Category Archives: Local News

Job Vacancies

Well-being and Befriending Officer Salary: £12,400 actual Hours: part-time 3 days per week. Initially a 6 month fixed-term contract. Expected to continue subject to funding Oswestry Community Action, Qube is an independent charity serving the community across North Shropshire. There … Continue reading

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Partner News – PCCO Updates

New Chief Constable for West Mercia Police Pippa Mills has been officially confirmed as the next Chief Constable of West Mercia Police. Pippa is currently the Essex Deputy Chief Constable and will bring a wealth of experience from her service in Essex and … Continue reading

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Pandemic Summer Campaign

VCS Assembly Members are asked to support local partnership and promote an information campaign designed to reduce the spread of Covid-19 infections. The campaign focuses on reminding people of 6 actions we can all take: Wash your hands regularly Wear a … Continue reading

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Important Reminders

Some important reminders from recent VCS Assembly newsletters: The Royal British Legion in Shropshire are recruiting for Volunteer Poppy Appeal Organisers in order to secure the Appeal across the county.  More details are available here: http://vcsvoice.org/2021/07/poppy-appeal-organisers-needed/ Please email Jenny Robey if you … Continue reading

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Poppy Appeal Organisers Needed

Volunteers Required to support the Royal British Legion The Royal British Legion in Shropshire are recruiting for Volunteer Poppy Appeal Organisers in order to secure the Appeal across the county. Poppy Appeal Organisers are needed in: Bishops Castle Bridgnorth Ford … Continue reading

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News from the Ethos Group

Retired construction manager joins the Ethos team A retired construction manager has joined the board of a Shropshire charity which helps people with life changing injuries or illness to achieve independent lives. Malcolm Kirk of Treflach, near Oswestry, is the … Continue reading

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News from Healthwatch Shropshire

Have you, or those you support, used Pain Management services in Shropshire in the last 2 years? Healthwatch Shropshire want to hear from local people. Healthwatch Shropshire are currently looking at pain management services within the county, in the context … Continue reading

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Suicide Prevention Awareness

Joint Training is offering Suicide Prevention Awareness Webinars The webinars are funded by Shropshire CCG and their aim is to: Make suicide prevention everybody’s business Explore and challenge the myths and stigma surrounding suicide Raise awareness of high-risk groups and … Continue reading

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Thrive at Work Wellbeing Programme

If you employ staff you may want to learn more about the West Midlands Combined Authority (WMCA) Thrive at Work Wellbeing Programme The Thrive at Work Wellbeing Programme is available to Organisations in the Shropshire area. Delivered by West Midlands … Continue reading

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Grants for vulnerable residents

Grant help for Shropshire’s residents Shropshire Council has cash grants available to anyone who is struggling financially, it is not necessary for benefits to be in payment and each case will be considered on its own merits. Help is needed to … Continue reading

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