Author Archives: Sarah.Dodds

All Age Carers Strategy

Shropshire Council is working to review the All-Age Carer strategy and would like unpaid and family carers and past carers to tell us what is important to them. The All-Age Carer strategy outlines Shropshire Council’s vision and, by identifying priorities that … Continue reading

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Charity Marathon Run for Ethos Group

Keen runner Tom Watkin is gearing up for his first marathon in less than three weeks to raise money for a Shropshire charity that supports people with life-changing injuries. Tom Watkin’s father, Marcus Watkin from Shrewsbury, is a wheelchair user … Continue reading

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VCS Assembly and Open University Workshop – Digital

On 29th July, Shropshire VCS Assembly benefited from a workshop named ‘Digital Technologies, Power and Control: security, privacy, identity and trust in the digital age’. The research workshop was led by Dr Ben Evans, from the School of Psychology & … Continue reading

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Swimming in Shrewsbury – Have your Say

All VCS Assembly members are invited to participate in an online discussion session on the future of Swimming in Shrewsbury. This is a brilliant opportunity to hear about the work that has been taking place and future proposals before formal … Continue reading

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Funding and Contract Opportunities

Social Prescribing Community Development Tender Opportunity The Council is seeking a provider, or partnership / consortium of providers, to deliver the Social Prescribing Community Development across the whole of Shropshire Council’s area. The successful provider(s) will be responsible for the … Continue reading

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Through the Doorway – Free Art Courses

Through the Doorway to Healthy Living are putting on a number of courses starting in September.  These courses are free and part of the BBO Programme. Get Creative  Our 10-week arts and crafts course will give you time to relax, … Continue reading

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Service of Thanksgiving and Commemoration

HM Lord-Lieutenant of Shropshire, Mrs Anna Tuner and the Vicar and Churchwardens of Shrewsbury Abbey are hosting a Service of Thanksgiving and Commemoration to mark the ebbing of the coronavirus pandemic in Shropshire. The event will be at Shrewsbury Abbey … Continue reading

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Vacancy at Qube Arts

Arts Development Officer Part-time 22.5 hours per week Competitive salaries on application An exciting opportunity has arisen at Qube Arts, for an exceptional individual to lead the way in developing the expanding arts and creative programmes. Qube Arts aims to bring … Continue reading

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Citizens Advice Shropshire are recruiting

Help to Claim (Universal Credit) Adviser • Do you like to work as part of a team but also like being independent and resourceful? • Are you passionate about working for an organisation that is committed to making a difference … Continue reading

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How can funders better support UK LGBTQ+ communities?

September 15th, 2021 12:00 PM (Webinar) This session, for funders and LGBTQ+ organisations across the UK, will outline findings from research undertaken by the National Centre for Social Research (NatCen) and Consortium, commissioned by The National Lottery Community Fund, on … Continue reading

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