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Shropshire Disability Network Meeting-Thursday 13th December 2018

Shropshire Disability Network Meeting-Thursday 13th December 2018

We hope many of you will join us this Thursday for our last meeting of 2018. It takes place at The Movement Centre, Building 106, Robert Jones & Agnes Hunt District Orthopedic Hospital, Gobowen, Oswestry SY10 7AG. Networking 10.30 am to 11 am. T...
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Consultation to decide which products should not be routinely prescribed.

Consultation to decide which products should not be routinely prescribed.

NHS England continues to partner with NHS Clinical Commissioners (NHSCC) to support clinical commissioning groups (CCGs) in ensuring that they can use their prescribing resources effectively and deliver best patient outcomes from the medicines that t...
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Local Giving Day-Grow Your Tenner, Tuesday 11th December 2018

Local Giving Day-Grow Your Tenner, Tuesday 11th December 2018

Today Local Giving campaign, kicks off at 10am, 11th December 2018, (we) Shropshire Disability Network will have the opportunity to benefit from doubled monthly donations for a full 6 months.  Anyone wishing to support our charity can set up...
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Alan Ward Charity Christmas Market-this weekend

Alan Ward Charity Christmas Market-this weekend

Alan Ward is hosting this event at its store in Ennerdale Road, Shrewsbury, this weekend (Saturday December 8th and 9th) It will feature charity stalls, entertainment and special children’s festive activity stations around the store. In 2016 we...
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Your Voice Christmas 2018

Your Voice Christmas 2018

This edition of Your Voice has a festive feel - download your copy below! You will find out how to get your hands on SDN's Christmas Cards - with designs by Members - and how people with and without disabilities can enjoy a creative Christmas ca...
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Treat the individual or change society? Disability as a social construct

Treat the individual or change society? Disability as a social construct

Monday 3rd December 2018 is recognised as International Day of People with Disabilities. Thomas Vaughan from Autonomy has written this blog "Treat the individual or change society? Disability as a social construct". Thomas works for Capgemini in Tel...
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Sight Loss Opportunity Groups news and activities-December 2018

Sight Loss Opportunity Groups news and activities-December 2018

Note this month most groups have changed their usual meeting plans and will be getting together for a Christmas meal. If you have any queries please contact Julie or Susann by email [email protected] or [email protected]
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Charity Titan Zip Wire Challenge - Part Two

Charity Titan Zip Wire Challenge - Part Two

Part Two You may remember that we were now one team member short, when Allan, my husband felt he could not face the heights.  Luckily, in his place, I was able to recruit a colleague from our local quiz team.  Steve was raring to go and voluntee...
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Shropshire Disability Network Christmas Cards on Sale now.

Shropshire Disability Network Christmas Cards on Sale now.

By kind permission of The Churches Conservation Trust charities many charities including Shropshire Disability Network/Safe place Shropshire are able to raise cash for their well deserved cause by selling their cards. The Charity Card Shop is open at...
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Inclusive Carol Service -8th December 2018

Inclusive Carol Service -8th December 2018

You are invited to an INCLUSIVE CAROL SERVICE Saturday 8th December 2018 1pm Shrewsbury United Reformed Church will be hosting ‘Disability and Jesus’, a group from the north east, who will lead an inclusive and accessible carol service. They v...
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Successful Launch of Book Club for people living with chronic illness or disabilities

Successful Launch of Book Club for people living with chronic illness or disabilities

Last month Shrewsbury Library successfully launched a Book Club for people living with chronic illness or disabilities. Carer(s) are welcome to accompany anyone who wishes to go along. The next session is being held on Monday 17th December at 14:00...
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BBC launches consultation on TV licence fee for over-75s

BBC launches consultation on TV licence fee for over-75s

The BBC has launched a consultation to decide how licence fees for over-75s should be paid for. They are currently financed by a government-funded scheme, which is due to end in 2020. It is expected the cost of free licences to the over-75s will to...
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