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Santas wanted to join charity Christmas fun run in Telford

The Midlands Air Ambulance Charity Christmas Fun Run returns to Telford Town Park this December.

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Santa Claus is the most popular fancy dress of choice for this Christmas-themed fun run

Santas wanted to join charity Christmas fun run in Telford

The Midlands Air Ambulance Charity Christmas Fun Run returns to Telford Town Park this December.

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Sal Hampson from The Hive in Shrewsbury with musician James Stanley. The Hive, working with James, used the funds to deliver a number of music sessions to young people

Wrekin Housing Group’s £20,000 donation to charities

From luncheon clubs to a summer fun fair, and counselling services to teaching cooking skills, thousands of people have been benefitting from a £20,000 grant awarded by The Wrekin Housing Group.
Mayor John Price with Toby

Oswestry Mayor visit’s local charity in bid to raise awareness

The Mayor of Oswestry John Price recently took time out of his schedule to visit local children’s charity The Movement Centre, to see where he can offer his support.
Promoting the Salop Santa Dash are Shrewsbury Town footballers (from left) Ryan Barnett, Dave Edwards, Lenell John-Lewis, Scott Golbourne, Luke McCormick and Laura Wilde, Salop Leisure marketing assistant

Charity to benefit as Santas and elves get on their marks for festive fun

Around 500 adults and children are expected to dress up as Santa and elves for the day to take part in this year’s Salop Santa Dash and Salop Elf Dash in Shrewsbury.
Sal Hampson from The Hive in Shrewsbury with musician James Stanley. The Hive, working with James, used the funds to deliver a number of music sessions to young people

Wrekin Housing Group’s £20,000 donation to charities

From luncheon clubs to a summer fun fair, and counselling services to teaching cooking skills, thousands of people have been benefitting from a £20,000 grant awarded by The Wrekin Housing Group.
Mayor John Price with Toby

Oswestry Mayor visit’s local charity in bid to raise awareness

The Mayor of Oswestry John Price recently took time out of his schedule to visit local children’s charity The Movement Centre, to see where he can offer his support.
Promoting the Salop Santa Dash are Shrewsbury Town footballers (from left) Ryan Barnett, Dave Edwards, Lenell John-Lewis, Scott Golbourne, Luke McCormick and Laura Wilde, Salop Leisure marketing assistant

Charity to benefit as Santas and elves get on their marks for festive fun

Around 500 adults and children are expected to dress up as Santa and elves for the day to take part in this year’s Salop Santa Dash and Salop Elf Dash in Shrewsbury.
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Eleanor will be signing copies of her book, Unexpected Consequences: 10 Short Stories Of Dastardly Deeds, at Shire Living Withywood, Penson Way on Saturday November 23rd at 10.30am

Eleanor prepares for book signing

A talented grandmother from Shrewsbury is celebrating after a lifelong ambition to become a published writer has become a reality.
Ellesmere College Year 13 student Gracie Shallcross with the gift

Hollywood star shows college arts centre his support

Actor Hugh Jackman has Ellesmere College arts centre with a signed photograph and special message after hearing about its work.
Eleanor will be signing copies of her book, Unexpected Consequences: 10 Short Stories Of Dastardly Deeds, at Shire Living Withywood, Penson Way on Saturday November 23rd at 10.30am

Eleanor prepares for book signing

A talented grandmother from Shrewsbury is celebrating after a lifelong ambition to become a published writer has become a reality.
Ellesmere College Year 13 student Gracie Shallcross with the gift

Hollywood star shows college arts centre his support

Actor Hugh Jackman has Ellesmere College arts centre with a signed photograph and special message after hearing about its work.
Team members Danny and George all set for the big event

Shrewsbury car wash to host charity fundraising event

A target of £2,000 for charity has been set by a county car wash centre for a single day-long fundraising event next week.
Ronald Carter (left) is welcomed to the firm by GHP Legal managing partner, Richard Lloyd (right)

Local cause gets boost from popular Shropshire cricket fundraiser

A fund which supports community groups in Shropshire has received support from one of the county’s biggest networking events.
Célestine and Ben chose The Wroxeter as their wedding venue

Couple born 15 minutes apart marry on 30th birthday at Shropshire hotel

A couple born within minutes of each other celebrated their wedding at a Shropshire hotel on their 30th birthdays.
Team members Danny and George all set for the big event

Shrewsbury car wash to host charity fundraising event

A target of £2,000 for charity has been set by a county car wash centre for a single day-long fundraising event next week.
Ronald Carter (left) is welcomed to the firm by GHP Legal managing partner, Richard Lloyd (right)

