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Paul Hatton, Head of Clinical Services and Compliance at Summerfield Healthcare
16 May 2022
A leading private healthcare provider has launched a national memory clinic service aimed at delivering swift assessments, diagnosis and treatment for people who may be suffering the early signs of dementia.   Summerfield Healthcare has clinics in Shrewsbury, Wolverhampton, Birmingham and Cardiff but has now taken its memory clinic online through remote assessments - making it easier for anyone...
13 May 2022
Walker Theatre Theatre Severn Bob Drury’s Viva Neil Diamond Unplugged 13: May: 2022 Well, I’ll start by giving you a smile. As I sat in the Foyer there was only about seven people sitting waiting and I thought “Oh Dear, Poor Fella,” The joke was on me! Totally misreading my ticket I manged to arrive a full forty-five minutes before the start of his 8pm show. Lesson for Owen J. Lewis? Read your...
13 May 2022
A Shrewsbury charity CEO has completed her fundraising challenge to walk 70 miles along the Shropshire Way over six days before she retires. Community Resource Chief Executive Julia Baron was greeted by friends and colleagues at Tilstock Bradbury Village Hall, Tilstock, after crossing the finishing line at 3.15pm on Wednesday 11 May. The charity leader, who is stepping down at the end of August...
Morris Care nurses at Corbrook Park receiving their gifts for International Nurses Day; from left Drew Schofield (Transformation Manager), Michaela Jones, Maria Morante, Lucy Holl (CEO of Morris Care), Jane Haines (General Manager) Sarah Breeze-Matthews, and Leenus Lesley
12 May 2022
At Morris Care’s six luxury nursing homes, International Nurses Day never goes unmarked and without heartfelt appreciation from everyone. 2022 is no exception as Chief Executive Lucy Holl delivered gifts with congratulations and found out what inspired some Morris Care nurses to do the incredible work they do. Across the world, the valued contribution of Nurses is celebrated annually on 12 May,...
10 May 2022
  How many times have you heard someone tell you that when they next buy a car “It’ll definitely be either Japanese or German”?  I’ve even said it myself. Both countries are considered by those in-the-know (or those supposedly in the know, perhaps) to be the masters of motor manufacturing; their near-legendary reputations for engineering excellence and uncompromising quality come well-earned, and...
The new cans from Wenlock Spring
10 May 2022
Wenlock Spring launches their award winning, natural source water in aluminium cans. Their still and sparkling water, which is drawn from a spring beneath Shropshire’s Wenlock Edge, are both available in the new canned format. The launch continues Wenlock Spring’s commitment to sustainable practices that help protect the environment and reduce their carbon footprint. Matthew Orme, Director of...
Healthcare Assistant and resident at Briarfields Care Home, Belle Vue
05 May 2022
A new dedicated care unit for people living with dementia has opened at a Shrewsbury care home as part of a major plan to improve services across the county. The new unit at Briarfields care home in Belle Vue, Shrewsbury, will provide specialist dementia care for up to 12 residents. It is the first in a series of home upgrades being planned by not-for-profit care provider, Coverage Care Services...
Michelle John, Founding Director of social enterprise PEGS
29 Apr 2022
A campaigner who has supported more than 2,000 parents experiencing abuse in the last two years is in the running for a prestigious award. Michelle John, Founding Director of social enterprise PEGS, has been nominated for a National Business Women’s Award in the Business Hero category. And now she needs support to secure a victory at the ceremony later this year. The public vote is open until...
Whoopi Goldberg - Ghost the Musical
29 Apr 2022
A role made famous by Whoopi Goldberg is the outstanding goal awaiting a local actress in an upcoming musical. For Shrewsbury Musical Theatre Company is about to cast for Ghost The Musical which will be performed at Shrewsbury Severn Theatre 20-22 October 2022. Company spokesperson Jayne Garner said today the rights holders are ‘very specific’ about who is cast for the role of Oda Mae Brown which...
28 Apr 2022
A local charity is offering free fitness tests at the launch of a new festival aimed at inspiring people over 55 to take part in activities. Community Resource is running the tests at the launch event of ‘Keep on Moving Shropshire’, which is being held at Shrewsbury Sports Village between 9.30am and 4pm on Sunday 8 May. The one-to-one session, known as ‘Functional Fitness MOT’, comprises seven...
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