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Connecting Communities-Telford and Wrekin

Start Date:
3rd November 2019

End Date:
3rd November 2019

Start Time:
1400

End Time:
1900

Event title: Connecting Communities-Telford and Wrekin
Venue: The Place, Oakengates Theatre, Lime Walk, Oakengates TF2 6EP
Name: Community Connectors
Email: [email protected]
Telephone: 01952 382133
Event description: This is an afternoon of fun and celebration. Join us for Dance and Entertainment by the communities of Telford. Residents are invited to a free  event which will celebrate the diversity of the borough on Sunday 3 November.

 

Telford & Wrekin Council cabinet member Raj Mehta is using his role to promote inclusivity by hosting the event which will bring together local community groups to promote mutual understanding

 

The event will comprise an exhibition and activities from 2 pm – 4.30 pm with stalls set up by groups and organisations to showcase what they offer.  Activities will take place at The Wakes and The Place, they will include:

  • Chinese calligraphy and tea making
  • Sikh martial arts
  • Indian Yoga Guru workshop
  • Contemporary Indian dance workshop
  • YMCA Pebble art
  • Displays of traditional dress from different regions of India and Asia
  • Sample foods from many different cultures
  • Music and singing
  • Army cadet climbing wall (subject to weather)
  • Information stands from many different community groups.

The afternoon will be completed with a multicultural variety performance in the main theatre auditorium from 5-7 pm.

Dr. Dheeraj P. Joshi, Consulate General of India in Birmingham, will be teaching a yoga workshop open to beginners through to more advanced yogis at The Wakes from 2.30 – 4 pm.

Some activities and workshops may be limited on a first come first served basis.

For further information email [email protected] or call 01952 382133

Connecting Communities Telford

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Trustee Training for New Trustees

Start Date:
19th November 2019

End Date:
19th November 2019

Start Time:
1600

End Time:
1830

Event title: Trustee Training for New Trustees
Venue: Shropshire RCC, Sitka Drive, Shrewsbury, SY2 6LG
Name: Shropshire RCC
Email: 01743 360641
Telephone: [email protected]
Event description: Are you new(ish) to Trusteeship, are you clear about your role? Being a Trustee is an invaluable and satisfying voluntary role but one which also brings obligations and legal responsibilities with it. This seminar will guide you through the role of a Trustee as well as the legal framework surrounding Trusteeship and the responsibilities you have towards the organisation and its beneficiaries.

Cost: £10 for RCC Member organisations, £15 for non-RCC member organisations

For event content and to book your place, click this link https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/trustee-training-for-new-trustees-tickets-72259663599

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Fundraising Charity Quiz

Start Date:
19th October 2019

End Date:
19th October 2019

Start Time:
1845 for 1900 start

End Time:
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Event title: Fundraising Charity Quiz
Venue: Severn Valley Hotel, Buildwas Road, Ironbridge, Coalbrookdale, Telford TF8 7DW
Name: CAP
Email: [email protected]
Telephone: 07462 577566
Event description: Join us for our fundraising Quiz. £15 per person including a hot pot supper. Raising funds for Christians against Poverty.
Come as a team of 6 or 8 or form a team on the night.

This event is sponsored by staff and volunteers from Barclays Bank, Telford Shopping Centre.

CAP Quiz

Healthy Telford

Basic Drug & Alcohol Awareness Training

Start Date:
23rd October 2019

End Date:
23rd October 2019

Start Time:
0930

End Time:
1600

Event title: Basic Drug & Alcohol Awareness Training
Venue: Whitechapel House, Whitechapel Way, Priorslee, Telford, TF2 9FN
Name: Healthy Telford
Email: https://healthytelford.wordpress.com/contact/
Telephone: N/A
Event description: Public Health are providing this FREE training for front line staff from voluntary and statutory sector organisations – including nursery/childcare workers – who work with Telford & Wrekin residents. It will include a range of subjects/issues that will enable participants to understand a range of issues around drug use including impact on others, screening tools and support available.

Participants from last year’s training overwhelmingly said they would recommend people to attend.

This training session is for front line staff from voluntary and statutory sector organisations who work with Telford & Wrekin residents.

To find out about the content of this day and book your place, please click here: https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/basic-drug-alcohol-awareness-training-tickets-74929727833

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Festive Shopping Fayre

Start Date:
10th November 2019

End Date:
10th November 2019

Start Time:
1200

End Time:
1600

Event title: Festive Shopping Fayre
Venue: Albrighton Trust Moat & Gardens, Blue House Lane, Albrighton, Nr Wolverhampton, WV7 3FL
Name: Albrighton Trust
Email: [email protected]
Telephone: 01902 372441
Event description: Christmas Shopping at the Albrighton Moat and Gardens Festive Shopping Fayre
Come along and support your local community, shop locally. We have a variety of stall’s everything you need for Christmas from small local businesses and crafters.

