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Shrewsbury friends of the earth, put together this 'green guide'. If this has inspired you in 'green' matters join us by going to www.shrewsfoe.org.uk

Transition Towns Shrewsbury www.transitiontownshrewsbury.org.uk/ is part of the growing international movement seeking to tackle the twin challenges of diminishing oil and gas supplies and climate change...

Bishops Castle and Clun Climate Change Coalition

Contact:   E - mikejwatkins@hotmail.co.uk

Campaign to Protect Rural England (CPRE)

Campaigns to preserve the beauty and tranquillity of the countryside.

01547 528546

Church Stretton Climate Care

registered charity, doing free domestic & business energy checks

Cleobury Country Environment Forum

Active projects in the area

Cleobury Mortimer
01299 270562

Gateway Education & Arts Centre

Offer  health and fitness-related exercise classes and other educational stuff. Small Art gallery.


01743 355159


Community Computer help to Fix hardware or/and help with IT software problems.

Check website for opening hours


Roy Fletcher Centre
Cross Hill

Green Doors

Energy smart homes near you.  get practical, impartial advice.

Organised by Transition Town Shrewsbury. Note: Although this site has not been updated recently, the information given is very useful! (May 2017)

Green Drinks

Organised by the Shrewsbury and North Shropshire Green Party, this is a regular informal gathering to discuss 'green' issues, need not be political.

Click on the link for more details of when and where.

Green Wood Centre

Promotes traditional uses of timber, and runs workshops.

Also has a good drop-in cafe 

01952 432769

Just Credit Union Ltd.


Community Bank for Shropshire – check on the website   
Not for profit, members only, ethical & local financial co-operative. Open to any resident or worker in Shropshire, Telford and Wrekin. Save small or large amounts. Loans at affordable rates on a flexible repayment basis. Current accounts, ATM use and direct debit payments.

1A Castle Gates


voluntary group promoting sustainability and runs the Ludlow Green Fair

Royal Society for the Protection of Birds

– places to see birds in shropshire. Count your garden birds in their annual Big Garden Birdwatch survey. 

Severn Tree Trust

(formerly the International Tree Foundation)

Monthly meetings or visits. Tree planting and newsletter.


Sharenergy is a Shrewsbury-based not-for-profit co-operative which helps to set up renewable energy co-operatives in the Marches and across the UK.

Sharenergy has provided advice and support to Shropshire co-operatives such as Neen Sollars Community Hydro, Crida Wind Co-operative, Ludford Hydro Co-operative and others.

For details of how to join an existing co-op or set up a new one see:



01743 277119

Shopshire Invertibrate Group SIG

Meets monthly between March and October to explore sites around the county.

To contact, email

NB Swap @ for [at] below

Godfrey Blunt blunt.sig195[at]btinternet.com

Nigel Jones nipajones[at]tiscali.co.uk

Shrewsbury Food Hub

The Shrewsbury Food Hub is an umbrella group for charities and projects in Shrewsbury/Shropshire that feed people as part of their daily work and who can benefit from donations of surplus food from local companies. We aim to cut down Shropshire's food waste and help conserve our planet's natural resources

Cwm Harry
Unit H, Vastre Industrial Estate
01686 626234

Shrewsbury Food Hub

Gets surplus food to local groups and charities......saving our planet's resources.


Shropshire Amphibian and Reptile Group

ShropsARG aims to increase our understanding of the distribution and ecology of amphibians and reptiles in Shropshire.


01743 252578

Shropshire Badger Group

They have area contacts throughout the county. 

Members can become more involved in dealing with badger problems if they want.

In addition to the field activities to care for badgers there are occasional meetings,with a speaker, slide show, video demonstrations etc.

01743 271999

Shropshire Bat Group

The Bat Group regularly monitors winter hibernacula in the old lead mines around Shropshire 

Shropshire Fairtrade Coalition

Fairtrade events, conferences, etc.

Shropshire mammal Group

A group of mammal enthusiasts, researchers and recorders.

Shropshire Ornithological Society

The Society is involved in the management of several sites in the County,  Venus Pool, an important wetland, is owned and managed by the Society.

Shropshire Wildlife Trust

 Shropshire's leading conservation charity. It manages over 40 nature reserves.

Offers a number of volunteering opportunities throughout the county, including:

Survey work, help with events, Education and Gardening help



Village Water

Local Charity helping to provide clean water to rural Africa.


Links for all things Wem

Whitchurch Blackberry Fair

Organises the yearly fair. A celebration of real markets, people and traditions - farmers market, artisans bazaar ...