Perry Riding – support for planning application

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Numerous attempts over the past eight years to locate a suitable site to build a new sustainable centre where the Perry Group can be guaranteed a future and many other groups and individuals can benefit.

A planning application has now been lodged for a site kindly put forward by the Willey Estates in Much Wenlock. Full details are available on the Shropshire council planning web page, and there are more details on the new Cavalier Centre website by clicking here.

If you would like to show your support please do so by lodging a supporting comment on the planning site, with a plan to gather 2,000 if possible. It involves registering first and then being e mailled back. It is a little time consuming but will be invaluable to the cause if you and any friends and supporters can spare the time to do it:

Go to www.shropshire.gov.uk and on the home page look at the column on the left and click on Environment and Planning.

You will next see a page with three main headings – Planning, Environment, Recycling and Rubbish.

Go to the Planning list and at the top Click on Online Planning Register.

The next page invites you to find or comment on an application.  Complete the Text Box with 14/02127/FUL and enter. Then follow the simple instructions to leave comments and I hope your SUPPORT for the application. 

 

 

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Disability Friendly Film day

FREE EVENT – FOR ALL THE FAMILY

 Disability Friendly film with lower sound and higher lights


At Theatre Severn, Shrewsbury

 Saturday 17th May  Showing at :  11am and 2:30  Plus: between 12:30 and 2:30 there will be a FREE sandwich lunch provided for everyone, extra entertainment for children and information stands for the adults.


To book your place:    Email: wales.events@cafamily.org.uk

Phone: 02920 396624 or Text: 07904 672614


My First Inclusive Ballet at Theatre Severn

Theatre Severn

coppelia_8 CS5This April, Theatre Severn welcomes renowned dance company the English National Ballet as they present My First Ballet: Coppelia.
My First Ballet: Coppélia tells the story of an eccentric toymaker, a beautiful doll (Coppélia), a pair of star-crossed lovers, and a hilarious case of mistaken identity. Of course love triumphs over all and the finale is a breath-taking celebration of the lovers’ marriage.
The My First Ballet series brings young audiences their first taste of ballet through the magic of fairy tales, captivating music and beautiful dance. The ballets are danced by second year students of English National Ballet School in performances produced by English National Ballet.

My First Inclusive Ballet

English National Ballet School, in partnership with Kings College London, Widgit and Sign2Learn have been working together to make ballet more accessible to children with learning difficulties and disabilities.

In order to make the performances more accessible English National Ballet have created a range of bespoke learning resources. Using graphic symbols downloadable prior to the performance, families, carers and teachers of children with learning difficulties  and disabilities, can better help children’s understanding of the story, ballet and going to the theatre.

These resources are available to download now by going to http://www.ballet.org.uk/whats-on/my-first-ballet-coppelia/ and clicking on ‘Symbol Resources’

My First Ballet: Coppélia premieres at Theatre Severn Shrewsbury on 5th & 6th April. Details can be found by visiting their website at www.theatresevern.co.uk or by calling the box office on 01743 281281. Please do ask about group bookings as discounts maybe available.

AFC Fundraising Event

AFC LogoSpring Dinner Dance Fundraising Event

 Action For Children, Shropshire Activity Support are holding a fundraising evening to raise monies to enable opportunities for children and young people to access a wider range of activities.

Date: Friday 21st March 2014
Time: 7pm-11pm (for under 18’s)
7pm-4am (for over 18’s)
Venue: The Peach Tree Restaurant, 18-21 Abbey Foregate, Shrewsbury, SY2 6AE.
Tickets:
£25 for over 18’s which includes a 2 course meal, disco and VIP wristband for free entrance to C:21, Spirit and The Buttermarket (worth £20).
£15 for under 18’s which includes a 2 course meal and disco until 11pm.

There will also be a raffle during the evening with various great prizes. For further information please click here.

Tickets are available to purchase from Shropshire Activity Support:
* 49 Reabrook Avenue, Belle Vue, Shrewsbury, SY3 7PZ.
* 01743 344696 (Sarah Beaufoy or Deborah King)
* sarah.beaufoy@actionforchildren.org.uk or deborah.king@actionforchildren.org.uk

Alternatively tickets can be purchased from The Peach Tree at the address above or by calling 01743 355055.

