VCS Assembly Publications

Community Right to Bid Information Sheet The Community Right to Bid provision in the Localism Act 2011 was introduced to enable local communities to prepare a bid to keep ‘assets of community value’ in public use and part of local life. … Continue reading

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Grant and Funding News

The Connect Fund The Connect Fund aims to strengthen the social investment market in England to better meet the needs of charities and social enterprises. It is a £1.5million fund that supports intermediaries and infrastructure organisations to make social investment … Continue reading

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LGBTQ News and Events

SAND Event: 17th October SAND (Safe Ageing No Discrimination) has been working with health & social care providers to improve practice around older and old lesbian, gay, bisexual and trans people accessing health & social care. SAND will host an … Continue reading

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Shropshire Libraries News

Library Services Strategy Consultation Residents and organisations have until Friday 6 October 2017 to give their feedback on the draft Library Services Strategy. The strategy sets out the council’s vision to unlock the huge potential that library services have to … Continue reading

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Stoptober

Stoptober, the 28-day stop smoking campaign from Public Health England, is back from Sunday 1 October 2017. Stopping smoking is the best thing you can do for your health and the health of those around you. If you can make … Continue reading

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Keep Shropshire Warm

      Free and Impartial Energy Advice – call 0800 112 3743: • Keeping Warm at Home • Energy Bills and Tariffs • Heating and Hot Water • Energy Efficiency Improvements and Grants • Support during Power Cuts • … Continue reading

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VCS Assembly Events: Reminders

Welfare Reform Event On Wednesday 4th October, Shropshire Voluntary and Community Sector Assembly (VCSA) will be hosting an event for voluntary and community sector organisations, Registered Social Landlords, Local Members, MPs and Local Authority and other public sector staff.  The event … Continue reading

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Events Round Up

Social Prescribing Event Time: 1:30 to 16:30 Date: Thursday 12th October Venue: University Centre, Guildhall, Shrewsbury, SY3 8HQ On 12 October there will be an opportunity to attend an event to find out more about social prescribing in Shropshire. The … Continue reading

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Procurement Opportunities

The following opportunities are currently out for tender on the Shropshire Council website: Tender ref Supply/service description Estimated contract value Contract period Submission deadline AMCV 235 Provision of residential respite care services for adults with a learning disability £1,940,000 01/04/18 … Continue reading

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Shropshire SEND Community Games And Local Offer Live Event 2017 On 24 September

News from our partners Shropshire Parent and Carer Council (Shropshire PACC) The Shropshire SEND Community Games and Local Offer Live Event 2017 ‘Empower, Experience & Inspire’ is on Sunday 24 September 2017 at 10am–2pm at North Shropshire College, Walford Campus, SY4 … Continue reading

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