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Enter the Dragon…

Local business people became Dragons for an evening in support of a Dragons’ Den style charity event held at the British Ironworks Centre.  Shropshire Providers Consortium organised the event so community organisations could pitch for advice, help and support from local businesses. Lindsay Barton of SPC said: “SPC wants to connect businesses for social good, […]

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Voluntary sector organisations enter the Dragons’ Den

Voluntary sector organisations enter the Dragons’ Den to seek help and advice from the business sector Local business people became Dragons for an evening in support of a Dragons’ Den style charity event held at Lanyon Bowdler’s offices in Shrewsbury.  Shropshire Providers Consortium organised the event so community organisations could pitch for advice, help and […]

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Is Shropshire Facing a Mental Health Crisis?

Shropshire Providers Consortium’s Dragons’ Den events last week revealed some startling statistics for Shropshire.  SPC members – who all support the community in some way – told of the increasing number of people – particularly young people – who seek their help for a variety of reasons. Wendy Condlyffe, Chief executive of IMPACT AAS, said […]

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Dragons’ Den – Shropshire Style

Dragons’ Den – Shropshire Style with Shropshire Providers Consortium Shropshire businesses and community organisations got a real buzz when they got together at a Dragons’ Den style charity event organised by Shropshire Providers Consortium (SPC) with funding through the Big Lottery Fund and kindly hosted in Bridgnorth at the Marches Centre of Manufacturing and Technology […]

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SPC wins £85k for BBO Shropshire Partnership Coordinator Role

SPC wins £85,000 for the Partnership Coordinator role for the Building Better Opportunities Project – BBO Shropshire. The Partnership Coordinator role is supporting Landau as a core partner with the management and delivery of the BBO Shropshire project, working with 21 VCSE and public sector delivery partners across Shropshire, Telford and Wrekin. The project is […]

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SPC joins Shropshire Council and partners to launch the Social Value Charter for Shropshire

SPC’s Lindsay Barton, joined Shropshire Council and its partners on the Shropshire Social Value Group at the launch of the Social Value Charter for Shropshire. The Charter is a set of guiding principles and simple commitments that organisations operating in Shropshire are invited to adopt, whether they are public sector commissioners, service providers, voluntary, community and  […]

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Shropshire Inclusively Fit project goes from strength to strength

SPC (project contract managers) and partners, Energize (County Sports Partnership), Shropshire Disability Network (SDN), Headway Shropshire, South Shropshire Furniture Scheme, Shropshire Football Association and Shropshire Public Health are delighted that the Shropshire Inclusively Fit project (IFP) is going from strength to strength as it enters year three of the four year project. The project aims to […]

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SPC supports small grass root organisations, ensuring their local knowledge and expertise is not over looked.

The climate that small and grass roots organisations are operating in is more challenging and competitive than ever. Many smaller organisations have a solid track record of development, delivery and partnership working yet experience difficulty in finding “a place at the table” when there are larger scale funding opportunities that are being pursued by larger organisations. The role […]

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Community Hubs

Community Hubs Shropshire Community Assets & Services Inspiration Event SPC has won a contract from Shropshire Council to support Shropshire organisations in taking on the management and potential ownership of community based assets. We recognise that there are many communities, people and organisations who are as well, or better placed to deliver the solutions and […]

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Our Community Hubs Project – SPC and Locality Partnership

Our Community Hubs Project – SPC and Locality Partnership ***PLUS FREE ONLINE TRAINING*** Shropshire Council has awarded a grant funding contract to SPC to build capacity within the voluntary and community sector and town and parish councils to take on the management (and sometimes ownership) of community hubs, to include libraries and customer services. SPC will […]

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