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Superstore superstar

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A former Pop Idol contestant is planning to add the X factor of success to our new superstore venture when it opens in Shrewsbury in September. Castlefields resident Jodie Lucas, who appeared in the TV talent show’s premiere series alongside hopefuls Will Young and Gareth Gates, has been appointed as the manager of our first… Read more »

Community milestone marked at Telford

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Ten years of care at our Telford hospice have been celebrated with the formal reopening of a newly refurbished Alexandra ward. Volunteers, supporters and partners were among the guests invited to share in the anniversary at our Apley Castle home. As well as adding another bedroom, the revamp includes a new room for families staying… Read more »

National celebration for our shops

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Our shops have been recognised as among the best in the country after beating off national competition to win a prestigious award. We have been named Outstanding Charity Retailer of the Year by the sector’s Retail Association. Thanks to the support of our customers, our 25 shops raise more than £1 million a year towards… Read more »

How we can help you make a will

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Loved ones left in limbo as one in two adults in the UK die without making a will, according to new research. In a bid to get more people to make a will we have joined forces with legal eagles Clarkes Solicitors, Hatchers Solicitors and mfg Solicitors for our will writing initiative. Under the scheme… Read more »

It’s Volunteers’ Week

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As part of national Volunteers’ Week we wanted to say a huge thank you to each and everyone of our volunteers for the vital contribution they make to our hospice. Without their unwavering support we simply would not be able to care for the thousands of people from across Shropshire and Mid Wales who need… Read more »

Rollers take on charity paint challenge

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Skaters from a roller derby team are swapping their wheels and club kit for trainers and T-shirts to take part in  our colourful fun run. Evolution Roller Derby club are all ready for our Colour Run, where runners circuit Telford Town Park braving a series of paint-pelting stations. Billed as Shropshire’s ‘most colourful 5k’, the… Read more »

A colourful surprise for six-year-old Lacie

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Six-year-old Lacie Peate from Telford had a colourful surprise when she learned her design will grace the T-shirts of more than a thousand charity fun-runners. Scores of primary schools entered our competition to design a runner’s T-shirt for our Colour Run taking place on June 10 at Telford Town Park. During a special assembly at… Read more »

Fancy some lolly?

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  We are hoping to spread a little sunshine by giving our supporters the chance to win up to £5,000 this summer. Our annual Summer Raffle has now launched and we are asking local people to make a difference to our patients by purchasing tickets for the bumper draw. Money raised from raffle ticket sales… Read more »

Lets go quackers

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Ironbridge is set to go a bit quackers this weekend as the much-anticipated Lets Go Quackers Family Art Trail officially opens. Ten larger than life ducks will be on display at various points within the town between Saturday 5 May and Sunday 8 July before swimming off to Southwater in Telford where they will be… Read more »

Following in Jo’s footsteps

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The friends and family of a Telford woman say they will be ‘walking in her footsteps’ when they take part in a ladies-only charity walk next week. Jo Pearce, from Muxton, died at the age of 37 after losing her battle with breast cancer at the end of 2017. The mother-of-one’s friends and family have… Read more »