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08 Dec 2022
A special event to launch a spectacular Charity Space Odyssey video staged by Shropshire’s new community radio station has been hailed a huge success. Around 200 people watched the premiere of the INTune radio space flight video at St Mary’s church in Shrewsbury, which saw 33 county charities teaming up with the station on a three-hour balloon trip to the edge of space. INTune founder Wayne Flynn...
24 Nov 2022
Local charity Community Resource has launched a campaign to highlight the importance of staying active throughout the winter months. The Shrewsbury-based organisation is urging people to ‘Keep Moving, Keep Warm’ to fight off the winter gloom and maintain their strength and fitness throughout the year. Community Resource runs events across the county to help people with their fitness and wellbeing...
03 Nov 2022
A not for profit organisation supporting the health and wellbeing of employers and their teams is set to sponsor an upcoming event. Paycare is supporting the Shropshire Leadership Conference, taking place at Theatre Severn on Tuesday 15th November. As well as hearing from exciting speakers including Sir Clive Woodward OBE, Debra Searle MBE and Richard Nugent, attendees will be able to find out...
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17 Oct 2022
The company behind plans for a new solar farm between Lilleshall and Sheriffhales says it is delighted with the public response to a consultation event into the plans.  Solar power experts greentech staged the event at Lilleshall Memorial Hall on Thursday (OCT 13) to explain its plans for the Hilton Fields solar farm to residents.  Nearly 70 people attended the day-long event – with many...
07 Oct 2022
With a new menu, new chef and a new meat supplier, a top Shropshire restaurant is gearing up for an autumn to remember. The Granary at Weston Park, on the Shropshire/Staffordshire border, is celebrating nature’s most bountiful season in style. Rob Perez has joined the kitchen team as senior sous chef, while Market Drayton-based Buttercross has been named as the restaurant’s new meat supplier....
Mark and Lizzi Smith sat on mopeds for Community Resource and Wheels to Work Silverstone
11 Jul 2022
A prominent Shrewsbury-based charity is working with an established motorcycle hire firm to provide low-cost travel solutions for people in Shropshire.  Community Resource is working with Wheels to Work Silverstone to offer an enhanced and expanded moped hire scheme in Shropshire from 11 July. The charity has run its own affordable transport scheme since 1995, which has offered short-term moped...
Morris Care Resident Brenda Yates, Social Life Co-Ordinator Mandy Bullock, Resident Mary Farquharson and Madam Mayor Karen Sawbridge at Oldbury Grange Open Day
28 Jun 2022
Four Nursing Homes in Shropshire and Cheshire are welcoming their local communities into their homes as part of Care Home Open Week (Monday 27th June to 3rd July 2022). The popular annual event, which is hosted by Championing Social Care, sees more than 1,000 care homes come together to showcase their offering to local communities, future residents and their families. It also shines a light on...
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....
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