Category Archives: Local News

Heritage sector bodies declare environmental emergency as public protest in London begins

Charities and individuals from the heritage sector have declared an environmental emergency in the wake of mass campaigning from the likes of Extinction Rebellion, which starts two weeks of protests in London today. By making a public declaration, the heritage group aims to … Continue reading

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Ludlow Library – Human Library Event 09.10.2019 – 2pm to 4pm

The things you always wanted to know but were afraid to ask… this is a social change event with a difference. Join our Human Library and take out one of our Living Books. Just like in a real library, a … Continue reading

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A class on Pet Death from CEDAR Education

A class on Pet Death from CEDAR Education with Dr Judith Wester Friday, 25 October 2019 10:00am-12:30 The Palmer’s Café/The Central Claremont Street, Shrewsbury SY1 1QG Advance Booking is essential – £37.50 Go to: https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/death-of-a-companion-pet-tickets-75190357383 The death of a companion … Continue reading

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Funding Opportunities

Music for All – Community Project Funding Grants are available to UK-based community groups that aim to bring musical projects to their local communities. The Community Grants programme is administered Music for All, which is the charity of the UK … Continue reading

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Trust welcomes decision of Independent Reconfiguration Panel to move forward with NHS Future Fit plans

The Trust that runs Shropshire’s two acute hospitals has welcomed a decision to move forward with plans to transform hospital services for the people of Shropshire, Telford & Wrekin and Mid Wales. Matt Hancock, Secretary of State for Health and … Continue reading

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Help us find caring superstars in North Shropshire

Community Catalysts are running a new project just for North Shropshire which aims to increase the choice and quality of care available to our older and disabled neighbours. We need your help to find those amazing local people in North Shropshire … Continue reading

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Important Reminders

Local charity launches pilot to reduce homelessness Age UK Shropshire Telford & Wrekin has been awarded grant funding to launch the “No Place like home” pilot project with the aim to reduce homelessness in older people and reduce their risk … Continue reading

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Art 4 Well-being Course

Our 8-week Art 4 Well-being course will be looking at the use of different techniques to harness your creativity and help foster a sense of well-being. Various media will be explored from graphite pencils to collage, and we will look … Continue reading

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Healthwatch Shropshire calls for mental health support for new parents

Independent health and social care champion Healthwatch Shropshire is calling on local services to make more space for new parents in Shropshire to talk about their mental health.   A new national report, Mental Health and the Journey to Parenthood, … Continue reading

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Reducing Parental Conflict Training

Reducing Parental Conflict Training One Day Training session The Department of Work and Pensions has organised free training delivered by Knowledgepool regarding Reducing Parental Conflict.  The days’ training provides knowledge, tools and resources for practitioners working with families experiencing Parental … Continue reading

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