Monthly Archives: June 2018

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SDN Members’ Meeting

Start Date:
13th December 2018

End Date:
13th December 2018

Start Time:
1030

End Time:
1300

Event title: SDN Members’ Meeting
Venue: The Movement Centre, Building 106, Robert Jones & Agnes Hunt District Orthopedic Hospital, Gobowen, Oswestry SY10 7AG
Weblink: www.shropshire-disability.net
Name: Shropshire Disability Network Management Committee
Email: [email protected]
Telephone: 07398 350255 (SDN Secretary Mobile Number)
Event description: We look forward to welcoming you to our last meeting of 2018.

We have two special guest speakers. They are:

  • Richard Dunhill, who will talk about the work of the Samaritans and
  • Liz Downes from The Sequal Trust. Special Equipment and Aids for Living. The Sequal Trust, a national fundraising Charity founded in 1969 which is committed to bridging the communication gap for disabled people. By providing suitable assistive technology to people who need it most, we aim to increase the quality of life for those who are non-verbal, have incoherent speech, or who have learning and communication difficulties.

Raffle: We will hold our regular quarterly raffle and have SDN wrist bands for sale. By buying these you help us to fund our work. We will also have a table where you can buy items made by our members as well as other items. They are all very reasonably priced and will help towards paying for our meeting.

Email: [email protected] (Secretary) or call or text 07398 350 255 (SDN Secretary Mobile Number) for more information.

Click here for a list of events 2018: SDN-Dates-Events-for-2018-Master-updated-November 2018

Click here for a list of events 2019: SDN-Dates-Events-for-2019 -Master

We have Sign Language Interpreters (BSL) at all our meetings. We now have a t-loop system to use at our meetings.

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Table Top Sale (Safe Place Shropshire have a table)

Start Date:
3rd November 2018

End Date:
3rd November 2018

Start Time:
0930

End Time:
1230

Event title: Table Top Sale (Safe Place Shropshire have a table)
Venue: Edgmond Village Hall, 14 and 16 Shrewsbury Rd, Edgmond, Newport TF10 8HU
Weblink: https://shropshiredisability.net/safe-shropshire/
Name: Ann Shaw
Email: [email protected]
Telephone: 07398 350255 (SDN Secretary Mobile Number)
Event description: Safe Places Shropshire have a table with a selection of items all to be sold to raise funds for the ongoing work of Safe Place Shropshire. There are many bargains to be had. You can also find out about the Safe Place community initiative as our volunteers will be pleased to share with you.

Why not sign in to this website and visit our Members Forum where you will find under Swap & Sell many items being sold some for Safe Places, Shropshire Disability Network or donations to other charities.

Thank you to all who have supported us at previous table top sales at this venue, you make a difference to our work as well as those of other charities.

For more information contact 07398 350 255 (SDN Secretary Mobile Number) or email [email protected]

Click here for a list of events 2018: SDN-Dates-Events-for-2018-Master-updated-November 2018

Click here for a list of events 2019: SDN-Dates-Events-for-2019 -Master

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Vintage Sale

Start Date:
30th September 2018

End Date:
30th September 2018

Start Time:
1000

End Time:
1500

Event title: Vintage Sale
Venue: Edgmond Village Hall, 14 and 16 Shrewsbury Rd, Edgmond, Newport TF10 8HU
Weblink: www.shropshire-disability.net
Name: Ann Shaw
Email: [email protected]
Telephone: 07398 350255 (SDN Secretary Mobile Number)
Event description: Safe Places Shropshire have a table at this Vintage Sale. We will have a selection of items all to be sold to raise funds for the ongoing work of Safe Place Shropshire. There are many bargains to be had. You can also find out about the Safe Place community initiative as our volunteers will be pleased to share with you.