The Albrighton Trust – Transition Project

The Albrighton TrustThe Albrighton Trust charity provides educational, recreational and leisure facilities for mentally, physically and sensory disabled users.

For over 20 years The Albrighton Trust has had a successful record of supporting people of all ages with special needs and their carers by providing high standard facilities and offering a range of confidence and esteem building activities.

The Albrighton Trust is excited to introduce a new transition project for disabled and special needs young people aged 15-25. The ‘Me & You’ project is a Lottery funded project for disabled and special needs young people during their transition years.

The project aims to build the skills, confidence and esteem of disabled and special needs young people by providing positive outdoor activities in a ‘green-blue’ environment.

They will be offering a range of horticultural, angling, wildlife and conservation experiences and skills with the opportunity to gain a qualification if desired.

 Benefits of the project:

  • Enables young people to develop the skills, confidence, esteem, team work, leadership skills and Interpersonal skills.
  • Help young people during the transition period of their lives from full time education to adult life by exploring their options.
  • Introduces new skills and opening up a variety of outdoor learning opportunities in a ‘green-blue’ environment to increase confidence to a point where young people can make life changing decisions, either to progress their education or explore job or volunteering opportunities.
  • To achieve shared goals in a positive environment by giving young people the opportunity to develop personal and practical skills supported  by an enthusiastic, experienced and knowledgeable staff team and volunteers.

 For further information about the ‘Me & You’ project please contact:

Suki Rathor on 01902 372 441 or email Suki@albrightontrust.org.uk

The Albrighton Trust also offer…

  • Training, Resource and Learning Centre;
  • Sensory Gardens;
  • Conservation and Wildlife programmes;
  • Arts, Craft and Music sessions;
  • Wheelchair accessible angling facilities;
  • Horticultural training and therapy;
  • School holiday activities for both disabled and able bodied children to play and work together.

Opening hours are 9am–4pm Monday to Friday and weekends during the summer months.

For further information please visit The Albrighton Trust website: www.albrightontrust.org.uk 

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Art Play Training Event

Scrappies logoScrappies are running an Art Play Training Event on:

Thursday 28th November 2013, 5.30-8.30pm at Scrappies Store, Lutwych Road, Church Stretton, SY6 6AT.

The workshop will include:

  • Recycling as a tool for creativity and play;
  • Building your own creative skills;
  • Inclusive engagement – fun factor!
  • Special needs;
  • Top tips for programme building;
  • Free resources.

To book a place at this FREE Art Play training event please contact:

Alexa Pugh, Shropshire Council

Tel: 01743 255938

Email: alexa.pugh@shropshire.gov.uk

Shropshire Council are working in partnership with Arts Connect West Midlands (the bridging organisation for the WM) and arts and cultural organisations from across the county, to provide opportunities for more young people to experience quality arts; irrespective of where they live or their social, educational or financial circumstances.

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Activity supported by Shropshire Council and Arts Connect West Midlands as part of their local capacity building fund with prior permission of ACWM

NEW! North Shropshire Football Academy.

Special OlympicsThe North Shropshire Football Academy is being hosted by North Shropshire Special Olympics with various partners involved, including Walford & North Shropshire College and Shropshire based football teams; Ellesmere Rangers and Shrewsbury Town FC.

The launch is completely FREE to attend and it will take place on:

Sunday 21st July (10am – 12pm) at

Ellesmere Rangers Football Club,

Beech Grove Playing Field,

Ellesmere,

SY12 0BT.

The launch will consist of two training sessions, which will be led by the Head Coach of the Team GB Football Team, followed by information sharing and light refeshments. Following the launch those attending will be given the opportunity to register for the football academy and participate in a programme of training and competition over the next twelve months. 

The academy is for both males and females aged 11-25 years who have a learning or intellectual disability.

For more information please contact Benji Evans on: 07813 511749 or email benjievans@wrep.org.uk

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