Joseph Rowntree Foundation UK Poverty Report 2020-2021

We are in the midst of the coronavirus storm – a turbulent time when all of us have felt insecurity and instability. But our analysis shows too many of us entered the pandemic already at risk of being cast adrift … Continue reading

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Expressions of Interest – Super Primary Care Centre

Expressions of Interest – Super Primary Care Centre Would your organisation be interested in getting involved in a proposal to establish a super primary care centre in South Shrewsbury? Would you benefit from using or booking space in a GP/ … Continue reading

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Theatre Severn staff provide crucial frontine COVID-19 testing support

Staff at Theatre Severn and the Old Market Hall (OMH) in Shrewsbury have been providing critical support to frontline COVID-19 testing by helping to run The Lantern testing site. Barry Tench, Operations Manager at Theatre Severn, said, “At the end of … Continue reading

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Set up ‘charitable action zones’ to encourage philanthropic activity in local areas, report suggests

Match-funding Gift Aid on donations to charities in certain communities could help boost voluntary action, the publication says. The government should consider setting up “charitable action zones” that would feature bonuses on donations to charities in those areas , a … Continue reading

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Ecocide, Indigenous rights and environmental protection

Stop Ecocide: Change the Law would like to invite you to two webinars, co-hosted by Stop Ecocide Canada and RAVEN Trust. The purpose of this webinar series is to educate and raise awareness on using international law, and specifically a crime … Continue reading

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Funding Opportunities

COVID-19 Winter Support Funding Available for Youth Organisations in England A new fund for local and national youth organisations, designed to help mitigate the impact of lost income during the winter period due to the coronavirus pandemic, is open for … Continue reading

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Shropshire Council bringing cultural sites to you online as facilities are closed

Although cultural sites managed by Shropshire Council may be closed as England is in its third lockdown, you can still access services online from your home. Since the start of the pandemic in March 2020, council services have worked out … Continue reading

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Supporting unpaid carers in winter conversations

“Supporting Unpaid Carers in Winter Conversation” Tues 19th January 2021 at 12-30pm; Mon 25th January 2021 at 3-00pm; Thurs 28th January 2021 – 10-00am Join our colleagues at Mobilise for a conversation about how we can work together to support … Continue reading

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Older People Mental Health Conversation

Bi-monthly meetings are taking place to bring together stakeholders supporting the older person mental health & wellbeing agenda in Shropshire and Telford & Wrekin and to; Explore what offers of support are available to older residents Consider what information intelligence … Continue reading

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Important Reminders

Local organisations have joined forces to call on local people across Shropshire, Telford and Wrekin to be a part of history by giving the gift of their time to help in the county’s fight against Covid. Shropshire Rural Communities Charity … Continue reading

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