News

Posted on

  Over 6,000 people took part in our events last year, helping us help even more families in Shropshire, Telford & Wrekin and Mid Wales. Be a part of it – we have launched our 2019 event calendar with early bird offers! Online registrations are now open and you can sign up here, so you don’t… Read more »

The Apprentice

Posted on

The Apprentice is on our TV screens at the moment but our very first new apprentice, Elissa Evans, started at our Apley office a few weeks ago. Elissa is studying a two-year Level Two diploma in Business Administration supervised by Telford College, while working as an administration apprentice within our Voluntary Services team. The scheme is… Read more »

Fancy a festive flutter

Posted on

The countdown to the festive season is on and with our Christmas charity raffle you could be in with a chance of pocketing £5,000 to see the New Year in with… There are 43 prizes including the winning jackpot, second and third place prizes of £200 and £100, plus 40 prizes of £10. If you… Read more »

Midnight memories of mum

Posted on

Two weeks before Katie Haywood got married, her mum Christine was diagnosed with bowel cancer. But, sadly, after several rounds of chemotherapy, Christine passed away in June this year. Three months later, to honour her memory, Katie took part in the Severn Hospice Midnight Walk raising over £1,000. “The walk was brilliant, it was late… Read more »

Telford & Wrekin Mayor surprises Betty with community award at her bedside

Posted on

Betty Jenkinson was surprised at her hospice bedside when the Mayor of Telford & Wrekin dropped by to present her with an award for her tireless work helping people living with breast cancer. Surrounded by her family, Betty, a volunteer fundraiser who’s spent more than 25 years supporting others with her monthly support group, was left ‘gobsmacked’ when Councillor… Read more »

Lights of Love to shine out for 20th year

Posted on

For two decades our Lights of Love service has provided comfort to those who have lost someone close to them, while raising vital funds to support families facing difficult times this Christmas. Each year we create a unique Christmas tree of memories, adorned with lights and dedications to loved ones, as a centrepiece for the… Read more »

New roll for airborne Andy

Posted on

Severn Hospice furniture store manager, Andy Perkins, was interested in a different sort of hangar when he fulfilled a lifetime’s ambition to take to the skies in a Spitfire. Swapping his daytime role for barrel rolls over the white cliffs of Dover was an experience he’ll never forget and something he’d wanted to do since… Read more »

Our Shrewsbury charity superstore is open!

Posted on

Thank you to everyone who helped us open the doors to the biggest charity shop in Shropshire yesterday! Thanks to you, our new Beacalls Lane superstore in Shrewsbury made a fantastic £4,500 by the end of the day – and every pound will help provide support to families living with incurable illnesses. But without months… Read more »

Get Christmas wrapped up early…

Posted on

Even before the change in the weather, our shops were already marking the change of the season – with our first Christmas delivery! Our new range of Christmas cards and our 2019 calendar have just gone on sale in all our shops and online. Featuring sensational shots of Shropshire, Telford & Wrekin and Mid Wales… Read more »

It’s going to be HUGE, our superstore opening that is!

Posted on

After months of preparation, we are launching the largest charity shop in Shropshire this Thursday 13 September – and you are invited to our grand opening. THREE times bigger than our largest high street store with all the quality bargains under one roof – clothes, jewellery, accessories, homewares, furniture, books, CDs, the list is endless…… Read more »