Author Archives: Sarah Nelsey

Age UK STW – Concert to aid older people

Concert to aid older people Shropshire Charity Concerts Choir and Orchestra will be performing J. S. Bach’s St John Passion in Shrewsbury Abbey next month, to support Age UK Shropshire Telford & Wrekin’s work with and for vulnerable older people … Continue reading

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Arts Café Event at Shrewsbury Museum & Art Gallery

Artists, community and voluntary art organisations and anyone interested in the arts are invited to attend an Arts Network Event on Thursday 4 April 2019 at Shrewsbury Museum & Art Gallery from 7pm to 9pm. The event is FREE to … Continue reading

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Sector bodies begin project on relationship between large and small charities

Sector bodies begin project on relationship between large and small charities NCVO, Acevo and Lloyds Bank Foundation for England and Wales have announced a new project to help smaller voluntary organisations bid for and deliver public services. The project, Rebalancing the … Continue reading

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DCMS announces £1.2m for a charity safeguarding training programme

The Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport has announced that £1.2m from the government and the National Lottery Community Fund will be used to develop safeguarding training for the sector. NCVO has been charged with bringing together a partnership … Continue reading

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Funding Opportunities

Grow Wild Youth Project Funding Grants for young people (aged 14 to 25 years) in the UK to deliver a creative project that celebrates UK native wildflowers and fungi in exciting and engaging ways. Grow Wild is led by the … Continue reading

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Fundraising training course

  Do you struggle with writing bids? Feel like you are running round in ever decreasing circles to secure funding? Then this course is for you! Nationally renowned Trainer, Leah Selinger, will be returning to Shropshire for the third time … Continue reading

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Have your say on how the NHS should improve in Shropshire, Telford & Wrekin

    Have your say on how the NHS should improve in Shropshire, Telford & Wrekin People keen to influence the future of the NHS in Shropshire, Telford & Wrekin are being encouraged to make their views known. The NHS is … Continue reading

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Consultation News

Review of rates for residential and nursing beds consultation This consultation document seeks views on the review of the published rates for residential and nursing beds funded by Shropshire Local Authority. The document: Outlines the commissioning policy direction to create … Continue reading

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Important Reminders

The Shrewsbury Ark (a charitable Day Centre helping homeless and vulnerable people to weather the storms of life) is seeking to recruit for two posts: Manager Following  the departure of Tim Compton after 10 highly successful years in the post, a … Continue reading

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Charities need a “radical re-think” to support older people

Charities, government and businesses need a “radical rethink” to support older people, the Centre for Ageing Better has said. In a report, called The State of Ageing in 2019, the charity said that the number of people aged 65 and … Continue reading

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