Monthly Archives: March 2013

Autism Awareness Event

Start Date:
18th April 2013

End Date:
18th April 2013

Start Time:
4:00 pm

End Time:
6:00 pm

Event title: Autism Awareness Event
Start date: 18/04/2013
End date: 18/04/2013
Start time: 4 pm
End time: 6 pm
Venue: Sutherland Cooperative Academy, Gibbons Road, Trench, Telford TF2 7JR
Event description: Displays and presentations by students, community and education groups Come and learn about Autism, get advice, explore opportunities and browse resources. Refreshments Available. For more details please contact Julie Vernon on 01952 387800

Name: Julie Vernon
Contact email: [email protected]
Contact number: 01952 387800

Emergency and Future Planning part of Carers Support Service Learning Together

Start Date:
9th April 2013

End Date:
9th April 2013

Start Time:
10:00 am

End Time:
4:00 pm

Event title: Emergency and Future Planning part of Carers Support Service Learning Together
Start date: 09/04/2013
End date: 09/04/2013
Start time: 10 am
End time: 4 pm
Venue: The Mayfair Centre, Church Strettom
Event description: Many carers worry, what happens to a loved one if something happens to us.This workshop is aimed to plan ahead in order to be better prepared. The morning session will include: Making an Emergency Plan Having a contacts list including ICE number Shropshire emergency Respite Scheme The afternoon session will be led by Liz Holdsworth of Wace Morgan Solicitors and will include: Making a will Getting our affairs in order Understanding Lasting Powers of Attorney Places must be booked. You can attend morning or afternoon or both. It is FREE for family carers. Refreshments and a light lunch will be provided Please call Julie on 01743 237888 to book your place
Weblink: www.shropshire-rcc.org.uk

Name: Julia Wenlock
Contact email: [email protected]
Contact number: 01743 237888

 

Welfare Reform Training Event

Start Date:
18th April 2013

End Date:
18th April 2013

Start Time:
9:30 am or 1:30 pm

End Time:
12:30 pm or 4:30 pm

Event title: Welfare Reform Training Event

Start date: 18/04/2013

End date: 18/04/2013

Start time: 9.30 am or 1.30 pm

End time: 12.30 pm or 4.30 pm

Venue: Council Chamber, The Guildhall, Oswestry Shropshire SY11 1PZ

Event description: As a result of the Welfare Reform-The Big Debate, CAB Shropshire and CLASP (Community Legal Advice Service Partnership) are arranging a number of FREE workshops for anyone in the voluntary and community sector who wants to know more about the Welfare Reform changes. You have the opportunity to attend either a morning or an afternoon session. To book your place please contact Cris You have the choice of doing a morning or an afternoon session. To book your place or obtain more information please call 01743 284189 Name: Cris Willis Contact email: [email protected]

Contact number: 07910 872592 01743 284189

Weblink: www.vcsvoice.org

Name: Cris Willis

Contact email: [email protected] 

Contact number: 01743 284189 or 07910 87259

Emergency and Future Planning

Start Date:
9th April 2013

End Date:
9th April 2013

Start Time:
10:00 am

End Time:
4:00 pm

Practical workshops for family carers:

Tuesday 9th April 10:00 am – 4:00 pm

Mayfair Centre, Church Stretton

Refreshments and light lunch will be provided. Book for either the morning or afternoon sessions or all day!

The morning session will cover a variety of topics including:

  • Making an emergency plan
  • Having a contacts list, ICE numbers
  • Shropshire Emergency Respite Scheme

The afternoon session will be led by Liz Holdsworth from Wace Morgan Solicitors covering:

  • Making a will
  • Understanding Lasting Power of Attorney
  • Getting your affairs in order

Contact:

Julia Wenlock  01743 237888

World Autism Awareness Day

Start Date:
2nd April 2013

End Date:
2nd April 2013

Start Time:
Various

End Time:
Various

Event title: World Autism Awareness Day
Start date: 02/04/2013
End date: 02/04/2013
Start time: Various
End time: Various
Venue: Various
Event description: A number of organisations including Autonomy, STACS (Shropshire and Telford Aspergers Carers Support), PODS (Parents Opening Doors) Adelphi Care & Listen not Label are doing things today to raise awareness. If people have any queries, they can make contact on either of the following e-mail addresses: [email protected] Office Manager -at Adelphi Care Wendy France email: [email protected] [email protected] [email protected] In recognition of this day on Tuesday 2nd April and the need to raise the level of awareness regarding Autism, Adelphi Care Services are offering the people of Shropshire: FREE AUTISM AWARENESS TRAINING and these will be available throughout the remainder of 2013 Enquiries and bookings are being invited through the following: Adelphi Care Services Ltd Head Office 8 Longbow Close, Longbow Professional Centre, Shrewsbury SY1 3AS
Weblink: http://www.autismspeaks.org/what-autism

Click here to download training poster

Name: Nicola Stretch
Contact email: [email protected]
Contact number: 01743 465299

Osfest – Break For The Border-Oswestry Show Ground

Start Date:
24th May 2013

End Date:
27th May 2013

Start Time:
Contact for details

End Time:
Contact for details

Event title: Osfest – Break For The Border-Oswestry Show Ground
Start date: 24/05/2013
End date: 27/05/2013
Start time: Contact for details
End time: Contact for details
Venue: Oswestry Showground Park Hall Oswestry Shropshire SY11 4AS
Event description: £5 from each ticket sold on promotion days at Osfest for this Shropshire Music Festival will be handed over to Oswestry Bone Cancer Centre Appeal. In December 2012 an appeal was launched to raise £500,000 towards a new £2 million bone cancer centre at The Robert Jones and Agnes Hunt Orthopaedic Hospital in Gobowen. This new centre will be designed to treat cancer patients, the majority of whom are under 24 years of age. The centre will have en-suite rooms, treatment and relaxation areas and a garden reflection space. To watch an appeal film go to www.rjah.nhs.uk/bonecancerappeal So if you want to get tickets for this event that include the following in the line up JLS, Lawson, James Arthur, The Enemy and Wiley, Lucy Spraggon please note: Next ticket sale days:Main Entrance of hospital, 12-2pm Thursday 4 April and 2nd May. Or email [email protected]to purchase a ticket.

