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Mud runners Carmen Roldan Blasco, Hollie Cale, Rhea Alton, Rachel Hitchin and Henry's Dad Jacob

Mud run team raises more than £3,000 to help young boy take his first...

More than £3,000 was raised for a campaign to help a three-year-old boy take his first steps unaided after fundraisers took on the UK Mud Run.
Persimmon Homes’ hosted a coffee morning to celebrate the success of Community Champions

Shropshire groups benefit from charity campaign

Shropshire groups who have benefited from a charity campaign have gathered to celebrate their success.
The art exhibition will be taking place at Renaissance in Ludlow

Art exhibition pops up at south Shropshire charity shop

A charity shop in south Shropshire is to host its first ever art exhibition in the run up to Christmas.
Margaret Watts (Information Specialist), Jeremy Burnam (Information Specialist) and Moray Hayman (Facilities Officer) with Betty, the Macmillan Mobile Information Bus

Cancer Information Bus to visit Shrewsbury Town Football Club

Cancer information and support is coming to Shrewsbury Town Football Club on Saturday 25 November, courtesy of Macmillan Cancer Support’s mobile service.
The Chair of SDN, Ruby Hartshorn, welcomed the Rev. Phil Briggs to the scheme

Safe Places Shropshire sign up 400th Safe Location

Safe Places Shropshire has signed up Riversway Elim Church on Lancaster Road in Shrewsbury as its 400th Safe Place.

‘Go Wild’ challenge helps Telford Town Park to awards final

An interactive treasure hunt has helped Telford Town Park to be shortlisted for a national award.
Julie Hawkins, Head of Speech and Language, takes Santa through the basics of Makaton signing with the help of Derwen College students Poppy Olsmore and Daniel Fitzroy-Ezzy

Signing workshop available for Santa’s little helpers

Santa’s little helpers can glean a little extra help relating to children with communication difficulties this Christmas.
Ellerdine Village Hall

Ellerdine Village Hall needs your support to secure vital funding

Ellerdine Village Hall is calling for the support of the local community to help win funding as part of the Aviva Community Fund 2017.

Shrewsbury Market Hall to host festive late night events

Shrewsbury Market Hall is running a series of festive late nights in the lead up to Christmas.
Jonathan Soden and business partner Paul Corbett at the new gallery

New Shrewsbury gallery is first of its kind in the region

A new gallery in Shrewsbury has just opened its doors, with a rare £50,000 drawing by renowned British artist LS Lowry as a centrepiece.
Launching the Salop Santa Dash is Santa with (from left) Simon Macdonald from Love Fitness, Lucy Ruff, Severn Hospice’s fundraising manager, Tory Bissell from Rybrook MINI Shrewsbury, Laura Wilde and Carrie Hughes from Pink Pebble Events, and Ed Glover, Salop Leisure’s marketing manager

Charity family fun run set to attract hundreds of Santas to Shrewsbury

Hundreds of Santas will be heading for Shrewsbury next month on a mission to raise money for the Severn Hospice with a charity fun run.

Remembrance services to take place across Shropshire this weekend

Remembrance services will be taking place across Shropshire this weekend, as church services, wreath-laying ceremonies and parades take place.

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