Tag Archives: Shropshire Council

Coronavirus: Vaccines Update

NHS teams have been working hard over the last month to deliver the vaccines in our hospital hubs, local GP-led services and care homes, at the same time as providing care to all those who need it and the rising … 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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Shropshire Council secures £500,000 funding for “Trees Outside Woodland” project

Shropshire Council has secured funding worth £500,000 as part of a joint project led by the Department for Food, Environment and Rural Affairs (Defra) and the Tree Council called “Trees Outside Woodland”. The aim of the project is to test … Continue reading

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Urgent Covid-19 Update and support available

On Wednesday 2nd December, we moved into National Tier Two (High) restrictions; the change was welcomed by many. The good news is that our infection rates in Shropshire remain lower than in many parts of the Country and are going … Continue reading

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Important Reminders

Shropshire’s VCSA board is busy planning for the Annual Assembly meeting scheduled for Thursday 17th December 2020, from 9.30am to 11.30am and will be an online event. Chris Child, current Chair of the VCS Assembly Board said, “Once again we are … Continue reading

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Culture and leisure services set to reopen under Government guidelines

Services across culture and leisure are to begin to reopen from Wednesday 2 December 2020 in line with new Government guidelines. Leisure centres, libraries, Shropshire Archives, selected museums including Shrewsbury Museum & Art Gallery, Shrewsbury Castle, Theatre Severn and the Old … Continue reading

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Winter Support Service **now live**

Wellbeing and Independence Shropshire (WIPS) Winter Support Service Shropshire Council, in partnership with its health colleagues has commissioned a Winter Support Service that will work with vulnerable, and potentially vulnerable Shropshire residents. The service will support people to avoid a health and care crisis situation … Continue reading

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Shropshire Council praises voluntary and community sector’s work during pandemic

Shropshire Council’s work with the voluntary and community sector has increased during the coronavirus pandemic, leading to several positive outcomes. Closer working with town councils, parish councils, the Shropshire VCS Assembly and the Shropshire Association of Local Councils, has resulted … Continue reading

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Important Reminders

A new grant to help Shropshire residents affected by COVID-19 (Coronavirus) Shropshire Council has been allocated a ‘Local Authority Emergency Assistance Grant for Food and Essential Supplies’ to support people who are struggling to afford food and other essentials due … Continue reading

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Help avoid a local lockdown in any of Shropshire

Shropshire Council is urging all residents to act now and avoid a local lockdown in any of Shropshire, following an increase in COVID-19 cases. In the week 1-7 September Shropshire saw a further 37 confirmed cases, and we are strongly … Continue reading

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