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Shrewsbury Big Town Plan-Public Consultation opens

Shrewsbury Big Town Plan-Public Consultation opens

Shrewsbury Big Town Plan pop up  Public Exhibition opened on Thursday 16th August at St. Mary's Church, St. Mary's Place, Shrewsbury SY1 1EF.  The exhibition is open from 9 am to 4 pm, Monday to Saturday and will remain open until Wednesday 19th S...
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Do you use Autism services in Telford and Wrekin?

Do you use Autism services in Telford and Wrekin?

Health Watch Telford and Wrekin are wanting people to share their experiences of autism services within Telford and Wrekin. This will help to influence the upcoming autism strategy being developed by Telford and Wrekin Council. The survey is for any...
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3 Muskebears, 22 Brave Volunteers, raising funds for 3 charities!

3 Muskebears, 22 Brave Volunteers, raising funds for 3 charities!

Earlier this year, we informed our members about a challenge set by Jess Hiles, daughter of Jo Allmond. Many of our members know Jess, as she co-writes Jess, The Goth Fairy books and she is a volunteer for Safe Place Shropshire. She is also one of ou...
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Inclusively Fit Events this September

Inclusively Fit Events this September

On Wednesday 5th September, two events are taking place. Shropshire Disability Network, as a member of Shropshire Providers Consortium and a partner in the Shropshire Inclusively Fit project are pleased to be bringing you this news. Shropshire Inclus...
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Penny the Piggy bank visits Shropshire on Age UK tour to highlight social care crisis

Penny the Piggy bank visits Shropshire on Age UK tour to highlight social care crisis

Age UK Shropshire, Telford and Wrekin have asked SDN to share this press release. Note: many of our members/families/friends will be aware that Social Care urgently needs more funding. This month, you have opportunity to meet Penny the Piggy Bank!...
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Come and hear Abby tell her story at our AGM on 6th September 2018

Come and hear Abby tell her story at our AGM on 6th September 2018

Shropshire Disability Network extends a warm invitation to you to join us for our AGM and Quarterly meeting on Thursday 6th September at the University Centre, Frankwell, Shrewsbury. Once the annual official business is complete, we look forward t...
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Do you have an assistance dog to help you in your daily life?

Do you have an assistance dog to help you in your daily life?

There are 8 main charities that provide assistance dogs to help people in their daily lives. They are: Canine Partners, Dog A.I.D, Guide Dogs, Hearing Dogs (for Deaf People), Dogs for Good, Medical Detection Dogs, Support Dogs (Training Dogs for...
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Let's Talk Local: Adult Social Care-Church Stretton

Let's Talk Local: Adult Social Care-Church Stretton

Let’s Talk Local appointments are available for those people who need support from our Adult Social Care team at Shropshire Council and their needs cannot be met through resources available online or guidance over the telephone. More informatio...
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Hackney carriage and private hire licensing policy review

Hackney carriage and private hire licensing policy review

Shropshire Council are consulting on "Hackney carriage and private hire licensing policy review. This consultation ends on Sunday 2nd September 2018. This consultation includes vehicles which are defined as "wheelchair accessible". Details of the...
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Sight Loss Opportunity Groups (SLOGs) -August 2018 Activities

Sight Loss Opportunity Groups (SLOGs) -August 2018 Activities

All sessions are FREE unless otherwise stated. Oswestry Group meets on Wednesday 1st August 10 am to 12 noon at Oswestry Library, 9 Arthur Street, Oswestry SY11 1JN We will be joined by Exotic Zoo sensory experience (no spiders or snakes) We are...
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Maternity and mental health- stakeholder survey

Maternity and mental health- stakeholder survey

From August, Healthwatch Shropshire are working to find out more about people's experiences of maternity and mental health. This is the first stage of our multi-year project on mental health that will cover a range of stages throughout a person's lif...
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DSActive Tennis Session

DSActive Tennis Session

DSActive provides sporting opportunities for people with Down's syndrome. The first tennis session will take place at Telford Tennis Centre, New Road, Wrockwardine Wood, Telford TF2 7AB on Saturday 4th August from 2 pm to 4 pm, then weekly sessions...
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