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18 Jul 2019
School children are experiencing childhood in a different way today than we ever experienced ourselves. In a world full of technology, television, iPads, and computer games are creating a new kind of normal for kids and their after-school activities. But, taking the kids outdoors is becoming more of a focus for schools and parents, to take children back to basics. Back to Nature Since the forest...
16 Jul 2019
Morris & Company will celebrate its 150th anniversary and community roots in sparkling style at Shrewsbury Flower Show this year. A special glazed and themed marquee overlooking the arena on Friday 9 and Saturday 10 August will play host to Morris staff and guests and the company has a few exciting surprises to entertain guests on the night – all tightly under wraps. The Morris enterprise,...
Pipekit and Shrewsbury Town Cement Second Season
19 Jun 2019
Pipekit, the Shrewsbury based online pipework and drainage distributor, has reaped dividends in its first year of being the website and social media partner for Shrewsbury Town. Entering into its second year with the football club, Pipekit attributes the significant growth of its brand profile, not just locally but nationally, to the partnership and is delighted at the positive impact it’s had on...
31 Jan 2019
A Central Shropshire community arts centre has now appointed their first paid member of staff, Chief Officer, Sophie Eades. The Clifton Community Arts Centre (CCAC) was established in 2013 with a view to raising awareness and funds to reopen the Clifton building in Wellington for the benefit of the community. Unfortunately, a developer stepped in and purchased the site for residential and retail...
Care and support director Les Clarke is pictured with domiciliary care manager Angie Mason (left) and Dawn Longmore (centre) who manages the team which has transferred from HomeLife to Care Plus.
17 Dec 2018
HomeLife, a support service for people who need help to make the most of life, has become part of leading Midlands not for profit company Care Plus. Previously a service provided by Connexus , the HomeLife provision moved to Care Plus on 17 December 2018. We are pleased to say that all jobs have been transferred to us and we welcome our new team. This allows the service to continue uninterrupted...
17 Dec 2018
They may not be up to playing tag or doing the hopscotch but residents at a Shropshire care home are not letting that get in the way of making new friends. Through the power of writing, residents at Montgomery House in Shrewsbury have been striking up new friendships with pupils at Harlescott Junior School and Sundorne Infant School and Nursery, who form the Haughmond Federation. The youngsters,...
12 Dec 2018
A Shropshire care company is supporting grass roots football after funding new kits for two community teams. Coverage Care Services, which has its headquarters in Shrewsbury and operates 14 not-for-profit homes across the county, has provided new team shirts for Nova Galaxy and Nova All Stars, both of which are based in Newport and part of Nova United. The Cottage Christian Nursing Home, which is...
03 Dec 2018
A memorial to commemorate Territorial Army soldiers from Shrewsbury who gave their lives in World War One has been unveiled by staff and residents at a care home. The wooden cross and plaque, which will serve as a permanent reminder of the TA soldiers who died fighting in the Great War, was revealed at Montgomery House – the former site of the town’s TA Centre – on November 30 during a special...
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09 Nov 2018
Take a step back in time and a giant stride into the future to learn more about Shrewsbury’s Quarry on Sunday 18 November 2018 as part of a UK-wide festival of humanities. Co-organised by Dr Liz Oakley-Brown (Senior Lecturer in English Literature) and Dr Anna Mackenzie (Deputy Head of Events) of Lancaster University, with independent Shrewsbury researcher Advolly Richmond and artist Jamila Walker...
13 Jun 2018
In an attempt to see Shropshire in the Guinness Book of Records in a fun, active and inclusive way, Revel-in-Dance is getting Shrewsbury in a flap! The aim is to break the current Guinness World Record for the largest number of people to dance the Charleston at one time. The current record is 975 people and is held by ‘Swing Patrol’ in London; so with this hefty figure to beat Revel in Dance...
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