Weblink: http://www.rjah.nhs.uk/

Name: Gwilym Owen OBE – Appeal Director
Contact email: [email protected]
Contact number: Tel: 01691 404661 Mobile: 07711 178180

Mobility Road Show with sports opportunities for You!

Start Date:
27th June 2013

End Date:
29th June 2013

Start Time:
10:00 am

End Time:
5:00 pm Thu & Fri 4:00 pm Sat

Event title: Mobility Road Show with sports opportunities for You!
Start date: 27/06/2013
End date: 29/06/2013
Start time: 10 am each day
End time: 5 pm Thursday & Friday 4 pm Saturday
Venue: Telford International Centre, Telford, Shropshire, TF3 4JH
Event description: The Mobility Roadshow comes to Shropshire and this gives us a brilliant opportunity to find out what is happening without having to travel too far. This is not an event just for those looking to buy a mobility vehicle as it gives you many opportunities which include seeing all kinds of devices that could help people of any age who may be experiencing mobility problems through something like arthritis or stiffening joints – swivel seats make getting in and out of a car much easier, while lightweight portable scooters that fit easily in the boot of a car can be a real help for shopping or leisure activities for the less mobile. With over 160 exhibitors this event gives you the opportunity to try as well as buy There are opportunities to test drive adapted vehicles and specialist wheelchair-accessible conversions, scooters and wheelchairs and to try out products before you even think about buying, so you can compare all the available options. As well as test driving vehicles, you can try out wheelchairs and scooters on a dedicated Mobility Test Track, plus interactive Sports Arena, and our ever-popular accessible rock-climbing wall with experienced helpers to get you to the top! Bring the kids as this will be a fun day out for all the family. There’s a variety of entertainment such as jugglers, clowns, magicians, face painters or balloon sculptors – plenty to see and do for everyone Into Sport or would like a go but never had an opportunity. Well here you can The Roadshow’s interactive Sports Arena offers you a chance to really get involved in a range of sports such as basketball, rugby, sledge hockey, and find out about what’s available in your area. Plus our hugely popular Cyclefest feature offers all-ability cycling opportunities, including handcycles, trikes and companion cycling. Even more as you can plan your day in advance. Wheelchairs and scooters can be pre-booked (subject to availability), and some will be available on the day. To find out more visit the website which will give you a lot more information. Admission and parking free. The venue has ample car and coach parking
Weblink: http://www.mobilityroadshow.co.uk

Name: The Organisers Mobility Choice
Contact email: [email protected]
Contact number: 0845 241 0390 or 01344 750400

Welfare Reform Training Event

Start Date:
12th April 2013

End Date:
12th April 2013

Start Time:
9:30 am or 1:30 pm

End Time:
12:30 pm or 4:30 pm

Event title: Welfare Reform Training Event
Start date: 12/04/2013
End date: 12/04/2013
Start time: 9.30 am or 1.30 pm
End time: 12.30 pm or 4.30 pm
Venue: The Gateway, Craven Arms, Shropshire SY7 9QJ
Event description: As a result of the “Welfare Reform-The Big Debate, CAB Shropshire and CLASP (Community Legal Advice Service Partnership) are arranging a number of FREE workshops for anyone in the voluntary and community sector who wants to know more about the Welfare Reform changes. You have the opportunity to attend either a morning or an afternoon session. To book your place please contact Cris You have the choice of doing a morning or an afternoon session. To book your place or obtain more information please call 01743 284189

Name: Cris Willis
Contact email: [email protected]
Contact number: 07910 872592 01743 284189

Shropshire Mental Health First Aid Course

Start Date:
12th April 2013

End Date:
17th April 2013

Start Time:
9:00 am

End Time:
4:30 pm approx

Event title: Shropshire Mental Health First Aid Course

Start date: 12/04/2013

End date: 17/04/2013

Start time: 9.00 am

End time: 4.30 pm approx

Venue: The Redwoods Centre, Somerby Drive, Bicton Heath, Shrewsbury, SY3 8DS

Event description: Shropshire Independence Advocacy Scheme is running this Mental Health First Aid 2 day course- MHFA is the help you give to someone experiencing health problems prior to professional help being obtained. It will help you promote well-being in your community and work place. The course costs £190 but this is negotiable. There are only 16 places available per course. Lunch facilities are available in the on-site cafe. When you have completed the 2 day training course you will be a Mental Health First Aider, have a Mental Health First Aid Manual & have a certificate evidencing your qualification. The Specialist MHFA trainers are accredited to deliver this MHFA course using materials supplied by Mental Health First Aid England. The aims the course are : To preserve life where a person maybe a danger to themselves or others. To provide help to prevent a mental health problem developing into a more serious state. It will also make you aware of Mental Health in the Community and reducing stigma and discrimination. To Promote recovery of mental health. To Provide comfort to a person experiencing Mental Health problems.

Name: Carys Baskeyfield
Contact email: [email protected]
Contact number: 01743 210000