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Events and Training Round Up

Cooking Up Meals                           NEW CEDAR DEATH EDUCATION WORKSHOPS If you have not had a workshop with the Award-Winning CEDAR Education – now is the time. Many of you have … Continue reading

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Events Round Up

Civial Rights USA/James Baldwin film documentary On February 19th, as part of LGBT History Month, we are screening ‘I Am Not Your Negro’, which focuses on this struggle and the injustices still experienced today and the Black Lives Matter movement. … Continue reading

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Government Issues Call for Evidence on Cost of Energy Review

Homes and businesses depend upon reliable, affordable energy. The Government is ambitious in its plans to keep costs as low as possible for them over the coming decades, while delivering carbon targets, ensuring security of supply, and seizing the economic … Continue reading

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50+ Volunteering Evidence Review

OCS has announced the 50+ Volunteering Evidence Review, in partnership with the Centre for Ageing Better, looking at how to enable more people aged 50 and over to contribute their time, skills and experience to their communities. The evidence review … Continue reading

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Don’t Put Off The Flu Vaccination – It’s Free Because You Need It

Health organisations across Shropshire are reminding those eligible for a free flu vaccination to take up their flu jab over the next few weeks. Flu jab campaign The call out is part of the Stay Well This Winter campaign, a … Continue reading

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Carers Rights Day 2017 Invitation

Carers Trust 4 All together with Parent and Carer Council and Shropshire Council invite you to join us for Carers Rights Day 2017. Friday 24th November is National Carers Rights Day Carers Rights Day is a chance to bring organisations … Continue reading

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Electric Wheelchairs

A local family are looking to give away a couple of electric wheelchairs that belonged to another family member. If your charity would have a use for them, and more importantly want them please contact Julia Baron, Chief Executive, Shropshire RCC. Direct … Continue reading

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Thousands More People To Get Online Thanks To £4m National Lottery Funding

A pioneering initiative that supports people to improve their digital skills is being extended for a further three years thanks to £4 million of National Lottery funding from the Big Lottery Fund. The programme, One Digital, aims to support people … Continue reading

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New All-Age Carers Strategy Launched For 2017-2021

A new strategy for carers has been launched to ensure carers of all ages get the right advice and support to improve their health and well-being. All-Age Carers Strategy 2017-2021 The launch marks national Carers Week which started today (Monday … Continue reading

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Shrewsbury Older People Invited To Get Together Over Afternoon Tea

A local charity, which supports older people in the county, has teamed up with Marks & Spencer in Shrewsbury to host an afternoon tea as part of a nationwide campaign to help tackle loneliness. Age UK Shropshire Telford & Wrekin … Continue reading

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