For more information contact 07398 350 255 (SDN Secretary Mobile Number) or email [email protected]

Schedule of Events for 2018: SDN-Dates-Events-for-2018-Master-updated-September 2018

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Friendly Hour at Sainbury’s (Telford Forge Store)

Start Date:
1st October 2018

End Date:
1st October 2018

Start Time:
0930

End Time:
1030

Event title: Friendly Hour at Sainbury’s (Telford Forge Store)
Venue: Sainsbury’s at Telford Forge Retail Park, Colliers Way, Telford TF3 4AG
Name: Sandra and Marg, PR Ambassadors at Sainsbury’s Telford Forge.
Email: N/A
Telephone: N/A
Event description: Sainsbury’s, Telford Forge store, PR Ambassadors-Sandra and Marg with the support from the Store Manager launched a special time in store called “Friendly Hour”.

The next “Friendly Hour” will next take place today and continue on the first Monday of each month.
Anyone who would appreciate a quieter time to shop may like to take up this opportunity. While lights can not be dimmed, there will be no tannoy announcements and no music. It will be quieter with No roll cages on shop floor to cause noise.

Note: This is an initiative by the PR Ambassadors at this particular store and is not available at other stores. Watch this space for more information.

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Oswestry Sight Loss Opportunity Group

Start Date:
1st August 2018

End Date:
1st August 2018

Start Time:
10:00 am

End Time:
12:00 noon

Event title: Oswestry Sight Loss Opportunity Group
Venue: Oswestry Library, Arthur Street, Oswestry, SY11 1JN
Name: Susann Mitchell
Email: [email protected]
Telephone: 01743 342168
Event description: Today we will have visitors from the Exotic Zoo.There will be a charge of £5 cost towards.

SLOG’s groups offer all kinds of interesting and adventurous activities to encourage people who have sight loss to keep active, stay confident, meet and make new friends and have some fun.

We provide information, advice, friendship and support for people with a visual loss.Please contact us for a programme.

 

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Bucket Collection at Morrisons Wellington-Please help us!

Start Date:
8th August 2018

End Date:
8th August 2018

Start Time:
1000

End Time:
1600

Event title: Bucket Collection at Morrisons Wellington-Please help us!
Venue: Morrisons, Springhill, Wellington TF1 1RP
Weblink: www.shropshire-disability.net
Name: Shropshire Disability Network Management Committee
Email: [email protected]
Telephone: 07780 852229
Event description: We will be holding our a bucket collection at Morrisons Wellington today.
SDN is run totally by volunteers, but still incurs running costs & without funding we can not operate. We have insurance, stationery, postage, printer costs, meeting rooms to pay for as well as needing to fund our two prime tools ie Website & Newsletter “YourVoice”. We need to reach people who have not heard about us< so we need promotional materials. An hour of your time can help us do this!

We are so grateful to the Community Champion and all at Morrisons Wellington for allowing us to raise funds at their store by holding this collection.

If you can spare, one hour of your time, it would help us raise much needed funds and awareness of our charity. If you can spare an hour or two to collect, please call or text 07780 852 229 or email [email protected]

Shropshire Disability Network list of events, download here: SDN-Dates-Events-for-2018-Master-updated-June 2018

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Cake Sale for Shropshire Disability Network/Safe Place Shropshire-Cancelled

Start Date:
20th July 2018

End Date:
20th July 2018

Start Time:
1000

End Time:
1400

Event title: Cake Sale for Shropshire Disability Network/Safe Place Shropshire-Cancelled
Venue: NatWest, 8 Mardol Head, Shrewsbury SY1 1HE
Weblink: www.shropshire-disability.net
Name: NatWest/SDN/Safe Place Shropshire
Email: [email protected]
Telephone: 07780 852229
Event description: DUE TO UNFORESEEN CIRCUMSTANCES THIS EVENT HAS HAD TO BE CANCELLED, A NEW DATE WILL BE ARRANGED WITH NATWEST BANK FOR LATER IN THE YEAR.

Recently we signed up NatWest Mardol Head, Shrewsbury to the Safe Place Community initiative. We trained 12 staff and we continue to work with Janine Loxton, Community Banker for Shropshire & Wolverhampton helping to educate the public to prevent Fraud & Scams.

