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Age Uk

Age Uk

Age UK Shropshire Telford & Wrekin have older people who need some help in their own homes and are therefore recruiting casual, part-time home support workers to reduce their waiting list. No personal care in involved and will be mainly practical tasks such as cleaning, shopping and collecting prescriptions, laundry and gardening. A driving licence and own transport is preferred and the post is subject to a disclosure and baring service check. Please call 01743 233 788 to request an…

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Parish Council Meetings

Parish Council Meetings

Message from Dianne Dorrell at SALC We now have the outcome of the High Court Judgement on remote meetings which means that Town and Parish Councils may only hold remote meetings up to and including Thursday 6th May.  From Friday 7th May, Councils must meet face to face.  If your parish council wishes to call a remote meeting prior to the deadline, please bear in mind that Sundays and Bank Holiday cannot be included in the ‘three clear days’ but Saturdays can. Responding to…

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Election of the Police and Crime Commissioner for the West Mercia Police Area

Election of the Police and Crime Commissioner for the West Mercia Police Area

An Election is to be held for a Police and Crime Commissioner for West Mercia Police Area. Latest Time for Submission of the Election Addresses of Candidates to the Police Area Returning Officer 12 noon on Thursday 8th April 2021 Nomination papers must be delivered by hand to the Police Area Returning Officer at the Shirehall, Abbey Foregate, Shrewsbury, Shropshire, SY2 6ND between 10am and 4pm on any working day after publication of this notice but no later than 4pm…

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How what3words can help us #KnowExactlyWhere

How what3words can help us #KnowExactlyWhere

what3words is now used by 80% emergency services in the UK (including West Mercia Police, Shropshire Fire & Rescue Service and West Midlands Ambulance Service) and has helped to locate nearly 4,000 incidents since it first started being used. It can also be used to help us locate incidents more easily. Their system has given every 3m square in the world a uniqueidentifier made of 3 words – making the location of any emergencyor incident very easy to describe and…

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Smartwater distribution

Smartwater distribution

In February, the Parish Council started to supply free packs of SmartWater to each household in the Parish.  During the Lockdown, the Police have kindly co-operated by posting some packs direct to residents, however a few have been returned as ‘not known at this address’.  If you have not received your pack please e.mail the Parish Clerk with your name and address and one will be sent to you. Eileen Reynolds, Clerk to the Parish Council clerk@eardington-pc.gov.uk

Local GP Practices to offer evening and weekend appointments from 1st October

Local GP Practices to offer evening and weekend appointments from 1st October

Local GP practices are working together to offer patients more access to appointments, in the early evenings and weekends, from Monday, 1 October, 2018. NHS Shropshire Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG) is rolling out the national initiative called Extended Access to offer more appointments to local people. It recently held a survey and used the feedback from local people to help shape Extended Access for Shropshire. Part of the national agenda by NHS England, Extended Access means patients will be able to book appointments to…

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Help to Heat Grants

Help to Heat Grants

HELP TO HEAT GRANTS OIL, BOTTLED GAS AND ELECTRIC heated properties receive high funding rates for heating and insulation upgrades If you are on a low income with limited savings and either high costs or a vulnerability to the cold, you could qualify for Help to Heat funding. In many cases we are able to access full funding for off-gas boiler replacements or storage heater upgrades – with no need to be in receipt of benefits. We can also assess your eligibility for grants towards…

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Bridgnorth Bypass Update 19/7/17

Bridgnorth Bypass Update 19/7/17

A458 Improvement works have started. Improvement works on the A458 Bridgnorth bypass started on Tuesday 11 July 2017. The work on the A458 and the roundabout approaches between the A458/B4373 (Wenlock Road) junction and the Stourbridge Road roundabout are due to finish by 10 November. A 20mph temporary speed limit has been placed on the works extents for the duration of the scheme. This speed reduction is in place to protect both the contractors workforce, but also to give added…

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B4364 Bridgnorth to Neenton roadworks – 8-12 May 2017

B4364 Bridgnorth to Neenton roadworks – 8-12 May 2017

Following a traffic collision earlier this year, extensive damage was caused to a safety barrier at Faintree. As a safety measure, temporary traffic signals have been in place since the incident whilst a new barrier has been both designed and manufactured. In order to install the new barrier, the road will need to be closed for a short period. This has been planned for 8 May to 12 May 2017. The section of the B4364 to be closed will be between the Bridgnorth…

