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Diabetes-First Steps Taster Sessions-Telford and Wrekin

Start Date:
21st January 2019

End Date:
18th February 2019

Start Time:
1300

End Time:
1530

Event title: Diabetes-First Steps Taster Sessions-Telford and Wrekin
Venue: Meeting Point House, Southwater Square, Telford TF3 4HS
Weblink: https://www.shropscommunityhealth.nhs.uk/xpert#tocHeaderLoc2
Name: Shropshire Community Health Trust
Email: [email protected]
Telephone: 01743 277693
Event description: Do you have Diabetes? If so why not come along to a FREE First Steps Taster Session and learn more about the X-PERT programme Diabetes Management and Education programme.

This is a 2 1/2 hour session which will answer key questions about self management ie:

  • What is Diabetes
  • What do your health results mean?
  • Nutrition and Health -different dietary approaches
  • Physical Activity…

For more information or to book a place please call 01743 277693

There are many other sessions being held in Shropshire, Telford and Wrekin in the coming months

Understanding Your Child with Autism

Understanding your child with Autism –Shrewsbury

Start Date:
15th March 2019

End Date:
15th March 2019

Start Time:
0930

End Time:
1400

Event title: Understanding your child with Autism –Shrewsbury
Venue: Market Drayton, Junior School, Alexandra Road, Market Drayton, TF9 3HU
Weblink: www.autismwestmidlands.org.uk
Name: Autism West Midlands
Email: [email protected]
Telephone: 01743 250962
Event description: 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 and take away ideas, strategies and resources.

Topics covered include:

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

Places are only available to family carers in the Shropshire Council area.

Please bring your own lunch, tea and coffee is provided.

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

For more information please contact the Shropshire team: 01743 250 962 or email [email protected]

This course is funded by Shropshire Council and Shropshire Clinical Commissioning Group.

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Coffee Morning at Shrewsbury-Autism

Start Date:
15th March 2019

End Date:
15th March 2019

Start Time:
1000

End Time:
1200

Event title: Coffee Morning at Shrewsbury-Autism
Venue: Community Room at Tesco Extra, Cattle Market, Battlefield Road Shrewsbury, SY1 4HA
Weblink: www.autismwestmidlands.org.uk
Name: Autism West Midlands
Email: [email protected]
Telephone: 01743 250962
Event description: Would you like to seek advice from other parents and carers in a relaxed and informal setting? This is you an opportunity for you to meet up with other parents, share ideas, celebrate achievements and offer support.
A member of Autism West Midlands will be present to offer advice and guidance.

Cost: Free Booking Information: No need to book, just turn up.

For more information about this event please contact the Shropshire team on 01743 250962 or by emailing [email protected]

Autism Advice Sessions-Oswestry

Autism Advice Sessions-Oswestry

Start Date:
8th March 2019

End Date:
11th April 2019

Start Time:
1100

End Time:
1600

Event title: Autism Advice Sessions-Oswestry
Venue: Oswestry Youth Centre, Oak Street Oswestry SY11 1LW
Weblink: www.autismwestmidlands.org.uk
Name: Autism West Midlands
Email: [email protected]
Telephone: 0121 450 7575
Event description: Would you like some specific advice about autism and your child?
This is an opportunity to receive Free one to one advice and guidance for parents/carers of individuals on the autism spectrum.

Please book a 45 minute appointment in advance. Please do not bring your child with autism to this appointment.

This session will also run on the following dates:

  • Thursday 7th February 2019
  • Friday 8th March 2019
  • Thursday 11th April 2019
  • Friday 24th May 2019
  • Friday 28th June 2019

Booking Information: To book this event or for more information please contact the Helpline Team on 0121 450 75 75 or by email to [email protected]

Autism Awareness for Practitioners

Awareness of Autism for Shropshire Practitioners

Start Date:
8th May 2019

End Date:
8th May 2019

Start Time:
1000

End Time:
1200

Event title: Awareness of Autism for Shropshire Practitioners
Venue: The Lantern,Meadow Farm Drive, Harlescott, Shrewsbury, SY1 4NG
Weblink: www.autismwestmidlands.org.uk
Name: Autism West Midlands
Email: [email protected]
Telephone: 01743 250962
Event description: Are you a Shropshire based practitioner and would like a better understanding of autism?

A free 2 hour course for practitioners working with families and children in Shropshire which includes:
• An introduction to autism
• How autism affects children
• Information about how autism is diagnosed
• Simple strategies that work
• Supporting families of children with autism

We ask that no more than five places are booked by any one organisation, if you need more places than this please get in touch.

