Archive 28 December 2020

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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Santa Sleigh ready for action

11 December: Sundorne 12 December: Mount Pleasant and Harlescott 14 December: Sutton Farm and Meole village 15 December: Meole Brace 17 December: Shawbury village 19 December: Monkmoor 21 December: Gains park, Copthorne and Radbrook The Shrewsbury Severn Rotary Club Santa sleigh will shortly tour the town’s streets to bring some festive cheer in these unusual

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ROTARY CHRISTMAS HAMPERS FOR ELDERLY

As soon as a Rotary club became aware they would have to disappoint more than 100 elderly people and cancel their Christmas carol service and afternoon tea due to coronavirus, members started putting their thinking caps on as to how they could respond in extremely difficult circumstances. The Christmas event, organised by Shrewsbury Severn Rotary

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Shrewsbury Severn Tree of Light

DATE ANNOUNCED FOR ROTARY TREE OF LIGHT INSTALLATION The ever-popular fundraising Rotary Tree of Light is to be finally installed in St. Mary’s Church, Shrewsbury, at the beginning of next month. Shrewsbury Severn Rotary Club announced today that the Tree of Light will be installed in the Bell Tower on December 3 and will remain

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