Category: Cost of living

53 Cost of living posts found.

Host of Pop-Up Youth Spaces for young people this summer


Young people across Shropshire are invited to join in host of activities throughout the summer. The sessions are organised by Shropshire Council’s…

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Advice and support on hand for those struggling to pay bills and buy food this summer

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Families struggling to buy food and pay bills this summer are being urged to seek help and support. The call to action…

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Year end overspend reduces by £1.5m despite inflation and service pressures


The final figures for the latest financial year show that Shropshire Council’s overspend reduced by £1.5m to finish the financial year 2022/23…

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Energy Bills Support Scheme: seven days left to apply for alternative funding

Cost of living

Wednesday 31 May 2023 will be the last day to apply for the Government’s Energy Bills Support Scheme Alternative Funding or Alternative…

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£2.1m of cost of living support delivered to Shropshire residents since October 2022


Shropshire Council has delivered over £2 million of additional support for residents from the Household Support Fund provided by the Government since…

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Cost of living: Have you checked your Pension Credit entitlement?


There is just over a week left to make a claim for Pension Credit and still receive an additional £301 cost-of-living payment,…

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Have you received all of the energy support that you are entitled to?

Cost of living

There have been a number of energy support schemes from HM Government available to households since October 2022, depending on the way…

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Cost of Living payment: £301 on the way for eligible households


Many of the lowest-income households will get new Cost of Living Payments from the Government, as bills and food costs remain high…

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Shropshire HAF entertains hundreds of children over Easter school holidays

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The Easter 2023 programme of holiday activities and food, co-ordinated by Shropshire Council, welcomed hundreds of children and young people across 57…

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Community venues stepped up for Shropshire’s Warm Welcome

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More than 80 community venues in Shropshire opened their doors to offer residents a warm welcome this winter, as energy prices pushed…

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