Monthly Archives: April 2013

Charity Ball for Kidney Research UK

Start Date:
18th May 2013

End Date:
18th May 2013

Start Time:
7:00 pm

End Time:
Late

Event title: Charity Ball for Kidney Research UK
Start date: 18/05/2013
End date: 18/05/2013
Start time: 7 pm
End time: Late
Venue: West Midland Showground, Berwick Road, Shrewsbury
Event description: This event is being held in a huge marquee which was used at the Olympic Games 2012 to house all service personnel. This Charity Ball will also feature an auction with prizes donated by local companies including rugby tickets to Twickenham, hotel and Theatre Tickets and Tea in the Houses of Parliament also a weeks use of a Chamonix ski lodge! It is hoped to raise over £10, 000 for Kidney Research UK which aims to find better treatments if not a cure. There are around 7,000 people on the transplant list in this country waiting for a kidney. Tickets for the event are £50 and can be purchased through the office of MP Daniel Kawczynski

Name: Daniel’s Secretary
Contact email: [email protected]
Contact number: 01743 46647

Mental Health Forum-Telford

Start Date:
9th December 2013

End Date:
9th December 2013

Start Time:
1:30 pm

End Time:
3:30 pm

Event title: Mental Health Forum-Telford
Start date: 09/12/2013
End date: 09/12/2013
Start time: 1.30 pm
End time: 3.30 pm
Venue: Meeting Point House, Telford Town Centre TF3 4HS
Event description: The Mental Health Forum is a regular meeting run by Listen not Label which is a Disabled Persons User Led Organisation. The Forum provides an opportunity to those with Mental Health Concerns, family, carers and friends to discuss issues, gain valuable information about local issues and to network with like minded people. Our meetings include refreshments. Attendance at these meetings ensures your Voice is heard in Telford and Wrekin. Feedback from these meetings is very important as it is communicated to the Health and Social Care Commissioners through an Independent Chairperson and other Mental Health providers so that your Voice is heard. We recognise some people can experience barriers to attending. If you would like to be there but have difficulties please contact us to see if we can support you.

Name: Tina Jones
Contact email: [email protected]
Contact number: 01952 211421

The Mental Health Forum-Telford & Wrekin

Start Date:
9th September 2013

End Date:
9th September 2013

Start Time:
1:30 pm

End Time:
3:30 pm

Event title: The Mental Health Forum-Telford & Wrekin
Start date: 09/09/2013
End date: 09/09/2013
Start time: 1.30 pm
End time: 3.30 pm
Venue: Meeting Point House, Telford Town Centre TF3 4HS
Event description: The Mental Health Forum is a regular meeting run by Listen not Label which is a Disabled Persons User Led Organisation. The Forum provides an opportunity to those with Mental Health Concerns, family, carers and friends to discuss issues, gain valuable information about local issues and to network with like minded people. Our meetings include refreshments. Attendance at these meetings ensures your Voice is heard in Telford and Wrekin. We recognise some people can experience barriers to attending. If you would like to be there but have difficulties please contact us to see if we can support you.

Name: Tina Jones
Contact email: [email protected]
Contact number: 01952 211421

Mental Health Forum-Telford

Start Date:
10th June 2013

End Date:
10th June 2013

Start Time:
1:30 pm

End Time:
3:30 pm

Event title: Mental Health Forum-Telford
Start date: 10/06/2013
End date: 10/06/2013
Start time: 1.30 pm
End time: 3.30 pm
Venue: Meeting Point House, Telford Town Centre TF3 4HS
Event description: The Mental Health Forum is a regular meeting run by Listen not Label which is a Disabled Persons User Led Organisation. The Forum provides an opportunity to those with Mental Health Concerns, family, carers and friends to discuss issues, gain valuable information about local issues and to network with like minded people. Our meetings include refreshments. Attendance at these meetings ensures your Voice is heard in Telford and Wrekin. We recognise some people can experience barriers to attending. If you would like to be there but have difficulties please contact us to see if we can support you.

Name: Tina Jones
Contact email: [email protected]
Contact number: 01952 211421

Telford and Wrekin Learning Together-Understanding Dementia

Start Date:
16th May 2013

End Date:
16th May 2013

Start Time:
10:00 am

End Time:
4:00 pm

Event title: Telford and Wrekin Learning Together-Understanding Dementia
Start date: 16/05/2013
End date: 16/05/2013
Start time: 10 am
End time: 4 pm
Venue: Meeting Point House, Telford Town Centre TF3 4HS
Event description: Places for this FREE workshop for family carers living in Telford & Wrekin must be booked in advance as we need to cater. Refreshments and a light lunch will be provided. At this event you will learn about What is Dementia -diagnosis and treatment. Eating well and staying hydrated.Comforting through touch -using hand and shoulder.Information about services and support that will help you.Shifting not lifting helping maintain mobility.Managing unusual behaviour, communication and coping skills. Transport costs can be re-imbursed. If you need help arranging respite in order for you to attend, please telephone us.
Weblink: www.carerscontact.org.uk

