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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,...
02 Dec 2020
Carrying on supporting the community where you can – that’s the message from the team at a not-for-profit organisation in the Midlands this International Volunteer Day (December 5th). Paycare, which offers Health Cash Plans and Wellbeing Training and Support to businesses and families, has raised more than £2.2 million to date for many good causes through various initiatives. And while 2020 has...
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-...
25 Aug 2020
The organisers of the Big Dog Walk series are proud to announce the 2020 Virtual Dog Walk – the World Big Dog Walk Challenge, which will take place in September 2020 and aims to raise thousands of pounds for dog-related charities, whilst not compromising the safety of those involved. Dog walkers from all over the world will complete their walks independently, getting involved via the World Big...
24 Aug 2020
An exciting not-for-profit organisation launched today to ensure that Shropshire achieves net zero carbon by 2030. Set-up to represent the communities, enterprises, councils and NGOs of Shropshire, Shropshire Climate Action Partnership (SCAP) covers the whole county of Shropshire, including the unitary authority areas of Shropshire Council and Telford & Wrekin Council. By bringing together...
30 Jul 2020
This Tuesday 28th July, Shrewsbury Town in the Community held their first face to face PL Kicks session since lockdown. These free sessions funded through the Premier Leagues PL Kicks programme, aim to engage young people aged 8-18 in a variety of activities and sports, with the aim of reducing anti-social behaviour and providing opportunities in areas where they’re needed most.  PL Kicks was...
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