Category Archives: Local News

E-library at your fingertips

Shropshire Libraries have a great selection of e-resources readily available at your fingertips from e-books and e-audio to e-magazines, e-newspapers, Community Directory to even Shropshire Libraries Facebook Book Group. We are continuously working on improving our online services and will be adding more e-resources to the Shropshire Libraries webpage … Continue reading

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Shropshire Council pledges £295,000 for voluntary and community groups responding to the impact of coronavirus

Shropshire Council is providing a package of financial support to community groups and voluntary organisations who are providing critical support to those impacted by coronavirus (COVID-19) living here. Shropshire is fortunate to have communities that want to come together to … Continue reading

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‘No Need to Stockpile or Panic Buy Paracetamol’ say Health Bosses

  There is no need to stockpile or panic buy paracetamol say health officials at Shropshire, Telford and Wrekin Clinical Commissioning Groups (CCGs). Members of the public are buying unnecessary amounts of pain relief as a result of the coronavirus … Continue reading

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Consultation News

Draft Local Economic Growth Strategies – Closing date extended until 22.05.2020 Shropshire Council is delighted to present the draft Local Economic Growth Strategies for Oswestry, Bridgnorth, Ludlow, Market Drayton and Whitchurch (see attachments below). The development of these draft strategies … Continue reading

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Pentabus Theatre to release recordings of their past shows for free

To celebrate World Theatre Day, Pentabus Theatre have announced that they are going to release recordings of their past shows on their website and social media channels to be streamed for free. These will remain live for the next three … Continue reading

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Important Reminders

The arts play a crucial role in the economic, educational and cultural wellbeing of the county, and are valuable contributors to Shropshire Council’s wider objectives. Their contribution makes Shropshire a unique and dynamic and a great place to live, work … Continue reading

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The Shrewsbury Ark

Update from The Shrewsbury Ark “We would like to share an important update with you. We have been working hard for the last few weeks, with partners to make sure that every person who is sleeping rough in our community … Continue reading

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Shropshire RCC Update

As a charity we support a large number of people face-to-face through our hearing loss support clinics, home visits, social groups and events. Due to the ongoing situation with Coronavirus (COVID-19) we are suspending these activities for the wellbeing of … Continue reading

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New date and venue for VCSA Annual Assembly 18.05.2020

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Folk artists invited to bid for grants in memory of festival founder

The Alan Surtees Trust is a grant giving organisation that supports performers whose work is rooted in, or influenced by, traditional music and arts. It was set up 2017 in memory of Alan Surtees, the co-founder and director of Shrewsbury Folk Festival. … Continue reading

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