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25 Mar 2022
People keen to become motivational exercise instructors are being sought by a local charity. The callout comes from Community Resource (formerly known as Shropshire Rural Communities Charity), which wants to hear from people fromShrewsbury, Whitchurch and Market Drayton  who could join the ‘Move It or Lose It’ scheme to support older people. Move It or Lose It training shows you how to teach...
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...
04 Oct 2021
A pioneering radio station covering Shropshire is to launch a new breakfast show as it enters an exciting new era. INTune Radio says the new programme marks the start of an ambitious period of growth for the community broadcaster which will include developing new shows and a 24-hour-a-day schedule, recruiting more volunteers and launching an app for listening on both Apple and Android devices....
02 Aug 2021
Equipment to help people safely hold outdoor summer events, private garden parties or even weddings is just waiting to be used, bosses at an organisation which supports the rural economy in Shropshire said today. Enterprise South West Shropshire in Bishop’s Castle provides a huge range of business development activities and facilities for the rural community, including hiring out everything you...
Hanson opens its Condover quarry for biodiversity competition
02 Aug 2021
Hanson’s Condover sand and gravel quarry, near Shrewsbury, is among the sites participating in the fifth round of the company’s biodiversity competition, the Quarry Life Award.   The international competition is run every three years by Hanson’s parent company HeidelbergCement to raise the understanding of the biodiversity value of quarrying sites during and after extraction and share new best...
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...
15 Jun 2021
Midlands Air Ambulance Charity, which opened a charity shop in the Darwin Shopping Centre last year, could not operate without its trusted family of volunteers. The shop helps raise money to fund local lifesaving air ambulance missions, but could be forced to close on certain days due to low volunteer numbers. The team is therefore asking the Shrewsbury community to find out about the Covid-19...
08 Jun 2021
Recent research conducted by a Shropshire home care provider has explored the experiences of older people during the pandemic and their concerns over life returning to normal.   Shrewsbury-based Radfield Home Care, which operates throughout the UK, surveyed 250 adults aged 60 and above to understand and shine a light on the experiences of older people during the various national lockdowns.  ...
Belle Vue Arts Festival 2021
15 May 2021
The bunting's out which can mean only one thing - Belle Vue Arts Festival is back! This year our theme is WILD and that starts with the great outdoors.  Making the most of our beautiful local area, the festival have teamed up with the Wildlife Trust and Friends of Rea Brook Valley LNR to make this a really special event. A packed events calendar includes free tree trails, Rea Brook trails and...
26 Mar 2021
A Shrewsbury-based charity has teamed up with a local chef to host a virtual curry cook-along and raise vital funds for its projects. Lajina Leal from Lajina Masala will share her secrets in an online event in support of Shropshire Rural Communities Charity (Shropshire RCC). Taking place via Zoom from 4pm on Saturday 10 April, Lajina will guide participants through how to make an Indian dish,...
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