Author Archives: Sarah Nelsey

Report from VCSA and SALC Joint Funding Workshop on 21.06.2019

                         Shropshire VCSA and SALC hosted a joint funding workshop at Shirehall on 21.06.2019. The speakers imparted a wealth of knowledge to delegates and included Julia Baron, Mike Deegan, Dave Tristram and Lynne Carney. They spoke about local funding, … Continue reading

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Care charity calls for ‘sector deal’ to end ‘perverse’ commissioning system

Hft has warned that the learning disability sector’s “perverse” commissioning system is in need of an overhaul. A report published today, Improving outcomes, enhancing care, calls on the government to grant a “sector deal” to learning disability providers. It says that … Continue reading

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Pottery workshops at The Hive this July for adults and young people – limited spaces available! 

Pottery workshops at The Hive this July **4 SPACES LEFT** Summer Potters ‘Garden Seagulls’ Thursday 25th July 10:30am – 12:00pm 4 – 11 Years £12/ £11 per sibling By the end of this holiday workshop you’ll have a beautifully behaved … Continue reading

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Connecting Shropshire

Introduction from Cllr. Lee Chapman Cllr. Lee Chapman was recently appointed as Shropshire Council’s Cabinet member for Organisational Transformation and Digital Infrastructure. This is a new Portfolio, which brings together the Council’s internal organisational transformation with its digital infrastructure aspirations … Continue reading

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Funding Opportunities

FA Futsal Fund Grants are available for football associations, football leagues, community groups and other non-profit organisations who wish to develop new youth futsal leagues in England. The Fund is provided by the FA and administered by the Football Foundation. … Continue reading

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Shropshire Care Closer to Home Newsletter July 2019

Shared Care Plan Forges Ahead The development of a shared Care Plan has been the latest significant piece of work for Shropshire Care Closer to Home and will enable the flow of information between all participating organisations, with patient permission. … Continue reading

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Invitation to Age UK Sounding Board

Age UK are looking for people to share their views and ideas to help shape the way they work with older people.

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Macmillan Information Bus

The Macmillan info bus is due to visit Shropshire in August:

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Employer survey for Enable

Enable is working on a SEND Development Project to support Preparation for Employment for young people with SEND. As part of the project, Shropshire Council has set up an Employer Forum and a young peoples’ Forum.  The main aim of the group … Continue reading

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Important Reminders

Post 1: Fundraising Officer £19,176 (37 hours per week) Age UK Shropshire, Telford & Wrekin is looking for an enthusiastic & experienced fundraiser to work with the Head of Income Generation to deliver a programme of innovative activities that will allow the … Continue reading

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