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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...
23 May 2019
Two teams from Hatchers Solicitors helped raise over £1000 for Severn Hospice when they took part in the annual quiz organised by insolvency specialists BCR.   The Hatchers Brainboxes came 1st and 2nd, retaining the shield they won in 2018. With 40 people attending from businesses across the county, the quiz took place at the Corbet Arms in Uffington, and was themed on Britishness, including...
05 Nov 2018
The Ironwork’s Offer a Helping Hand to The British Heart Foundation Celebrated every year, World Heart Day brings thousands of people across the world together in a bid to raise awareness about the importance of taking care of your heart. Over 17 million people die every year from heart related diseases, making it the leading cause of death and disability in the world. The British Heart...
18 Oct 2018
For the second year running Shrewsbury based Insurance Brokers Rees Astley sponsored the main music stage at Shropshire Oktoberfest held at the beginning of October. Sometimes business insurance can seem like a jungle with potential pitfalls and problems around every corner, so that was our theme for the Rees Astley tent, which had been decked out with creepy crawlies, a zebra sofa, slime and an...
01 Oct 2018
Visitors to this year’s Shrewsbury Folk Festival have helped to raise a record amount for its long-term charity partner. Hope House, which supports children with life limiting illnesses and their families, received more than £7,000 from this year’s four-day event, including a donation of more than £2,000 from festival organisers. The money will be used to fund music therapy sessions at the...
Bling Terrier Harry Who Is Looking For A Home
05 Jul 2018
CANINE CHARITY Finding Furever Homes is appealing for someone to come forward and offer a happy retirement home to an elderly blind dog whose situation was made worse through neglect. Little Old Harry, an elderly terrier, whose exact age is unknown, is blind in both of his eyes which appear sunken. But the situation has been made worse through neglect and it is now thought both eyes may have to...
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