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Covid vaccine and testing centre volunteers - Wall of Pride more

Published: 4th Jun, 2021

Since January this year, Shropshire RCC has been working with the county's health and care organisations to recruit and manage a volunteer workforce to support Covid vaccination and lateral flow test centres. More...

Volunteers needed to support those deprived of liberty more

Published: 27th May, 2021

Shropshire RCC is looking for volunteers to be personal advocates for people living in residential care homes. The callout comes during Volunteers’ Week, a national campaign that takes place from 1 – 7 June, thanking...

Vaccine and testing volunteers recognised by Lord-Lieutenant of Shropshire more

Published: 27th May, 2021

The Lord-Lieutenant of Shropshire has paid tribute to over 900 volunteers who have supported the Covid vaccine and testing efforts across Shropshire, Telford and Wrekin. The group of 926 people were recruited at the beginning of...

Shropshire exercise teachers ‘so excited’ to restart classes more

Published: 12th May, 2021

Exercise teachers across Shropshire are getting ready to restart classes following confirmation on Monday that coronavirus restrictions will continue to ease. A further lifting of the rules confirmed by the prime minister means...

Virtual club to take on Captain Tom 100 Challenge more

Published: 29th Apr, 2021

Shropshire RCC's online club that supports older people to develop and maintain their mental and physical health is taking part in a fundraising weekend celebrating the life of Captain Sir Tom Moore. The Wise and Well Club is...

Wise and Well Club members 'march' over 800 miles more

Published: 14th Apr, 2021

An online club that supports older people to develop their mental and physical health is celebrating after collectively walking over 800 miles in one month. The Wise and Well Club, which is run by Shropshire Rural Communities...

Hearing Loss Support volunteer recognised with High Sheriff Award more

Published: 29th Mar, 2021

A volunteer who has been supporting people with hearing loss throughout the pandemic has been recognised by the High Sheriff of Shropshire. Olive Fish, 69, has volunteered for Shropshire RCC for the past 11 years, advising people...

Local chef's virtual curry cook-along to raise funds for RCC more

Published: 22nd Mar, 2021

Shropshire RCC has teamed up with a local chef to host a virtual curry cook-along and raise vital funds for its projects. Lajina Leal from Lajina Masala will share her secrets in an online event in support of our projects. ...