Category Archives: Local News

Charity completes £100,000 refurbishment with help of donations and grants

A Shropshire charity which helps people with life-changing physical disabilities live independent lives is celebrating the completion of a £100,000 refurbishment programme. The Ethos Group based in Oswestry provides transitionary housing for people in wheelchairs and funds a support team … Continue reading

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Procurement Opportunity

PMCV 018 – Sexual Health Services Shropshire Council is seeking tenders for the delivery of community based sexual health services that incorporates prevention, three levels of sexual health and contraception services to work with the newly commissioned digital offer. The … Continue reading

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Consultation News

Draft Housing Strategy (2020 -2025) – consultation The draft housing strategy (attached to this page) was approved for consultation by cabinet on 15 June. The strategy sets out our vision for housing for the next five years: That all homes are … Continue reading

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Help avoid a local lockdown in any of Shropshire

Shropshire Council is urging all residents to act now and avoid a local lockdown in any of Shropshire, following an increase in COVID-19 cases. In the week 1-7 September Shropshire saw a further 37 confirmed cases, and we are strongly … Continue reading

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Important Reminders

Families and individuals who have lost loved ones during the COVID-19 pandemic are being offered free bereavement counselling. Run by Shropshire Council with support from Samaritans, Severn Hospice, Cruse Bereavement Care and Crane Quality Counselling, the Bereavement Support Service offers … Continue reading

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Free counselling available for bereaved families in Shropshire

Families and individuals who have lost loved ones during the COVID-19 pandemic are being offered free bereavement counselling. Run by Shropshire Council with support from Samaritans, Severn Hospice, Cruse Bereavement Care and Crane Quality Counselling, the Bereavement Support Service offers … Continue reading

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Festival of Imagination

The Festival of Imagination is coming your way This year’s Festival of Imagination is set to start on Saturday 12 September. While we know this won’t be the same as usual there are some exciting things happening that we want to … Continue reading

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Coronavirus: Updateon Covid-19 cases at Consensus

Shropshire Council continues to work with Public Health England (PHE) Midlands in response to recent cases of Covid-19 linked to a residential care home in Dorrington. We are working with Consensus Support Services Limited to ensure plans are in place … Continue reading

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Important Reminders

Healthwatch Telford & Wrekin and Healthwatch Shropshire are working together to gather patient, family and carer experiences of those who have received ‘out of hours’ palliative care since the beginning of March 2020. We would like to gain an understanding … Continue reading

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PCC secures over £1 million for communities of West Mercia

The PCC has secured an additional investment of over £1 million to support victims of domestic abuse and reduce criminality in West Mercia. To supplement PCC John Campion’s annual funding for victim services and community-based initiatives, £1,070,630.39 in total has … Continue reading

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