Booking Information: To book this event please visit the online shop: https://shop.autismwestmidlands.org.uk/collections/events/products/copy-of-awareness-of-autism-for-shropshire-practitioners-2019

For more information please contact the Shropshire team on 01743 250962 or email [email protected]

Autism Advice Session Craven Arms

Autism Advice Sessions-Craven Arms

Start Date:
4th February 2019

End Date:
17th June 2019

Start Time:
0930

End Time:
1230

Event title: Autism Advice Sessions-Craven Arms
Venue: Gateway, Auction Yard, Craven Arms, Shropshire, SY7 9BW
Weblink: www.autismwestmidlands.org.uk
Name: Autism West Midlands
Email: [email protected]
Telephone: 0121 450 7575
Event description: Would you like some specific advice about autism and your child?

Free one to one advice and guidance for parents/carers of individuals on the autism spectrum. Please book a 45 minute appointment in advance.

Please do not bring your child with autism to this appointment.

These sessions run on:

  • Monday 4th February 2019
  • Monday 18th March 2019
  • Monday 29th April 2019
  • Monday 17th June 2019

Booking Information: to book this event or for more information please contact the Helpline Team on 0121 450 7575 or email [email protected]

This event is funded by Shropshire Council.

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Relaxed Screening- How To Train Your Dragon: The Hidden World

Start Date:
13th April 2019

End Date:
15th April 2019

Start Time:
1100

End Time:
TDC

Event title: Relaxed Screening- How To Train Your Dragon: The Hidden World
Venue: Old Market Hall Cinema, The Square, Shrewsbury SY1 1LH
Weblink: www.oldmarkethall.co.uk
Name: Old Market Hall
Email: [email protected]
Telephone: 01743 281281
Event description: As Hiccup fulfills his dream of creating a peaceful dragon utopia, Toothless’ discovery of an untamed, elusive mate draws the Night Fury away. When danger mounts at home and Hiccup’s reign as village chief is tested, both dragon and rider must make impossible decisions to save their kind.

What is a relaxed screening?

This means that lights will be left on at a low level, there will be no trailers and sound levels will be more comfortable for younger children.

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

To book tickets for either 13th or 15th April 2019, click here: https://uk.patronbase.com/_WemTownHall/Performances?prod_id=XL

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Effective Hearing Programme-Telford

Start Date:
5th February 2019

End Date:
5th February 2019

Start Time:
0930

End Time:
1300

Event title: Effective Hearing Programme-Telford
Venue: Meeting Point House, Southwater Square, Telford TF3 4HS
Name: Shropshire RCC
Email: [email protected] or [email protected]
Telephone: 01743 342168/342163
Event description: This Effective Hearing Programme is taking place at Meeting Point House, Telford Shopping Centre, Southwater Square, Telford TF3 4HS.

Everyone in Shropshire who uses a NHS hearing aid is offered a free place on this informal and friendly course (there is a small charge for private hearing aid wearers), along with their carer/friend, or family member. The informal course will help you make the most of wearing your hearing aid.

We do encourage you to bring a family member, or friend, as the course will also be very relevant to them. All our tutors understand the challenges of living with hearing loss.

If you would like to join us please ring us on 01743 342168/342163 or email us at [email protected] or [email protected]

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Loveless with subtitles

Start Date:
29th March 2019

End Date:
29th March 2019

Start Time:
2000

End Time:
2145

Event title: Loveless with subtitles
Venue: The Hive, 5 Belmont, Shrewsbury SY1 1TE
Weblink:  www.thehiveonline.org.uk
Name: The Hive
Email: N/A
Telephone: 01743 234970
Event description: Winner of the Jury Prize at Cannes 2017, this is another dazzling personal, family and national drama from Andrei Zvyagintsev, the director of “Leviathan”.

To watch a trailer click here: https://youtu.be/0yhKQtAW6dA

Tickets Cost: £6 on the door or in advance / £3 for under 25s

To book tickets on-line click here: https://hiveonline.cloudvenue.co.uk/loveless

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Bridgnorth Community Connectors Launch

Start Date:
5th December 2018

End Date:
5th December 2018

Start Time:
1000

End Time:
1200

Event title: Bridgnorth Community Connectors Launch
Venue: Castle Hall Community Centre, West Castle Street, Bridgnorth, WV16 4AB
Name: South Shropshire Social Prescribing Development Officer
Email: [email protected]
Telephone: 01691 656882
Event description: This will be the first meeting and launch of Bridgnorth Community Connectors so on this occasion this meeting will be an informal opportunity to hear how things are progressing. We had a Social Prescribing meeting back in August so will now give you an update on plans.

The aim of the Community Connectors meeting is to

  • · Develop a supported network of groups or individuals
  • · Share information, details of services
  • · Help identify any gaps in provision.
  • · Support the Social Prescribing programme, including interventions

Community connector meetings enhance the work that people are doing in their local communities, by giving recognition and promoting the sharing of valuable sources of information.

By networking we hope people will be better informed about local services, activities and support .
Please join us for Coffee and Mince pies.

This network is for voluntary and community groups, healthcare professionals, public sector providers and businesses who operate in the Bridgnorth and surrounding areas.

For further information please email [email protected] or call 01691 656882