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25 Feb 2020
Thousands of Shropshire pupils will have the opportunity to improve their wellbeing using the power of meditation at a unique event later this year. But the organiser, an author and children’s mental health advocate, is appealing to local businesses to help make the day as successful as possible. Sarah Griffiths travels across the county and beyond delivering workshops at schools – all based on...
05 Feb 2020
Launch of Royal Voluntary Service Shrewsbury Fundraising Group A new group has been launched to raise vital funds to support Royal Voluntary Service and raise awareness of the charity’s local work across Shrewsbury. The Royal Voluntary Service Shrewsbury Fundraising Group will be starting the year off doing bucket collections in local supermarkets.  Royal Voluntary Service is one of Britain’s...
The cast of Me and My Girl
29 Jan 2020
A local dance and theatre company will be taking part in a 24 hour tap-a-thon on Saturday 1st February, to raise funds and awareness for their youth theatre group. Lindsay Kelly, who runs The Viv Kelly School of Dance and Theatre, is committed to continuous tapping from 10am on Saturday morning, until 10am the following day, with fellow teacher Chrissie Purslow. Money raised from the 24 hour...
07 Jan 2020
Could you help support local people in need and the NHS? Royal Voluntary Service is looking for community fundraising volunteers in Shrewsbury If you’re passionate about supporting local people in need and the NHS, Royal Voluntary Service, the national volunteering charity, would love to hear from you. The charity is calling for cheerful, enthusiastic fundraising volunteers to help raise vital...
Julie Williams, Butterfly Conservation CEO, receiving a cheque from Toby and Terri Siveter from Wood’s
26 Nov 2019
This month the Wood Brewery attended the Butterfly Conservation’s AGM lunch to hand over a cheque following their Wood White fundraising campaign. The brewery raised £1,000 through sales of their limited-edition Wood White beer, which was released earlier this year. The cloudy, Belgian style white beer – which is also vegan - was produced to raise money for one of the West Midlands rarest...
21 Oct 2019
Visitors to this year’s Shrewsbury Folk Festival have helped to smash the £70,000 fundraising barrier for Hope House Children’s Hospices as the organisations celebrate their 11th year of working together.  Hope House, which supports children with life limiting illnesses and their families, has received more than £7,800 from this year’s four-day music festival, including more than £2,000 from the...
The Movement Centre
30 Jul 2019
A Shropshire based charity is seeking support to help boost its funds. The Movement Centre, based at the Robert Jones and Agnes Hunt Hospital in Oswestry, provides a specialist therapy to help children with movement disabilities to gain independence. The charity, which has been operating for 23 years, has been able to apply for funding to the NHS for children who attend the centre. While funding...
17 Jun 2019
Self Help Africa have teamed up with Shrewsbury Food Festival to host an online auction to coincide with this year’s event. Auction for Africa showcases the ‘Best of Shropshire’ featuring one-of-a-kind foodie gifts and fun experiences - it’s a feast for the eyes! Bidding is now open and will close at 5pm on Sunday 30th June, the final day of the Festival. All auction lots have been generously...
23 May 2019
Two teams from Hatchers Solicitors helped raise over £1000 for Severn Hospice when they took part in the annual quiz organised by insolvency specialists BCR.   The Hatchers Brainboxes came 1st and 2nd, retaining the shield they won in 2018. With 40 people attending from businesses across the county, the quiz took place at the Corbet Arms in Uffington, and was themed on Britishness, including...
14 Mar 2019
A HR company is set to raise money for the cancer ward treating one of their own staff. Jenna Tarry, Senior HR Consultant at Triangle HR, was diagnosed with Hodgkin Lymphoma just before Christmas and is now halfway through six-months of chemotherapy. As well as supporting Jenna through her illness, her colleagues at Triangle HR have decided to raise money for the O’Connor Haematology Unit at...
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