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Eric was joined at the opening by Poppy Evans

Hope House celebrates new Shrewsbury shop opening

The new Shrewsbury Hope House shop has officially opened with BBC Radio Shropshire presenter and Eric Smith cutting the ribbon, helped by schoolgirl Poppy Evans who uses the local hospice.
The group on top of Scafell Pike

Friends’ 24-hour memorial fundraiser for Severn Hospice

Five intrepid fundraisers from Shrewsbury tackled Britain’s toughest 24-hour outdoor challenge to raise money for the charity which cared for their friends.
The event will take place on Halloween, October 31st, which will allow people to get all dressed up and have fun

Hope House Dark Run goes virtual on Halloween

The annual Hope House Dark Run is going virtual this Halloween, with children and adults alike encouraged to pull on their florescent and spooky outfits and hit the street on a 5K route near their homes.
Jeanette Whitford, Severn Hospice chair

New Chair of Severn Hospice ready for next chapter

A charity which cares for local families living with incurable illness has welcomed a new Chair to its board of trustees – who has paid tribute to her predecessor.
Amanda will run the Virtual London Marathon in support of Hope House Children’s Hospice.

Mum runs Virtual London Marathon after Covid-19 left her bedridden

A Shropshire runner left bedridden for weeks with Covid-19 has signed up to run the Virtual London Marathon in support of Hope House Children’s Hospice.
Nursing assistants Fay and Marie help launch the event

Severn Hospice’s Lights of Love goes online

For the first time ever, families from across the globe can all be part of a charity’s special Christmas service to remember loved ones missed.
The Hope House Shop in Bridgnorth

Hope House’s Bridgnorth shop re-opens this week

Hope House Children’s Hospice will be reopening its Bridgnorth shop this week following its temporary closure during lockdown.
Hope House volunteer Lucy Eyes with some of the dressed-up ducks

Harry’s Duck Race marks 10 years with virtual event

The annual Harry’s Duck Race in support of Hope House Children’s Hospices will once again be topping the bill in 2020 as it celebrates its 10th anniversary.
John Darby from Market Drayton has completed a 35 mile fundraising run for Hope House wearing three different costumes

‘King of costumes’ runs 35 miles for Hope House as three characters

The Shropshire ‘king of running costumes’ has completed a 35-mile run in support of Hope House Children’s Hospice dressed as three different characters.
Mrs Dean Harris, High Sheriff of Shropshire

High Sheriff of Shropshire joins bike ride to support county charities

The High Sheriff of Shropshire joined her neighbouring Sheriff as he crossed the border as part of a 300-mile cycle ride this week.
Hope House Children’s Hospice Ludlow store

Hope House’s Ludlow store re-opens

Hope House Children’s Hospice has reopened its Ludlow store, with all customers now required to wear a face covering to enter.
Andrew Bowcott of Ovenu Telford

Telford businessman on course to donate more than £1,000 to Severn Hospice

A Shropshire-based businessman who pledged to donate ten per cent of his first three months takings to Severn Hospice after emerging from lockdown has already raised £700 – with a month still left to go.


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