Integrated Volunteering STP Bid

Shropshire and Telford STP has received some money to work up a bid to NHS England to develop an integrated volunteering programme. The STP has put the VCS at the heart of this and Shropshire Infrastructure Partnership has been working … Continue reading

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New Classes from CEDAR Education across Shropshire

CEDAR Death Education classes, now have a wide variety of topics, with full-day or just a few hours of learning, now available across Shropshire. Fees go to support Life Lessons for young people. Your support is most appreciated. For booking … Continue reading

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HIDE Event Shrewsbury 12th May 2020

H.I.D.E – Hidden Illness & Disability Exhibition Exhibition Invitation 12th May 2020,  12- 4pm The Guildhall Frankwell Quay Shrewsbury SY3 8HQ H.I.D.E is a new initiative which has been established to: Promote and Raise Awareness of Invisible Illness and Disability, … Continue reading

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Free entry to Shrewsbury Museum for DarwIN Festival celebrations

Free entry to Shrewsbury Museum for DarwIN Festival celebrations Shrewsbury Museum & Art Gallery (SM&AG) is taking part in the DarwIN festival this February and offering free entry from Friday 14 – Sunday 16 February 2020. The DarwIN Festival celebrates … Continue reading

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Human Library

Volunteers – Human Library needs you! The Human Library publishes people as open books to challenge stereotypes and prejudices through conversation.At Human Library events, volunteers will answer questions and chat with ‘readers’ about their personal experience on a given topic. … Continue reading

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Loneliness workshop – event report

On 4th December Shropshire Voluntary and Community Sector Assembly hosted a workshop to highlight the issue of loneliness in Shropshire. The workshop was supported by a range of local and regional speakers and highlighted a wide range of different experiences … Continue reading

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Grant-giving charities face increased demand for help, says Association of Charitable Organisations

The number of people seeking help from charities following an unexpected change in circumstances has risen over the last four years, according to research from the Association of Charitable Organisations (ACO). ACO, which represents more than 120 charities that provide financial … Continue reading

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NCVO – The future of our sector

The world around us is changing rapidly and people have more choices than ever when it comes to getting involved in a cause – be that shaping the world around them for the better, protecting the things they think are … Continue reading

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Funding Opportunities

The Smart Energy GB in Communities Fund Grants of between £15,000 and £25,000 and other support are available to regionally based organisations that can deliver support to people over the age of 65 who are currently unaware of smart meters … Continue reading

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Important Reminders

Shropshire Clinical Commissioning Group and Telford and Wrekin Clinical Commissioning Group are looking to become one single organisation buying health services for local people across the County. Across the whole country, CCGs are being asked to look at how they … Continue reading

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