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Lingen Davies Fundraising Team Jane Trudgill, Joy Marston and Lizzy Coleman and CEO Naomi Atkin

Lingen Davies Cancer Fund 40th Anniversary Appeal hits £915,000

Lingen Davies Cancer Fund has leapt over the £900,000 mark in its £1.25 million 40th Anniversary Appeal.
Hazel Davidson from Whitchurch, has been volunteering for Good Neighbours for six months

Whitchurch community group seeks volunteers to become a ‘Good Neighbour’

A community group in Whitchurch made up of just one volunteer is looking for people to support those who are housebound or lonely.
Renaissance in Tower Street, which sells refurbished high quality items

Shropshire enterprise makes plea for high quality furniture after busy year

Donations of high quality furniture are being sought to help vulnerable families across south Shropshire.
Maddison Griffiths, Lydia Griffiths, Darren Griffiths, Lynne Ford, Curtis Langley, Victoria Handbury-Madin and Jo Griffiths

Superheroes rise to the challenge for The Movement Centre

A Shropshire family have raised over £2000 by taking part in a unique challenge to raise funds for a Shropshire charity as part of the Superhero Series.
Volunteers get ready for Christmas with the National Trust in SHropshire. Photo: National Trust / Chris Lacy

National Trust pays thanks to volunteers who make Christmas in Shropshire happen

It just wouldn’t be Christmas in Shropshire without the National Trust decking its historic halls in fabulous festive style, hosting carols, Christmas fairs, festive craft workshops, and even Father Christmas himself.
Steve (left centre front) and Andy (right centre front) with some of the volunteers receiving their awards at Hope House

Local hospice volunteers honoured with long service awards

A grand total of 131 volunteers have received awards for completing between three and 25 years at the region’s Hope House and Ty Gobaith Children’s Hospices.
Some of this year's participants from back left, Anthony Hughes and Dave Williams (Henshalls), Tom Richards (Flex IT), Nick Jones (Nick Jones Wealth Management), Ben Mason (Aaron & Partners). Middle row, from left, Naomi Atkin (Lingen Davies Cancer Fund), Vinny Crean (Flex IT). Front row, from left, Francesca Hutcheson (Dyke Yaxley), Rick Garcia (Shropshire Shufflers), Steve Oliver (Nick Jones Wealth Management) and Mandy Thorn (Marches Care)

Charity 12k of Christmas challenge is launched

Almost 600 Shropshire people have pledged to take part in this year’s Shropshire Shufflers’ 12k of Christmas charity challenge.
Artist Georgina Walton with some of her work with Jonathan Soden of The Soden Collection Gallery

Shrewsbury artist goes on show at The Soden Collection

A young Shropshire artist is preparing for an exhibition at a leading county gallery.
The Old Peoples Home for 4-year-olds will also be bringing intergenerational friends back together for an hour-long Christmas special. Photo: Joss Barratt / Channel 4

Christmas party set to bring oldest and youngest in the community together

A group of Shropshire mums have got together to host a Christmas party with the aim of bringing the oldest and youngest in the community together.
Head Coach Casey Jones with members of Straight Blast Gym at their Shrewsbury premises

Free self-defence classes for women and children in Shrewsbury

Free self-defence classes for women and children are being offered in Shrewsbury up until Christmas.
Ironbridge Gorge Museum Trust staff at Coalbrookdale

December fun at Enginuity and the Museum of Iron thanks to the National Lottery

Enginuity and the Museum of Iron will open their doors free of charge to National Lottery players next month - as part of a campaign to say thank you.
Shropshire author Ali Gill from Prees

Authors team up to tell women it’s ‘OK’ to not be okay

Two authors with a shared passion for inspiring women to achieve their true potential have teamed up to publish a new book.
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