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Summer 21 information

Shrewsbury Town in the Community - Soccer Clubs

Whitsun Half Term is less than 3 weeks away, why not come and join us at our Soccer Schools in Shrewsbury and Ludlow or our Multi Sports Camps in Shrewsbury.
Our courses will be running from June 1st to June 3rd, 9am-3pm.  
To book onto a course or for more information, please click the below link:

Please see information below and attached from Shropshire Council Schools Library Service:


Senior Library Assistant vacancy 


The vacancy is temporary with a view to making a permanent appointment in the next 6 – 12 months.


The vacancy is only live until Sunday 16th May and interviews will take place on 20th May.





Could you foster?

Nexus Fostering is a well-established and highly regarded fostering agency, based in Telford, who are urgently seeking full-time & respite foster carers throughout the area. The agency is rated Ofsted 'Outstanding' in all areas and place a high premium on the quality of support and care that they provide to every one of the foster carers and, in turn, the children and young people placed with them.


To find out more about becoming a foster carer or a respite carer please call 0800 389 0143 or email



Please see below information received from Veg Power:

As part of their ongoing mission to encourage the UK to eat more veg, they would like to make it easier for parents and carers to add more veg to children's lunchboxes. Recent research from Leeds University found that only one in five children had any vegetables or salad in their packed lunch. 
To support parents and to make this task as simple as possible, they have developed a ’60 Second Lunchbox Hacks’  that features easy-to-implement ideas.

 ’60 Second Lunchbox Hacks’ 

Please see information below from Fizzgigs, Ellesmere's Community Arts group.



I am a member of Fizzgigs, Ellesmere’s Community Arts group.

We have an opportunity we think your pupils may enjoy.

Over the May Bank holiday weekend there will be a special installation in Cremorne Gardens, called ‘The Sprites of Spring’. I don’t want to give too much away and spoil the excitement, but one of the figures will be very BIG and very, very lovely. She will be surrounded by lots of quirky, fun sprites. We hope the installation will help welcome in a much-needed Spring after this difficult winter.

We are running a competition to name two of the sprites. This is a free competition and there will be a small prize for each winner.

There are two age categories for the competition: 4 – 7 and 8 – 10. The photographs attached show the two sprites we would like the children to. The brightly coloured one playing a musical instrument is for the 8-10-year-olds and the other one (blue) is for the younger age group.

Please ask any pupils entering to have their entries emailed to sprites@fizzgigs  by Tuesday 27th April 6p.m. to include the following information:

Name of child:

Age group: (either 4-7 or 8-10)

Name of sprite:


Parent/guardian permission given:

Contact details (phone number preferably – or email address):

We will notify the two winners on Thursday 29th April. They will be invited (with parents, of course!) to the unveiling ceremony where they will be presented with their prizes by a local artist and have photographs taken. Social distancing will be maintained, naturally.

The unveiling ceremony will be at the Bandstand in Cremorne Gardens (near the Eglantyne Jebb installation/garden) at 2p.m. on Saturday 1st May. Might you also let your community know that there will be live music as well at this time. The installations will be there for public enjoyment from that time and from 10a.m. to 5p.m. on the Sunday and Monday. There will be live music on Sunday and Monday at 2p.m. as well. Might you include any or all of this in your weekly newsletter to parents?

Thank you for taking the time to read this email. We hope very much that you and your pupils will be interested in both the installation and the competition!

Best wishes –

Kate Westgate (for Fizzgigs Community Arts Group)