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Hearing Aid Support

Hearing Aid Support

Shropshire Rural Communities Charity are keen to help people who live in Shropshire, Telford and Wrekin who need help with NHS hearing aids and ask that you contact them. Shropshire RCC has a Hearing Loss Support service that helps people to ada...
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Have you used the ShropDoc Palliative Care Helpline?

Have you used the ShropDoc Palliative Care Helpline?

Healthwatch Telford & Wrekin and Healthwatch Shropshire are working together to gather patient, family and carer experiences of those who have received ‘out of hours’ palliative care since the beginning of March 2020. We would like to gain an...
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Free counselling available for bereaved families in Shropshire

Free counselling available for bereaved families in Shropshire

Families and individuals who have lost loved ones during the COVID-19 pandemic are being offered free bereavement counselling. Run by Shropshire Council with support from Samaritans, Severn Hospice, Cruse Bereavement Care and Crane Quality Counselli...
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Severn Valley Country Park Survey

Severn Valley Country Park Survey

2019 and 2020 have been big years for Severn Valley Country Park. The visitor centre has been extended, the refreshment kiosk opened, and a new play area and family play trail were installed. Take a look at our website to find out more. In additi...
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Managing Pavement Parking

Managing Pavement Parking

The Government has produced a consultation on whether pavement parking should be banned and local authorities given more powers to challenge those who park on the pavements.  Off-road parking causes major challenges for people with disabilities i...
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Acton Scott Historic Working Farm 2020 Survey

Acton Scott Historic Working Farm 2020 Survey

Acton Scott Historic Working Farm offers an insight into rural life at the turn of the 19th Century. It was founded by Thomas Acton, who sought to keep alive the farming practices and traditions he grew up with. Today the working farm offers demonstr...
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Tell us your views on leaving hospital during Covid19

Tell us your views on leaving hospital during Covid19

As a result of Covid19, since March 2020 hospitals have been working closely with community health and social care partners (including local councils) to improve the discharge from hospital process. Healthwatch Telford & Wrekin would like you to...
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Perry RDA needs your vote!

Perry RDA needs your vote!

Perry Riding for the Disabled is on the shortlist to win a share of Persimmon Homes Building Futures £1 million pot supporting under 18-s nationwide but first they need online votes to win.  Persimmon Homes (West Midlands) is backing Perry to be a...
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The Wise and Well Club is Launched

The Wise and Well Club is Launched

Shropshire Rural Communities Charity recently launched an online programme to support older people and to develop their mental and physical health. The Wise and Well Club us open to people in Shropshire aged 65 to 95 and includes information and a...
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The Festival of Imagination returns to Ironbridge this autumn

The Festival of Imagination returns to Ironbridge this autumn

Despite many events being cancelled this year due to coronavirus, “The Festival of Imagination” will return to the Ironbridge Gorge this autumn with a new and exciting mix of online and interactive outdoor activities, including specialist talks,...
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Change in the law on wearing face coverings

Change in the law on wearing face coverings

From 8 August the places where you will have to wear a face covering has been expanded. Face coverings is now mandatory for visitors to all Shropshire Council-run buildings as well as Telford & Wrekin Council-run buildings. A face covering is so...
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Loudwater Re-opens Tuesday, 1 st September 2020

Loudwater Re-opens Tuesday, 1 st September 2020

Loudwater Community Arts at Ludlow will re-open on Tuesday, 1st September 2020. They told SDN "It’s been a long time and we’re looking forward to welcoming you back.  There will be some changes that you need to know before you visit, but mos...
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