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18 Jan 2022
A Shropshire charity has launched a grant scheme for organisations helping people self-isolating. Community Resource, formerly known as Shropshire Rural Communities Charity (RCC), is offering grants between £500 and £7,000 for projects that help people who have faced challenges including loneliness, isolation and poor mental health because of the pandemic. The scheme is being funded by Shropshire...
15 Jun 2021
Midlands Air Ambulance Charity, which opened a charity shop in the Darwin Shopping Centre last year, could not operate without its trusted family of volunteers. The shop helps raise money to fund local lifesaving air ambulance missions, but could be forced to close on certain days due to low volunteer numbers. The team is therefore asking the Shrewsbury community to find out about the Covid-19...
29 Mar 2016
Parishioners using a village hall near Shrewsbury will now be warm and snug thanks to a generous donation from a local renewable energy company. Stapleton Village Hall, near Dorrington, now boasts a state-of-the-art solar panel energy system following the donation and installation by neighbouring firm ESP Energy of Stapleton. Village hall committee treasurer, Winston Roberts, said: “Our village...
24 Mar 2015
Sharenergy and Sustainable Bridgnorth have resubmitted a turbine planning application this week for the Crida Community Wind project.  Sustainable Bridgnorth is a local organisation, run by volunteers, which had previously applied to install two turbines on land near Meadowley (3 miles west of Bridgnorth). Following objections, the application was re-examined to see if there was any way to reduce...
Marketing support in Shropshire
12 Mar 2015
Every few months, I provide a summary of interesting things which clients are up too. Spring is certainly a season of the year where many small businesses launch into new programmes or activities - and 2015 is no exception! Many clients have been looking to refresh and update their online presence. Adorn Studio in Shrewsbury, have recently incorporated an online shop into their website - selling...
3 Mardol Gardens, Shrewsbury. Image
18 Feb 2015
Local, independent charity for older people, Age UK Shropshire Telford & Wrekin is setting up a Shrewsbury Supporters Group. Heather Osborne, the charity’s chief executive says: ‘As a local older people’s charity we provide a range of different services across Shropshire. We support 39 social centres for frail older people, each of which is run one day a week by a superb team of volunteers,...
23 Jan 2015
The ‘MAYSI’ project is unique within the County. It was initiated by Mayfair to enable users of the Service to retain their independence. The philosophy behind this project is based upon supporting independence within an individual's home. Who is it for? If you are: Experiencing difficulties due to reduced independence? Struggling to cope with everyday chores? Feeling isolated and lonely at times...
07 Jan 2015
Church Stretton is well known, locally, as quite a sleepy little town - surrounded by the gorgeous hills of Caer Caradoc, the Lawleys and the Long Mynd. Stretton attracts many thrill seekers during the weekends, muddy mountain bikers, hill runners and walkers, and also those that prefer a gentler pace and the partly flat ground of the pretty Cardingmill Valley. During the week, Stretton is a...
Marketing support for small businesses in Shropshire
21 Jul 2014
After a fantastic 7 year stretch at the Hive (youth arts charity and community venue) in Shrewsbury - Habib Malik-Mansell has taken the bold leap to become self-employed - setting up an exciting new business which aims to deliver affordable, reliable and available assistance to Shropshire's small businesses when it comes to all things marketing and promotion. NewBold Horizons has now officially...
St locks locksmith in Shrewsbury and Telford
17 May 2014
So, with my NewBold Horizons hat on, I've been working with local locksmith St Locks, which is operated by Simon Trifunovic. Many people will probably be aware of Simon and his business, as he has a good local profile. However, Simon approached me to help him develop an existing Facebook page for his business. Of course, I was only too happy to help and am now managing the page for him. View it...
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