Wellington

14 Nov 2022
Turbulence in the UK financial markets has had a huge knock-on effect for homebuyers – but the mortgage your bank offers might not be the best deal for you, according to one leading advice firm. The financial upheaval of the last few months has led the Bank of England to raise base interest rates on a scale not seen for many years, with mortgage lenders following suit. Dan Harris, a partner at Q...
01 Jul 2022
An innovative project to get marginalised people into education, training and employment has been showcasing some of its successes. The Building Better Opportunities project, co-ordinated in Shropshire by Wellington-based charity Landau, has helped to move some of those furthest from the job market into training and employment.  The project is co-funded by the European Social Fund (ESF) and the...
21 Oct 2021
A leading Shropshire financial services company says more people are turning to property investment as a new income stream as a result of the pandemic. Q Commercial Finance says it has seen demand rise for its help in securing finance for clients to renovate and refurbish property both during and in the wake of the Covid-19 crisis. Director Steve Parry said a combination of the lockdown period,...
31 Jan 2019
A Central Shropshire community arts centre has now appointed their first paid member of staff, Chief Officer, Sophie Eades. The Clifton Community Arts Centre (CCAC) was established in 2013 with a view to raising awareness and funds to reopen the Clifton building in Wellington for the benefit of the community. Unfortunately, a developer stepped in and purchased the site for residential and retail...
04 Nov 2018
Final preparations are being made for a huge Remembrance Day commemoration in Wellington - and the public are being urged to attend. A week long exhibition, starting on Monday (Nov 5), has been set up at the Gratitude Cafe in Duke Street featuring memorabilia from the war and digital displays about the people behind the 184 war dead named on the town Lychgate. Two large boards of information and...
18 Oct 2018
The biggest Remembrance Day commemoration for several years is due to take place in Wellington as a group of volunteers celebrate two years of research ending in a published book. A project to identify and find out about all 184 war dead named on the town Lychgate has brought families together, linked generations and uncovered more about the town’s history. The dedicated team of volunteers set...
17 Jul 2018
TV presenter Angela Rippon enjoyed afternoon tea when she visited a brand new specialist dementia nursing facility, part of the acclaimed Morris Care Centre, in Wellington, Shropshire. The popular broadcaster, an ambassador for the Alzheimer’s Society, met residents and staff at Morris Care’s new Ercall Court to mark the occasion. The 11-bedroom ‘home from home’ on Holyhead Road heralds a new...
20 Jun 2018
A brand-new specialist dementia nursing facility, part of the acclaimed Morris Care Centre, in Wellington, Shropshire has opened its doors today to welcome its first residents. The 11-bedroom ‘home from home’ on Holyhead Road heralds a pioneering new approach to delivering specialist dementia care within a small, bespoke residence – a first for the area. Its holistic approach, The Cedar...
14 May 2018
Morris Care ‘said it with flowers’ to recognise the dedication of their Nurses and mark International Nurses Day on Saturday 12th May. The leading care provider delivered beautiful bouquets to the nursing stations at its six nursing homes in Shropshire and Cheshire with a personal note from Director, Timothy Morris. The valued contribution of nurses all over the world is celebrated every year on...
Derwen on Tour – Making Waves for Dignity at Morris Care Centre
29 Jan 2018
Residents and staff at Morris Care Centre, Wellington, were lucky enough to have an exclusive performance from an inspiring group of young adults from Derwen College, Gobowen, ahead of Dignity Action Day. The students, all from the Creative Studies department, call themselves ‘Derwen on Tour’ (DOT).  The residents at Morris Care Centre experienced Makaton, a specialist sign language that enables...
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