23rd May, 2019This Dementia Action Week, Care and Share Project Officer Nickie Long shares some insight into one of her Care and Share groups. ‘How do I pipe musical notes onto cupcakes?’ My colleagues don’t bat an eyelid -...
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Cupcakes, concerts and getting competitive - a Care and Share updatemore
Community oil buying scheme expands into Staffordshire more
25th Apr, 2019Shropshire RCC is inviting rural households in Staffordshire to join our successful community oil buying scheme. We set up the fuel buying service in 2011 to reduce the heating costs of those in off-gas areas, and is the largest...
£3m grant for village halls launchedmore
9th Apr, 2019Applications are now open for a new £3 million government fund to help village halls with the cost of refurbishments. The scheme is being managed by Action for Communities in Rural England (ACRE) on behalf of Defra. It...
Radio chat and a community choir concert – a Wheels2Work updatemore
8th Apr, 2019Spring is typically a busy time for our Wheels2Work project, with the idea of commuting on a moped or electric bike becoming more appealing as the weather improves! Along with the day-to-day running of it, we have also been out and...
New partnership to deliver wellbeing support in Shropshiremore
4th Apr, 2019Shropshire RCC is delighted to announce that we are joining forces with a number of local organisations to deliver services which support people’s wellbeing and independence.
Hearing support service honoured with Mayor's awardmore
1st Apr, 2019Shropshire RCC is delighted to have received a grant from the Telford & Wrekin Mayoral Fund for our Hearing Loss Support Service. Two of the service’s hard-working volunteers – Thelma Hall and Sally Joyner – were presented...
Clinic launched to support Shrewsbury hearing aid wearersmore
18th Mar, 2019Shropshire RCC is bringing its successful drop-in clinics for hearing aid wearers to Shrewsbury this month. We manage 16 clinics, which are free to attend for anyone who wears a hearing aid supplied by the Shrewsbury and Telford...
Applications open for Shropshire Community Fund grantsmore
21st Feb, 2019Organisations are being invited to apply for grants available from the Shropshire Community Fund before the deadline next month.
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