Shropshire VCSA: Translating the Civil Society Strategy into local action – Workshop notes

Many thanks to all that attended our workshop on Translating the Civil Society Strategy into local action last week. We heard three interesting presentations from Chris Child, Mark Barrow and Nathan Yeowell and participated in lively discussions with attendees in smaller groups. The … Continue reading

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Civil Society News Update

Social care sector at ‘tipping point’, says charity boss Robert Longley-Cook, chief executive of Hft The social care sector has reached a “tipping point” after increasing financial pressures in recent years, the chief executive of learning disability charity Hft has … Continue reading

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See & Hear Shropshire 2019

The date for the next See and Hear Shropshire Exhibition will be Wednesday 15th May 2019, at the Shrewsbury Sports Village, Sundorne Road, Harlescott, Shrewsbury SY1 4RQ.  They have already received over 50 bookings from companies, charities and local services … Continue reading

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Shropshire Care Closer To Home

Shoppers asked what matters to them to help plan a new local service for over 65s Finding out what matters to local people to help develop a new healthcare service will be NHS Shropshire Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG) when it … Continue reading

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Macmillan Cancer Support – Step On Board dates in March

Macmillan Cancer Support – Step On Board dates in March Macmillan Cancer Support will be out and about all over the county with “Step On Board”during the month of March. You will be able to talk to one of their friendly … Continue reading

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Warm House Funding

Warm Homes Fund – Shropshire Warm Homes Funding is available to Shropshire residents to install first time central heating. For owner occupiers, works will be free of charge. Private tenants and landlords can apply – landlords will be required to … Continue reading

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Job Advertisement

Job Opportunity Qube Arts Development Officer 22.5 hours per week Salary upon application Qube Arts is offering an exciting opportunity for an experienced Arts practitioner to join its team and help develop Qube’s Arts service with the aim of ensuring … Continue reading

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DAAT Newsletter

Shropshire Drug & Alcohol Treatment Services Re-Tender Shropshire DAAT has recently recommissioned drug and alcohol treatment services for the county. From the 1st April 2019 Addaction will be the lead provider and, in partnership with Intuitive Thinking Skills, will deliver … Continue reading

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Funding News

Architectural Heritage Fund – Heritage Impact Fund Tailored finance is available for charities, social enterprises and community businesses in the UK to support the acquisition, reuse or redevelopment of buildings that are of historic or architectural importance and that will … Continue reading

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Important Reminders

Free home energy checks for older people Age UK Shropshire Telford & Wrekin are once again able to offer 100 free and impartial home energy checks for the over 60s, having secured funding to cover the cost for the third … Continue reading

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