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Maddy Croall prepares to 'Sing for The Hive'

Big-hearted teen’s concert to raise charity cash

A Shropshire teenager is gathering a group of talented friends from across the county to stage a charity concert to raise funds for various music and arts projects.
Midcounties Co-operative Food colleagues Roxanne Cercel, Karl Shellam and Sam Chesters with some of the Fairtrade products available at the Midcounties Co-operative Food

Shropshire shoppers put Fairtrade in their food shop

The Midcounties Co-operative in Shropshire is encouraging shoppers to put Fairtrade in their food shop during this year’s Fairtrade Fortnight .
Bridgnorth writer Sarah Isaacs

Bridgnorth writer set to take children on orange jelly adventure

Children will be taken on a journey to the orange jelly planet by a Bridgnorth writer next week when she hosts a storytelling session of her new book.
Ava is pictured with her mum Emma outside their new home in Oswestry

Housing Trust helps hospice family

A family from Colwyn Bay has moved to Oswestry thanks to The Wrekin Housing Trust so they can access the vital support provided by Hope House Children’s Hospice.
A group of student nurses from Shropshire who studied between 1948 and 1951

Memories wanted as Shropshire marks 70 years of the NHS

The Trust which runs Shropshire’s two acute hospitals is looking for people for whom 1948 was a particularly special year.
Annie and Mark Hambley with their son Bodhi and staff at the Shropshire and Mid Wales Fertility Centre

Couple raise money to thank ‘the place where magic really does come true’

A Shropshire couple who are about to celebrate the first birthday of their son are raising money to thank the staff at a Shropshire Fertility Centre who made their dream come true.
Kaz Peate (Maplin Manager) Mica Rose, Amy Walker, Rob Walker (GAME Concession Manager) and Johnny Breakell

Video gamers to battle sleep in 24-hour charity challenge

Committed video gamers Rob and Amy Walker from Shrewsbury are gearing up to burn the midnight gaming oil on Saturday 24th February to raise money for people with disabilities.
The ‘Show the love’ climate change campaign, with the Shropshire WI and the Darwin Shopping Centre

Shropshire WI are showing the love in Shrewsbury

Shropshire WI are showcasing their talents in Shrewsbury's Darwin Shopping Centre in order to raise awareness of climate change.
John Rippin, head gardener at Bodnant Garden

Fundraisers replace popular Welshampton plant fair with new event

Fundraisers in Welshampton, who have raised a staggering £67,000 for charity by holding a successful plant fair for the past 12 years, have come up with a new idea to boost the coffers.

Step up to support Market Drayton’s young life savers!

St John Ambulance is searching for a new volunteer manager to lead its successful Market Drayton Cadet Unit.
Six life-sized fiberglass animals have been placed on Wyle Cop

Wyle Cop transforms into ‘Wild Cop’ as part of DarwIN Shrewsbury Festival

As part of the DarwIN Shrewsbury Festival, Shrewsbury Business Improvement District has created Shrewsbury’s very own Wildlife Reserve, transforming Wyle Cop into ‘Wild Cop’!
Pictured from left, Gemma Brown of Cameron’s Fund, Jean James of Bridgnorth Running Club, Julie Roberts of Bridgnorth Running Club and Liz Bird of Bridgnorth Food Bank

Charities benefit from Bridgnorth 10k race

Two Bridgnorth charities have been boosted thanks to the town’s annual 10k road race.

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Fast food chain Wimpy set to return to Shrewsbury

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Ludlow publican produces cook book with proceeds going to dementia charity

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Successful launch of Ellesmere Lunch Club

A brand new lunch club for the over 60s in the north Shropshire town of Ellesmere has successfully launched.
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Restaurateur brings French expertise to Market Drayton

A new restaurant has opened in Cheshire Street, Market Drayton creating 10 jobs in the town.

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