Category: Children’s services

279 Children’s services posts found.

Safeguarding partnership urges communities to look out for signs of child neglect

Neglect of children infographic

Shropshire Safeguarding Community Partnership are asking communities to help keep children safe and look out for the signs of neglect. The call to…

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Coronavirus: Praise for council staff working behind the scenes on COVID-19 booster programme 


The Leader of Shropshire Council has paid tribute to the hundreds of staff supporting the accelerated winter COVID-19 booster programme.  While colleagues in…

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New Ladybird books exhibition takes readers back to childhood

Ladybird Books exhibition

Visitors to Shrewsbury Museum and Art Gallery’s latest exhibition will be taken back in time to their childhoods and memories of Ladybird…

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Personal Advisers for young care leavers presented prestigious award at Full Council meeting

Personal Advisers outside the Full Council meeting, with Vince Hunt, Chairman of the Council, on lefthand side of photo.

A team of Personal Advisers from Shropshire Council’s leaving care team were today (Thursday 13 January 2022) presented with a national award…

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Residents urged to play their part to help keep our children free from neglect


Shropshire residents are being urged to play their part in helping keep children safe and free from neglect. The call to action…

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Finance and welfare support for people struggling this winter

5 ways to winter wellness: Welfare support infographic

People who are finding it hard to manage their household bills or struggling with their welfare this winter can access support and…

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Programme of free activities and meals launched for Shropshire’s youngsters


There are a range of activities to boost physical, social and mental wellbeing for the children who need it most over the Christmas break.   Shropshire Council is working with more…

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Teenagers set up book group at Ellesmere Library

Founder members of the Ellesmere teen’s book club, (from left ) Victoria Moughton, Josh Martin, Evie Edwards and Charlotte Hynes  (Picture: David Atkinson)

A group of young people have formed their own reading group at Ellesmere Library – proving that not all teenagers are totally…

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£2M funding to support vulnerable people and families this winter


Shropshire Council has been allocated just over £2million by the Government as part of a new Household Support Fund to help vulnerable…

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Appeal to people to join a rewarding and exciting career in social care

An adult receiving social care

People interested in making a real difference to the lives of adults and children in Shropshire are being encouraged to choose a…

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