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Shropshire VCSA Annual Assembly 2020

Shropshire’s VCSA board is busy planning for the Annual Assembly meeting scheduled for Thursday 17th December 2020, from 9.30am to 11.30am and will be an online event. Chris Child, current Chair of the VCS Assembly Board said, “Once again we … Continue reading

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The Friendly Bus – December Newsletter

Friendly Bus News December Closed during the Christmas break You can call us 01952 881145 until 1pm on Tuesday 22 December 2020. After this date, our phones won’t be monitored until we return on Monday 4 January 2021. The next … Continue reading

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Visiting family and friends in care homes and hospital during Covid-19

Visiting family and friends in care homes and hospital during Covid-19 As the county nears the end of the second national lockdown Healthwatch Shropshire, the local independent champion for people who use health and social care services, wants to hear … Continue reading

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Culture and leisure services set to reopen under Government guidelines

Services across culture and leisure are to begin to reopen from Wednesday 2 December 2020 in line with new Government guidelines. Leisure centres, libraries, Shropshire Archives, selected museums including Shrewsbury Museum & Art Gallery, Shrewsbury Castle, Theatre Severn and the Old … Continue reading

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PCC secures half a million funding to prevent domestic abuse

West Mercia’s PCC has secured over £560,000 of funding to support victims and challenge and change the behaviour of those who are controlling or violent towards loved ones. The Government made available £10 million for Police and Crime Commissioners to … Continue reading

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Important Reminders

Salopian Rainbows is a collection of LGBT individuals and organisations in Shropshire  and is recruiting for two freelance positions to work on the 2021 LGBT+ History Festival. Please contact salopianrainbows@gmail.com for further information. Expressions of Interest – Super Primary Care Centre Would your … Continue reading

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Arts Café event: “Dance Delivery in a Virtual World” – via Zoom on 25 November

How can dance delivery physical practice take place online? Artists, dancers, practitioners, community and voluntary art organisations and anyone interested in the arts are invited to attend an Arts Network Event on Wednesday 25 November 2020 online via Zoom from … Continue reading

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Two Freelance Opportunities for the 2021 LGBT+ History Festival

Salopian Rainbows is a collection of LGBT individuals and organisations in Shropshire  and is recruiting for two freelance positions to work on the 2021 LGBT+ History Festival. Please contact salopianrainbows@gmail.com for further information.

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#ActiveAdvent2020

We hope this is a really useful tool to help you support all your team / members / supporters / volunteers keep active and well this winter. It’s time for #ActiveAdvent20 – a calendar of 24 days of different activities, … Continue reading

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Important Reminders

Citizens Advice Shropshire appeals for new trustees Citizens Advice Shropshire has issued an appeal for new trustees to join its board to help support its invaluable work across the county. The independent charity, which provides free, confidential and impartial advice … Continue reading

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