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26 Mar 2021
A Shropshire man who has been making lifesaving donations in memory of a former colleague who died following a battle with leukaemia has reached a landmark milestone in his journey. Quality Manager Shawn Humphreys, who works for construction firm Pave Aways, completed his 200th donation of platelets and plasma on March 26. Shawn started making donations in 2015 as one of 50 things he pledged to...
03 Feb 2021
A building contractor has handed 50 new tablets to schools in Shropshire, Mid Wales and Cheshire to ensure that children without access to quality technology can learn at home during lockdown. Pave Aways has given 10 Samsung Galaxy tablets each to Newtown and Welshpool High Schools in Mid Wales, the Telford Langley School, Shrewsbury Academy and Blacon High School in Chester in an £11,500 gesture...
The Severn Hospice Superstore in Shrewsbury.
24 Sep 2020
One of Shrewsbury’s oldest companies has donated £10,000 to support Severn Hospice which has seen fundraising halted by the pandemic. The generous donation by Morris Lubricants, which celebrated its 150th birthday last year, comes as a welcome boost to the hospice which opened its first superstore in a 6,000 sq ft building rented from the company exactly two years ago. In normal times, the...
30 Jul 2020
A charity helping to get surplus supermarket food to those who need it has been given a boost thanks to Shropshire’s High Sheriff. Shrewsbury Food Hub collects food otherwise going to waste, and distributes it to community groups across the area for residents and service users. High Sheriff of Shropshire Dean Harris has the support of Oswestry-based AICO during her year in office, and as a result...
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...
Children from ABC Day Nursery held a Harvest festival and collected food to donate to a local church
06 Oct 2017
A group of nurseries in Telford is giving food donations to people across the town after holding a harvest festival. ABC Day Nursery, which has bases in Holinswood, Lightmoor, Hadley and Hoo, has collected crate loads of food which is now being delivered to those nearby. The food collected by the children at Hoo is being given to St Lawrence’s Church in Preston upon the Weald Moors, who will...
20 Apr 2017
Local Oswestry tyre specialists P and B Tyres have found some extra big tyres especially for the new Children’s play area being created at the Ironworks. It’s hoped that artisans can turn the tyres into a giant loch ness monster within the sculpture park. The ambition , is to paint the tyres and make it attractive to younger children, offering safe and enjoyable alternatives to the iron...
06 Sep 2016
A quintessentially British afternoon was in store for a pair of friends as they got the chance to enjoy a vintage car ride.  Mrs Wells and her friend were taken on a spin in a 1936 Rolls Royce donated by Aubrey Kirkham Funeral Directors before enjoying afternoon tea at The Corbet Arms in Uffington. The treat was won during a raffle at a fund-raising celebration held at St Giles Church in Wenlock...
31 May 2016
A ladies’ football club has scored a £1,000 donation from leading housebuilder Persimmon Homes West Midlands.  Shrewsbury Town Ladies FC made a successful bid to the builder’s Community Champions Fund and says the cash will help develop the club allowing it to run junior as well as adult teams. Sean Evans, who applied on the club’s behalf, said: “Shrewsbury Town Ladies FC was formed in 2013 after...
02 Feb 2016
A vital emergency service in Wales was given a boost to start 2016 with a £500 donation from Welsh Motoring Writers. Established on St David’s Day 2001, Wales Air Ambulance has launched almost 23,000 emergency flights and one of its three helicopters can reach any part of Wales in 20 minutes – vitally important in capitalising on the crucial window for treatment and recovery. The Welshpool-based...
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