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Christmas Cards to support your Charity.

Christmas Cards to support your Charity.

Shrewsbury Charity Christmas Card shop at St. Mary's Church, Shrewsbury is now closed for 2019 but we still have a supply of cards available to buy. SDN thanks our volunteers who took a slot to staff the shop while it was open and to all who purchase...
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Festival of Carols (Accessible Carol Service)

Festival of Carols (Accessible Carol Service)

Shropshire Fire and Rescue Service, West Mercia Police and West Midlands Ambulance Service cordially invite you to celebrate the festive season in style at St. Chad’s Church, Shrewsbury at 7 pm on Wednesday 18th December 2019. This service is open...
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Coping with Hearing Loss through Lipreading

Coping with Hearing Loss through Lipreading

If you have or you know someone who has lost some or all of their hearing, this is the course for you. A friendly comfortable environment to help you or help your friends manage their deafness. Find out what you could be entitled to and discover you...
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How is Home Care working in Shropshire?

How is Home Care working in Shropshire?

Healthwatch Shropshire have issued a media release requesting service user’s experience of Home Care (Domiciliary Care ie carers visiting your home to help you) in Shropshire to share their experience on how domiciliary care is working for you. No...
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GP’s are being asked- do they wish to carry out assisted suicide on their patients.

GP’s are being asked- do they wish to carry out assisted suicide on their patients.

53,000 GP’s will be asked by the Royal College of General Practitioner’s whether they wish to be given the right to carry out assisted suicide on their patients.  They will have until 13th December to submit their answer. Distant Voices hav...
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National Award for Dyslexic Support

National Award for Dyslexic Support

Congratulations to Shropshire Fire and Rescue Service for scooping a top award at the annual British Dyslexia Association Awards last weekend. Safe Place Shropshire works with Natalie Parkingson, Equality and Diversity Officer and Hayley Gazey, Equ...
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Sight Loss Shropshire -28th Winter Day Out

Sight Loss Shropshire -28th Winter Day Out

Shrewsbury-  Sight Loss Shropshire invites you to their 28th Winter Day Out to be held at Shrewsbury Town FC, Montgomery Waters Meadow, Oteley Road, Shrewsbury, SY2 6ST on Friday 24th January 2020 Agenda for the day is:- 11:00 am  Arrival...
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Your Voice Christmas 2019

Your Voice Christmas 2019

Accessible church services leading up to Christmas, accessible films and pantomimes, and Shropshire Disability Network's own Christmas meeting - they all feature in this edition of Your Voice. Find out, too, about the progress of the Safe Places S...
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Frozen 2 (Family Cinema Trip-Disability Inclusive)

Frozen 2 (Family Cinema Trip-Disability Inclusive)

Mark Taylor Support Ltd is proud to announce its first Christmas Family Cinema Trip at Cineworld Telford! Monday 23rd December 2019 for the 10 am prompt showing (no trailers!) of: Available to children, young people and adults with a disability...
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Not had your flu jab yet, then make your appointment now!

Not had your flu jab yet, then make your appointment now!

If you are eligible for the flu vaccine, please contact your GP or local pharmacist to protect yourself this winter. See the poster below, alerting people with learning disabilities that flu can make them very ill and advising what you can do. ...
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Disability inclusive & accessible Christmas church services and events in Shrewsbury

Disability inclusive & accessible Christmas church services and events in Shrewsbury

Many people like to go to a Carol Service in the lead up to Christmas. SDN member, Phil Ramsbotham has put together a list of events you may be interested in. As Phil says " They all aim to be as inclusive and accessible as possible. "Joyful Nois...
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Shropshire Disability Network Meeting

Shropshire Disability Network Meeting

SDN Management Committee look forward to welcoming you to our meeting on Thursday 12th December, 10.30 am -11 am at The Telford Whitehouse Hotel, Watling Street, Wellington, Telford TF1 2NJ networking and refreshments before the meeting starts at 11...
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