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Volunteers' Week - Thelma's Story more

Published: 5th Jun, 2019

Thelma has been volunteering for Shropshire RCC’s Hearing Loss Support Service for 23 years. She helps people adjust to wearing new hearing aids, providing advice, support and information through home visits and drop in clinics. ...
 

Volunteers' Week - Bryan's story more

Published: 5th Jun, 2019

Shropshire RCC’s oil buying scheme was established in 2011 to offer off-gas households in Shropshire the chance to join together to get the best price for their heating oil. Our scheme is not-for-profit, only charging an annual...
 

Cupcakes, concerts and getting competitive - a Care and Share update more

Published: 23rd May, 2019

This 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 -...
 

Community oil buying scheme expands into Staffordshire more

Published: 25th Apr, 2019

Shropshire 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 launched more

Published: 9th Apr, 2019

Applications 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. ...
 

Radio chat & community choir concert – Wheels2Work more

Published: 8th Apr, 2019

Spring 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 Shropshire more

Published: 4th Apr, 2019

Shropshire 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 award more

Published: 1st Apr, 2019

Shropshire 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...