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Audiology and hearing loss-Hot Topics

Audiology and hearing loss-Hot Topics

Healthwatch Shropshire have chosen Audiology and Hearing loss for their hot topic for April 2018. It is estimated that 1 in 5 people in Shropshire, over 64,000, suffer from some degree of hearing loss. This is significantly higher than the nation...
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SATH Update for April

SATH Update for April

The latest from SATH, including news on: NHS Future Fit Funding £1.8m investment in more Junior Doctors A&E Pressures Discharging patients Maternity Services Midwife-Led Units Performance Ophthalmology Bid for ShropCom servic...
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National VI Youth Swimming Gala 2018

National VI Youth Swimming Gala 2018

Registration is now open for the British Blind Sport National Youth VI Swimming Gala on Saturday 5th May.This event is FREE to enter for all blind and partially sighted children aged between 8 and 17 years old.Venue: Tudor Grange Leisure Centre, Bl...
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Toll Concessions if you're a driver with a disability.

Toll Concessions if you're a driver with a disability.

Did you know? You may not have to pay the full fare at some river crossings, bridges and tunnels if you’re disabled. In most cases, you have to apply in advance to get a concession.  It is a good idea to check for the latest toll rates before y...
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UK British Paracycling including local opportunities.

UK British Paracycling including local opportunities.

UK British Paracycling opportunities.  Of particular note are the next rounds of the National Series on 19th & 20th May (NB 20th May is in Shrewsbury) and the next rider classification opportunity on 3rd June for those who are yet to have an...
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For Sale - Jazzy 600ES Powerchair - pre-loved. £450 ono

For Sale - Jazzy 600ES Powerchair - pre-loved. £450 ono

The Jazzy 600ES is a modern indoor outdoor powerchair with  luxurious, comfortable seating designed for indoor and outdoor use.   The chair is 3 years' old, with one careful lady owner.  It has been serviced every year.  Last service was in June...
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What is your experience of using public transport?

What is your experience of using public transport?

Read about the experience of Disabled NHS doctor's "hellish" journey from London to Birmingham. She was using public transport to enable her to talk at a conference for disabled doctors. You can read her journey here and find out why it left her bran...
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SDN receives monies raised by Telford Rotary Tree of Light.

SDN receives monies raised by Telford Rotary Tree of Light.

Ruby, SDN Chair and Ann, SDN Secretary were honoured to attend the recent presentation evening to receive a very welcome donation from Telford Tree of Light. Last year, we reported on this website and in our newsletter, that we had been nominated...
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See and Hear Exhibition 2018

See and Hear Exhibition 2018

See and Hear is back at Sundorne Sports Village, Sundorne Road Harlescott Shrewsbury SY1 4RQ on Wednesday 16th May 2018 Here we have a full programme of events. Click on the links below to find out what is happening and what you can do and visit....
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The Telford Community Independence Hub

The Telford Community Independence Hub

Community Independence Drop in sessions start on 11th April 2018, at Lowe Court, High Street, Wellington, TF1 1LZ . They will take place every second Wednesday of each month enabling you to get Information, advice and support available from a range o...
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Sight Loss Opportunity Groups (SLOGs) -April Activities

Sight Loss Opportunity Groups (SLOGs) -April Activities

All sessions are FREE unless otherwise stated. Oswestry Group meets on Wednesday 4th April 10 am to 12 noon at Oswestry Library, 9 Arthur Street, Oswestry SY11 1JN We will be joined by Pam and Len with a talk on ‘Life on the Road’. Pam and L...
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Age UK Shropshire, Telford and Wrekin seek your help.

Age UK Shropshire, Telford and Wrekin seek your help.

Age UK, Shropshire, Telford and Wrekin are in the process of their annual three year quality review and, as part of that process, they would like to seek the view of organisations, colleagues and individual people who may know them, but not use our s...
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