Sculptor Halima Cassell receives MBE at Buckingham Palace
19 Jan 2023
Shropshire sculptor Halima Cassell receives MBE award for ‘Services to Art and Cultural Heritage’ in England. Cassell was appointed Member of the Order of the British Empire (MBE) in the 2021 New Year Honours for ‘Services to Art and Cultural Heritage’ in England, but due to Covid restrictions the award ceremony was delayed until 2022. Cassell finally collected her award from Buckingham Palace in...
Photo of Elizabeth Wilkinson, The Dyslexia Awards founder
29 Jun 2022
A dyslexic mum made MBE has taken her annual award scheme national to shine a light on the talents of dyslexic individuals UK-wide as well as educators and employers who consistently inspire and empower people with dyslexia to reach their full potential. Elizabeth Wilkinson, who has successfully run The Dyslexia Awards in Shropshire since 2015, said it was time to showcase the diverse skills and...
Jean Jarvis at the opening of The Longford Centre in Cannock
30 Sep 2018
The face of a leading Shropshire charity which has been helping the community for almost 25 years is moving on to pastures new, safe in the knowledge that her pioneering project is in good hands. Jean Jarvis MBE founded The Furniture Scheme in Ludlow in 1994 as a way to reuse unwanted household items and provide the means for some of the most deprived in the community to build an independent life...
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