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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,...
Alan Bateson
07 May 2021
Alan Bateson from Bishop’s Castle is set to run the entire 177-mile length of Offa’s Dyke this June to raise money for a mental health charity. The path has an elevation gain of nearly 30,000 feet, which is the equivalent of going up Mount Everest from sea level, and then back down again. The 42 year old long distance running enthusiast will attempt to run the full distance within 60 hours, only...
26 Mar 2021
A Shrewsbury-based charity has teamed up with a local chef to host a virtual curry cook-along and raise vital funds for its projects. Lajina Leal from Lajina Masala will share her secrets in an online event in support of Shropshire Rural Communities Charity (Shropshire RCC). Taking place via Zoom from 4pm on Saturday 10 April, Lajina will guide participants through how to make an Indian dish,...
Signal challenge us to a 1hr sponsored silence
25 Feb 2021
On Wednesday, March 3 it is World Hearing Day, and local charity, Signal, are challenging Shropshire to a sponsored 1 hour silence. The challenge is mainly aimed at school aged children in their last week of home-schooling, whose parents may appreciate an hour of peace, but adults are encouraged to join in as well. Signal is based in Shropshire and supports people who are Deaf, have hearing loss ...
Penelope Timmis.
24 Sep 2020
A professional Shropshire artist has had her work auctioned at the annual Private View of the Royal Academy Summer Exhibition in London this September. Penelope Timmis from Rowley, near Westbury in Shropshire is an award winning artist who works mainly in the medium of acrylic or oil on canvas or board. She supports a number of charities and worthwhile causes and is thrilled to be involved in the...
The Severn Hospice Superstore in Shrewsbury.
24 Sep 2020
One of Shrewsbury’s oldest companies has donated £10,000 to support Severn Hospice which has seen fundraising halted by the pandemic. The generous donation by Morris Lubricants, which celebrated its 150th birthday last year, comes as a welcome boost to the hospice which opened its first superstore in a 6,000 sq ft building rented from the company exactly two years ago. In normal times, the...
Rural Charity new pop-up shop
24 Sep 2020
Volunteers of Shropshire’s Rural Charity have been busy creating a giant pop-up shop at the Greenhous West Midlands Showground to help clear some of the donations its charity shops have received. Following the pandemic and subsequent lockdown, members of the public have been taking their donations to the showground in Shrewsbury where stock is stored for 72 hours before being taken to the charity...
Pipekit underlines local commitment with Shrewsbury Town in the Community signing
09 Sep 2020
Pipekit has put pen to paper this week as it secures a third year as a partner with Shrewsbury Town in the Community.  The Shrewsbury based specialist in pressure pipework and drainage for building and industry values the importance of community and sees local partnerships as integral to the business and its workforce.   Commenting on the new signing, Martyn Rowlands, M.D of Pipekit said: “Re-...
03 Sep 2020
A pioneering centre which will support women in need to build relationships with their children is set to go ahead thanks to a Shropshire company. Building work has begun on a brand-new family support hub at rehabilitation charity Willowdene – thought to be first of its kind in the region – with funding donated by Oswestry-based Aico. Aico has been supporting The High Sheriff of Shropshire Dean...
30 Jul 2020
A charity helping to get surplus supermarket food to those who need it has been given a boost thanks to Shropshire’s High Sheriff. Shrewsbury Food Hub collects food otherwise going to waste, and distributes it to community groups across the area for residents and service users. High Sheriff of Shropshire Dean Harris has the support of Oswestry-based AICO during her year in office, and as a result...
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