Category Archives: Local News

Rural racism towards our workforce in Shropshire: would you like to share your experiences?

The University of Wolverhampton is inviting people to take part in a research study about workforce experiences of rural racism in Shropshire from members of the public and service users, through completing the online survey below. Rural Racism Survey link … Continue reading

Posted in Local News | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

Shropshire charities invited to question-busting events

Shropshire charities are being invited to a series of events designed to answer some of the most pressing questions facing not-for-profit and voluntary organisations. Subjects in the spotlight will include recruiting young people to bring new ideas and fresh energy … Continue reading

Posted in Local News | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

Thrive at Work Wellbeing Programme

Calling organisations in the Midlands – Start 2022 by joining the Thrive at Work Wellbeing Programme. Thrive at Work is part of the Mental Health & Productivity Pilot (MHPP), it is a fully funded wellbeing programme that is available to West … Continue reading

Posted in Local News | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

Final chance to sign up for free arts and craft courses

The final two courses being run by Through the Doorway under the BBO Shropshire umbrella are set to run in January.  Both are suitable for total beginners or those with more experience and details are below. Arts and Crafts Course … Continue reading

Posted in Local News | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

Workshop – setting up an open access youth group in a small rural place.

South Shropshire Youth Network is a peer network for anyone working with young people aged 8-25 years old. Their next network meeting is on Thursday 20 January 2pm-3.30 on Zoom. The meeting will start with half an hour of networking, … Continue reading

Posted in Local News | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

Shropshire Council consultation on one year budget plans

Please see below details of Shropshire Council’s budget proposals.  The council are consulting on the proposals until Wednesday 16 February 2022. This will be used to inform Shropshire Council’s final budget proposals which will go to the Full Council meeting on … Continue reading

Posted in Consultation News, Local News | Tagged , | Leave a comment

Playlist for Life – supporting people living with dementia

Please see a message below from Shropshire Libraries about support they can offer for people living with dementia. “This is just to let you know that all Shropshire Libraries branches now stock Playlist for Life leaflets, Conversation Starters and free … Continue reading

Posted in Local News | Tagged , | Leave a comment

Finance and welfare support for people struggling this winter

  People who are finding it hard to manage their household bills or struggling with their welfare this winter can access support and advice from Shropshire Council. Their teams can offer both financial and wellbeing support, or signpost you to … Continue reading

Posted in Local News | Tagged , | Leave a comment

Job Vacancy – Information Solutions Analyst

Telford and Wrekin CVS are looking to appoint an enthusiastic and motivated person to join their busy team. Please see below the Job Advert for the post; We are seeking someone with a flair for design, an inquisitive mind and an … Continue reading

Posted in Local News | Tagged , | Leave a comment

Important Reminders

The Adult Social Care Small Grant Programme is a grant funding opportunity for community-based activity that supports wellbeing and independence. Funding is up to a maximum of £10,000 for activity delivered between 1st April 2022 and 31st March 2023. Shropshire … Continue reading

Posted in Funding News, Local News | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment