TOWN CHIEF TALKS OF ‘TORTUOUS YEAR’

Shrewsbury Town Football Club’s Chief Executive Officer Brian Caldwell has told Rotarians how they have sustained themselves through what has been ‘a tortuous year.’ Speaking to a zoom meeting of Shrewsbury Severn Rotary Club, Brian outlined how coronavirus has badly hit the football club resulting in twice weekly testing of players and staff. “It has

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A familiar Santa beard goes to charity

A familiar Santa beard is about to be chopped off……for charity. Peter Love, who grows his beard every year for Santa duties, is to hold a sponsored whiskers shave off next month to raise funds for the Midlands Air Ambulance Charity. Peter, a member of Shrewsbury Severn Rotary Club, appears on the sleigh every Christmas

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TREE OF LIGHT WINS MORE HEARTS

The ever-popular Rotary Tree of Light has won the hearts of even more people this Christmastide. So far the Tree of Light in the Bell Tower of St Mary’s Church, Shrewsbury, has raised almost £7,000 – the best result in 10 years. With gift aid added, Shrewsbury Severn Rotary Club believe the final figure should

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SANTA SLEIGH SPRINGS SURPRISE

Shoppers in Shrewsbury on Saturday (December 19) are in for a pleasant surprise. Santa is to make tours of the town centre between 3.00 pm and 4.00 pm. Shrewsbury Severn Rotary Club’s Santa sleigh will do two circuits of the town from the railway station up Castle Gates, round to the top of Wyle Cop,

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