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Mark and Lizzi Smith sat on mopeds for Community Resource and Wheels to Work Silverstone
11 Jul 2022
A prominent Shrewsbury-based charity is working with an established motorcycle hire firm to provide low-cost travel solutions for people in Shropshire.  Community Resource is working with Wheels to Work Silverstone to offer an enhanced and expanded moped hire scheme in Shropshire from 11 July. The charity has run its own affordable transport scheme since 1995, which has offered short-term moped...
Shropshire Council Community Support Training Courses
22 Feb 2022
Community groups within Shropshire are being invited to take part in a wide range of training courses to help them ‘survive and thrive’. The varied topics are open to local charitable groups and organisations and include spotting the risks in vulnerable people, governance and legal structures and mental health awareness. The accredited sessions start with ‘Encouraging Communities for a Safer...
Wheels2Work mopeds and van
22 Feb 2022
A life-changing project to help Shropshire people get to and from work has just moved up a gear - with the arrival of five shiny new mopeds. The Wheels2Work scheme – run by the charity Community Resource – provides mopeds and e-bikes to those workers, often in rural areas, who might otherwise have difficulty getting to their workplace and home again. “Wheels2Work is a really terrific project that...
14 Jul 2021
A top-ranked Shropshire agricultural and rural services legal team has been further strengthened with one of its experienced members qualifying as a solicitor. Megan Price joined FBC Manby Bowdler in 2017 as a paralegal in the wills, probate & lifetime planning department. In 2018, she began a training contract with the firm and moved to be part of the specialist agricultural & rural...
Shropshire RCC and Just Credit Union are working together to support people get to work
09 Oct 2018
A Shrewsbury-based charity and credit union have teamed up to help more people in Shropshire get on the road and into work. Shropshire Rural Communities Charity (Shropshire RCC) offers vehicle loans to those living in the county who are missing out on employment or training positions because of a lack of public transport. The Wheels2Work scheme provides scooters and electric bikes at an...
24 Feb 2016
A joint venture between two major Shropshire organisations is being staged to promote neighbourhood planning amongst rural communities. Shropshire Rural Communities Charity (RCC) and Shropshire Campaign to Protect Rural England (CPRE) are teaming up to organise the Neighbourhood Plan Roadshow at Bridgnorth between 10am and 3pm on Tuesday 22nd March. The free-to-attend event is primarily aimed at...
Countrywide Farmers
27 Aug 2015
Countrywide Farmers plc, the UK’s largest rural retailer, has announced a new store set to open in Shrewsbury later this month. The new store will be located at Sundorne Retail Park and will be creating 20 new jobs in the area. On Saturday 12th September, a new Countrywide store will be having its grand opening at Sundorne Retail Park in Shrewsbury; with various family-orientated events planned...
Art Express - rural arts workshops with DASH
13 Feb 2015
The idea behind Art Express is to bring FREE visual arts workshops to disabled and older people in all areas of Shropshire. DASH recognises that disabled and older people may have difficulty in affording transport to the workshops and we can ASSIST with transport. The workshops are also open to friends of participants. You can book on to the workshops by visting DASH's Eventbrite page: http://www...
The clock is ticking!
08 Oct 2014
Shropfilm48 is back with a bang! SSF48, the rural 48 hour film challenge launches its second annual competition this Friday, 10th October in Ludlow. Ludlow Mayor Paul Draper will be starting the clock for dozens of Shropshire filmakers hoping to win the coveted prizes. The competition will launch at The Charlton Arms, Ludlow with all involved attending to receive the brief for the weekend.This...
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