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Competition still open...winter scenes!

Competition still open...winter scenes!

Thank you to everyone who bought and sent our Christmas cards last year. SDN wants to engage with their members and one way is to invite you to take part in a competition. Many of you will have artistic skills or enjoy photography so with another col...
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Future Fit, shaping healthcare together...

Future Fit, shaping healthcare together...

Many organisations have been invited to share a letter circulated via the VCSA on behalf of the Future Fit Communication and Engagement Team.  Many of you will be aware NHS Shropshire and Telford & Wrekin Clinical Commissioning Groups (CCGs) ar...
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New Special Olympics Network in Telford and Wrekin

New Special Olympics Network in Telford and Wrekin

Jessica Lightwood, Sports Inclusion Officer for Shropshire and lead of the Inclusively Fit project, at the start of this New Year shared some good news with us  Jess said "A new Special Olympics Network has been created for Telford & Wrekin....
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New funding available for heating and insulation improvements

New funding available for heating and insulation improvements

New heating and insulation funding is available for householders and landlords across Shropshire, as a result of the latest round of government funding.  The eligibility criteria has been widened so householders who were previously ineligible, su...
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Shropshire Council 2018-19 Budget Consultation

Shropshire Council 2018-19 Budget Consultation

Shropshire Council 2018-19 Budget Consultation is now open and closes for feedback on Wednesday 21st February 2018. You can read the proposals which have been broken down into three sections (Section A: Developing the council's budget for 2018/19,...
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SDN to benefit from Waitrose Community Matters

SDN to benefit from Waitrose Community Matters

This month Shropshire Disability Network has been selected by Little Waitrose, Pride Hill, Shrewsbury to benefit from a share of its monthly donation to local good causes. This branch is a smaller store (Convenience shop) so shares £500 between loca...
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Stoma friendly public toilets coming to Ironbridge.

Stoma friendly public toilets coming to Ironbridge.

We are very pleased to share this good news story with our members and wish to thank Cllr Nicola Lowery, Ward Member for the Ironbridge Gorge for her support. Work to renovate the public toilets in the Museum of the Gorge car park and Market Squa...
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New Fund Launched for Specialised Disabled Equipment (Merseyside, North Wales and North Shropshire)

New Fund Launched for Specialised Disabled Equipment (Merseyside, North Wales and North Shropshire)

Do you need specialist equipment that cannot be supplied by the NHS, education or social services? The Steve Morgan Foundation, which was founded to support projects that help children and families, people with physical or learning disabilities, the...
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SDN rescheduled meeting takes place 25th January 2018

SDN rescheduled meeting takes place 25th January 2018

SDN Management Committee look forward to welcoming you to our meeting on Thursday 25th January 2018. Our meeting due to take place on Thursday 14th December but was postponed due to the bad weather. Unfortunately the speakers we booked for Decembe...
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New Dementia Carer Support Programmes

New Dementia Carer Support Programmes

Are you a family member supporting someone with dementia?  Would you benefit from taking a break to learn more about dementia and develop your caring skills? If that sounds interesting, then RSAS would like to talk to you! RSAS is looking for fam...
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Calling All Personal Assistants!

Calling All Personal Assistants!

Telford and Wrekin Council are seeking help from Personal Assistants. Do you get paid to support a person with their daily living activities? If so they would like to know how you got into your role, what you get out of it and how your job could b...
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Loudwater Studio 2018 workshop programme is out!

Loudwater Studio 2018 workshop programme is out!

Loudwater Studio 2018 workshop programme is out. An opportunity to try something new, join others and make new friendships. The varied programme, from includes Calligraphy, Rag Rugs Hand Tufting, Porcelain Ceramic Casting, Paper crafting and more. ...
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