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19 Apr 2022
A Shropshire charity boss will be taking on a six-day walking challenge along the Shropshire Way next month to raise funds to support local causes. Community Resource CEO Julia Baron will be kicking off her epic trail on Wednesday 4 May from Kingsland Bridge in Shrewsbury and will finish at Tilstock Bradbury Village Hall, Whitchurch the following week. Julia will spend six days walking around 10-...
11 Feb 2022
Shrewsbury based singer songwriter Vincent Whyte will play a fundraising concert later this month to help a friend’s sister secure life changing surgery in Spain. The event, which will take place in The Loft at The Old Post Office, Shrewsbury on Thursday 24 February, aims to raise money for Charlie Fitz, who suffers from a condition called Classical Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome. Charlie’s spinal cord...
Attendees of a walk and talk day in 2021
10 Dec 2021
Local charity, Climbing Out, is looking for people who would benefit from attending their monthly walk and talk days, which aim to help people rebuild their motivation following a physical or mental trauma. The charity has found the pandemic has increased the need for their work. In 2021 alone they helped over 100 individuals with their mix of outdoor activities, mental resilience coaching,...
Fundraising Hike in Snowdon
23 Jul 2021
Shropshire based charity, Climbing Out, are calling for people to take part in their annual fundraising hike. The event is their biggest fundraiser of the year and this year’s hike has been dubbed the Climbing Out Snowdonia Challenge. The hike is taking place on October 9 in North Wales. Participants can choose to climb between 1 and 4 of Snowdonia's iconic mountains on the day. Every walker will...
12 Jul 2021
A building contractor is looking for charities and community groups in Shrewsbury that need a helping hand with building as part of its pledge to support the areas where it works. Pave Aways wants to identify a community hall, centre or sports club where it can provide general repairs, decorating or plastering free of charge as it builds new school facilities for Shropshire Council at Harlescott...
Sonia Roberts, charity CEO
10 May 2021
The UK’s six million businesses were today challenged to put talent before disability by a leading employment charity campaigning for workforce diversity. Days after receiving a royal seal of approval with a Queen’s Award for Promoting Opportunity, Landau is calling for employers to sign a new pledge as part of its landmark We See You initiative. Organisations are being asked to become disability...
10 Jul 2020
Countryside, the UK’s leading mixed-tenure developer specialising in placemaking and regeneration, has donated £50,000 from its £1m Communities Fund to 10 local organisations in the West Midlands - in and around locations that it is currently building new homes. The Countryside Communities Fund has been established to support local charities, food banks and organisations providing essential local...
EFL Day of Action 2019
03 Mar 2020
Shrewsbury Town in the Community (STITC) are joining 71 other clubs from around the UK to host an EFL Day of Action on the 10th March. The event aims to tackle some of society’s biggest issues from homelessness and mental health, to community cohesion and the battle against plastic pollution. STITC will be launching their additional ‘Extra Time’ session during the morning of the event. The Extra...
14 Oct 2019
The annual Hatchers charity quiz took place on September 24th, in aid of the firms’ nominated charities for 2019, The Harry Johnson Trust and CRY. The event took place at Shrewsbury Golf Club and welcomed professional firms from across the county. Teams were tested on a range of topics such as music, sport and current affairs. Competition was fierce on the night, but the eventual winners were the...
Pair taking part in The Doko challenge for The Gurkha Welfare Trust
05 Jun 2019
Shropshire and Powys pair urge more women to join them, and tackle the legendary Doko Challenge? Fitness enthusiast from Powys and Shropshire are urging more women to join them to take on a unique military-style ‘Doko’ Challenge and test their stamina against the ‘bravest of the brave’ – the Gurkhas. Widely known as some of the most fearless and respected soldiers in the military, the Gurkhas...
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