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Summer Events at Derwen College

Summer Events at Derwen College

Specialist residential Derwen College may be closing for summer break in a few weeks time but there’s still plenty going on in our leisure areas over the summer holidays. Dates below but for full details click on the attachment. Events:  Satur...
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Shropcom and Shropdoc to provide Out of Hours Service to patients from 1st October 2018

Shropcom and Shropdoc to provide Out of Hours Service to patients from 1st October 2018

News from our partners Shropshire Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG) and Telford & Wrekin CCG A new partnership between Shropshire Community Healthcare NHS Trust (Shropcom) and Shropshire Doctors Co-operative Ltd (Shropdoc) has been selected to...
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Do you enjoy looking at Nature? Read on

Do you enjoy looking at Nature? Read on

Shropshire Disability Network members will remember Caring for God's Acre having a stand at one of our meetings. Last month, they will have heard about an interesting opportunity. But for members not at either meeting, what is Caring for God's Acre a...
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Smart House Public Consultation-Telford & Wrekin

Smart House Public Consultation-Telford & Wrekin

Telford and Wrekin Adult Social Care have been awarded Telford 50 legacy funding to improve the lives of young and older people and those living disabilities in the Borough. The ‘Smart House’ facility will be in a local community and open in Fe...
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If you are hearing impaired-this affects you.

If you are hearing impaired-this affects you.

We are grateful to Tom n' Harley from Deaf n Able for alerting us to this "If you are hearing impaired-this affects you! This will impact on many of our members, please share with friends and family.  There are new NICE Guidelines to do with hearin...
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Safe Place Shropshire 5th Anniversary

Safe Place Shropshire 5th Anniversary

On Friday 13th July, Safe Place Shropshire will be celebrating their 5th Anniversary. Invitations have been sent to all 456 Safe Places across the county and we hope many of them will join us between 12 noon and 2 pm at the University Centre, Shrewsb...
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Inspired by the World Cup? Would you like to play football?

Inspired by the World Cup? Would you like to play football?

Inspired by the World Cup? Shropshire-based disability football team is looking for new players (ages 16+).  Open to men and women. Your first session will be free. Training takes place monthly in Shrewsbury. For more information please contact T...
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Department of Transport-Bus Services Act 2017 Accessibility

Department of Transport-Bus Services Act 2017 Accessibility

The Department for Transport is seeking views on ways to improve information for bus passengers through the Bus Services Act 2017 and accessible information regulations. They want to introduce regulations that require bus operators to provide audibl...
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Sight Loss Opportunity Groups (SLOGs) -July Activities

Sight Loss Opportunity Groups (SLOGs) -July Activities

All sessions are FREE unless otherwise stated. Oswestry Group meets on Wednesday 4th July 10 am to 12 noon at Oswestry Library, 9 Arthur Street, Oswestry SY11 1JN We will be joined by Pauline Rose from Vision Technology Training Shropshire (VTTS...
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National Met office have triggered a level 3 alert for the current heatwave.

National Met office have triggered a level 3 alert for the current heatwave.

Please look out for the anyone who may be struggling with the current hot weather, especially the elderly, those with long term conditions and disabilities. Public Health advises the following: Stay out of the heat: Keep out of the sun betw...
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NHS app to make it quick and easy to book a GP appointment

NHS app to make it quick and easy to book a GP appointment

Health and Social Care Secretary, Jeremy Hunt said "the NHS app is a world-first which will put patients firmly in the driving seat and revolutionise the way we access health services. The free app will be available to everyone in England in Decembe...
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Funding available-Steve Morgan Foundation

Funding available-Steve Morgan Foundation

The Steve Morgan Foundation who offer grant funding to support small to medium size organisations currently have funds available to support organisations in North Shropshire so they have asked us to pass on their details. Please see below links to th...
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