Tag Archives: Shropshire Council

COVID-19 case numbers decrease 45% locally during 7-13 May

During the seven-day period between 7-13 May 2021: 31 new cases reported That is a 45% decrease on the previous week The seven-day infection rate for Shropshire was 9.6 per 100,000 It was 16.5 for the West Midlands and 22.5 … Continue reading

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Important Reminders

Shropshire Council is pleased to be supporting the DWP Kickstart Scheme.  The Kickstart Scheme was launched by Government in September 2020 and with a £2 billion investment, it will create thousands of new fully subsidised jobs for young people across … Continue reading

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Frontline social care workers eligible for vaccination

Frontline social care workers eligible for vaccination Shropshire Council have asked Shropshire VCSA to share the following information with members: Shropshire Council recognise a number of organisations will have already received this information and filled in the form where they … Continue reading

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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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