community

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...
Book here: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/shrewsburys-quarry-exploring-the-past-imagining-the-future-tickets-48602089157
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...
Sabadell, 2018: Meeting of Senior Social Entrepreneurs and facilitators from France, Spain/Catalunya, Denmark, Bulgaria and Shropshire.
11 Jun 2018
A University Centre Shrewsbury Centre (UCS) event is being held to build on work to support older people to get involved in and benefit their communities. The free morning of presentations and discussion will take place at Guildhall, UCS’s learning and research base in Frankwell Quay, from 9am to 1pm, on Tuesday June 19, 2018. The event will showcase the Senior Social Entrepreneuring (SSE)...
Mayor of Shrewsbury, Jane Mackenzie is pictured outside Severnside's Meole Digital Den
14 Mar 2018
Severnside Housing is helping Shropshire people build a brighter future with its inspirational learning programme and Digital Dens.  At an open day, this week Shrewsbury Mayor Jane Mackenzie saw the difference that is being made to help local people reach their full potential. Severnside’s community Digital Dens in Meole Brace and Castlefields offer cyber-style café facilities with free internet...
24 Jan 2018
A church entered the new year with a new look, thanks to a firm of north Shropshire building contractors and students from City of Wolverhampton College. Knockin based Pave Aways provided materials and construction advice to the students - who are on a Prince’s Trust Team programme run by the college - to help them build a ramp to give access for disabled people to the Riversway Elim Church in...
04 Jan 2018
FBC Manby Bowdler has become the latest business in Shropshire to join a nationwide campaign group working to improve life for people living with dementia.   The award-winning law firm has signed up to the Dementia Action Alliance (DAA), a partnership formed to help organisations across England to connect, share best practice, and take action on dementia.   Members include leading charities,...
19 Dec 2017
Severnside Housing has donated £200 to the Shrewsbury Food Bank to help fund festive food parcels for those most in need this Christmas. Shrewsbury Food Bank, based in Longden Coleham, is run by a group of volunteers who organise and distribute parcels of donated food to individuals and families every week. They are dedicated to helping people who find themselves in times of real hardship by...
Esther Wright and Jean Jarvis MBE are excited about the first Fuse CIC conference
14 Dec 2017
Stephen Fear, better known as ‘The Phone Box Millionaire’, is set to inspire a new generation of entrepreneurs at the first national conference to be organised by Fuse, a Shropshire based social enterprise development company. Fear, who started his business empire from a phone box on a council estate in Bristol and is now a multi-millionaire, will keynote the Fuse conference, alongside some of...
(L-R) Professor Anna Sutton, Provost Of University Centre Shrewsbury and Robin Morris, Chairman of Morris & Company
04 Oct 2017
Morris & Company and University Centre Shrewsbury (UCS) have joined together to find Shropshire’s greatest Young Thinkers of 2018 in a creative competition launched this month to discover ‘ONE Great Idea to Change the World’. With one of the world’s greatest minds, Charles Darwin, growing up and forming his brilliant thinking right here, it is only fitting that young Shropshire talent comes...
Subscribe to community