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SALC Community Survey

SALC Community Survey

This survey has been developed in partnership by the Shropshire Association of Local Councils (SALC) and the Shropshire Voluntary and Community Sector Assembly (VCSA). This survey is designed to encourage community-based groups and organisations to h...
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Mind Your Head Campaign - Shropshire Council

Mind Your Head Campaign - Shropshire Council

The annual Mind Your Head campaign which is run by Shropshire Council aims to raise awareness of Mental Health in the rural and farming community. A spokesman from Shropshire Council says: "We know that poor mental health in the farming communit...
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February-March 2021 LGBT and History Festival

February-March 2021 LGBT and History Festival

February and March 2021 sees the 6th Shrewsbury LGBT+ History Festival.  The production of the festival has been tailored to adhere with current circumstances, so will be held virtually with a range of live streams, film screenings, lectures, dis...
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Hamar Centre for Counselling and Wellbeing

Hamar Centre for Counselling and Wellbeing

The Hamar Centre provides counselling services for individuals who have been diagnosed with a life threatening or an acute on-going illness such as cancer or renal failure. Currently the Centre is only providing a telephone counselling service due to...
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Access to GPs during the Covid-19 pandemic (since March 2020)

Access to GPs during the Covid-19 pandemic (since March 2020)

NHS England and NHS Improvement in the Midlands wants to understand more about patient access to GP services during the Covid-19 pandemic and why fewer people used GP services than had done before. Your GP is your family doctor.  They are asking f...
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Changes to Carers Support Service in Shropshire

Changes to Carers Support Service in Shropshire

Last week a new service for unpaid and family carers was launched.  Shropshire Council's new Carers Support service will offer support to carers. Crossroads Together, Carer Advice team will be moving into Shropshire Council’s new Carers Suppo...
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The Truth about Disability Hate Crime

The Truth about Disability Hate Crime

Have you or are you the victim of Disability Hate Crime? If so, please report it. The Truth about Disability Hate Crime was shown on BBC 2 on 20th January 2021. The film which cam be watched for the next 11 months at the link below, reveals the a...
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Blue Badge Holders – FREE parking at RSH and PRH

Blue Badge Holders – FREE parking at RSH and PRH

From the 1st November 2020, parking has been and continues to be free at the Princess Royal Hospital (PRH) and Royal Shrewsbury Hospital (RSH) for Blue Badge holders. You just need to register your Badge with the parking attendants. More details a...
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Time To Talk day -Thursday 4th February 2021

Time To Talk day -Thursday 4th February 2021

Time to Talk Day 2021 is taking place on Thursday 4 February. Choose to talk about mental health and help change lives. Mental health problems affect one in four of us, yet too many people are made to feel isolated, ashamed and worthless because o...
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West Shropshire Talking Newspaper

West Shropshire Talking Newspaper

News from West Shropshire Talking Newspaper- "This week's West Shropshire Talking Newspaper features the Partially Sighted Society and Mental Health and Well-being during lock-down, brought to us by this week's Editor, Ian Musty. You can listen to t...
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Out of Hours Palliative Care in Shropshire, Telford & Wrekin.

Out of Hours Palliative Care in Shropshire, Telford & Wrekin.

Healthwatch Shropshire have asked us to share this press release giving information about a report they have recently published, in conjunction with Healthwatch Telford & Wrekin, into Out of Hours Palliative Care in Shropshire, Telford & Wrek...
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Managing Hearing Loss and Tinnitus During COVID-19

Managing Hearing Loss and Tinnitus During COVID-19

Struggling to hear when on the phone? Neighbours complaining you have your TV a bit too loud? Asking others to repeat themselves a lot? You may be one of the 12 million individuals experiencing hearing loss. Hearing loss can be caused by a range of...
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