Refreshments available.

Free Admission

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Carers Rights Day Local Events

Start Date:
21st November 2019

End Date:
29th November 2029

Start Time:
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End Time:
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Event title: Carers Rights Day Local Events
Venue: See Content for details
Name: Carer Trust 4All
Email: [email protected]
Telephone: 0333 323 1990 Option 1 then Option 6
Event description: This year Carers Rights Day is on Thursday 21st November 2019. The theme for the day is “Helping you find your way” Each year Carers UK holds Carers Rights Day to bring organisations across the UK together to help carers in their local communities know their rights and find out how to get help and support they are entitled to.

Carers Trust 4all will be holding events as followings:

  • Thursday 21st November: 1200-1400 at Oswestry Library SY11 1JN
  • Friday 22nd November: 1030-1200 Shrewsbury Baptist Church, Crowmere Road SY2 5JJ
  • Monday 25th November: Shrewsbury Library SY1 2AS
  • Monday 25th November: Church Stretton Health and Wellbeing Centre SY6 6BL
  • Friday 29th November: Broseley Medical Practice TF12 5EL

For further information about any of the above events please contact Carers Trust 4All by email [email protected] or telephone 0333 323 1990 Option 1 then Option 6

For information on Carers Rights UK click this link: https://www.carersuk.org/home

AccessAble Activity Group

Blind Driving Experience

Start Date:
19th October 2019

End Date:
19th October 2019

Start Time:
1330

End Time:
1530

Event title: Blind Driving Experience
Venue: The Edge, Much Wenlock, TF13 6NB
Name: Accessable Activity Group
Email: N/A
Telephone: 01952 501437
Event description: This event is for those people with Visual Impairment and/or Hearing Loss. For members who want to take part, AccessAble Activity Group  have organised a Blindfold Drive event at the Edge near Much Wenlock.

Cost: £15 per person. Transport is arranged for members, picking up from Telford Train Station at 12 pm.  To book your place please call 01952 501437

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New Group for those living with chronic illness and disability.

Start Date:
21st October 2019

End Date:
21st October 2019

Start Time:
1400

End Time:
1500

Event title: New Group for those living with chronic illness and disability.
Venue: Shrewsbury Library, Castle Gates, Shrewsbury SY1 2AS
Name: Shrewsbury Library
Email: [email protected]
Telephone: 01743 255308
Event description: Unfortunately, Shrewsbury Library found it difficult to accommodate all needs in the form of a book group they launched earlier this year so  have instead decided to launch a more general group. The group will meet monthly and will include an activity and a coffee and chat session with refreshments provided.

They have organised their first meeting for this new group on Monday 21st October at 2 pm. The activity is a 40-minute Mindfulness session with an accredited teacher. Anyone living with a long-term health condition is welcome, along with anyone else a participant may wish to bring.

Book Panel Poster

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In it Together-Diabetes Engagement-Shrewsbury

Start Date:
24th October 2019

End Date:
24th October 2019

Start Time:
1800

End Time:
2000

Event title: In it Together-Diabetes Engagement Event
Venue: Shrewsbury Football Ground, Montgomery Waters Meadow, Oteley Road, Shrewsbury, Shropshire SY2 6ST
Name: Diabetes UK
Email: N/A
Telephone: 01922 614500
Event description: Diabetes UK invite you to attend a public engagement event on the future of diabetes care in Shropshire.
This is a great opportunity for you to find out what services are available for people with diabetes in Shropshire; to ask local health care professionals and commissioners questions on your diabetes care, and to find out what the future holds. You will also be able to meet people with diabetes who live in your local area.

Book your free ticket by clicking on this link: https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/in-it-together-diabetes-engagement-event-tickets-69741331199

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Pan Disability Football -Taster Session

Start Date:
24th October 2019

End Date:
24th October 2019

Start Time:
1600

End Time:
1700

Event title: Pan Disability Football -Taster Session
Venue: Park Hall, Oswestry SY11 4AS.
Weblink: https://www.tnsfc.co.uk/foundation/
Name: The New Saints
Email: [email protected]
Telephone: 01691 889791
Event description: The pan-disability football project is the latest initiative from TNS FC’s Foundation. Fun, inclusive football sessions open to participants aged 16 plus, who have sensory, learning or physical disabilities will start in Oswestry with a FREE taster session on Thursday 24th October, 4 pm-5 pm at Park Hall, Oswestry SY11 4AS.

These sessions will be held each Thursday 4 pm-5 pm at Park Hall, Oswestry SY11 4AS. After the 24th October, each session will cost £3. For further information, please contact Tom Rowlands , the new Community Football coordinator at The New Saints FC by email  [email protected]

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