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Disabled Motoring UK's Baywatch Campaign

Disabled Motoring UK's Baywatch Campaign

Disabled Motoring UK's Baywatch Campaign is about researching the level of disabled parking abuse in supermarkets. The campaign asks disabled motorists to survey their local supermarket car park to find out how many disabled bays are provided, how m...
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What would you do to make the NHS better in Shropshire?

What would you do to make the NHS better in Shropshire?

Both Healthwatch Shropshire and Healthwatch Telford and Wrekin have published a joint press release asking "What would you do to make the NHS better in Shropshire?" It reads: "The NHS in Shropshire is changing, it is developing a local plan an...
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TNS FC Foundation’s All-in activity programme

TNS FC Foundation’s All-in activity programme

The TNS FC Foundation’s All-in activity programme is available to children who find it hard to use standard activities (such as the cubs or brownies) but still want to enjoy sports, clubs and activities with other children. The All-in programme...
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Rural Respite at Wyldwoods

Rural Respite at Wyldwoods

Wyldwoods, creativity for well being now have 3 beautiful venues for a rural retreat. Wyldwoods is based at Dean Corner Farmhouse near Broseley, Shropshire, the organisation is set up to “meet the needs of disadvantaged individuals through mean...
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State of Caring Survey

State of Caring Survey

Carers UK have launched their 2019 "State of Caring Survey" It is the UK's most comprehensive research into the lives and experience of family carers. More than 7000 carers completed it is 2018. The time you take to respond to the survey provides Ca...
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AutismAcceptanceMonth - Awareness is Not Enough

AutismAcceptanceMonth - Awareness is Not Enough

Tuesday 2nd April is World Autism Awareness Day, seen as a global opportunity to take action towards improving public awareness of Autism. There are approximately 700,000 Autistic people in the United Kingdom. According to the National Autistic So...
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Your Voice March-April 2019

Your Voice March-April 2019

Welcome to a springtime edition of Your Voice! Inside we celebrate 50 years of a national charity based in Ellesmere, two new patrons for Shropshire Disability Network (SDN), inclusive "parkruns" in Shropshire and the services of an SDN member bas...
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Victim Advice Line (VAL) launched by West Mercia Police

Victim Advice Line (VAL) launched by West Mercia Police

As part of Police and Crime Commissioner John Campion's commitment to ensuring victims of crime receive an improved and more consistent service, a new support function in the form of the Victim Advice Line will be launched in West Mercia on Monday 1s...
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Accessing a Smear Test (Cervical Screening) with a Physical Disability

Accessing a Smear Test (Cervical Screening) with a Physical Disability

Jo's cervical cancer trust (https://www.jostrust.org.uk) have launched a campaign called Smear for Smear . They want to know about your experiences in accessing cervical screening (smear test), as well as what provisions are available to you to enab...
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Free Taster Session of Down Syndrome and Cerebral Palsy football for all ages

Free Taster Session of Down Syndrome and Cerebral Palsy football for all ages

The Community Hub at Shrewsbury Town Football Club will be holding free taster session of Down Syndrome and Cerebral Palsy football for all ages to come and give it a go! The sessions will be delivered by our fully FA qualified coaches from Shrewsbu...
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Sight Loss Opportunity Groups (SLOGs) Activities-April 2019

Sight Loss Opportunity Groups (SLOGs) Activities-April 2019

All sessions are FREE unless otherwise stated. Oswestry Group meets on Wednesday 3rd April 10 am to 12 noon at Oswestry Library, 9 Arthur Street, Oswestry SY11 1JN We will be joined in April by Amanda Reed from the Macular Society. Amanda will b...
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Public Consultation review of Residential and Nursing Bed Rates

Public Consultation review of Residential and Nursing Bed Rates

Shropshire Council are seeking views on the review of the published rates for residential and nursing beds funded by Shropshire Local Authority. The document: Outlines the commissioning policy direction to create a sustainable market place Se...
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