Category Archives: Local News

Shropshire Libraries – Get Started with Digital

Become more confident to connect, shop, search, email and more, online. Join us at this free virtual Zoom space with peer support to start you on your digital journey. We’ll be using Learn My Way to guide you through topics … Continue reading

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Gallery owner teams up with artist to donate ‘Superman’ NHS art to SaTH as thank you for relative’s treatment

A gallery owner has teamed up with an artist to donate an incredible piece of art to Shropshire’s acute hospitals as a thank you for the treatment given to a family member. The artwork, donated by Jonathan Soden and artist … Continue reading

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Shropshire businesses offered the chance to deliver rapid testing

More businesses in Shropshire are being offered the opportunity to take part in a programme of rapid testing for COVID-19 for their staff. The initiative is part of the council’s plans to increase the amount of testing across the county … Continue reading

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Important Reminders

The importance of branding, social e-commerce and making the most from your website will be the focus of a new series of webinars to help businesses in Shropshire. Firms are being urged to sign up to a new programme of … Continue reading

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Farming and Rural Mental Health Mind Your Head 15 – 19 February

Keeping Mentally Well Resources for farming communities 2021 Mind Your Head Toolkit Resources aimed at the Farming Community 1. The Little Book of Minding Your Head: Developed by the Farm Safety Foundation specifically for the farming community and linked with … Continue reading

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Free branding and social e-commerce webinars to provide boost to Shropshire businesses

The importance of branding, social e-commerce and making the most from your website will be the focus of a new series of webinars to help businesses in Shropshire. Firms are being urged to sign up to a new programme of … Continue reading

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Free training for Frontline Workers

Free training for Frontline Workers: 23 Feb 10am-12pm on Zoom Together with West Mercia Police trainer Vicki Ridgewell we are putting on training on county lines, vulnerability, adverse childhood experiences and so on. Anyone working with young people in south … Continue reading

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‘Tackling Inequalities’ fund is helping dozens of local groups

Dozens of sport and physical activity groups across Shropshire and Telford & Wrekin have received financial support to help them survive and thrive through the Covid-19 lockdown. Active partnership Energize is collaborating with Shropshire Council, and Telford & Wrekin Council … Continue reading

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Important Reminders

Invitation to apply for grant fund – Deadline 25 February 2021 Shropshire Council are working on an exciting project to bring social prescribing to the children and young people of Shropshire, starting with the South West of Shropshire including, Ludlow, … Continue reading

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Advice, Advocacy & Welfare Benefits service in Shropshire

Advice and advocacy organisations have a long history of collaboration in Shropshire. The AAWB partnership, commissioned by Shropshire Council last year, to deliver advice, advocacy and welfare benefits service for adults is proud to share their annual figures. Despite the … Continue reading

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