With the support of Ollie Tettsall, Manager, the staff are having a cake sale to raise funds for us. This support is valuable to a charity like ours as we are all volunteers.
We would be grateful to receive cakes that can be sold. Please contact Ruby on 07780852229 [email protected] or Ann on 07398 350 255 (SDN Secretary Mobile Number), or email [email protected] for ore information.

Shropshire Disability Network list of events, download here: SDN-Dates-Events-for-2018-Master-updated-June 2018

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Grease (PG)- Dementia Friendly

Start Date:
10th July 2018

End Date:
10th July 2018

Start Time:
1400

End Time:
1610

Event title: Grease (PG)- Dementia Friendly
Venue: Ludlow Assembly Rooms, 1 Mill St, Ludlow SY8 1AZ
Weblink: www.ludlowassemblyrooms.co.uk
Name: Ludlow Assembly Rooms
Email: N/A
Telephone: 01584 878141
Event description: About the film: Friendships, romance and adventure in 1950s California! Two high school students Danny (John Travolta) and Sandy (Olivia Newton-John) return to school after having a holiday romance, not knowing that they attend the same school. Clad in leather with slicked back hair, Danny leads the T-Birds gang while Sandy, an exchange student, transforms from straightlaced lady to edgy chick when she becomes friends with the Pink Ladies. Will they rekindle their romance? Arguably the most successful musical movie of all time, come and ring in the summer holidays with some ‘summer lovin’’.

We have dedicated wheelchair spaces in the stalls. If you require a wheelchair space, please call box office on 01584 878 141

To watch a trailer, click here: https://youtu.be/wzWmxjYNfz4

This film is part of A Life More Ordinary – our selection of dementia-friendly film shows. Open to everyone, these take place in a relaxed environment with lower sound, low-lighting and people free to come and go as they please. There will be an interval with tea and cake.

Tickets: £5 / Carers go FREE

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Everybody’s Talking About Jamie

Start Date:
5th July 2018

End Date:
5th July 2018

Start Time:
1920

End Time:
2150

Event title: Everybody’s Talking About Jamie
Venue: Wem Town Hall, High Street, Wem, Shropshire, SY4 5DG
Weblink: www.wemtownhall.co.uk
Name: Wem Town Hall
Email: [email protected]
Telephone: 01939 238279
Event description: Broadcast live from the Apollo Theatre, London.

Inspired by a true story, Everybody’s Talking About Jamie is the new award-winning five-star hit musical for today. Jamie New is sixteen and lives on a council estate in Sheffield. Jamie doesn’t quite fit in. Jamie is terrified about the future. He is going to be a sensation. Supported by his brilliant loving mum and surrounded by his friends, Jamie overcomes prejudice, beats the bullies and steps out of the darkness, into the spotlight.

Winner of 3 WhatsOnStage Awards including Best New Musical and nominated for 5 Olivier Awards, Everybody’s Talking About Jamie will be broadcast live from the Apollo Theatre in London’s Shaftesbury Avenue to cinemas nationwide.

Watch the trailer here: https://youtu.be/OkfFvizbpf0

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Shrewsbury Sight Loss Opportunity Group

Start Date:
23rd July 2018

End Date:
23rd July 2018

Start Time:
14:00 pm

End Time:
16:00 pm

Event title: Shrewsbury Sight Loss Opportunity Group
Venue: Lion Hotel, Wyle Cop, Shrewsbury, SY1 1UY
Name: Susan Mitchell
Email: [email protected]
Telephone: 01743 342168
Event description: We are having a talk today on Herbs. 

Note change of Venue!

SLOG’s groups offer all kinds of interesting and adventurous activities to encourage people who have sight loss to keep active, stay confident, meet and make new friends and have some fun.

Please contact us for a programme. We provide information, advice, friendship and support for people with a visual loss.