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Your Voice January-February 2019

Your Voice January-February 2019

Welcome to the first edition of Your Voice for 2019! This is a bumper edition with 12 pages of Shropshire Disability Network's news, offers for SDN Members and helpful information. Look out for the Members who have been celebrated with awards. Fin...
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Macmillan Courses taking place in the Midlands 2019

Macmillan Courses taking place in the Midlands 2019

Macmillan have a number of courses taking place during 2019. They are all free to attend. Courses for Everyone is for those in the wider cancer workforce, including voluntary and community sector, care and nursing homes, paid staff and volunteers....
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Taxi and Private Hire Vehicle Licencing Protecting Users

Taxi and Private Hire Vehicle Licencing Protecting Users

The Department of Transport have opened this consultation. They are seeking views on proposed statutory guidance to taxi and private hire vehicle (PHV) licensing authorities on how to use their licensing powers to protect children and vulnerable adu...
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News from the National Eczema Society

News from the National Eczema Society

Many people with eczema are finding it difficult to get their preferred emollient – or, in some cases, any emollient – on prescription. The reasons for this is  GPs are advised, where possible, to prescribe the emollient with the ‘lowes...
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An Afternoon at Shrewsbury Archives, please book your place now

An Afternoon at Shrewsbury Archives, please book your place now

The Beautiful Burial Ground Project is offering Shropshire Disability Members the chance to learn more about the stories told by our burial grounds. Our burial grounds tell us a lot about changing fashions, traditions, immigration and of lives long l...
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Cerebral Palsy Football Opportunity delivered by ShrewsAbility

Cerebral Palsy Football Opportunity delivered by ShrewsAbility

During term time Shrewsbury town in the Community give opportunity to children and young adults with Cerebral Palsy to play football. Whether the players are ambulant or are supported by frames or crutches they adapt the session to meet individuals...
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Specialist Support for People Diagnosed with Sight Loss

Specialist Support for People Diagnosed with Sight Loss

The Royal National Institute of Blind People (RNIB) and SaTH, with support from Sight Loss Shropshire, have launched a new service providing emotional and practical support to people newly diagnosed with sight loss. This is very good news for many me...
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Age UK calls for properly funded Social Care after more than 50,000 deaths.

Age UK calls for properly funded Social Care after more than 50,000 deaths.

Age UK today (6th February 2019) have issued this press release and have asked us to share with our readers. "More than 50,000 older people have now died waiting in vain for care during the 700 days since the Government first said it would publish a...
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Free Disability Golf taster session...

Free Disability Golf taster session...

Coming to Sundorne Sports Village on Thursday 14th February 2019, Free Disability Golf Taster session. This session taking place between 10 am and 12 noon is suitable for beginners and individuals of all abilities and Carers are welcome too. For f...
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Little Rascals-Sessions for Children with Disabilities and their families

Little Rascals-Sessions for Children with Disabilities and their families

Little Rascals is an indoor play centre for children, providing a safe, secure and stimulating play environment. They have an interactive baby area, a fun play frame for toddlers, an exciting adventure play frame for older children and an indoor foot...
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One to One Computer help at Oswestry Library

One to One Computer help at Oswestry Library

Did you know that Oswestry Library have a team of volunteers who provide one on one IT support for customers at the library? A member of staff will sit with you, either using your own device or one of our library computers, and help you to work t...
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Time to Talk Day -Thursday 7th February 2019

Time to Talk Day -Thursday 7th February 2019

Time to Talk day is taking place on Thursday 7th February 2019. It is important that people talk about Mental Health. Mental health problems affect one in four of us, yet people are still afraid to talk about it. Time to Talk Day encourages eve...
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