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13 May 2022
A Shrewsbury charity CEO has completed her fundraising challenge to walk 70 miles along the Shropshire Way over six days before she retires. Community Resource Chief Executive Julia Baron was greeted by friends and colleagues at Tilstock Bradbury Village Hall, Tilstock, after crossing the finishing line at 3.15pm on Wednesday 11 May. The charity leader, who is stepping down at the end of August...
Fundraisers Sabrina Davies and Emma Yarwood from Pave Aways Building Contractors
19 Apr 2022
A daring duo from a Shropshire construction company will take the plunge and jump out of a plane to raise funds for Severn Hospice this weekend. Sabrina Davies and Emma Yarwood from Knockin based Pave Aways Building Contractors will take a leap of faith for the charity at Tilstock Airfield near Whitchurch on Saturday (April 23). They will perform the parachute jump from 15,000ft — a first for the...
From left to right, Shrewsbury Cake Trail organisers, students Lucy Bance, Billie Taylor and Beth Jones.
07 Apr 2022
A fun-filled cake trail organised by University Centre Shrewsbury (UCS) students proved to have all the ingredients for success, raising more than £1,600 for charity. Students Beth Jones, Billie Taylor and Lucy Bance created a buzz in the town with the event which took people on a whistle-stop tour of its best bakeries and cafes. Everyone taking part was given a map and could sample a cake at...
9 Year Old Music Festival Winner from Shrewsbury releases Charity Single for Ukraine
24 Mar 2022
A young singer from Shrewsbury is using her talent to raise money for Save The Children’s work in Ukraine. Alicia Martin wanted to help the children suffering because of the war so she went into the recording studio last week to make a charity single. The 9-year-old soprano recently won the ‘9 and under singing’ category at the Oswestry Music Festival in Shropshire after also entering in the...
Shropshire Council Community Support Training Courses
22 Feb 2022
Community groups within Shropshire are being invited to take part in a wide range of training courses to help them ‘survive and thrive’. The varied topics are open to local charitable groups and organisations and include spotting the risks in vulnerable people, governance and legal structures and mental health awareness. The accredited sessions start with ‘Encouraging Communities for a Safer...
Wheels2Work mopeds and van
22 Feb 2022
A life-changing project to help Shropshire people get to and from work has just moved up a gear - with the arrival of five shiny new mopeds. The Wheels2Work scheme – run by the charity Community Resource – provides mopeds and e-bikes to those workers, often in rural areas, who might otherwise have difficulty getting to their workplace and home again. “Wheels2Work is a really terrific project that...
18 Feb 2022
A junior football club near Shrewsbury is holding its biggest-ever fundraising event in March - and tickets are still available. Bayston Hill Juniors Football Club is hosting a Sportsman’s Dinner at Shrewsbury Town Football Club on Friday March 18, starting at 7pm, featuring entertainment from comedian Jed Stone and the former Liverpool player, Alan Kennedy, providing the after-dinner speech....
From left to right, Shrewsbury Cake Trail organisers, UCS students Billie Taylor, Lucy Bance and Beth Jones.
06 Feb 2022
Students from University Centre Shrewsbury are organising a charity cake trail taking people on a whistle-stop tour of the town’s best bakeries and cafes this March. Everyone taking part can sample a cake at each stop on the trail, taking place in aid of Lingen Davies Cancer Fund on Saturday, March 12. They will also have the chance to score each of the cakes they try, to determine the People’s...
18 Jan 2022
A Shropshire charity has launched a grant scheme for organisations helping people self-isolating. Community Resource, formerly known as Shropshire Rural Communities Charity (RCC), is offering grants between £500 and £7,000 for projects that help people who have faced challenges including loneliness, isolation and poor mental health because of the pandemic. The scheme is being funded by Shropshire...
17 Jan 2022
A construction firm is helping a Shrewsbury charity build for the future by creating a new facility so it can efficiently process and produce its wares for sale to the public. Pave Aways Building Contractors is building a honey extraction room for the Shropshire Beekeepers’ Association at its HQ and apiary in Shrewsbury, free of charge as part of its community benefits programme. The new...
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