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Nicola Bishton and Julian Brindley

Mother with dementia to undertake 70 mile charity walk from Shropshire to Wolverhampton

A Shropshire woman diagnosed with early-onset dementia is set to undertake a 70 mile walk along the Shropshire Union Canal.

Home Start Shropshire selected as Ludlow Food Centre’s Charity of the Year

Ludlow Food Centre has announced that Home Start has been selected as their charity of the year.
Members of the Alzheimer’s Research UK Shropshire Fundraising Group in Newport. Photo: Zoe Baggott

Dedicated volunteers celebrate amazing first year of fundraising

Members of the Alzheimer’s Research UK Shropshire Fundraising Group have raised more than £20,000 as they reach their first anniversary.
Trainee critical care paramedic Will Meadows, Rob Tickle, Steven Wood, captain Chris Levey, David Edwards, Kate Turner and critical care paramedic Greg Ambler

Entanet connects with Midlands Air Ambulance Charity to raise funds

Telford-based Entanet has committed to raising funds for Midlands Air Ambulance Charity after the company’s 116 employees voted to make it their nominated local charity.
In 2016, Craig ran the Marathon des Sables, a gruelling six-day race through the boiling sands of the northern Sahara Desert

Former homeless veteran & Bridgnorth businessman to take on Jungle Ultra Marathon

Bridgnorth resident Craig Williams is set to take on 230k of the deep Amazonian jungle in Peru.
Ann Allsop, Lisa Butler and Morag Cunningham, and Laura Wise from New Cross Hospital, Wolverhampton will climb the Wrekin in their pyjamas

Nurses to climb Wrekin in their pyjamas

A team of nurses will be donning their walking boots – and their pyjamas - to climb the Wrekin this June.
Sheila Dillon is supporting Shropshire-based charity Self Help Africa, by voicing their BBC Radio 4 Charity Appeal

Shropshire-based charity Self Help Africa appeal to air on BBC Radio 4

Shropshire-based charity Self Help Africa is to have an appeal aired on BBC Radio 4 this weekend, voiced by presenter Sheila Dillon.
Fiona Watkins from Shropshire Live and Denise Jones to take on Wye Valley Challenge

Fiona from Shropshire Live to take on 62 mile walk for Brain Tumour Research

Fiona Watkins, from Shropshire Live, and best friend Denise Jones, will take part in the Wye Valley challenge this August to raise money for Brain Tumour Research.
Mayor Stephen Reynolds, Cllr Shirley Reynolds (Cabinet Member for Education and Skills) and Julie Ward. Photo: Telford & Wrekin Council

Giant ducks set to brighten up Ironbridge and raise money for two local charities

Ten giant hand painted ducks are to brighten up the high street in Ironbridge and bring a smile to people’s faces from this Saturday.
Presenting the cheque to Emma Butler, regional community fundraiser for The Alzheimer’s Society, are Edward Goddard, managing director of Morris Leisure, fundraiser Maria Buck and Tracy Barrett, assistant manager of Oxon Hall Touring Park and Oxon Pool Holiday Home Park

Shrewsbury companies raise £7,000 for the Alzheimer’s Society

Two Shrewsbury businesses have thanked their generous staff and customers for helping to raise £7,000 for the Alzheimer’s Society.
Gavin Mills and Zoe Ashbridge of Clear present the cheque to Ruby Hartshorn, Chair of Shropshire Disability Network

Clear raise £1000 for Shropshire Disability Network

Creative agency Clear has raised £1000 for Shropshire Disability Network during a charity raffle at their offices.
Thomas Lake, from Harlescott

Housebuilder’s donation helps Shrewsbury teenager get life-changing treatment

A regional housebuilder has donated £1,000 to help a Shrewsbury teenager with cerebral palsy raise enough money to have a much-needed operation that is not funded through the NHS.

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