Family barbecue in Oswestry today


Staff reporter (Border Counties)

SHROPSHIRE Towns and Rural Housing (STAR) and residents of Yorkfields are preparing to cook up a barbecued treat for the people of Oswestry to help raise funds for Cancer Research.

The barbecue will be held at Yorkfields Sheltered Housing Scheme, Liverpool Road West, Oswestry today (Friday) from 12noon.
Everyone is invited to join in with the day’s festivities,which will also include a raffle with prizes donated by local businesses.

Sue Adams, Managing Director for Shropshire Towns and Rural Housing, hopes the event will bring the community together. Ms Adams said: “What a great way to get together with friends and neighbours, enjoy some lunch and raise funds and awareness for such a great cause.”
Vince Hunt, Shropshire Council local member for Oswestry West, will be attending the event and said: “I will be going along to the BBQ, both as the local member and as a board member of STAR Housing, and I’m looking forward to joining the residents and others to support this cause. Well done to them, and I would encourage anybody else to come and support this.”
STAR Ltd took responsibility for the management of all Shropshire Council owned homes in the Oswestry and Bridgnorth areas in April 2013. The organisation manages homes and neighbourhoods, collects rent, orders repairs and makes improvements to all housing.

If you would like more information on the event, please contact Wendy Bostock by calling 07582 003 490.

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