volunteers

01 Jun 2021
The Lord-Lieutenant of Shropshire has paid tribute to over 900 volunteers who have supported the Covid vaccine and testing efforts across Shropshire, Telford and Wrekin. The group of 926 people were recruited at the beginning of the year and have been volunteering as marshals at vaccination and rapid testing centres in Shrewsbury, Telford, Oswestry and Ludlow. Recognition from Mrs Anna Turner JP...
19 Jun 2019
Armed Forces Day is less than a month away and our team of volunteers will once again be hitting the streets of Shrewsbury, raising vital funds to aid the work we do at SSAFA - and we need your help! The street collection is being organised by Sue Beighton and Brian Glendinning. It takes place on Saturday, June 29, in the town centre and we are keen to hear from anyone who would like to help us...
Blue Cross shop facade
22 Feb 2019
Do you have an hour or two or more up your sleeve each week to help poorly and abandoned pets? Blue Cross pet charity shop on the High Street is appealing to the people of Shrewsbury to lend a hand. There are lots of different roles on offer from sorting and organising stock, helping customers, serving on the till, window dressing, helping out with general duties and organising local events. Mark...
Volunteers meeting visitors at Shrewsbury Flower Show.
01 Jul 2018
Businesses and residents from across Shropshire have the chance to be involved in the world’s longest-running flower show. The organisers of the Shrewsbury Flower Show are offering the chance for companies to sponsor elements of the event, which this year takes place on August 10th and 11th. Show organisers are also looking for members of the public to join the team of volunteers which help at...
16 Sep 2016
A Shrewsbury-based charity that helps and supports people in crisis is now on the look-out for new volunteers. Van drivers and shop workers are at the top of the ‘wish list’ for the county branch of Relate, the counselling and support charity. The organisation is based at Swan Hill Court in Shrewsbury and operates all across Shropshire. While, nationwide, Relate’s specially-trained counsellors...
20 Jun 2016
SSAFA, the Armed Forces charity, has held a special event hosted by the organisation’s county patron the Lord Lieutenant of Shropshire Sir Algernon Heber-Percy at his ancestral home. The evening reception took place in the tea rooms at Hodnet Hall, Market Drayton, to thank the busy team of volunteers, which keeps the Shropshire branch running, for its hard work. The event marked a formal passing...
28 Apr 2016
Shropshire charity Signal is encouraging people to think about communication to end isolation and loneliness in national Deaf Awareness Week. The charity is encouraging people to have their hearing screened at Signal: The Hub in the Riverside Mall in Shrewsbury from Tuesday 3 to Friday 6 May. A screening can be the first step towards addressing problems with hearing which may cause people to...
09 Apr 2016
Shropshire Disability Network are very excited to announce we have a runner in this years London Marathon & it is for the first time. Chairperson Ruby Hartshorn said "This is  not only is about raising money for us, it is also about raising awareness of our work & all because one of our members wants & is able to do this for us" Ruby continued "Helen has an unusual story so please...
14 Mar 2016
  Sport Relief in the Pink …. A south Shropshire company is doing its bit to support Sport Relief which hits the television screens on Friday. Promofix, based on Faraday Drive in Bridgnorth, produces promotional merchandise for many firms from within the county and also across the UK and has donated over 100 sports drink bottles to re-hydrate volunteers manning the phones to take calls from...
21 Feb 2016
With the motor sport hill climb season fast approaching, Hagley Car Club officials and volunteers are spending their time preparing the track and support facilities at Loton Park Hill Climb at Alberbury, near Shrewsbury. Several new car and driver combinations will be making their debut when the club stages its practice days for members over the Easter weekend, with the first competitive events...
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