The face of a leading Shropshire charity which has been helping the community for almost 25 years is moving on to pastures new, safe in the knowledge that her pioneering project is in good hands. Jean Jarvis MBE founded The Furniture Scheme in Ludlow in 1994 as a way to reuse unwanted household items and provide the means for some
Virtual reality technology is helping to bring a Shropshire school to life in homes across the globe. Potential students of Ellesmere College can now experience just what it is like to walk around the campus in north Shropshire while sat in their bedroom in China, Russia, Malaysia and many other countries. The forward-thinking College has developed personalised branded VR headsets
Pharmacist urges Shropshire people to have a free blood pressure check and not just rely on an internet quiz
A month of action is taking place throughout September – and it’s due to be popular after an NHS quiz was taken by millions online.
An ex-England rugby player and British Lion has spent part of his summer coaching Shropshire children to play the sport thanks to a local charity. More than 60 boys and girls aged between four and 11 were taught skills by Tim Stimpson at a tag rugby summer activity programme organised by The Furniture Scheme.
A Shropshire family business has celebrated its golden anniversary with customers. Lunts Pharmacy, which has two stores in Shrewsbury as well as others in Pontesbury and Craven Arms, celebrated 50 years in business in July.
A South Shropshire charity is to end it’s management of a busy community centre in Craven Arms. Staff at The Furniture Scheme said they are very proud of the way they have built up Community Arts Sports Craven Arms (CasCA) for the last five years, but from October 1 responsibility for the Newington Way building will transfer to Halo Leisure.
A group of family run pharmacies in Shropshire are celebrating their 50th anniversary date this month. Martin Lunt, managing director of Lunts Pharmacies which has two stores in Shrewsbury as well as stores in Craven Arms and Pontesbury, has been looking through the archives to see how the business has changed. The company was launched by his parents Ken and
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The Head of Modern Languages at a leading Shropshire college has been shortlisted for the final of a prestigious international essay writing competition. Christina Westwood, of Ellesmere College, is one of just five finalists in the Asia Literary Review competition, open to candidates of any nationality and from any country. The competition concentrates on a selection of three short stories