Local cause gets boost from popular Shropshire cricket fundraiser

A fund which supports community groups in Shropshire has received support from one of the county’s biggest networking events.
Célestine and Ben chose The Wroxeter as their wedding venue

Couple born 15 minutes apart marry on 30th birthday at Shropshire hotel

A couple born within minutes of each other celebrated their wedding at a Shropshire hotel on their 30th birthdays.
Edward Thomas, Group Head of Marketing and Communications for the Trust with calendars from previous years

Exhibition for calendar competition winners

The creative talents of artists from across the area will be on display to the public as part of the calendar competition organised by The Wrekin Housing Group.
One of the images in the new book is of C. R. Birch & Son which was founded in 1909

Take a trip through Shrewsbury’s rich history and heritage with Lost Shrewsbury

Shrewsbury Museum & Art Gallery is hosting a signing event for the latest book by well-known local historian and author, David Trumper.
Pictured are some of the volunteers at the Hope House Awards Presentation

Hope House Children’s Hospice thanks long serving volunteers

Volunteers from across Shropshire are among the 114 incredible people who have just been presented with Long Service Awards by Hope House Children’s Hospices.
Mark, Sally and Pippa White from Dorrington enjoy the Harry Potter themed event. Photo: Abi Boyle

Harry Potter magic descends on Shropshire

More than 100 people of all ages gathered together at a Shropshire hotel for a day of magic and wizardry at the weekend.

Market Drayton opticians make charity plea for unwanted glasses

A Market Drayton opticians are making a plea for donations of unwanted glasses in aid of a charitable collection for ‘Vision Aid Overseas’.
Bedlam Furnaces in the Ironbridge Gorge World Heritage Site

New fundraising lottery initiative for Ironbridge Gorge Museum Trust

A Shropshire charity is aiming to ‘bridge’ the gap in its £1m fundraising campaign with the launch of a new lottery.
Phoebe - Animal Trust Shrewsbury

Hip replacement for Phoebe performed by not-for-profit Shrewsbury Vets

A springer spaniel with hip dysplasia has recovered from a total hip replacement thanks to Animal Trust Shrewsbury.
Star the horse was rescue by a specialist animal rescue team from Shropshire Fire and Rescue Service. Photo: @SFRS_JimBarker

Horse rescued after becoming trapped in water filled ditch

A horse has been rescued after becoming stuck in a water filled ditch near Whitchurch.

New scheme to support children who have witnessed domestic abuse in Shropshire

A scheme to support children who have witnessed domestic abuse has been launched in Shropshire.

Three injured as lorry and truck collide on A53 at Astley

Three people were injured following a collision on the A53 at Astley near Shrewsbury this afternoon.
Brothers and sisters enjoy a sibling support drum workshop this summer

Hope House Children’s Hospice awarded £108,380 by BBC Children in Need

Hope House Children's Hospice is celebrating being awarded a grant of £108,380 by BBC Children in Need.
Shrewsbury monopoly

Shrewsbury Monopoly game goes on sale

Shrewsbury’s Town Crier Martin Wood has this morning launched the Shrewsbury version of MONOPOLY.

Train passengers warned of busy trains this Saturday due to strike action

Train passengers travelling between Shrewsbury and Birmingham are being warned of busier-than-usual trains this Saturday due to strike action.
Nearly 800 members of staff were given their flu jabs during a 24-hour Jabathon held at Shropshire’s two acute hospitals

Hundreds of staff get their flu jabs during Jabathon at Shropshire’s acute hospitals

Hundreds of staff have been given their flu jabs during a 24-hour Jabathon at Shropshire’s two acute hospitals.
Pictured are Caroline Mulvihill and Andrew Roberts of Wellington Town Council with the town crier robe and bell

Call goes out for new Wellington town crier

A rousing call has gone out for a new town crier as Wellington Town Council searches for a suitable person to fill the role and to shout about the regeneration of the town.

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Edward Thomas, Group Head of Marketing and Communications for the Trust with calendars from previous years

Exhibition for calendar competition winners

The creative talents of artists from across the area will be on display to the public as part of the calendar competition organised by The Wrekin Housing Group.
One of the images in the new book is of C. R. Birch & Son which was founded in 1909

Take a trip through Shrewsbury’s rich history and heritage with Lost Shrewsbury

Shrewsbury Museum & Art Gallery is hosting a signing event for the latest book by well-known local historian and author, David Trumper.
Pictured are some of the volunteers at the Hope House Awards Presentation

Hope House Children’s Hospice thanks long serving volunteers

Volunteers from across Shropshire are among the 114 incredible people who have just been presented with Long Service Awards by Hope House Children’s Hospices.

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