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Shropshire Council's Cabinet to consider proposed changes to council tax support scheme

Shropshire Council's Cabinet to consider proposed changes to council tax support scheme

Shropshire Council’s Cabinet is to consider a number of proposed changes to the council’s Council Tax Support Scheme at its meeting next week (Wednesday 18 October 2017). Introduced in 2013, the scheme is controlled locally to help people on low...
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Shrewsbury and Telford NHS Trust - Parking Charges to Change

Shrewsbury and Telford NHS Trust - Parking Charges to Change

Car parking charges for people visiting The Shrewsbury and Telford Hospital NHS Trust are to change from November 1. The Trust which runs the Royal Shrewsbury Hospital (RSH) and the Princess Royal Hospital (PRH) in Telford is moving to an hourly t...
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FREE -Ready Steady Cook, taster

FREE -Ready Steady Cook, taster

The charity Grow Cook Learn is running more courses at its Shropshire Hills Discovery Centre in Craven Arms to help people gain the confidence, skills and motivation to buy, prepare and eat their own food. Find out about the sessions taking place...
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Last few days, 15th October old £1 round coins cease legal tender

Last few days, 15th October old £1 round coins cease legal tender

Earlier this year we launched “Give Your Last Old £1 Coin to SDN” by giving out small containers for people to collect the old £1 coins to help our charity. This innovative idea to raise funding really is important and now with just days lef...
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Fuel Service Scheme to help people with a disability.

Fuel Service Scheme to help people with a disability.

Thanking Sandra and Marg, Community Ambassadors at Sainsbury's Telford for sharing this information with us. They tell us "For all of our valued customers with a disability we now have the Fuel service scheme available. A downloadable app is avail...
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Hate Crime Week-Networking Event-Monday 16th October

Hate Crime Week-Networking Event-Monday 16th October

National Hate Crime Week runs from Saturday 14th October to Saturday 21st October 2017. Many agencies have been invited to have a stand with information as well as a pull up banner etc. to exhibit at this event. This will be a networking opportuni...
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Keep Shropshire Warm

Keep Shropshire Warm

With colder days ahead, we share with you important information from "Keep Shropshire Warm" You can get FREE and Impartial Energy Advice by calling 0800 112 3743 Heating and insulation Grants: There is a  new ‘Flexible Eligibility’ gran...
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Home Made Cake! Coffee Morning Oswestry

Home Made Cake! Coffee Morning Oswestry

Join us for our Coffee Morning on Monday 16th October at a new venue in Oswestry. 1020 to 1230 at Quakers Meeting Room, Oak Street, Oswestry SY11 1LJ Home made Cake, a raffle and a table where we will be selling  items made by our members. This...
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Age UK joins forces with NHS England re Common Mental Health Problems

Age UK joins forces with NHS England re Common Mental Health Problems

We share with our members this press release by Age UK. We have many members at Shropshire Disability Network who are 55 and over, so it is important we share this with you.  Headed "Half of Adults Aged 55 and over have experienced Common Health...
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Dementia Community Roadshow Bus comes to Shropshire

Dementia Community Roadshow Bus comes to Shropshire

The Dementia Community Roadshow bus is touring Shropshire from 17 October through to the 20th.  The Roadshows are staffed by local Dementia Support Workers and volunteers, and are visiting the towns of Shrewsbury, Oswestry and Ludlow.  This is a...
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Practical Guides to help people with disabilities online services.

Practical Guides to help people with disabilities online services.

NHS England in conjunction with charities Change, RNIB, Action on Hearing Loss, Sense and The National Autistic Society have developed new practical guides to help people with disabilities access on-line services. GP online services allow you to book...
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Have you paid and displayed?

Have you paid and displayed?

Since early August, SDN has promoted under our "Consultation" tab on this website "Shropshire Council Parking Strategy". With time running out for you to have your say, SDN feels the need to highlight a few points. Some car parks will stay open f...
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