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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...
Shropshire online tinnitus support
14 Jul 2020
Signal Charity are working alongside The Shrewsbury and Telford Hospital NHS Trust’s audiology department to help every person with tinnitus in the county get the support they need during these challenging times. Together, the organisations have formed new and novel ways to support people experiencing tinnitus across Shropshire and Telford & Wrekin. These new services use online video...
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...
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