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Shropshire Council News

By Wendy Richards Stoke St Milborough Parish Council

Monday, 15 June 2020

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Support for Carers

Last week was National Carers’ week and the theme this year was Making Carers Visible. While we can’t hold events for informal carers now, we have sent the carers we know of a postcard to say thank you, we recognise you and appreciate everything that you do. The postcard also gives details of support contact information. Information and support can be found here:

Shropshire Choices, Information for carers during Coronavirus pandemic https://www.shropshire.gov.uk/shropshire-choices/caring-for-someone-else/information-for-carers-during-the-coronavirus-pandemic/
Shropshire Council First Point of Contact – 0345 678 9044 between 8.45am to 5.00pm Mon – Thurs and 8.45am to 4.00pm Friday.
Crossroads Together Information line – 01743 341995 between 9am to 5pm Mon to Fri
Taking Part, Independent Service for people with Learning Disabilities – email: takingpart@takingpart.co.uk or via their Facebook page
A4U, in partnership with STACS, Shropshire Autism Hub - 01743 539201 or email: shropshireautismhub@a4u.org.uk

Libraries

CloudLibrary: Shropshire’s CloudLibrary is available for borrowers to download e-books and e-audio books. CloudLibrary works in the same way as a physical library so once one person ‘takes out’ a book it is not available for anyone else to borrow. We share our e-library with other library authorities providing lots of choice, if a title belonging to Shropshire libraries is on loan you will be able to place a hold on it (request it). To access CloudLibrary, all you need is your library card number and PIN.
e-Magazines on RBdigital: Read full digital copies of your favourite magazines, for free, with our RBdigital e-Magazine Service.
e-Newspapers and e-Magazines on PressReader: Access over 2000 e-newspapers and e-magazines, including most of the UK national papers, through Library PressReader.Shropshire Libraries Reading Group Facebook Page: We would also encourage those users that are on Facebook to join the Shropshire Libraries Reading Group page. Members of this group frequently discuss titles that they have been reading and offer recommendations to others.
Shropshire Libraries You Tube channel especially Books Aloud and Memory Corner (for people living with Dementia) - https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCIJXSGNRknFIQbBOSXeno4A
Libraries from Home Helpful links to keep well, discover, learn and imagine for you and your family - https://www.shropshire.gov.uk/libraries/libraries-from-home/
For non-members: Do you know someone who would like to become a member of Shropshire Libraries? If so, please forward this email; it's easy to join and they will immediately be able to use our e-library services.

If you would like to talk about any of the support available from Shropshire Council, please do get in touch.

Contact Information

Wendy Richards

  • 07813271274
  • 01584823678

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