Entries by shadmin99

John’s blog 3: Valuable people….and questions

The other night I bumped into Adrian Struve (ran the club in c 1962 and was preaching at the Abbey in Shrewsbury last Sunday (and just turned 92), George and Pat Cotterell (ex members) and Peter Brennan (team leader c 1988 – 2001) at the Lost Tribes of Everton play which was a three night sell […]

Team leader’s report – Oct-Nov 2017

Team leaders report to board of management meeting: 13th November 2017 Introduction It only seems like yesterday since I wrote my first report to the Board of Management. (time flies when you’re having fun) the past couple of months have been action packed and I feel I have settled in to my new role as […]

Happy Halloween party

The Halloween party went really well once again this year and the help from local volunteers was a great help especially decorating the club and preparing the party food. Over 50 young people attended on the night aged from newborn to 11 and a great day was had by all.  

John’s blog 1: Thanks to staff – old and new

John Dumbell is in post and underway as our new team leader and I have already seen how big are his shoulders. The place is booming and John is loving the job he describes ‘It is with great pride I take on ….one of my long term aspirations’.  Back him folks, lets back him. He is […]

New Inbetweenagers club

In addition to Thursday night project night, we have introduced an ‘Inbetweenagers’ group for young people in school years 6,7 and 8. This was done in consultation with local families when we noticed there was a number of young people who had grown out of junior club but didn’t feel comfortable or confident enough to […]

Fundraising with Tesco

The Shewsy is participating in Tesco’s Bags of Help local community grant scheme during the whole of February. The scheme uses the money raised from the 5p bag levy in Tesco stores to fund thousands of community projects across the UK. The Shewsy is participating in the scheme during February and anyone can vote for the Shewsy by using a token in […]

Links with Shrewsbury school

A recent article in Shropshire Magazine gave an excellent summary of the links between Shrewsbury School and the Shewsy Youth Club – from their beginnings in 1903 to the close ties still existing today. Read the article here.