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Lord Lieutenant backs Shropshire RCC's Warmer Winter Appeal more

Published: 15th Dec, 2020

The Lord-Lieutenant of Shropshire has given her support to a fundraising campaign that helps people across Shropshire, Telford and Wrekin living in fuel poverty. The Warmer Winter Appeal was set up by Shropshire Rural Communities...

New grant fund to help groups along railway line more

Published: 2nd Dec, 2020

The Cambrian Railway Partnership is delighted to announce a one-off grant fund in order to support communities along the line. The scheme is being administered by Powys Association of Voluntary Organisations (PAVO), and is being...

Working with village halls to improve safeguarding in rural areas more

Published: 13th Nov, 2020

Action with Communities in Rural England (ACRE) is calling on England’s 10,000 village halls to make sure policies and procedures are in place to keep everyone safe. The charity, which heads up England’s largest rural grouping...

Funding to support community groups continue beyond Covid-19 crisis more

Published: 29th Oct, 2020

Shropshire RCC has been awarded over £30,000 from the National Lottery to work with newly-formed community groups that were set up to offer support during the Coronavirus pandemic. In a partnership with the Shropshire...

Online club makes a marathon effort to complete walking challenge more

Published: 7th Oct, 2020

An online club run by Shropshire RCC that supports older people to develop their mental and physical health is celebrating after smashing its target to collectively walk the length of a marathon. The Wise and Well Club hosted the...

Shropshire RCC 2020 AGM - save the date! more

Published: 29th Sep, 2020

Our AGM will be a bit different this year, taking place remotely via Zoom instead of face-to-face, at 11am on Wednesday 4 November. 

Village hall makeover revealed after contest win more

Published: 16th Sep, 2020

Work has been completed on a village hall near Shrewsbury after it won a competition for a makeover.

New online club to help people keep active at home more

Published: 5th Aug, 2020

Shropshire RCC has launched an online programme to support older people to develop their mental and physical health. The Wise & Well Club is open to people in Shropshire aged 65 to 95 and includes information and advice on...