Category Archives: My area

Shropshire Libraries to receive copies of “Strength For The Journey”

20/05/2015 / Leave a comment / Permalink

Shropshire Libraries is to receive a gift of books to help those living with dementia. Shifnal Library is hosting a dementia-friendly teatime on Thursday 4 June from 3pm to 4pm, and will welcome special guest Sarah Thorpe, support worker for … Continue reading »

Severn Valley Area Children’s Centre celebrates “good” Ofsted rating

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Shropshire Council’s Severn Valley Area Children’s Centre group is celebrating after being judged “good” by Government inspectors. The centre is one of 13 children’s centres in Shropshire which offer a variety of services for families with children under five years … Continue reading »

Applications going to Central planning committee on 21 May 2015

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The following planning applications will be considered by Shropshire Council’s Central planning committee at its meeting at Shirehall, Shrewsbury on Thursday 21 May 2015 at 2pm. The meeting is open to the public and all are welcome to attend. To … Continue reading »

School team scoops University Centre Shrewsbury Young Enterprise award

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News from our partners University Centre Shrewsbury A University Centre Shrewsbury-sponsored award for innovation was presented to budding entrepreneurs at a Shropshire celebration evening. Professor Clare Schofield handed the accolade to the team from the Corbet School, Baschurch, at the … Continue reading »

Shropshire Towns and Rural Housing celebrate Hignett Place completion with partners

19/05/2015 / Leave a comment / Permalink

Shropshire Towns and Rural Housing invited partners to Hignett Place, Oswestry, to celebrate the opening of the new build development site. Continue reading »

Shropshire Council to consult on its learning disability services in Bridgnorth

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Shropshire Council will soon be seeking people’s views on the future of learning disability services in the south east of the county. Supporting people with a learning disability to live in their own homes with a tenancy is a priority … Continue reading »

Chilton Bridge near Atcham closure from 1 June 2015

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Chilton Bridge will be closed from Monday 1 June 2015 for up to a week, to enable essential repairs to be carried out. The bridge carries the unclassified road between Cross Houses and Atcham. The work involves general maintenance repairs … Continue reading »

Opportunity to shape the future of the Meres Day Centre and the library in Ellesmere

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Shropshire Council is inviting community groups and private sector organisations to come forward to help shape and develop the Meres Day Centre in Ellesmere as a potential community venue, to include Ellesmere Library. The day centre is a valued resource … Continue reading »

Volunteer walk leader training days

18/05/2015 / Leave a comment / Permalink

Do you have a few hours to spare? Would you like to help people enjoy the outdoors and new friends? Becoming a walk leader is an excellent way to help people in your local community to have the confidence to … Continue reading »

Reduce food poisoning by taking the Chicken Challenge

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280,000 cases of food poisoning every year can be traced to bacteria most commonly found in raw chicken, according to figures from the Food Standards Agency (FSA). The germ, known as campylobacter, has no scent, taste and cannot be seen … Continue reading »