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Claire Flavell, Director of Care at Bluebird Care, with the Bird feeder package, ready to take to customers.
20 May 2020
BLUEBIRD CARE SHROPSHIRE ARE WORKING WITH SHROPSHIRE WILDLIFE TRUST AND OMEGA, THE NATIONAL ASSOCIATION FOR END OF LIFE CARE TO ENSURE THAT ISOLATION IS AS CHEERFUL AS POSSIBLE Local care company, Bluebird Care Shropshire, have partnered with charities the Shropshire Wildlife Trust and Omega, the National Association for End of Life Care to promote the projects “Feed the Birds” and “A Letter from...
04 Mar 2020
An intrepid couple will swap the Shropshire hills for the Himalayas later this year to raise funds for two causes close to their hearts. Keeley Fox and her husband Rob, an inpatient specialist physiotherapist at The Robert Jones and Agnes Hunt Orthopaedic Hospital in Gobowen, will head to the famous mountain range in May to trek to Everest Base Camp, where Rob will then take part in the Everest...
Caption L-R: Staff from 1st Choice Insurance join staff from Little Rascals after nominating them as their charity of the year - Ben Wootton, Ken Baker, Rose Stephen, Jason Martin and Dave Edwards.
19 Feb 2020
Staff at a commercial insurance broker are throwing their support behind a Shrewsbury-based children’s group by making it their charity of the year. Little Rascals in Monkmoor was launched by business partners Ben Wootton and Shrewsbury Town star Dave Edwards after identifying a need for a safe soft play centre in the town. They also started the Little Rascals Foundation - a charity supporting...
Jamie Edwards, CEO of Shrewsbury Town in the Community
07 Jan 2020
On the 21st January Shrewsbury Town in the Community are launching ‘Challenge Yourself 2020!’ The evening event will be a chance for the charity to unveil all the challenges they have lined up for the year ahead, which will help raise funds for their local initiatives and projects in the Shropshire area. It will be the first opportunity for people to sign up to take part in their events, which...
06 Jan 2020
A top prize of a night at the Hilton Hotel in London’s Canary Wharf awaits the winner of the star raffle prize at a quiz night being held to raise funds for a Shropshire charity. The quiz, organised by law firm Lanyon Bowdler, is being held in Shrewsbury in January and teams of up to six people are being asked to get their entries in as soon as possible. Money raised on the night will go to...
03 Dec 2019
On the boarder of Shropshire and Staffordshire, Church Eaton’s Royal Oak has been busy raising money for charity throughout 2019. The pub’s efforts have been recognised with a nomination for the 2020 Countryside Alliance Awards, which are nicknamed the ‘Rural Oscars.’ The awards celebrate businesses that operate across the UK countryside. The pub held a festival for the local community at their...
21 Oct 2019
Visitors to this year’s Shrewsbury Folk Festival have helped to smash the £70,000 fundraising barrier for Hope House Children’s Hospices as the organisations celebrate their 11th year of working together.  Hope House, which supports children with life limiting illnesses and their families, has received more than £7,800 from this year’s four-day music festival, including more than £2,000 from the...
04 Sep 2019
Charities across Shropshire are being urged to take up a new initiative that allows their supporters to have their will written for free. Award winning solicitors FBC Manby Bowdler, which has offices in Shropshire, the West Midlands and Worcestershire has become one of the first law firms in the UK to sign up to Bequeathed, an online will writing service. FBC Manby Bowdler supports the platform...
The intrepid cyclists setting off from Holyhead at 5.45am
28 Aug 2019
A gruelling 150 miles charity cycle ride by Shropshire business people on one of the hottest days of the year has raised a ‘wheely’ great £7,500 for Alzheimer’s Society – and donations are still coming in. An intrepid band took up the challenge by Morris & Company brothers, Robin and Chris Morris, to tackle a carefully researched route from Holyhead to Shrewsbury to mark the 150th anniversary...
The Movement Centre
30 Jul 2019
A Shropshire based charity is seeking support to help boost its funds. The Movement Centre, based at the Robert Jones and Agnes Hunt Hospital in Oswestry, provides a specialist therapy to help children with movement disabilities to gain independence. The charity, which has been operating for 23 years, has been able to apply for funding to the NHS for children who attend the centre. While funding...
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