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Telford Angling Association

Access to Angling

Start Date:
27th July 2019

End Date:
27th July 2019

Start Time:
1000

End Time:
Contact for details

Event title: Access to Angling
Venue: Little Apley pool. Address. Off Apley Avenue, Wellington, Telford, TF1 3DX.
Name: Jon Portman from Telford Angling Association
Email: [email protected]
Telephone: 07990 570779
Event description: This event is open to everyone of any age but especially people with disabilities, special needs or mental health issues.
All fishing equipment and bait is supplied with 1 -2-1 coaching for 30 mins and at the end of you session you will get a Access to Angling Medal and certificate but it don’t stop there, everyone who takes part in the fishing also gets a burger or Hotdog and yes I forgot one more thing ITS FREE, YES FREE.

  • Level 1 and 2 coaches with expert volunteers and DBS checked.
  • Bouncy castle
  • Sweetcart
  • Photo area
  • Food area
  • Games and more.
  • Plus more stalls giving you information about what they can offer people with the above issues.

Please book a time slot, 10 am start and runs every 30 mins.
If you want to set up a information stall to help people with disabilities, special needs or mental health issues get in touch. This is a friendly family fishing day and its Free so what have you got to loose?

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Disability Awareness Day

Start Date:
14th July 2019

End Date:
14th July 2019

Start Time:
1000

End Time:
1700

Event title: Disability Awareness Day
Venue: Walton Hall Gardens, Walton Lea Road, Higher Walton, Warrington WA4 6SN
Weblink: https://www.disabilityawarenessday.org.uk
Name: Disability Awareness Day
Email: N/A
Telephone: 01925 240064
Event description: Disability Awareness Day (“DAD”) is the world’s largest ‘not for profit’ voluntary-led disability exhibition, held annually in a huge tented village within the grounds of Walton Hall Gardens in Warrington.

Visitors to the show can expect to find around 250 exhibitors, equipment suppliers, transport, holidays, leisure, employment, support groups and services. PLUS a Sports Zone including Scuba diving, an Arts Marquee, Centre Arena and family entertainment. The show opens at 10 am and finishes at 5 pm, and entry is FREE with a FREE programme.

Click here to see what events are taking place in the days leading up to this Disability Awareness Day. https://www.disabilityawarenessday.org.uk/events/

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Patient Listening Event-Eye Services

Start Date:
2nd July 2019

End Date:
2nd July 2019

Start Time:
1600

End Time:
1900

Event title: Patient Listening Event-Eye Services
Venue: Shrewsbury Football Ground, Greenhous Meadow, Oteley Road, Shrewsbury, Shropshire SY2 6ST
Name: JaneShaw
Email: [email protected]
Telephone: [email protected]
Event description: The NHS are looking to improve the quality of Eye Health Services in our hospitals, community ophthalmology and local optometry services. They are asking for your help in improving services by sharing your experiences with them. They are keen to hear your experiences of care during the last 12-18 months so have planned an event and would like you to come to it.

The Local Eye Health Network is holding a “Patient Listening Event” on Tuesday 2nd July 2019 at Shrewsbury Football Ground, Greenhous Meadow, Oteley Road, Shrewsbury, Shropshire SY2 6ST from 4 pm -7 pm.

There is no need to stay for the whole event, you can leave once you have spoken to the team.If you wish to join in, please call Jane Shaw on 0121 612 2146 or email [email protected] to book your place.

Note: If you cannot attend the event on 2nd July, and want to tell your story, please email it to [email protected] ir call Jane Shaw on 0121 612 2146 to book a time to talk to someone.

Click here for poster: 20190528 Patient Listening flyer D3

British Blind Sport

Sight Loss Awareness and Guide Running Workshop

Start Date:
24th July 2019

End Date:
24th July 2019

Start Time:
1830

End Time:
2030

Event title: Sight Loss Awareness and Guide Running Workshop
Venue: University Centre, Guildhall, Frankwell Quay, Shrewsbury, Shropshire, SY3 8HQ
Weblink: https://www.ulearnathletics.com/
Name: England Athletics Sight Loss
Email: https://www.englandathletics.org/about-us/about-us/contact-us/
Telephone: N/A
Event description: The England Athletics Sight Loss Awareness and Guide Running Workshop has been developed in conjunction with British Blind Sport. The workshop provides runners, leaders, coaches and volunteers with information and experience about supporting visually impaired people to run. The workshop covers a number of areas including;

  • types of visual impairment (VI),
  • top tips and safety for guide running and
  • how to make running sessions VI friendly.

The two-hour workshop also includes a practical element where attendees get the chance to experience guiding and being guided by each other.

The Sight Loss Awareness and Guide Running workshop enables Leaders, Coaches and Volunteers to attract and support more visually impaired (VI) people to athletics and running. It includes information on:

  • Types of visual impairment and common eye conditions
  • Appropriate behaviour and terminology
  • Making sessions VI friendly
  • Guide running top tips and safety
  • Guide running practical sessions
  • Further support and resources

Eligibility: Must be 18 years or over.

