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Wise and Well Club members 'march' over 800 miles more

Published: 14th Apr, 2021

An online club that supports older people to develop their mental and physical health is celebrating after collectively walking over 800 miles in one month. The Wise and Well Club, which is run by Shropshire Rural Communities...
 

Hearing Loss Support volunteer recognised with High Sheriff Award more

Published: 29th Mar, 2021

A volunteer who has been supporting people with hearing loss throughout the pandemic has been recognised by the High Sheriff of Shropshire. Olive Fish, 69, has volunteered for Shropshire RCC for the past 11 years, advising people...
 

Local chef's virtual curry cook-along to raise funds for RCC more

Published: 22nd Mar, 2021

Shropshire RCC has teamed up with a local chef to host a virtual curry cook-along and raise vital funds for its projects. Lajina Leal from Lajina Masala will share her secrets in an online event in support of our projects. ...
 

#ShropshireKindness - local group shows power of 'community cooperation' more

Published: 10th Mar, 2021

For Shropshire Kindness Week, Steve Chapman from Helping Hands Whitchurch shares how a group of local people came together in a crisis to support those in need. In March 2020, with an impending national lockdown on the horizon and...
 

RCC inviting Shropshire communities to ‘show and share kindness’ more

Published: 1st Mar, 2021

Shropshire RCC is asking people to highlight the kindness that is happening in their local communities. The callout as part of our ‘Shropshire Kindness Week’, which is taking place from 8 to 14 March. The campaign aims to...
 

Record amount raised for appeal to keep people warm over winter more

Published: 3rd Feb, 2021

Shropshire RCC's annual campaign to support people struggling to stay warm in winter has broken its record after raising almost £20,000. Our Warmer Winter Appeal has raised £19,711 so far – its most successful to-date since the...
 

Rural charities celebrate 100 years of village halls more

Published: 15th Jan, 2021

Village Halls Week 2021 will recognise the contribution England's 10,000+ halls have made to rural communities since the 1920s. The campaign week - now in its 4th year – is set to take place 25 to 29 January and will feature...
 

Twenty highlights of 2020 more

Published: 4th Jan, 2021

This year it is perhaps harder than most find the positive moments, but we wanted to take the time to reflect on our achievements and share the good news, despite the challenges we’ve faced. Our 20 Highlights of 2020 ...