Category Archives: Local News

Book Your Place For The VCSA Annual Assembly 20.05.2019

The annual event is always well supported by delegates from the voluntary and community sectors and statutory partners. This year’s event promises to be particularly interesting featuring key-note speakers from Good Things Foundation and The Lloyds Bank Foundation for England & Wales.  … Continue reading

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SAND advert for a freelance Marketing & Design Professional

SAND are looking to recruit a freelance marketing & design professional:

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Age UK STW – Dementia Respite Service celebrates first birthday

Dementia Respite Service celebrates first birthday Afternoon tea delighted those gathered last Monday to celebrate the first birthday of Age UK Shropshire Telford & Wrekin’s Dementia Respite Service at Withywood in Shrewsbury. The bright, spacious lounge was filled with easy … Continue reading

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New Classes from CEDAR Education

There are three new classes from CEDAR Education. They are gaining recognition around the country for our workshops, which have improved the way people talk about death and loss to their colleagues, peer group, families and community. In addition to full-day continuing … Continue reading

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Views sought from public around fairer costs for care beds

Residents and organisations across Shropshire are being asked to share their views on a consultation which looks at reviewing the cost of residential and nursing beds in the county. The public consultation, launched by Shropshire Council on 18 March 2019, runs … Continue reading

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Important Reminders

Public Health England has launched new free bite-sized e-learning sessions, developed in partnership with Health Education England, to improve the knowledge, confidence and skills of all health and care professionals in preventing illness, protecting health and promoting wellbeing. The sessions … Continue reading

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Book Your Place For The VCSA Annual Assembly 20.05.2019

The annual event is always well supported by delegates from the voluntary and community sectors and statutory partners. This year’s event promises to be particularly interesting featuring key-note speakers from Good Things Foundation and The Lloyds Bank Foundation for England & Wales.  … Continue reading

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Food Poverty Alliance – Shropshire Larder website launched to help people in food poverty

Shropshire Larder website launched to help people in food poverty A new website has been launched to help people in Shropshire who are struggling to afford a healthy diet. The Shropshire Larder website brings together local information on how to … Continue reading

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Recruitment of a new LEP Chair in 2019

After nearly 6 highly successful years, our current Chair, Graham Wynn, OBE will be standing down from leading the Marches LEP to focus again on his own business interests, creating an opportunity for a new Chair to lead this highly … Continue reading

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University of Chester Volunteering and Mentoring team

The University’s Volunteering and Mentoring team support students to volunteer during their time at University. Students volunteer for a variety of different reasons; doing something different; developing life skills and experiences; getting involved in the local community etc. They work with … Continue reading

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