Price: £20 for England Athletics affiliated club members or £30
For further information: https://www.englandathletics.org/coaching/development/sight-loss-awareness/

To book a place https://www.ulearnathletics.com/qualification/qualificationCourse?qualificationId=299&qualificationCourseId=89513

Tennis Shropshire

Open Court Learning Disability Tennis Festival

Start Date:
23rd June 2019

End Date:
23rd June 2019

Start Time:
1000

End Time:
1400

Event title: Open Court Learning Disability Tennis Festival
Venue: Telford Tennis Centre, New Rd, Wrockwardine Wood, Telford TF2 7AB
Name: Telford Tennis Centre
Email: N/A
Telephone: 01952 382385
Event description: Tennis is for everyone including people with learning disabilities.
Today there are two opportunities for people to for people with Learning Disabilities to have a go.

  • Juniors from 10 am-12 noon and
  • Adults from 12 noon -2 pm

See poster for full details.

Learning Disability Tennis Festival

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Sight Loss Opportunity Group-Shrewsbury

Start Date:
22nd July 2019

End Date:
22nd July 2019

Start Time:
1400

End Time:
1600

Event title: Sight Loss Opportunity Group-Shrewsbury
Venue: The Lion Hotel, Wyle Cop, Shrewsbury SY1 1UY
Name: Sight Loss Shropshire
Email: [email protected] or [email protected]
Telephone: 01743 342168/342163
Event description: Today we will be joined by Exotic Zoo for a sensory experience (no spiders or snakes). We are asking for a small donation of £5 to help with the cost of the event.

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.

For more information contacting us on 01743 342168/342163 or emailing us at [email protected] or [email protected]

Understanding Your Child's Autism 3rd July 2019

Understanding your child with Autism –Oswestry

Start Date:
3rd July 2019

End Date:
3rd July 2019

Start Time:
0930

End Time:
1400

Event title: Understanding your child with Autism –Oswestry
Venue: St Martins School, Moors Bank, St Martin’s Oswestry, SY10 7BD
Name: Autism West Midlands
Email: [email protected]
Telephone: 01743 234970
Event description: This is a free one day course for family carers of children with autism or being assessed for autism. This practical session will give you the opportunity to share experiences, ideas, strategies and resources. Topics covered include:

  • autism as a spectrum condition
  • communication in autism and
  • making sense of behaviour.

Booking Information: to book this event please visit the eShop: https://shop.autismwestmidlands.org.uk/collections/events/products/understanding-your-child-with-autism-shropshire-oswestry

For more information please contact the Shropshire team by emailing [email protected]

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Functional Fitness MOT and Falls Prevention event

Start Date:
12th August 2019

End Date:
12th August 2019

Start Time:
0930

End Time:
1630

Event title: Functional Fitness MOT and Falls Prevention event
Venue: Ellesmere Town Hall, Willow Street, Ellesmere SY12 0AL
Name: Shropshire RCC Wise and Well Team
Email: [email protected]
Telephone: 01743 360641
Event description: If you are between 65 and 95, you may be at risk of falling.

Our free Functional Fitness MOTs will test your strength and balance, with a variety of tests to measure your exercise performance.

Each test comes with a set of “normal values” for people of different ages, which will show you whether you are “doing well” compared to your peers, or .whether you could benefit from being more active.

2.5 hour appointments are available between 09.00 am and 4.30 pm.

To book, please contact Shropshire RCC’s Wise and Well Team on 01743 360641.

Telford Priory

Summer Wellbeing Fayre

Start Date:
22nd June 2019

End Date:
22nd June 2019

Start Time:
1000

End Time:
1200

Event title: Summer Wellbeing Fayre
Venue: Telford Priory School, New Road, Wrockwardine Wood, Telford TF2 7AB
Weblink: https://www.telfordprioryschool.co.uk
Name: Telford Priory School
Email: [email protected]
Telephone: 01952 386400
Event description: Hot food, Climbing Wall, Refreshments, Face Painting, Crafts and a lot more so please join us from 10 am-12 noon for our Summer Fayre.

Entry: Free

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Wyldwoods

End of Term Celebration at Wyldwoods

Start Date:
24th September 2019

End Date:
24th September 2019

Start Time:
1000

End Time:
1400

Event title: End of Term Celebration at Wyldwoods
Venue: Wyldwoods, Dean Corner Farmhouse, Broseley TF12 5JH
Name: Steph Brett
Email: [email protected]
Telephone: 01952 884224 or 07816 113539
Event description: This End of Term Celebration even is open to all Carers.
We hope you will all join us for this special day.

Booking essential. Please contact: Stephanie Brett [email protected] or telephone 01952 884224 or 07816 113539

Click here for details of all courses from April to September 2019 -they range from felting to foraging and outdoor cooking, and printing from nature to lino printing and more Wyldwoods 2019 carers courses – Copy