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Students and staff at Adams House in Wem welcome life saving equipment
12 Apr 2015
An Automatic External Defibrillator has been installed at a boarding house in Shropshire whose students and staff have been trained in how to act if anybody ever suffers medical problems. The machine, which could restart the heart of someone who suffers a cardiac arrest, will be kept at Adams House, the boarding home for pupils at Thomas Adams School and Adams College in Wem, after a first...
Trevor Cross and apprentice Tom Dinnage start work at Thomas Adams School, We,#m
30 Mar 2015
A 21-year-old has gone back to school - this time as an apprentice. Tom Dinnage, who has moved to Shropshire from Surrey, has been taken on by Thomas Adams School in Wem as part of the commitment to offering a variety of opportunities. Tom, who is completing a Level 3 IT Professional Competence apprenticeship with County Training, which is part of Shropshire Council, said it is a rare opportunity...
19 Mar 2015
A school in north Shropshire has taken students on a trip to Amsterdam for the first time. Teachers at the Thomas Adams School in Wem said the trip for 46 year nine and 10 students was a huge success. The new venture allowed students to discover more about prejudice and discrimination for projects in both drama and religious education (RE). Liz Badger, head of RE, said: “It was such a worthwhile...
Adams College student Tom Garbett eyes success with new triathlon event
17 Feb 2015
A Shropshire man is eyeing a place on the sporting world stage as he takes up a new discipline. Tom Garbett, 18, of Wem, has been racing in triathlons since he was 12 and came third in the European Championships last year - but he will now push himself to the next level and begin half ironman competitions this year. The race includes a 1.9km swim, 86km bike ride and 20km run - and Tom is hoping...
Carnival in Wem, Shropshire
26 Jun 2012
Wem Carnival is held on the first Saturday of September and organisers on the Wem Carnival Committee are now calling out for people to get involved with proceedings and help make the day an event for the community to remember!. There are two parades on the day taking place at 1.30pm and 7.45pm. During the afternoon organisers say there will be a full range of entertainment on the carnival...
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