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Job Vacancies – Age UK STW and Bethphage

Age UK Shropshire Telford and Wrekin are currently advertising for an Insurance Arranger.  Based in Shrewsbury, Shropshire for two days a week. Salary = £16,593 – £17,338 pro rata. For more information and how to apply click here. Bethphage: Head … Continue reading

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Upcoming Events

SAVE THE DATE: Mental Health Social Work & Partner Agencies When: Thursday 18th May 2017 at 11:30am to 2pm Where:Community Hall, The Lantern Further Details to Follow Wise and Well Days – Minsterley, Pontesbury, Worthen and St Martins, Whittington and Gobowen … Continue reading

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ERDF Business Support Schemes Available In The Marches

Follow the link below to view a  list of live business support programmes which are being funded through the European Regional Development Fund (ERDF). ERDF Funding Stream Available to Marches Businesses  

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Current Procurement Opportunities

The following opportunities are currently out for tender on the Shropshire Council website: Tender ref Supply/service description Estimated contract value Contract period Submission deadline PONV 006 Social prescribing pilot in Oswestry £48,000 May 2017 – 31 January 2018 2 May … Continue reading

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News From Job Centre Plus (JCP) Department For Work And Pensions (DWP)

BETTER SUPPORT FOR BEREAVED FAMILIES The new modernised Bereavement Support Payment was announced on 12 January 2017. It will be introduced for those bereaved from 6 April 2017. It aims to provide more accessible help for spouses and civil partners … Continue reading

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CCG Newsletter

Following the link below to read the latest newsletter from Shropshire Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG) – CG News – April 2017.

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SATH Newsletter

Click here to read “Improving Together – a journey of continuous improvement” the latest newsletter from Shropshire and Telford Hospitals Trust (SATH) including: a short film describing the NHS Partnership with Virginia Mason Institute a view from NHS improvement The … Continue reading

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Armed Forces Covenant Fund Launches Families in Stress Priority (UK)

The Ministry of Defence (MoD) is currently accepting applications to the Families in Stress priority of the £10 million per year Covenant Fund. Grants of between £20,000 and £300,000 for programmes of work lasting between two to three years are … Continue reading

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Consultation Opportunities – Have Your Say Now On Leisure Facilities, Early Help and Economic Growth

Users of Shropshire’s indoor leisure facilities asked for views on new strategy Current and potential users of indoor leisure facilities in the Shropshire Council area are being asked to comment on the council’s revised draft indoor leisure facilities strategy in … Continue reading

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Strengthening Families Through Early Help Locality Meetings

The first round of Locality Meetings for 2017 – 18 are focusing on the impact of crime and anti-social behaviour on families and the services that can support with this. The agenda is being finalised, but the Early Help Team … Continue reading

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