Category Archives: Local News

Compact Issues Reporting

Shropshire VCS Assembly works closely with Shropshire Council and other public sector partners to explore some of the issues and obstacles faced by VCS organisations. Although some feedback has been very positive, there are occassionally some concerns that need to be addressed … Continue reading

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Child mental health: is it in crisis in Shropshire?

BBC Panorama reported that “Britain is in the grip of a child mental health crisis and getting help is a postcode lottery”. Healthwatch Shropshire would like to know about the experiences of Shropshire children, parents, carers and the professionals who … Continue reading

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Winter Flu Campaign

The NHS and Public Health England’s Help Us Help You, Stay Well This Winter campaign launched on the 8 October 2018. The free flu vaccination is offered to those who are at increased risk from the effects of flu. These include: people … Continue reading

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Citizens Advice Shropshire – Job Opportunity

Projects Administrator Do you like to work as part of a team but also like being independent and resourceful? Are you passionate about working for an organisation that is committed to making a difference and making society fairer? If so, … Continue reading

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Important Reminders

Ethical Property Foundation – Managing Asset Transfers for your Community Venue: Council Chamber, Shirehall, Abbey Foregate, Shrewsbury SY2 6ND Date: 7 December 2018 Times: Workshop incl. Lunch 10am – 1.30pm and 1:1 Advice Clinic – 1.30pm – 3.30pm To book … Continue reading

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Safeguarding Information Now Available

The Keeping Adult Safe in Shropshire Board (KASiSB) website provides a wide range of information that can assist voluntary and community sector groups and organisations in their work to understand more about safeguarding. The website covers: Members of the Board and … Continue reading

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Barnabus Community Projects – Grand Lunch

Barnabus Community Projects invite you to attend their Grand Lunch on Wednesday 7th November from 12 noon. The lunch will give you an opportunity to find out about the work Barnabus Community Projects undertake including the work of food bank … Continue reading

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Good Neighbours: A Wise and Well Event

Wednesday 14th November 9:30am—2:00pm Mereside Community Centre, Springfield, Shrewsbury, Springfield, Shrewsbury SY2 6LH This event is essential information for anyone working or volunteering within our local communities to prevent the isolation of others. The event will cover: Depression and Older … Continue reading

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Taking Part AGM

Taking Part’s AGM starts from 6pm to 8pm at Louise House on the 29th of November 2018. With tasty treats! VCS Assembly members are invited but please let Taking Part know if you plan to be there. You can find out more from … Continue reading

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New Adult Social Care Strategy Launched

Shropshire Council’s adult social care services have launched their new Adult Social Care Strategy. The new strategy focuses on helping people to stay independent wherever possible, connecting people to the wealth of informal support that is available across Shropshire before … Continue reading

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