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Community Resource outdoor walks
14 Jun 2022
A Shrewsbury-based charity is inviting people to get involved in volunteering to help isolated people become more active. The callout comes from Community Resource, an organisation that supports people and communities facing challenges across Shropshire, Telford and Wrekin. Community Resource has over 50 people volunteering for projects including supporting people with hearing and sight loss,...
John Payne, Fundraising for Brain Tumour Research in memory of Matt Payne
27 May 2022
A Shropshire care assistant, who changed career after his brother died from an aggressive brain tumour, is taking on a marathon challenge in his memory and to raise vital funds for charity. John Payne, who works at Barclay Gardens care home in Donnington, is taking part in the Jog 26.2 Miles in May challenge in support of Brain Tumour Research and with just a few days to go he is stepping up his...
Landau Training and Enterprise Centre in Wellington
20 May 2022
A new skills and enterprise training centre has officially opened in Shropshire with the ambition of supporting hundreds of young people into work or education over the next five years. The new Landau Training and Enterprise Centre in Wellington will allow people who are currently not in work or education the opportunity to gain hands-on practical experience in several sectors including...
 Members of Building Better Opportunities (BBO)
20 May 2022
An event has been held to celebrate the success of a £7.8 million project in Shropshire, which has supported scores of vulnerable and isolated people back into employment and training and helped hundreds more build confidence and skills ready for the world of work. The Building Better Opportunities (BBO) initiative has been led across the county by Wellington-based supported employment and...
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...
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