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    Article: Dec 1, 2021

    Worthen church have been very fortunate to obtain an original signed painting from Penelope Timmis to raffle for Church Funds.

    This is a very special prize and most generous of Penny, who is keen to raise a significant sum of money for the Church.

    She is coming to the Christmas Tree festival on 18th December, to pick the winning ticket and hopefully present the prize to the lucky winner.

  • Article: Dec 1, 2021

    A grant scheme is set to be launched by Shropshire Council in a bid to help protect community assets in the wake of the coronavirus pandemic.

    The Community Asset Grant Scheme Pilot will bid to help the sustainability of some community assets which are vitally important in achieving post-pandemic recovery with grants of up to £15,000.

  • Article: Dec 1, 2021

    Please find below the link to the latest update on rural grant funding opportunities. This includes changes to garnts provided by Locality for Neighbourhood Development Plans, changes to the electric vehicle charging point grant, opportunities for Church and heritage conservation and grants for woodland development plus others..

  • Article: Nov 22, 2021
    5 weeks on from hearing that the Community Hospital in Bishop's Castle would close on a temporary basis effective 1st November, there are still no clear plans for re-opening the hospital beds.
    At the Shropshire Health Overview and Scrutiny Committee ( HOSC) local Councillors, Parish Councils and members of the Public had the opportunity to hear further from Shropshire Community NHS Trust.
  • Article: Nov 22, 2021

    A new grant is available from Shropshire Council of up to £15k to help protect community assets in the wake of the Coronavirus pandemic. They could be community hubs, community-owned pubs, shops or other social venues. Village halls and community sports facilities may also be supported, particularly if they can't access other grant schemes or haven't previously been supported with Shropshire Council's Covid grant support