Funding & Grants Bulletin – August

Litter Innovation Fund Over £300,000 is now available for community projects that get tough on litter, Environment Minister Thérèse Coffey has announced today (15 August 2018). https://www.gov.uk/government/news/litter-innovation-fund-further-grantsavailable- for-innovative-community-projects £20m investment to help tackle loneliness Charities and community groups will get £20 million of new funding to help isolated people and those suffering from loneliness https://www.gov.uk/government/news/20-million-investment-to-help-tacklelonelinessContinue reading “Funding & Grants Bulletin – August”

Oswestry Borders University of the Third Age

Did you know that Oswestry’s two U3As have a combined membership of nearly 600 members?  This must make it one of the largest voluntary organisations in the town. U3A is an international movement for retired/semi-retired people to continue their educational, social and creative interests in a friendly and informal environment. Members draw upon their knowledgeContinue reading “Oswestry Borders University of the Third Age”

Business Basics Fund

The Business Basics Fund was launched in June. There’s just over one month to go to get your bid in before the first call closes at noon on 4 September. The fund will help improve the productivity and performance of small and medium businesses in England. We’re looking for ideas from within your communities to test ways of encouraging small,Continue reading “Business Basics Fund”

Consultation on charging points for electric cars launched

Green Shropshire Xchange (GSX) has launched a draft strategy towards a cohesive, widespread, and reliable electric vehicle charging network across Herefordshire, Shropshire and Telford & Wrekin.  It is often assumed that most electric vehicle users will charge up at home, but around 43% of existing car owners do not have access to off street parking.Continue reading “Consultation on charging points for electric cars launched”

Shrewsbury Model Railway Show

Chantilly Grey will be hosting Shrewsbury Model Railway Show on Saturday 20th October 2018 from 10am until 4pm at the United Reformed Church, Coleham Head. This is the first show of its kind in Shrewsbury in many a year and is already very eagerly anticipated by local enthusiasts and those new to the hobby whoContinue reading “Shrewsbury Model Railway Show”

Shropshire Highways – Risk Based Approach Consultation

Shropshire Council Highways is consulting on its proposals in response to the UK Roads Liaison Group’s publication of the Code of Practice ‘Well Managed Highway Infrastructure’, Delivery of a safe and well maintained highway network relies on good evidence and sound engineering judgement. The intention of this Code is that Authorities will develop their ownContinue reading “Shropshire Highways – Risk Based Approach Consultation”