Apley Castle, Telford. Held for the first time in 2014...
Market Hall, Severn Hospice
29 Nov 2016
Shrewsbury Market Hall has launched a Christmas fundraising campaign in support of the Severn Hospice’s popular Forget Me Not Appeal. Visitors are now able to buy Forget Me Nots, inspired by the Tower of London poppy installation, from the Market Hall to celebrate the life of a loved one. The Forget Me Nots, handcrafted by the British Ironwork Centre, near Oswestry, were commissioned by Severn...
30 Aug 2016
Residents of Church Stretton are being urged to donate their unwanted iPods to help raise much needed funds for Severn Hospice as part of World Alzheimer’s month this September. Leading care provider, Morris Care, is launching its appeal for old and unwanted iPods to be donated to the Severn Hospice shop on Sandford Avenue, Church Stretton. For each iPod gifted to the branch, Morris Care will...
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