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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,...
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-...
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