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Shrewsbury Street Pastors receive Queen’s Award for Voluntary Service 2018

This is the highest award a voluntary group can receive in the UK to recognise outstanding work in their communities. The Shrewsbury Street Pastors have been caring, listening and helping vulnerable people in Shrewsbury during the night-time hours at the weekend since November 2011. The awards were created in 2002 to celebrate the Queen’s Golden […]

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Shrewsbury is awarded Purple Flag

Shrewsbury Street Pastors are very proud of their Purple Flag status for the town’s evening and night-time economy. Purple Flag is similar to the Blue Flag for beaches, it’s a national award recognising excellence in the management of town and city centres after hours and an indicator of where to go for a good night […]

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New collection boxes unveiled on the streets of Shrewsbury

Four metal collection boxes are now in place in Shrewsbury town centre – to encourage people to donate money directly to local homelessness charities, rather than giving it to someone begging in the town’s streets. Located at Frankwell Footbridge, Pride Hill (outside Tesco Express), The Square (outside The Co-Operative Bank), and Shrewsbury Railway Station (near […]

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Shrewsbury Street Pastors has a new Support Vehicle

Shrewsbury Street Pastors has a new piece of kit to help those who are “poorly” following drugs or alcohol over indulgence. It’s called “The Donkey”. This is our Shrewsbury Street Pastors triage support vehicle. This was felt to be a bit cumbersome as a name – so The Donkey was born. It is a reclaimed […]

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