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Coronavirus: Warning to residents on scam calls claiming to be NHS Test and Trace

Shropshire Council’s trading standards team want to make residents aware of reports of a new telephone scam about NHS Test and Trace that is coming to light. Callers are contacting residents saying they are from NHS Test and Trace, and telling the resident that they have been in contact with someone suffering from COVID-19, and […]

Thank you to our wonderful volunteers for their dedication

As part of Volunteers’ Week, which runs from 1 to 7 June, Citizens Advice Shropshire wants to thank volunteers for their contribution throughout the year and support during the crisis. Over 70 volunteers at Citizens Advice Shropshire contribute 366.6 hours each week. In the last year, Citizens Advice Shropshire has helped 7,529 people with 29,698 […]

Coronavirus Testing in Shropshire, Telford and Wrekin: What You Need to Know

Issued by: Shropshire, Telford & Wrekin Sustainability and Transformation Partnership (STP) Who can get tested? Testing for coronavirus (COVID-19) has been expanded to everyone over the age of five with symptoms. People can ask for a test if they, or a member of their household, have the recent onset of any of the following symptoms:  […]

Shropshire Council’s public health team launches mental health resources

To mark Mental Health Awareness Week (Monday 18 May – Sunday 24 May 2020), Shropshire Council’s public health team has today launched a series of mental health resources to help support people’s mental health and wellbeing, through and beyond coronavirus. The resources aim to help reduce loneliness and isolation, and provide easy access to mental health support, to […]

Coronavirus / COVID-19: Help with food in Shropshire

The Shropshire Food Poverty Alliance have put together a helpful page of information detailing where you can get help with food from local food banks, the neighbourhood groups and AgeUK providing help with shopping, and links to Government help if you are extremely vulnerable and shielding for 12 weeks. There is also a map which […]