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Virtual learning with Midlands Air Ambulance Charity’s Sky Champs

Midlands Air Ambulance Charity is giving parents across the region free access to its National Curriculum-based education activities.

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Sky Champs education programme is for youngsters aged four to 11 (Key Stages 1 and 2)

Virtual learning with Midlands Air Ambulance Charity’s Sky Champs

Midlands Air Ambulance Charity is giving parents across the region free access to its National Curriculum-based education activities.

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Caption: FSC and Encounter Edu team up to provide live fieldwork lessons

Outdoor education charity launches live fieldwork lessons

A Shropshire-based outdoor education charity is supporting teachers to continue to help parents with children stuck at home amid the Covid-19 crisis by launching online fieldwork sessions in geography and science.
From left, Oswestry shop manager Debbie Woods, Winifred Lloyd, head of retail Ross Henderson, Jean Murray and director of care Becky Richardson

Shop volunteers celebrate 195 years’ service

Two friends who have jointly clocked up 50 years at a Shropshire community shop have been honoured for their commitment.
Guy Rowland, the Victorian ‘policeman’, at Blists Hill

Shropshire’s Victorian ‘policeman’ in the line-up for national tourism award

A Shropshire Victorian singing policeman has been named as one of 10 finalists in Visit England’s annual Tourism Superstar competition.
Caption: FSC and Encounter Edu team up to provide live fieldwork lessons

Outdoor education charity launches live fieldwork lessons

A Shropshire-based outdoor education charity is supporting teachers to continue to help parents with children stuck at home amid the Covid-19 crisis by launching online fieldwork sessions in geography and science.
From left, Oswestry shop manager Debbie Woods, Winifred Lloyd, head of retail Ross Henderson, Jean Murray and director of care Becky Richardson

Shop volunteers celebrate 195 years’ service

Two friends who have jointly clocked up 50 years at a Shropshire community shop have been honoured for their commitment.
Guy Rowland, the Victorian ‘policeman’, at Blists Hill

Shropshire’s Victorian ‘policeman’ in the line-up for national tourism award

A Shropshire Victorian singing policeman has been named as one of 10 finalists in Visit England’s annual Tourism Superstar competition.
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Quest Guardians

Quest Guardians – the Family company encouraging you to join their Family

Quest Guardians are currently looking for families in the Shropshire area to host international students.
Shropshire Archives - Facebook

Shropshire Archives to hold behind the scenes event

Shropshire Archives holds a wealth of fascinating local information and this month is holding a special behind the scenes event.
Quest Guardians

Quest Guardians – the Family company encouraging you to join their Family

Quest Guardians are currently looking for families in the Shropshire area to host international students.
Shropshire Archives - Facebook

Shropshire Archives to hold behind the scenes event

Shropshire Archives holds a wealth of fascinating local information and this month is holding a special behind the scenes event.
Rob Walker, Manager of GAME Shrewsbury on his treadmill ready to walk a marathon for charity

Shropshire video gamer to walk marathon whilst gaming for charity

A Shropshire video gamer is set to walk a marathon whilst gaming for charity.

79 Whitchurch Squadron RAF Air Cadets to host open evening

The 79 Whitchurch Royal Air Force Air Cadets will be holding an open evening on Thursday 12th March.

Shropshire’s first ‘Climate Change Awareness Fair’ to take place

An 11-year-old Shropshire girl is doing her 'bit' to help the planet by organising (with a little help from the grown-ups around her) Shropshire's first ‘Climate Change Awareness Fair’.
Rob Walker, Manager of GAME Shrewsbury on his treadmill ready to walk a marathon for charity

Shropshire video gamer to walk marathon whilst gaming for charity

A Shropshire video gamer is set to walk a marathon whilst gaming for charity.

79 Whitchurch Squadron RAF Air Cadets to host open evening

The 79 Whitchurch Royal Air Force Air Cadets will be holding an open evening on Thursday 12th March.

