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The 12 months of charity representatives
28 Nov 2018
A specialist pensions advice company is launching a massive charity campaign next year to raise money for not one, but five local charities. Pensionlite based in Stafford Park is launching their ‘12 months of charity’ which will see staff and volunteers undertake a new challenge every month during 2019. The business will be raising money for Compton Care, Severn Hospice, Hope House, Lingen Davies...
27 Nov 2018
A Bannatyne Shrewsbury member and para athlete, Kelda Wood, is completing a solo row across the Atlantic to raise money for youth charity, Climbing Out. Kelda will row 3000 miles to raise more than £50,000 for the charity she established in 2010, which aims to build and self-esteem in young people facing life changing injury, illness or trauma. Kelda experienced her own life changing injury in...
26 Nov 2018
A Shropshire village community will come together for a special Christmas fayre at a historic county venue this weekend. The Condover Christmas fayre will take place at Condover Hall, near Shrewsbury, on December 2nd (Sunday) and organisers are promising a great selection of stalls, food, drinks, music and festive cheer. The event, open from 10am to 4pm, will also fundraise for local children at...
23 Nov 2018
Dedicated volunteers from around Shropshire stepped into the spotlight as the county winners of the British Tennis Awards were unveiled. Awards were presented in 10 different categories at the popular annual Tennis Shropshire event hosted by The Shrewsbury Club. Winners of the county awards will now go forward to the regional awards for the Midlands and, potentially, the national awards, with the...
22 Nov 2018
A young Shropshire artist is preparing for an exhibition at a leading county gallery. Georgina Walton (26), an abstract painter based in both Shrewsbury and London, uses a wide variety of mediums on canvas creating vibrant, high impact pieces for interior spaces. An exhibition of her work will go on show from December 7 at The Soden Collection in Wyle Cop, which specialises in modern art and...
22 Nov 2018
Shrewsbury Colleges Group are working with young offender learners and augmented reality in an Erasmus+ funded project. During a previous Ofsted inspection at Shrewsbury Colleges Group it was suggested, after witnessing the augmented reality learning used within the subjects, that they collaborate with the prison service to give individuals the skills they need to unlock their potential, gain...
20 Nov 2018
Two authors with a shared passion for inspiring women to achieve their true potential have teamed up to publish a new book. ‘It’s OK! (We’re not sh*tting you, it really is!)’ is set to be officially launched by authors Ali Gill and Jo Howarth at an event this Saturday. Targeted at women aged 35 to 55, the book is crammed full of advice, practical mindset exercises and journaling activities to...
20 Nov 2018
There is  a big emphasis on becoming more environmentally aware in this country, and this is absolutely the right thing. The more we know about what we are doing to the planet, the more we can change and make things better. It’s never too late to right environmental wrongs, and if more of us can see that and make the necessary changes, the better. When it comes to our homes, we can all change...
Staff and pupils at Shrewsbury Prepatoria celebrate their Ofsted success
20 Nov 2018
Shrewsbury’s newest school has been rated ‘Outstanding’ by Ofsted just weeks after it welcomed its first pupils. Shrewsbury Prepatoria opened its doors to pupils in Reception and Year One at the start of September this year with a vision to build on the success that had been achieved by the nursery and pre-school which launched five years beforehand.  It brought with it an entirely new curriculum...
20 Nov 2018
Enginuity and the Museum of Iron will open their doors free of charge to National Lottery players next month - as part of a campaign to say thank you to all those that help raise thousands for good causes every year. The museums will be free to enter on Saturday 1 and Sunday 2 December, 2018, to National Lottery players as part of the #ThanksToYou campaign which runs nationally up to December 9,...
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