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Meeting People from outside your Household/Support Bubble

Meeting People from outside your Household/Support Bubble

Covid19 has caused many people to feel isolated and lonely. The government recognises how difficult it has been for people to be cut off from their family and friends in recent months. This has been necessary to help us all stay alert, control the v...
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Access to Work Covid19 update in BSL

Access to Work Covid19 update in BSL

The Department for Work and Pensions has updated their Covid-19 guidance in British Sign Language (BSL) video format. You can access the videos via the following link: https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLC0aQWFFHARyXcQd-0mz0lOTZOfI15L8H...
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Shropshire Archives reopening survey

Shropshire Archives reopening survey

Thanks to Caring for God's Acre, in 2019 our members were offered the opportunity to have a tour of Shropshire Archives. Many of our members found this worthwhile. The Archive Department has been closed during the Covid19 pandemic. They are now putti...
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Shropshire Libraries to accept returns at six branches for one week

Shropshire Libraries to accept returns at six branches for one week

Shropshire Libraries currently remain closed in line with national guidance, but for one week beginning Monday 29 June 2020, the six largest libraries will be accepting returns of books and other library items that have been on loan. In order to fac...
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Opportunity for young people with autism to join the ‘Digital Skills’ programme

Opportunity for young people with autism to join the ‘Digital Skills’ programme

Caudwell Children are offering an opportunity for young people with autism to join the ‘Digital Skills’ ten (10) week programme that is aimed at upskilling and introducing young Autistic people that live within the West midlands to the world of w...
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Coronavirus: Support for those who are suffering bereavement and loss during the pandemic

Coronavirus: Support for those who are suffering bereavement and loss during the pandemic

A new service and publications have recently been launched to support those who are experiencing and suffering from bereavement and loss during the coronavirus pandemic. The new Bereavement Support Service will be run by Shropshire Council and com...
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Age UK Shropshire Telford and Wrekin useful guide to shopping

Age UK Shropshire Telford and Wrekin useful guide to shopping

Age UK Shropshire Telford and Wrekin have created a useful guide for people who may have questions around the new processes of doing their shopping. You can download a document in Word for full details of the latest advice here: Shopping and COVI...
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 Action for Children - holiday club questionnaire

Action for Children - holiday club questionnaire

Action for Children (AFC)-Shropshire Community Short Breaks provide short break holiday support to children and young people 4-18yrs who are registered with “All in”. AFC are very aware that many families are enduring enormous stress and pressur...
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Installing Changing Places at Shrewsbury and Telford Hospitals

Installing Changing Places at Shrewsbury and Telford Hospitals

The Shropshire and Telford Hospital NHS Trust are installing Changing Places at both our hospitals and are asking communities to support its application by completing this survey: This is  a short survey. By taking part you can...
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First Shropshire-Wide Armed Forces Community Survey

First Shropshire-Wide Armed Forces Community Survey

On Monday 22nd June, both Telford & Wrekin Council and Shropshire Council have launched the first County-wide Armed Forces Survey.  This survey has been developed as part of our shared commitment to support the UK’s national Armed Forces Cove...
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Using Local Health app library

Using Local Health app library

Health and Care Partners in Shropshire, Telford & Wrekin are urging staff and members of the public to use Local Health app Library. They say "With the nation asked to stay at home where possible and an increasing number self-isolating, digit...
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Telephone and online appointments - Here to stay?

Telephone and online appointments - Here to stay?

Healthwatch Shropshire are seeking your views and experiences of on-line and telephone appointments. Earlier this year Healthwatch Shropshire asked people to share their experiences of accessing General Practice appointments and using their local...
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