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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...
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...
04 Mar 2020
An intrepid couple will swap the Shropshire hills for the Himalayas later this year to raise funds for two causes close to their hearts. Keeley Fox and her husband Rob, an inpatient specialist physiotherapist at The Robert Jones and Agnes Hunt Orthopaedic Hospital in Gobowen, will head to the famous mountain range in May to trek to Everest Base Camp, where Rob will then take part in the Everest...
Caption L-R: Staff from 1st Choice Insurance join staff from Little Rascals after nominating them as their charity of the year - Ben Wootton, Ken Baker, Rose Stephen, Jason Martin and Dave Edwards.
19 Feb 2020
Staff at a commercial insurance broker are throwing their support behind a Shrewsbury-based children’s group by making it their charity of the year. Little Rascals in Monkmoor was launched by business partners Ben Wootton and Shrewsbury Town star Dave Edwards after identifying a need for a safe soft play centre in the town. They also started the Little Rascals Foundation - a charity supporting...
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...
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