Category Archives: Local News

Can you help us reach the local activity providers who can keep people physically active now and after Covid-19?

We’ve accepted our mission – can you help connect us with those that need help? Sport England have tasked our local voluntary and community sector to help the sport and physical activity sector to both survive and flourish, during and … Continue reading

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The Shrewsbury Ark – Vacancy for Outreach Worker

We are currently looking for an outreach worker who can go out into our community to successfully implement our vision to enhance our services for our clients. The post is for 40 hours a week but we will look favourably on a … Continue reading

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LIVE summer safety Q&A’s

PCC LIVE summer safety Q&A’s With Covid-19 forcing the cancellation of many summer events, Police and Crime Commissioner John Campion is giving West Mercia residents the chance to engage virtually with him, and local policing Superintendents, in a series of … Continue reading

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Response to cases of COVID-19 at a Shropshire food processing company

Shropshire Council is working with Public Health England (PHE) Midlands and ABP Food Group in Shropshire, and liaising with the Health and Safety Executive (HSE) and Food Standards Agency (FSA), following confirmation of cases of COVID-19 at the food production … Continue reading

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Important Reminders

Armed Forces Covenant Survey – Shropshire, Telford & Wrekin If you are aged over 16, live in Shropshire (including Telford & Wrekin) and have a connection to the British armed forces (regular armed forces personnel, reservists, veterans and family members), … Continue reading

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Greenacres Farm seeing benefits of sustainable energy

In 2019 at Greenacres Farm in Baschurch a 50kW solar array was installed to improve energy efficiency and to reduce its’ carbon footprint running costs. A year on they are seeing the benefits. Greenacres Farm is a day care facility which … Continue reading

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Fordhall Support Counties Vulnerable young people

Fordhall Farm supports vulnerable young people during Coronavirus crisis A community-owned farm near Market Drayton has stepped in to offer vital respite accommodation for vulnerable young people during the Coronavirus crisis. Shropshire Council’s Children and Families team has been using … Continue reading

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Free Digital skill training

Free Digital skill training Caudwell Children are offering an opportunity for young people with autism to join the ‘Digital Skills’ ten (10) week programme that is aimed at upskilling and introducing young Autistic people that live within the West midlands … Continue reading

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School Holiday Activities

School Holiday Activities The summer holidays can be a mixed blessing for both children and families. Balancing work and home commitments, keeping the children active and avoiding the boredom can be difficult, this year more than any. To help ease … Continue reading

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Telephone and online appointments – Here to stay?

Telephone and online appointments – Here to stay? Earlier this year Healthwatch Shropshire asked people to share their experiences of accessing General Practice appointments and using their local Pharmacy. The report highlighted that people’s experiences varied widely and there was … Continue reading

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