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Election of a Unitary Councillor for Brown Clee

Election of a Unitary Councillor for Brown Clee

Notice is hereby given that: A poll for the election of a Unitary Councillor for Brown Clee will be held on Thursday 4 May 2017, between the hours of 7:00 am and 10:00 pm. The number of Unitary Councillors to be elected is one. The names, home addresses and descriptions of the Candidates remaining validly nominated for election and the names of all persons signing the Candidates nomination paper are as follows: The situation of Polling Stations and the description of persons…

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A458 Bridgnorth Bypass Night Closure 11-13 Apr

A458 Bridgnorth Bypass Night Closure 11-13 Apr

Please find attached details of forthcoming road closure Road to be closed: A458 Bridgnorth by-pass/ River Severn Bridge  Date and duration: 2 x night closures – 11/04/17 13/04/17 8pm to 6am Purpose: Bridge deck joint survey Applicant: Shropshire Council Bridges and structures team Diversion: Through Bridgnorth If you have any questions, or require any further information please contact the Street Works Team on streetworks@shropshire.gov.uk

Notice of Election: Election of Parish Councillors

Notice of Election: Election of Parish Councillors

NOTICE OF ELECTION Shropshire Council Election of Parish Councillors for the Parish listed below Eardington Parish Council  Parish Number of Parish Councillors to be elected – Seven 1. Forms of nomination for the above election may be obtained from the Clerk to the Parish Council, or the Returning Officer, at The Shirehall, Abbey Foregate, Shrewsbury, SY2 6ND, who will, at the request of an elector for any electoral area, prepare a nomination paper for signature. 2. Nomination papers must be hand-delivered to the…

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Notice of Election: Shropshire Council Election of Councillors

Notice of Election: Shropshire Council Election of Councillors

NOTICE OF ELECTION Shropshire Council Election of Councillors for the Electoral Divisions listed below: 1. Forms of nomination for Unitary Elections may be obtained at The Shirehall, Abbey Foregate, Shrewsbury, SY2 6ND, from the Returning Officer who will, at the request of an elector for any electoral area, prepare a nomination paper for signature. 2. Nomination papers must be hand-delivered to the Returning Officer, Shirehall, Abbey Foregate, Shrewsbury, Shropshire, SY2 6ND on any day after the date of this notice, but…

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Flicks in the Sticks: Woman in Gold – 21/10/15

Flicks in the Sticks: Woman in Gold – 21/10/15

You may be interested to know that Chetton Village Hall Committee has now arranged the Autumn’ Flicks in the Sticks’ programme which will commence on Wednesday, 21st October at 7.30pm.  The film   ‘Woman in Gold’ stars Ryan Reynolds and Helen Mirren in a drama based on the real life story of Maria Altman and her legal campaign against the Austrian government.  Mirren plays Altman who, since fleeing Europe during the Second World War now lives in Los Angeles.  When the death…

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Roadworks: B4364 Neenton 12-16 Oct

Roadworks: B4364 Neenton 12-16 Oct

B4364 From Clee Brook Bridge To New House Farm Junction, Neenton, Bridgnorth, Shropshire 12 October — 16 October Traffic control (two-way signals) Delays likely due to Streetworks Install 158m Of One Way Poly Duct In Carriageway. at Opposite All Saints Church To Approximately 156 Meters North East, B4364 From Clee Brook Bridge To New House Farm Juncti Responsibility: BT EToN status: Planned work about to start

NHS Future Fit decision

NHS Future Fit decision

NHS Future Fit decision ensures a healthy future for Princess Royal and Royal Shrewsbury Hospital sites but rules out greenfield The leaders of the NHS Future Fit met today to discuss the next steps for the programme to transform NHS services in Telford & Wrekin and Shropshire. They considered in-depth work into the affordability of the six scenarios that were shortlisted for hospital services, which also serve patients from Mid Wales, in February. This work has concluded that all options…

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Senior Safety Day Highley

Senior Safety Day Highley

Sent: 21 July 2015 14:33 Subject: Senior Safety Day Highley Dear All, Please see below information about an event coming to Highley in October from our Wise and Well Team. We are celebrating  the UN International Day of Older Persons on Thursday, 1st October by organising an extra Senior Safety Day at the Severn Centre, Highley.  The fitness staff at the Severn Centre will be offering Functional Fitness MOT assessments all day and we would like to work with them…

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