Category Archives: Local News

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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Support for older people over rising energy costs

Rising bills are impacting consumers and the Age UK network. Shropshire, Telford and Wrekin Age UK mirror the national concerns about the issue and know that the rising fuel costs have also impacted on oil costs, which affects many in our … Continue reading

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St John Ambulance NHS Cadets Programme

NHS Cadets is a new scheme created by St John Ambulance in partnership with the NHS, providing opportunities to explore skills, knowledge and volunteering roles within healthcare. It is aimed at young people aged 14 to 18 who are from … Continue reading

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Future Oswestry Community Representative Vacancy

Future Oswestry is looking for an enthusiastic, committed and people orientated individual to work as a representative of the community of Oswestry. Future Oswestry is an exciting partnership between Shropshire Council, Oswestry Town Council and Oswestry Business Improvement District. The … Continue reading

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Opportunity for an individual/patient representative to help shape local eye care services

Shropshire, Telford and Wrekin CCG are looking for an individual/patient representative who can spare about 15 hours a month to join our Eye Care Delivery Group which is taking forward the Ophthalmology Transformation Programme. Role Title: Individual/Patient Representative – Ophthalmology … Continue reading

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Motivational Interviewing Sessions – more dates added

As part of the Personalised Care Programme, delivered in collaboration with Shropshire, Telford & Wrekin (STW) Integrated Care System partners, STW Training Hub are pleased to be able to offer fully-funded motivational interview training sessions for primary care colleagues, voluntary … Continue reading

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Important Reminder – Racism Awareness – A Conversation with Patrick Vernon OBE

Racism Awareness – A Conversation with Patrick Vernon OBE Wednesday 20th October: 13:30 to 15:30 Join us virtually on the 20th October for this expert seminar with Patrick Vernon OBE (social commentator and campaigner) which will help participants to better … Continue reading

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Swimming in Shrewsbury VCS Stakeholder Engagement Event

Invitation to online workshop – 10am 19th October All VCS Assembly members are invited to participate in an informal online discussion session on the future of Swimming in Shrewsbury. Workshop: VCS stakeholder engagement When: Tues 19 Oct, 10am-12pm Where: Online … Continue reading

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Virtual Conference – Raising awareness about alcohol

Alcohol : sharing the truth is a virtual conference being held by Share Shrewsbury on 18th & 19th November 2021. Tickets are from £10 and can be booked by following the link  https://shareshrewsbury.org.uk/conference/ The event is for everyone who wants to … Continue reading

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The 14th Shropshire Rainbow Film Festival

The 14th Shropshire Rainbow Film Festival is being held in Shrewsbury between 15th-17th October and Oswestry between 22nd-24th Oct. To find out which films are being shown, times and locations please see the attached flyer To book tickets please click here

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