Shropshire’s first ‘Climate Change Awareness Fair’ to take place

An 11-year-old Shropshire girl is doing her 'bit' to help the planet by organising (with a little help from the grown-ups around her) Shropshire's first ‘Climate Change Awareness Fair’.
FSC BioLinks Project Manager Keiron Brown (centre) teaches project volunteers how to survey soil for earthworms on the Identifying & Recording Earthworms training course. Photo: Olga Vinduskova

£1.64 million project boosts data recording of Britain’s ‘unloved’ wildlife species

A £1.64 million project to boost biodiversity skills and expand the UK’s scientific database of ‘unloved’ invertebrate species is being led by a Shropshire-based charity.
Debbie Shore will be guest of honour at the opening day

TV Crafting guru to open Wem craft hub

Debbie Shore a former Children’s ITV presenter & Craft guru on ITV’s This Morning will be visiting Wem this Saturday 7 March, to cut the ribbon at the grand opening event at Jenni’s crafting hub.
Guitarist Ruby Allen has previously been involved in musical projects at the arts centre

£20k project for Shrewsbury young people to pursue a music career

A £20K project to give Shrewsbury young people the chance to forge a career in music programming has been launched.
Kieran, Victoria and Holly, part of the gym team at The Shrewsbury Club, are looking forward to Saturday’s event in aid of the Harry Johnson Trust

The Shrewsbury Club leaps into series of challenges in aid of The Harry Johnson Trust

The Shrewsbury Club has thrown down the gauntlet to its members by challenging them to leap into a series of fitness challenges - all in aid of a Shropshire charity this weekend.

Ludlow Racecourse to help raise funds for Ironbridge Gorge

Horse racing fans heading to Ludlow in March will be helping to support a Shropshire charity’s £1m fundraising campaign.
Boyzone’s Shane Lynch

VIPs help put the wheels in motion for Bike4Life

Sunday 26 April sees the return of Midlands Air Ambulance Charity’s annual Bike4Life Ride Out and Festival event.
Mike Coppock and Sue Turner

New local music charity receives its first donation

A new Oswestry-based local music charity has been grateful to receive its first donation of musical instruments.
Tutor Elaine Colley, who has returned to nursing to help the NHS

Telford College tutor returns to the NHS front line

A Telford College health and social care tutor has returned to the NHS front line to help the fight against Covid-19.
Barclay Gardens resident Winifred Herring enjoys a spot of painting

Care home residents have spirits lifted by the community

Flower arranging in the sunshine, painting and reading letters of hope from schoolchildren are just some of the ways elderly residents across Shropshire have been coping through the ongoing coronavirus epidemic.
Councillor Angela McClements

Councillors rally round to help Wellington residents

Wellington Town Councillors are stepping up to help the community in a variety of ways during the Coronavirus crisis.
Pictured are Jamie Jordan-Bailey principal of Shrewsbury Sapphires Dance Troupe, Kirsty Huckin a member of the Dance Troupe and nursing sister at the RSH and members of her nursing team.

Shrewsbury Dance Troupe thank NHS staff with donation of Easter Eggs

A Shrewsbury dance troupe has donated Easter Eggs to the Royal Shrewsbury Hospital as a thank you to the NHS staff for their hard work during this time.
Philip Dunne MP

South Shropshire MP hails significant NHS debt write-off

South Shropshire MP and former Health Minister Philip Dunne has hailed the decision to write-off more than £13billion of NHS debt as a welcome step to help the NHS tackle the coronavirus pandemic.
Chief Superintendent Tom Harding

Coronavirus: West Mercia Police praises public for social distancing

West Mercia Police has praised the public for their fantastic response to the government’s COVID-19 measures on social distancing over the weekend, despite the temptation to go out in the sunny weather.
Mrs Dean Harris, High Sheriff of Shropshire

New High Sheriff of Shropshire enters role committed to supporting Covid-19 efforts

The incoming High Sheriff of Shropshire has officially made her declaration today — in a very different setting to many who have preceded her due to the current coronavirus pandemic.
An image of how a section of the North West Relief Road will look. Image: Shropshire Council

Shrewsbury North West Relief Road consultation deadline extended

Shropshire Council has extended the deadline for responses to the current consultation on the proposed Shrewsbury North West Relief Road.
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FSC BioLinks Project Manager Keiron Brown (centre) teaches project volunteers how to survey soil for earthworms on the Identifying & Recording Earthworms training course. Photo: Olga Vinduskova

£1.64 million project boosts data recording of Britain’s ‘unloved’ wildlife species

A £1.64 million project to boost biodiversity skills and expand the UK’s scientific database of ‘unloved’ invertebrate species is being led by a Shropshire-based charity.
Debbie Shore will be guest of honour at the opening day

TV Crafting guru to open Wem craft hub

Debbie Shore a former Children’s ITV presenter & Craft guru on ITV’s This Morning will be visiting Wem this Saturday 7 March, to cut the ribbon at the grand opening event at Jenni’s crafting hub.
Guitarist Ruby Allen has previously been involved in musical projects at the arts centre

£20k project for Shrewsbury young people to pursue a music career

A £20K project to give Shrewsbury young people the chance to forge a career in music programming has been launched.