Run for “tough conversations” – £300 pledged so far

A half marathon is not enough of a challenge for Axis’s sexual violence advisor Sally – she decided to run all the way to Abersoch last weekend to watch the event at the Welsh seaside town. It was good training for Sally as next month she will be taking part in one of the toughest endurance events in the UK to raise more funds for Axis. Sally is an Independent Sexual Violence Advisor (ISVA) with Axis, a Shrewsbury-based charity which helps survivors of childhood sexual abuse, rape and sexual violence. She wants to raise awareness by wearing a T-shirt with the wording “We…


Axis achieves PQASSO Level 1

Axis has achieved the PQASSO level 1 quality standard award, the leading standard developed for the voluntary sector which shows it provides an effective and efficient high quality user centric service. We believe we may be the first charity in the county to receive the PQASSO level 1 kite mark. “We don’t know of any other voluntary organisations based in Shropshire who have been awarded this registration,” said Tim O’Shea, Axis chief executive officer. The charity has its head office in Fletcher House, College Hill, Shrewsbury, and also has a branch at The Glebe in Wellington, Telford.  It was set…