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Shropshire RCC – COVID-19 Survey

Shropshire RCC is asking for your help to gather information about the local response to the  COVID-19 pandemic. We know that this galvanised a huge amount of community support locally to help people who would otherwise have been at a … Continue reading

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Good Things Foundation news

In this new socially distanced world, we’ve been working with FutureDotNow to coordinate action through a new initiative called DevicesDotNow. This project is providing emergency support to get the most vulnerable people online during the Covid-19 crisis. We recently released our … Continue reading

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Volunteers could receive over £600 worth of devices to trial innovative technology scheme

Shropshire Council has joined forces with global technology giant Samsung to launch a pioneering scheme helping people to stay independent, safe and active in their homes.  Volunteers who sign up for the new ACTIVAGE scheme will receive technology worth more … Continue reading

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Coronavirus: New interactive maps to help you find nearby support

Shropshire Council has developed new interactive maps to help residents and businesses find local support that is available to them. The maps available include searchable local food providers and food delivery services, local social network groups that have been established to provide support … Continue reading

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Important Reminders

Shropshire Council has accepted an offer from GRANTfinder that will give it six months’ free access to a new online funding portal that will make it easier to promote available funding streams to the local business, voluntary and public sectors. … Continue reading

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Coronavirus: Updated guidance for using Country Parks and Sites

Following the latest Government announcement that people will be able to travel to exercise in England only, we know many Shropshire residents and visitors will be keen to visit Country Parks and heritage sites across the county. While this is understandable … Continue reading

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Update from SYA

SYA are taking part in the 2.6 Challenge by running with our voluntary youth club partners 26 virtual youth clubs in the week commencing 11th May 2020 https://twopointsixchallenge.justgiving.com/get-involved?charityId=2958537 We already run weekly Virtual youth clubs in: Bridgnorth Ludlow Minsterley Westbury … Continue reading

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Important Reminders

Shropshire’s voluntary and community sector groups and organisations have been working incredibly hard to respond to the coronavirus pandemic (Covid-19). New community volunteers are also coming together to ensure the most vulnerable people in their local areas receive support. Many … Continue reading

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Carer pass for informal carers

Important Notice for Informal Carers during Coronavirus – COVID 19 Outbreak A Carer pass from Shropshire Council for informal carers to show police if they are stopped while on essential visits is now available We recognise and appreciate informal carers … Continue reading

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Tender Opportunity

Health and social work services. The priorities for Shropshire’s Draft Health & Well-being Strategy are focused on Prevention (Health promotion and resilience) and Sustainability (Promoting independence at home). In addition the Council’s Corporate Plan priorities include ‘Care for those in … Continue reading

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