Category Archives: Local News

Invitation from Herefordshire Council

Herefordshire Council would like to invite members of Shropshire VCS Assembly to attend their Social Enterprise in Action event on Thursday 15th November. The event will take place at the Business Solutions Centre, Coldnose Road, Herefordshire from 9:45 to 13:30pm. … Continue reading

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LGBT History Festival Fundraising

LGBT people can face barriers to full participation in public life, despite all the advances in equality. Some LGBT young people, experience mental health issues, self-harm and suicidal thoughts. Important work is taking place in and around Shrewsbury to overcome barriers and … Continue reading

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Healthwatch News

Healthwatch Shropshire are very pleased to announce the appointment of Lynn Cawley as the new Healthwatch Shropshire Chief Officer. Ms Cawley has worked as the Enter & View Officer for the past 3 years following a career in social work and … Continue reading

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Important Reminders

NCVO – You Made it Happen Campaign Please don’t forget to support NCVO with the You Made it Happen Campaign.  The campaign is designed to thank all those supporting and contributing to VCS groups and organisations. Use the hashtag #YouMadeItHappen … Continue reading

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Shropshire Street Angels

Shropshire Street Angels is a new Charity that will soon start spreading its wings in the Oswestry Area of Shropshire, before aiming to spread across the county. The charity will offer Street Angels, Club Angels and Festival Angels to help vulnerable people in the … Continue reading

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Local Transport Plan Survey

You will have seen the survey promoted in the VCSA news before but this is a reminder that the survey closes on the 31st October. Shropshire Council are currently working on developing the fourth Local Transport Plan for Shropshire (LTP4). The LTP … Continue reading

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Deep Development Facilitator

The Dementia Engagement and Empowerment Project – ‘DEEP’ is hosted by Innovations in Dementia, a small Community Interest Company. DEEP is not an Organisation – it is a network of independent peer support and influencing groups across the UK. DEEP aims … Continue reading

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Healthwatch Shropshire Vacancy

Healthwatch Shropshire are looking for people to join the team and share their passion for working as the “consumer champion” for health and social care services across Shropshire. Community Engagement and Communications Officer Healthwatch Shropshire listens to the voices of individuals and … Continue reading

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Local Maternity Service Proposals

Proposals are being formed for the future of maternity services. Under the proposed new service model five maternity ‘hubs’ would provide midwifery care and a range of other services, ensuring equitable access for all women and their families across the … Continue reading

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