Open Harmony Zoom Music Group

Zoom Music Group for confidence and company, August to October Lonely in lockdown?  Low confidence or feelings of anxiety or depression? Looking to meet like-minded people in small, friendly groups? Our friendly Zoom Music Group is for anyone not in … Continue reading

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Improve your knowledge of health and care

This virtual conference will take place over four half-days from Monday 28 September. You can join the short, interactive sessions live or catch up later on demand. You will: discover how the health and social care system in England works … Continue reading

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Shropshire Virtual Show

You may  have already started to hear about the www.shropshirevirtualshow.com on 22nd August – it is raising money for The Cavalier Centre, The Movement Centre, The League of Friends to RJAH, Dog A.I.D. and Shropshire RCC. In the main arena … Continue reading

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Views sought on Shropshire Council’s draft Housing Strategy

Shropshire Council is asking people for their thoughts on its vision for housing for the next five years. A six-week consultation into the council’s draft Housing Strategy begins today (Wednesday 5 August 2020) and runs until Wednesday 16 September via the … Continue reading

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National Lottery Community Fund leads work to support ‘below the radar’ charities

The National Lottery Community Fund (NLCF) leads the way in funding grassroot groups in the most deprived parts of the UK, according to a new report. The report, Below the Radar: Exploring Grants Data for Grassroots Organisations, which looks at funding for … Continue reading

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Funding Opportunites

Lloyds Bank Foundation’s New COVID Recovery Fund Opens for Applications Lloyds Bank Foundation for England and Wales launched a new £7.4 million COVID Recovery Fund on 3 August to support small and medium sized charities in England and Wales that … Continue reading

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Wearing face coverings in council buildings

Face coverings will be mandatory for visitors to all Shropshire Council-run buildings from Saturday (8 August 2020). The measures are being put in place to help prevent the spread of coronavirus and to protect the public and staff. It is … Continue reading

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Small Charities Coalition considers fee for membership

The Small Charities Coalition (SCC) has begun a consultation on introducing a membership fee. It proposes charging £12 per year for small charities and organisations, and £24 for supporters and charities with an annual income of over £1m. SCC now has a national membership of … Continue reading

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Adult Social Care Commissioning

Shropshire Council is commissioning its adult carer support service in Shropshire and have issued a survey in order to gather thoughts and ideas of what a service should provide from a wide range of carers, with different experiences and situations, … Continue reading

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Important Reminders

During April 2020, Shropshire Council and Shropshire VCS Assembly identified the need to learn more about the impact of the coronavirus pandemic within the community and on voluntary and community sector groups and organisations. The Coronavirus Pandemic VCSA Survey was … Continue reading

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