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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...
04 Jul 2019
Two intrepid Midlands lawyers have trekked, abseiled and zip wired their way through the Lake District to raise funds for a charity that supports people living with brain injuries. Senior Associate Rachael Lomas and apprentice solicitor Alyisha Arblaster, who are part of the specialist Serious Injury and Medical Negligence team at FBC Manby Bowdler, successfully completed the Go Wild for Headway...
17 Jun 2019
Self Help Africa have teamed up with Shrewsbury Food Festival to host an online auction to coincide with this year’s event. Auction for Africa showcases the ‘Best of Shropshire’ featuring one-of-a-kind foodie gifts and fun experiences - it’s a feast for the eyes! Bidding is now open and will close at 5pm on Sunday 30th June, the final day of the Festival. All auction lots have been generously...
05 Jun 2019
A Shropshire law firm has announced two new charity partners. FBC Manby Bowdler has adopted The Ark in Shrewsbury and Wolverhampton’s Compton Care as its chosen charities for the next two years. Staff at the firm, which has offices in Shrewsbury, Telford, Bridgnorth, Church Stretton, Wolverhampton, Willenhall and Redditch, voted for the charities from a list of organisations that were suggested...
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