Author Archives: Sarah.Dodds

Invitation – Assistive Technology (1st November)

Tech Severn Seed is an exciting new conference that will explore the very best in the world of Assistive Technology. With guest speakers from a range of backgrounds each sharing their experience of Assistive Technology along with their hopes and … Continue reading

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VCS Assembly Publishes Prevention Research

Shropshire VCS Assembly has produced three documents highlighting the preventive services and support provided by the voluntary sector in Shropshire: 1) The VCS Prevention Report for Shropshire 2017 brings together a wide range of information about Shropshire and the needs of … Continue reading

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Invitation to Cleobury Mortimer

VCS Assembly Members are invited to join a Market Place Day to promote their services in Cleobury Mortimer. 9am to 12 noon Saturday 18th November Market Hall, Church Street, Cleobury Mortimer There will be space for leaflets, banners and other … Continue reading

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Lead sought for Social Prescribing Bid

A lead organisation is needed to support an application to the 2017-2018 Health and Wellbeing Fund: Social Prescribing. Shropshire VCS Assembly is working with Shropshire Council and Shropshire CCG to explore the submission of a bid to the national Health … Continue reading

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VCS Assembly Publications

Community Right to Bid Information Sheet The Community Right to Bid provision in the Localism Act 2011 was introduced to enable local communities to prepare a bid to keep ‘assets of community value’ in public use and part of local life. … Continue reading

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Grant and Funding News

The Connect Fund The Connect Fund aims to strengthen the social investment market in England to better meet the needs of charities and social enterprises. It is a £1.5million fund that supports intermediaries and infrastructure organisations to make social investment … Continue reading

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LGBTQ News and Events

SAND Event: 17th October SAND (Safe Ageing No Discrimination) has been working with health & social care providers to improve practice around older and old lesbian, gay, bisexual and trans people accessing health & social care. SAND will host an … Continue reading

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Shropshire Libraries News

Library Services Strategy Consultation Residents and organisations have until Friday 6 October 2017 to give their feedback on the draft Library Services Strategy. The strategy sets out the council’s vision to unlock the huge potential that library services have to … Continue reading

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Stoptober

Stoptober, the 28-day stop smoking campaign from Public Health England, is back from Sunday 1 October 2017. Stopping smoking is the best thing you can do for your health and the health of those around you. If you can make … Continue reading

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Keep Shropshire Warm

      Free and Impartial Energy Advice – call 0800 112 3743: • Keeping Warm at Home • Energy Bills and Tariffs • Heating and Hot Water • Energy Efficiency Improvements and Grants • Support during Power Cuts • … Continue reading

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