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Canoe and camping
23 Jun 2021
Hire a Canoe has opened bookings for a brand new canoe and camping package perfect for staycations in Shropshire. The three-day canoe trip includes two nights of camping in pre-pitched luxury bell tents. It is the first premium camping experience that the business has launched since securing riverside campsites on two private estates. The off grid adventure incorporates a 25 mile canoe trip from...
23 Jun 2021
Two leading environmental charities have teamed up to boost the number of UK-based citizen scientists which can take action to protect the UK’s whale and dolphin populations.  Experts from Shropshire-based outdoor education charity, The Field Studies Council, and marine conservation charity ORCA are aiming to increase the number of people who have an interest in understanding the marine mammals...
22 Jun 2021
The area’s main cancer charity is looking ahead to brighter times with the launch of its official summer fundraiser. Lingen Davies Cancer Fund wants to encourage everyone to join in with their WimbLDon Watch Party to celebrate the return of the popular annual tennis sporting event after it was cancelled last year. Wimbledon fortnight runs from Monday, 28th June, and staff at the cancer charity...
Peakes Travel Elite exterior
22 Jun 2021
Peakes Travel Elite based in Shrewsbury is taking part in the Travel Day of Action in London on Wednesday 23 June to highlight the ongoing challenges facing the sector, and the risks to businesses and livelihoods. Claire Moore, managing director at Peakes Travel Elite, will be meeting with MP Daniel Kawczynski at his offices, before joining the Travel Day of Action at College Green by the Houses...
22 Jun 2021
The last 18 months have been challenging for most businesses, and during this time, few would have considered the bold actions of re-branding or acquiring another large business, WR Partners did both. The leadership team focusing on future growth and offering the best possible client service. During this time and for their continued exceptional performance, three members of the team have been...
Climbing on an outdoor programme
17 Jun 2021
Climbing Out has been awarded two grants by The Armed Forces Covenant Fund Trust to help the charity support members of the armed forces, veterans and their family members. Climbing Out, which operates out of Shropshire, helps people across the UK. The charity works with people aged 18 years and over who have been through a life-changing injury, illness, or trauma to rebuild their confidence,...
16 Jun 2021
A leading Shropshire construction company has donated materials to a school in Telford to help children role play and learn about aspirational careers. TC Homes, based in Shrewsbury, are currently working on a site at Station Road in Minsterley of 16, two and three-bed homes. The project for Connexus Housing will be a mix of shared ownership and rented housing and work on the site will also help...
15 Jun 2021
Midlands Air Ambulance Charity, which opened a charity shop in the Darwin Shopping Centre last year, could not operate without its trusted family of volunteers. The shop helps raise money to fund local lifesaving air ambulance missions, but could be forced to close on certain days due to low volunteer numbers. The team is therefore asking the Shrewsbury community to find out about the Covid-19...
Preparations for Insect Safari
15 Jun 2021
Arts Alive, Shropshire and Herefordshire’s rural touring scheme, are celebrating a flourishing relationship with The Fetch Theatre Company having commissioned a raft of outdoor performances for 2021. The West Midlands theatre group have a passion for puppetry and whilst live performances have been unable to go ahead during lockdown, their Artistic Director, Andrew Purvin, devised a new puppet...
15 Jun 2021
The reopening of non-essential retail on April 12th marked an exciting moment in the Government roadmap both commercially as well as for the general public. For Signal – a charity based in Shropshire that supports people who are Deaf, have hearing loss or tinnitus - the reopening of retail, hospitality and other services comes as an equally welcome relief with many of their face-to-face...
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