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

Baby Race at Shrewsbury Quarry Park raising funds for Child Charities-Tommys

Start Date:
1st September 2013

End Date:
1st September 2013

Start Time:
10:00 am

End Time:
12:00 pm

Event title: Baby Race at Shrewsbury Quarry Park raising funds for Child Charities-Tommys
Start date: 01/09/2013
End date: 01/09/2013
Start time: 10 am
End time: 12 noon but there is other entertainment afterwards
Venue: The Quarry Park Shrewsbury Shropshire, SY1 1RU
Event description: Registration for this event costs £14.50 per person and includes a t-shirt, training plan, gift and goody bag. Everyone is asked if possible to get £50 in sponsorship and there will be a prize for the top fundraiser on the day. All monies raised will go to Tommy’s -a medical research charity that focuses on the causes and prevention of stillbirth, miscarriages and premature birth. The event starts with children’s entertainment on the stage at 10:00 Followed by the aerobic warm up at 10:15 and the actual race at 10:30 The race will start and finsih at the bandstand There are toilets located at Victoria Avenue entrance and Claremont entrance by the Lodge. Parking is available around the streets and local pay and display car parks The 8k route will wind its way around the park on the paths taking in its spectacular views.There will be one water station We expect it to take 45 mins to run without your buggy, or up to two hours to power-walk with your buggy.There are no toilets on route but are at the start. There will be no covered area at either the start or finish so please make sure you come with raincoats and buggy covers in case of rain! At the finish you will get your hard commemorative gift and more water. There will be stands and family entertainment on the day!
Weblink: www.tommys.org/babyrace

Name: Nicci Shrimpton
Contact email: [email protected]
Contact number: 07766 525679

Action for Brain Injury Week

Start Date:
13th May 2013

End Date:
19th May 2013

Start Time:
Contact for details

End Time:
Contact for details

Event title: Action for Brain Injury Week
Start date: 13/05/2013
End date: 19/05/2013
Start time: Various time, areas, venues
End time: Various time, areas, venues
Venue: Contact Headway in your area
Event description: This is a very important week. Headway in many areas of the country will be holding events this week to raise awareness of brain injury and its effects. Shropshire says that favourite part of this very important week, is the part where we get to have fun and that is on Hats 4 Headway Day-17th May 2013. As this edges nearer so more events across the country will be arranged so to find out what is happening where you are it is better to contact Headway in your county-if that is a problem then contact Headway Shropshire and we will be happy to help.
Weblink: http://www.headwayshropshire.org.uk/

Name: Donna Smith
Contact email: [email protected]
Contact number: 01743 365271

Mobile Sight Loss Information Service

Start Date:
14th May 2013

End Date:
14th May 2013

Start Time:
See Event Description

End Time:
See Event Description

Event title: Mobile Sight Loss Information Service
Start date: 14/05/2013
End date: 14/05/2013
Start time: See Events description for times at various places
End time: See Events description for times at various places
Venue: Morrisons Supermarkets at Spring Hill, Wellington & Maer Lane Market Drayton
Event description: People who are blind or partially sighted can get information and advice at special events at Morrisons Supermarkets & Sundorne Sports Village. The mobile Sight Loss Information Service organised by the Charity Action for Blind People will visit:

Morrisons Supermarket, Springhill, Wellington on 14th May from 10 am until 12 noon.

It will then move to:

Morrisons in Maer Lane, Market Drayton and will be there from 2 pm and 4 pm.

Another opportunity will be available to those who visit the See/Hear Exhibition on 15th May 2013. It will be outside The Sports Village, Sundorne Road, Shrewsbury between 10 am and 4 pm. Everone is welcome to visit this mobile service.
Weblink: www.actionforblindpeople.org.uk

Name: Admin Support
Contact email: [email protected]
Contact number: 0303 123 9999

From Here to Maternity walk supporting Caring for our Future Appeal

Start Date:
10th May 2013

End Date:
10th May 2013

Start Time:
Contact for details

End Time:
Contact for details

Event title: From Here to Maternity walk supporting Caring for our Future Appeal
Start date: 10/05/2013
End date: 10/05/2013
Start time: For details of start time please contact us
End time: Various times
Venue: Starting at Royal Shrewsbury Hospital to Princess Royal Hospital
Event description: So far 300 people have signed up for this 18 mile walk. From here to Maternity will see entrants walking from The Royal Shrewsbury Hospital on Mytton Oak Road, Shrewsbury to the Princess Royal Hospital on Grainger Road, Telford. All monies raised will benefit patients in an appeal that was launched last year by Telford & Wrekin Mayor councillor Kevin Guy. You can support by signing up, pledging support or by offering to be a volunteer on the day. Please call Nick on 01952 641222 Ext 4272

Name: Nick Holding
Contact email: [email protected]
Contact number: 01952 641222 Ext 4272