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maretta jerrett and granddaughter
09 Feb 2019
A Shropshire grandmother is to mark her 70th birthday by taking on the fastest and longest zip line in Europe. Maretta Jerrett, from Shrewsbury, has set herself the challenge in order to raise money for Autism Bedfordshire which is being threatened with closure due to the withdrawal of council funding. The charity helps autistic people and their families by providing places where they can go and...
07 Feb 2019
A Shropshire networking club has presented a £6,000 cheque to the Midlands Air Ambulance Charity after raising money for the organisation with a Christmas raffle. Members of the Severn Business Network, which promotes business growth in and around Shropshire, raised enough money to save two lives in the area, equating to the cost of two helicopter flights. The donation was raised through a raffle...
17 Jan 2019
The Shrewsbury Ark would like to say a huge thank you to the Shropshire community; it was overwhelmed by the generosity of businesses and individuals alike who chose to support the organisation either financially or practically over the Christmas period. It also thanks Chef Marcus Bean and his team, and the many volunteers who gave clients a delicious Christmas dinner; they really enjoyed tucking...
11 Jan 2019
Live music - real ale & wine bar - free buffet - all for a great cause. Banish the Winter blues (and all the pounds from the Christmas pud) and join local charity Village Water's annual Spring Ceilidh. Saturday 23rd February. 7pm - 11.30pm. Radbrook Communty Centre, Calverton Way, Shrewsbury, SY3 6DZ Tickets on sale NOW https://villagewater.org/ceilidh19 Adults £12.50 - Children £5 (includes ...
10 Jan 2019
Join local charity, Village Water for a night of live music, street food & art on Saturday 2nd February at Flaxivity @ The Flaxmill.  Tickets have just gone on sale for £5! There's a mega line-up sure to get you dancing... Funky 8-piece Groove Dynamite (who you might've caught at Shropshire Oktoberfest), local Alt-Folk ladsTwo Blank Pages, bluesy-tunes from Clare Raynor Blues Band and The...
pension advisers get set to row for 24-hours
09 Jan 2019
A team of pension advisers is to undertake a 24-hour indoor row at their office this month in aid of five local charities. Pensionlite based in Stafford Court Telford, will be taking on the challenge as part of their 12 months of charity - which will see them complete a different event each month through 2019. They will be raising money for Compton Care, Hope House, Severn Hospice, Lingen Davies...
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...
Sally, Stephen and Eric Johnson with Jump In Shrewsbury staff and their friends and charity supporters marking the 4th anniversary of The Harry Johnson Trust.
11 Nov 2018
Families bounced, laughed and partied together at a county trampoline park as they celebrated the 4th anniversary of the Harry Johnson Trust. Supporters who have helped raised thousands of pounds for the trust in memory of seven-year-old Harry Johnson turned out at Jump In Shrewsbury to mark the anniversary. Bosses at Jump In Shrewsbury offered complimentary exclusive use of the trampoline park,...
 Author Lorna McCann, pictured with schoolchildren at the 2016 event, is due to make a return to this year's event with other authors from Team Author UK.
22 Oct 2018
A Shropshire department store is bringing back its charity Christmas market this year to celebrate the work of local charities and community fundraising groups. Alan Ward is hosting the event at its store in Ennerdale Road, Shrewsbury, on December 8th and 9th and will feature charity stalls, entertainment and special children’s festive activity stations around the store. Maddie Hodge, marketing...
finding-forever-homes-chica-needs-a-home
15 Oct 2018
A volunteer-run dog charity is appealing for a local home for one of their rescue dogs in need of a caring owner.  Finding Furever Homes, who sponsor kennels near Shrewsbury, Shropshire, are calling on dog lovers in the surrounding areas to come forward and give Chica, one of their rescue dogs, a ‘furever’ home. Chica, an eight-year-old Staffordshire bull-terrier, suffers from a condition called...
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