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Inclusive parkruns in Shropshire

Inclusive parkruns in Shropshire

"Parkruns are 5 kilometre runs which happen in public parks around the UK and the world weekly. It is free of charge, easy and safe to take part. Parkrun is not a race and participants can run, walk or do a mix of both. The organisers want to welc...
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The World's First Poetry Pharmacy

The World's First Poetry Pharmacy

As it is Mental Health Awareness Week, we share with you a very exciting project happening in Bishops Castle, "The World's First Poetry Pharmacy. The grand plan is for a venue laid out as though it were a traditional pharmacy; instead of sections...
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See and Hear Exhibition this Wednesday

See and Hear Exhibition this Wednesday

This Wednesday (15th May) the See and Hear Exhibition takes place at Sundorne Sports Village, Sundorne Road, Harlescott Shrewsbury SY1 4RQ from 10 am-4 pm. It will be opened by Julian Jackson from Vision Bridge who last year completed his Big Bli...
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Pedal in the Park is back this Saturday

Pedal in the Park is back this Saturday

This Saturday 11th May, 2019 Pedal in the Park-All Abilities is back at The Quarry, Shrewsbury (Greyfriers-meet by the Monument). It takes place from 10 am and 3 pm. See poster below for full details. Quest 88 https://www.quest88.com/ have differ...
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Deaffest 2019 returns to Wolverhampton

Deaffest 2019 returns to Wolverhampton

Deaffest 2019 will be returning to Wolverhampton from the Friday 17th to Sunday 19th May 2019, with the theme: ‘Share Your Story’. It takes place at Light House Media Centre, The Chubb Buildings, Fryer Street, Wolverhampton, WV1 1HT So what i...
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New Blue Badge rules in England to come into force on 30 August 2019

New Blue Badge rules in England to come into force on 30 August 2019

Last year it was revealed that, from 2019, people with hidden disabilities will be granted access to the scheme too. The idea is that people with less obvious health conditions, such as autism, will have the same right to park in disabled bays as...
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Sight Opportunity Groups (SLOGs) Activities-May 2019

Sight Opportunity Groups (SLOGs) Activities-May 2019

All sessions are FREE unless otherwise stated. Oswestry Group meets on Wednesday 1st May 10 am to 12 noon at Oswestry Library, 9 Arthur Street, Oswestry SY11 1JN We will be joined in May by Tom, from OsNosh, Oswestry's Community Kitchen. The aim...
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Ring NHS 111 Over May Bank Holiday Weekend

Ring NHS 111 Over May Bank Holiday Weekend

Shropshire Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG) have issued this press release regarding May Bank Holiday. "Patients are reminded by NHS Shropshire Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG) that GP Practices will be closed over the May Bank Holiday Weekend...
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Stroke Association rebuilding Lives Campaign

Stroke Association rebuilding Lives Campaign

It is well known that too many people affected by stroke aren’t getting the support they need. As a charity, the Stroke Association are trying to reach more people. They have launched their first ever TV-led marketing campaign, Rebuilding Lives. T...
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Urgent Request: Sighted Guided Guiding Volunteers for See Hear Exhibition

Urgent Request: Sighted Guided Guiding Volunteers for See Hear Exhibition

Wanted: People Just Like You! Do you enjoy helping others? Fancy doing something positive and rewarding to make a difference to someone’s life? Want to learn more about sight loss? We are still looking for volunteers to act as MyGuides for the S...
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Have you experience of a Personal Health Budget?

Have you experience of a Personal Health Budget?

NHS England has commissioned Quality Health to run a survey, to gather feedback about people's experiences of personal health budgets and integrated personal budgets. This survey may be of interest to anyone who has or have had the following budg...
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Raising Awareness of the #SilentSolutionSystem

Raising Awareness of the #SilentSolutionSystem

Raising awareness of the #SilentSolution System. This is a national campaign launched earlier this month to raise awareness of a system to help people alert police when in imminent danger but unable to speak. It has been launched by the Independent...
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