29/09/2016 : Invitation to a provider information event for Short Breaks
Introduction and background
Shropshire Council and its partners offer a range of both ‘assessed’ and ‘non-assessed’ Short Break services for disabled children and their families. Non-assessed Short Break Services are offered via the ‘All In’…
29/09/2016 : Recommissioning: provider information meeting - short breaks for children (0-18)
Recommissioning: provider information meeting - our commissioning intentions for assessed short breaks for children (0-18) with special educational needs and / or a disability (
01/10/2016 : Help to Buy roadshow
Whether you're looking to buy your first home or thinking of moving up the property ladder and want to know more about the government-backed Help to Buy scheme, the Help to Buy roadshow is the place to be!
08/10/2016 : Perfect Pickles
Pickling is an age-old British method of preserving fruit and vegetables, traditionally making the most of autumn abundance, ready to be used in the depths of winter. A preserving technique that's often overlooked, pickling done well and with a little…
14/10/2016 : Wheelwrighting
During this three day course, for just four participants with some woodworking experience, you'll be guided through the many processes required to make a traditional wheel. You'll lathe turn an elm log into a hub before mortising it on…
15/10/2016 : Shropshire History Day
Come along to meet local enthusiasts and experts, to learn more and share your own knowledge and experience.
15/10/2016 : Hedgelaying
The purpose of hedgelaying is to restore a hedge that has become sparse at the base, or has grown without being trimmed. Hedgelaying thickens a hedge therefore giving more shelter for livestock on farms and a habitat for nesting birds and wildlife. During…
29/10/2016 : Orchard Restoration
The course is aimed at gardeners and smallholders, and will cover siting an orchard, choosing suitable species and varieties to plant, and how to look after them. You'll be shown how to plant a tree and protect it from animals and strimmers, and learn…
29/10/2016 : Christmas in a Jar
Winter preserving is usually undertaken with Christmas in mind, using up the last of the orchard and vegetable bounty. Spend a lovely day creating wonderful Christmas preserves that can be given as gifts or liven up the Christmas store cupboard in the…
30/10/2016 : Victorian Crazy Patchwork Christmas Stocking
Originating from the necessity to preserve the life of worn out clothing and blankets this "thrifty" technique took on a new dimension during the reign of Queen Victoria when crazy patchwork became an ideal medium to display rich, ornate decorative needlework…
01/11/2016 : House history
|Please note that this course is now full.|
Tracing the history of a property and finding out about the…
15/11/2016 : All about me, all about us - person-centred approaches in Shropshire
Person-centred approaches empower people and organisations to create positive change. They're about involving young people, children and their parent/carers, and ensuring that…
28/02/2017 : Latin for local and family historians
Do you find it difficult to make progress with your research when you find phrases or even whole documents are in Latin?
28/02/2017 : Palaeography – how to read old writing
This six week course covers secretary, italic and mixed hands from the 16th-18th centuries, and 19th century formal and informal writing.