Students help transform old Shrewsbury pub into homeless charity's base

Students help transform old Shrewsbury pub into homeless charity's base

The Ark in Shrewsbury is moving to its new home at the former Rock and Fountain Pub on Castle Foregate in Shrewsbury. Volunteers, including some from SY Homes have been helping get the building ready, and they have been joined by painting and decorating students from Shrewsbury Colleges Group. The youngsters have been using their newly-learnt skills to give the building’s rooms a fresh lick of paint. The college’s work experience co-ordinator, Amanda Crane, said it had been a great opportunity for the students – who have been more than happy to help out a worthwhile cause. She said: “It’s been a fantastic opportunity as we have been able to support the students, who have missed any opportunities like this over the past two years due to Covid. “It has …
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