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Clinic launched to support Shrewsbury hearing aid wearers more

Published: 18th Mar, 2019

Shropshire 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 grants more

Published: 21st Feb, 2019

Organisations are being invited to apply for grants available from the Shropshire Community Fund before the deadline next month.

Shropshire chapel feeling flush after eco loo funding more

Published: 11th Feb, 2019

A 12th century chapel in south Shropshire has received a grant to provide an innovative solution to a basic necessity missing from the building – toilets! The chapel in Heath, near Boulden, hosts services and community...

Quest for Shropshire's best village hall quizzers continues more

Published: 28th Jan, 2019

In the dark, cold months of winter, a battle is quietly raging on in village halls across Shropshire to find the best in the county – at quizzes! The Shropshire Village Halls Quiz was established over 30 years ago to encourage...

Village hall fitness group tackles local loneliness more

Published: 23rd Jan, 2019

This week is Village Halls Week, a campaign by national body ACRE and its network (including us!) to celebrate rural community spaces and the people who keep them going. The 2019 campaign is focusing on how village halls provide a...

Shropshire RCC receives £60k from national loneliness fund more

Published: 7th Jan, 2019

We are delighted to share that we have received over £60,000 from a fund set up by the Government to help tackle loneliness. Shropshire RCC is the only organisation in the county, and one of just 126 across England, to be awarded...

Donate your unwanted Winter Fuel Payments to our appeal more

Published: 18th Dec, 2018

Shropshire RCC are asking people who can afford it to donate their Winter Fuel payments to help those in need. We have launched our annual Warmer Winter Appeal, which uses the donations to give out grants for emergency fuel and...

Can you join Hazel and become a ‘Good Neighbour’? more

Published: 13th Dec, 2018

A community group in Whitchurch made up of just one volunteer is looking for people to support those who are housebound or lonely. ‘Good Neighbours’ groups are formed by local people who want to offer a helping hand to those...