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See and Hear – Hold the Date

The date the next See and Hear Shropshire Exhibition will be Wednesday 15th May 2019, at the Shrewsbury Sports Village, Sundorne Road, Harlescott, Shrewsbury SY1 4RQ. The event opens to the public at 10am until 4pm. Look out for future … Continue reading

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Consultations News

Business rates discretionary relief policy review Shropshire Council is consulting on its business rates discretionary relief policy review and council tax discretionary discounts. Complex legislation governs how the amount due from business rates and council tax is calculated. However  the … Continue reading

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Grants News

Building Connections Fund (reminder) Voluntary, community and social enterprise (VCSE) organisations in England can apply for grants of between £30,000 and £100,000 to support current work that helps to prevent or reduce loneliness and help people, communities and local services … Continue reading

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Grants News

Postcode Lottery – Dream Fund Charities in England, Scotland and Wales can apply for funding to deliver the project they have always dreamed of, but never had the opportunity to bring to life. All applications must come from at least … Continue reading

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Ellesmere Library Open Day: 9th September

The Our Space Community Centre and library is a new local community hub for the people of Ellesmere. Bethphage would like to invite local groups and community members to attend the open day on September 9th. The event will give … Continue reading

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Social Referrals Stakeholder Event: Book Now!

Shropshire Together is looking for partners from all sectors, including GP surgeries (including nurses, ccc’s), Pharmacies, Health and Social Care services, Fire Service and Voluntary and Community Organisations, to help them develop and deliver ‘Social Referrals’ in Oswestry. Social Referrals … Continue reading

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Shropshire Health and Wellbeing e-Newsletter

Click here to read the May edition of the newsletter from Shropshire Health and Wellbeing Board. The newsletter includes the following items: Mental Health Awareness Week The Alzheimer’s Society’s work for Dementia Awareness Week Mindfulness for Wellbeing Diabetes Awareness Healthwatch Latest … Continue reading

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Care Quality Commission (CQC) News

The Care Quality Commission (CQC) will be publishing their latest strategy at the end of this month and are due to communicate latest developments and future plans within three stakeholder engagement events. The events will be hosted in June and … Continue reading

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CQC Request Feedback on Ambulance Service

The Care Quality Commission (CQC) will be inspecting the West Midlands Ambulance Service in early June. The inspection team are really keen for people who have used the service to share their experiences, both positive or negative, with the CQC ahead … Continue reading

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A Great Loss for Shropshire

It was with great sadness this week that we learnt of the death of Kate Ansell. Kate was a strong supporter of the VCS Assembly and a true community leader. Kate achieved many great and wonderful things. She played a leading role … Continue reading

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