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Consultation News

Draft Housing Strategy (2020 -2025) – consultation The draft housing strategy (attached to this page) was approved for consultation by cabinet on 15 June. The strategy sets out our vision for housing for the next five years: That all homes are … Continue reading

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Important Reminders

Healthwatch Telford & Wrekin and Healthwatch Shropshire are working together to gather patient, family and carer experiences of those who have received ‘out of hours’ palliative care since the beginning of March 2020. We would like to gain an understanding … Continue reading

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More than seven million people expect to seek charity help in the next year, survey indicates

Many of those will be doing so for the first time, research commissioned by the National Emergencies Trust shows. More than seven million people expect to seek charity support in the next year, with the bulk of them doing so … Continue reading

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Consultation News

Acton Scott Historic Working Farm Survey Acton Scott Historic Working Farm offers an insight into rural life at the turn of the 19th Century. It was founded by Thomas Acton, who sought to keep alive the farming practices and traditions … Continue reading

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Third Sector Diversity study: Has the picture changed?

In the three years since Third Sector last completed its diversity study, relatively little has changed at the top of the 50 featured fundraising charities. The proportion of chief executives who identify as black, Asian, minority ethnic or “other” (rather than white) … Continue reading

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Charity Governance Code steering group plans ‘refresh’

The steering group for the Charity Governance Code has said it plans to refresh the code, rather than do a full rewrite, after consulting with the sector. This week it published the summary of the responses to the consultation that took place … Continue reading

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Views sought on Shropshire Council’s draft Housing Strategy

Shropshire Council is asking people for their thoughts on its vision for housing for the next five years. A six-week consultation into the council’s draft Housing Strategy begins today (Wednesday 5 August 2020) and runs until Wednesday 16 September via the … Continue reading

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Adult Social Care Commissioning

Shropshire Council is commissioning its adult carer support service in Shropshire and have issued a survey in order to gather thoughts and ideas of what a service should provide from a wide range of carers, with different experiences and situations, … Continue reading

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Important Reminders

During April 2020, Shropshire Council and Shropshire VCS Assembly identified the need to learn more about the impact of the coronavirus pandemic within the community and on voluntary and community sector groups and organisations. The Coronavirus Pandemic VCSA Survey was … Continue reading

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Health, care and well being services in Shropshire during the Covid-19 pandemic

A new report on the impact of lockdown on people’s wellbeing and experience of health and care services in Shropshire During April and May Healthwatch Shropshire asked the people of Shropshire about how they were being affected by the pandemic, … Continue reading

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