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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Keeping safe near the Severn

KIRSTY UPDATES ROTARY ON WATER SAFETY A water safety course championed by a Shrewsbury woman whose husband drowned in the River Severn has now been completed by 13,000 individuals online and a further 2,000 offline. The new details were given to Shrewsbury Severn Rotary Club during a zoom talk by Kirsty Walsh, ambassador for the

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Eradicating Polio

ROTARY CLUB’S DONATION TO END POLIO NOW CAMPAIGN Our club is continuing to support the fight against polio. Shrewsbury Severn Rotary Club is to donate £100 to the ‘End Polio Now’ campaign. Rotarian Chris Allsop, chair of the club’s international committee, told a Zoom meeting of members that the £100 would become £300 through the

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Santa Sleigh

CHRISTMAS CHEER ON NEWLY LAUNCHED ROTARY WEBSITE It is hoped Santa will be able to attend various supermarkets round the town as usual this Christmas albeit with adequate precautions to safeguard the public. “This will allow our little people a glimpse of Christmas spirit,” says a website posting regarding the Christmas sleigh. The club hopes

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Speaker addresses Rotary via Zoom

CORONAVIRUS HAS MEANT NO CHICKEN DINNERS FOR HIGH SHERIFF The High Sheriff of Shropshire has confessed to a local Rotary club that due to the coronavirus outbreak she had not had one chicken dinner engagement! Mrs Dean Harris told a Zoom meeting of Shrewsbury Severn Rotary Club that she had been very busy and made

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