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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.
Justin Griffiths has joined The Furniture Scheme

The Furniture Scheme welcomes new face

A charity in Ludlow has taken on a new member of staff who will be getting to know the people of south Shropshire over the coming months.
Darren Edwards broke his back in the accident in August 2016, he is now a member of the GB kayaking team

Inspirational speakers at Shropshire spinal injury conference

A Shropshire man who suffered substantial injuries in a rock climbing accident, less than two years ago, will be a guest speaker at a spinal injury conference in the county in March.
Pauline Holbrook (Director and Clinical Lead at The Movement Centre), Jac Porter (who attends The Movement Centre) and James Manford (Co-organiser of Oswestry Bunny Run)

Hop to it! Registration opens for Oswestry Bunny Run

Registration is now open for Oswestry Bunny Run, which takes place on the 8th April 2018 and is this year supporting The Movement Centre.
Emma Lawrence

Shropshire illustrator to shine at Gift of the Year final

A Shropshire-based illustrator has been selected as a finalist in the prestigious Gift of the Year 2018 competition.

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