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Telford and Wrekin Council -Recruiting Mystery Customers

Telford and Wrekin Council -Recruiting Mystery Customers

Telford & Wrekin Council is recruiting members of the public as volunteer mystery customers to find out what it is like to use the council’s services.  The aim is to enable the council to gain insight into what its customers expect to try and...
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Sight Loss Opportunity Groups (SLOGs) Activities-November 2019

Sight Loss Opportunity Groups (SLOGs) Activities-November 2019

All sessions are FREE unless otherwise stated. Oswestry Group meets on Wednesday 6th November, 10 am to 12 noon  at Oswestry Library, 9 Arthur Street, Oswestry SY11 1JN Many of you will be pleased to hear that Cathy is back this month for a Cr...
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Local Help to make a new claim for Universal Credit

Local Help to make a new claim for Universal Credit

Did you know you can get help to make a new claim for Universal credit, from opening your account to receiving your first full payment. Citizens Advice Telford can offer help as the chart below.  ...
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Are local train services important to you?

Are local train services important to you?

Local train services are really important to people with disabilities and older people in our communities. Many rely on public transport to visit friends and family, attend social gatherings and hospital appointments. Please sign this petition...
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Theatre Severn and Old Market Hall access consultation

Theatre Severn and Old Market Hall access consultation

Shropshire Council has been working to review the delivery of access arrangements at Theatre Severn and the Old Market Hall in Shropshire. A review is necessary because Shropshire Council believe that the arrangements currently in place could be ina...
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New support group for people living with dementia and their family carers

New support group for people living with dementia and their family carers

Shropshire Rural Communities Charity (RCC) is expanding its support groups for people living with dementia or memory loss and the family members who care for them. Shrewsbury Care and Share Group will launch on Friday 8th November at St. Peter's C...
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Carers Rights Day

Carers Rights Day

This year Carers Rights Day is on Thursday 21st November 2019. The theme for the day is "Helping you find your way" Having the right information at the right time can make all the difference when you are caring for someone. Each year Carers UK hol...
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Your Voice Autumn 2019

Your Voice Autumn 2019

Welcome to the Autumn edition of Your Voice! This edition highlights the valuable work of Shropshire Disability Network (SDN) members - Headway Shropshire, Shropshire ME Group, and the local branch of the National Ankylosing Spondylitis Society (N...
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Take Charge of your life

Take Charge of your life

Taking Charge of your Life is a five-week course (one day a week), providing participants with techniques to help improve their confidence and self Esteem,  meet new people, share experiences in a safe environment and to realise their true value....
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Council Tax Reduction-Consultation by Telford & Wrekin Council

Council Tax Reduction-Consultation by Telford & Wrekin Council

People in Telford and Wrekin are being asked for their views on planned changes to the scheme that offers support to residents of working age on lowest incomes with the costs of council tax. Since 2013, councils have been responsible for their own C...
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Shropshire Council tax support consultation 2019

Shropshire Council tax support consultation 2019

The former national Council Tax Benefit Scheme was abolished on 31 March 2013 and replaced with a new system of localised council tax support. This requires each billing authority to design and implement its own scheme for awarding council tax discou...
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Healthwatch Telford and Wrekin Public Meeting

Healthwatch Telford and Wrekin Public Meeting

Would you like to have your say on local health & social care services in Telford & Wrekin? You are invited to join Telford and Wrekin Healthwatch at their Public Meeting Tuesday 12th November 2019 6 pm – 8 pm at Donnington Community Hu...
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