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Alan Lewis from ASE, right, with Ben Wootton, left, and some of Q's Shrewsbury team who took part in last year’s Oswestry 10k event.
16 Jan 2023
A fast-growing Shropshire financial firm is sponsoring a year of adrenaline-fuelled events – and helping raise cash for a special charity. Q Financial Services – which has offices in Wellington and Shrewsbury – has extended its sponsorship deal with Adrenaline Sporting Events (ASE) to cover all 11 of its 2023 events. Q team members will take part in the events to raise cash for the Little Rascals...
08 Dec 2022
A special event to launch a spectacular Charity Space Odyssey video staged by Shropshire’s new community radio station has been hailed a huge success. Around 200 people watched the premiere of the INTune radio space flight video at St Mary’s church in Shrewsbury, which saw 33 county charities teaming up with the station on a three-hour balloon trip to the edge of space. INTune founder Wayne Flynn...
24 Nov 2022
Local charity Community Resource has launched a campaign to highlight the importance of staying active throughout the winter months. The Shrewsbury-based organisation is urging people to ‘Keep Moving, Keep Warm’ to fight off the winter gloom and maintain their strength and fitness throughout the year. Community Resource runs events across the county to help people with their fitness and wellbeing...
Rosemary Shrager
24 Nov 2022
Celebrity chefs and renowned Shropshire eateries have donated ‘warming’ recipes in support of a local charity’s fundraising campaign. Shrewsbury-based organisation Community Resource has put together a collection of winter recipes as part of its Warmer Winter Appeal, an annual campaign raising money for local people in fuel poverty. The campaign has been supported by Rosemary Shrager, Marcus...
08 Sep 2022
One of Shropshire’s biggest music festivals has raised more than £10,000 to fund music therapy sessions for children with life-threatening illnesses.   Shrewsbury Folk Festival has boosted the coffers of Hope House Children’s Hospices by £10,185 thanks to a contribution from the organisers for every adult weekend ticket, donations from festivalgoers and other fundraising activities at the event...
07 Sep 2022
A special ceremony has been held by a Shropshire charity to celebrate the success of young learners who have overcome a mix of challenges to gain the skills and qualifications required ready for the world of work or further training. Landau, which runs its study programme for 16-19 year olds, held its graduation event on August 31 at Casey’s in Donnington with 37 learners receiving certificates...
30 Aug 2022
A new job search website to help Shropshire’s business ease their recruitment problems has been launched by a specialist charity. Wellington-based supported employment and training charity Landau has launched the free Connectjobs4u website to help match job seekers with employers that have vacancies to fill. The first businesses to be given the opportunity to advertise on the site will be the 33...
11 Aug 2022
Avid Disabled Adventurer takes on his biggest challenge yet - to complete multiple marathons across the world.   Disabled Adventurer and Motivational Speaker, Darren Edwards, is set to redefine the limitations of disability by becoming the first ever wheelchair user to attempt the 777 World Marathon Challenge   – a feat which sees participants complete seven marathons in seven days across seven...
(from left)  Sinh Giang, Data and BI Analyst;  Dr Simon Chapple, Medical Director;  Gosia Danielska, HR Assistant Systems and Data; Daniel Robinson, Chief Executive Officer; David Coull, Chairman;  Sharon Jochum,  HR Assistant
20 Jul 2022
Shropdoc team taking to the water to aid Severn Hospice A Shropdoc team is busy getting into shape to make a big splash for charity - by taking part in the Dragon Boat Festival in Shrewsbury this weekend (JUL). The festival is returning this year at Shrewsbury School Boat Club over the weekend of July 23rd and 24th and the Shropdoc team is looking to raise a minimum of £1,000 in sponsorship for a...
Steve Wyatt - mono photograph of a man restoring wooden furniture
12 Jul 2022
A former drug addict and ex-prisoner who turned his life around after meeting Shropshire-based celebrity furniture restorer Jay Blades will give an inspirational talk to job seekers at an event at Shrewsbury prison later this month. Steve Wyatt, who has overcome a 22-year addiction to drugs, to follow his dream of running his own furniture restoration shop, will attend the Building Shropshire...
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