Category Archives: Local News

2nd Annual Rural Vulnerability Day

Rural Vulnerability Day 11th February 2019 Rural England CIC held its 2nd Annual Rural Vulnerability Day in the Houses of Parliament on 11th February and at the event, launched their latest State of Rural Services Report. The event was hosted … Continue reading

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Age Uk in need of volunteers for their Shrewsbury furniture shop

Age UK seeks volunteers for its Shrewsbury furniture shop  Age UK Shropshire Telford and Wrekin (Age UK STW) is urgently seeking volunteer retail assistants, van drivers and van drivers’ mates to ensure the continued success of its donated furniture shop … Continue reading

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Shropshire Citizens Advice – New opening hours

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Tommy’s – Reduced fetal movement (RFM) Campaign

The Local Maternity Service (LMS) in Shropshire and Telford & Wrekin has launched a campaign to raise awareness of the importance of pregnant women being more aware of their unborn baby’s movements. Fiona Ellis, Programme Manager for Shropshire and Telford … Continue reading

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Funding News

Funding to Tackle Isolation and Health in Sparsely Populated Areas (England, Scotland and Wales) The Princes Countryside Fund’s Rural Four – Catalyst, Collaborate, Create and Champion – project is now open for applications.  This is a dedicated programme of support … Continue reading

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Job Advertisement

Job Advertisement – Cavalier Centre – Family and Volunteer Liaison Manager Future home of the Perry RDA Charity number 1163030 An exciting opportunity has been created at the newly built £1.3m Cavalier Centre, future home of the Perry Riding for the … Continue reading

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One Public Estate

Council awarded more than £300,000 to boost economy and provide homes Two important projects were given a boost yesterday (Thursday 14 February 2019) after receiving £305,000 from the Government as part of its One Public Estate (OPE) programme. Last year … Continue reading

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Important Reminders

Job Opportunity Qube Arts Development Officer 22.5 hours per week Salary upon application Qube Arts is offering an exciting opportunity for an experienced Arts practitioner to join its team and help develop Qube’s Arts service with the aim of ensuring … Continue reading

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Shropshire VCSA: Translating the Civil Society Strategy into local action – Workshop notes

Many thanks to all that attended our workshop on Translating the Civil Society Strategy into local action last week. We heard three interesting presentations from Chris Child, Mark Barrow and Nathan Yeowell and participated in lively discussions with attendees in smaller groups. The … Continue reading

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See & Hear Shropshire 2019

The date for the next See and Hear Shropshire Exhibition will be Wednesday 15th May 2019, at the Shrewsbury Sports Village, Sundorne Road, Harlescott, Shrewsbury SY1 4RQ.  They have already received over 50 bookings from companies, charities and local services … Continue reading

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