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Local Community

Shifnal has numerous active groups working on behalf of the community, each one contributing to the social wellbeing, overall development and community infrastructure at the heart of our growing town.

Shifnal Town Council supports the activities of all volunteers working on behalf of the community. This support takes many forms: by promoting the work of community groups here on the Town Council website (contact the Town Clerk for further information on how your details can appear here), through grant funding (see the Grant Funding page), through direct support via the free use of assets, and by being open, as individual members and as a body to giving our time, and where appropriate, expertise, to assist wherever possible and practicable.

A town council can assist with ensuring the longevity of community groups through on-going funding, support, organisation, information exchange and where appropriate, adoption of works undertaken. Shifnal Town Council has been and continues to be involved in every one of these activities and expresses an on-going commitment to ensure the sector thrives within our community.

Below you will find information on just some of the groups active within our town – more will be added over time – the list will evolve and grow. If you would like to be added please contact the Town Clerk.

Carers Group

The Carers Group meets on the last Tuesday of every month.

Time: 2.30-4.30pm
Address: Old Fire Station, Shifnal.

Telephone Ivy on 01952 750228 (daytimes only) for more details.

Get Shifnal Online

Free computer lessons are on offer from local volunteers in Shifnal Library.

If you have no knowledge of computers, but would like to learn at your own pace, call 01952 461018 during Library open hours.

Live at Home

Live at Home offers support for older people, including:

  • Friendship and company.
  • Activities and entertainment.
  • Outings and visits.
  • Theatre trips and exercise.

To volunteer, donate or join, telephone: 01952 879873

Royal British Legion Shifnal Branch

The Shifnal branch of the Royal British Legion meets at the Warm Memorial Club, on the second Tuesday of each month. Meetings commencing at 20:00. New members are welcome to come along.

The Royal British Legion supports ex-services people, membership is open to all. We are always looking for new members whether serving, ex-service or non-service.

Anyone wishing to get in contact please email: shifnal.secretary@rbl.community

Meeting dates for 2023:-

  • 10th January 2023
  • 14th February 2023
  • 14th March 2023
  • 11th April 2023
  • 9th May 2023
  • Annual Dinner 19th June 2023
  • 11th July 2023
  • 8th August 2023
  • 12th September 2023
  • 10th October 2023
  • 14th November 2023 (AGM)
  • 12th December 2023

British Legion Documents

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National Flood Forum

Tel: 01743 741725
Address: Snuff Mill Warehouse, Park Lane, Bewdley. DY12 2EL

www.floodforum.org.uk

Contacts

Community and Recovery Support Specialist: Heather Shepherd.

Community Resilience Officer: Hannah Tankard.

Shropshire Neighbourhood Watch - Bridgnorth Section

If you have information to report, please contact your Local Policing Team on 101 or Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.

Shropshire Wildlife Trust

Shropshire Wildlife Trust looks after 38 reserves in Shropshire.

They have a unique role in looking after a range of habitats and species and would like to encourage more people to go and enjoy local nature.

Contact: Ruth Hudson, Membership Coordinator, Shropshire Wildlife Trust.
Tel: 01743 284293

St Andrew's Church

Coffee and a Listening ear every Tuesday from 10am – 12 noon, in the Brooke Room

Trinity Methodist Church Shifnal

Coffee Mornings every Wednesday, 10am-12noon. All welcome to drop in for a drink and a chat

Address: Trinity Methodist Church Shifnal

The Willows Home-search Group

The Willows Home-search Group can help with Housing Applications to Home Point, Choose Your Home, Homelessness, etc

Drop-in sessions every Friday, 10am till 12pm.

Tel: Andrea or Lorraine (01952) 463195.
Address: Bromford Support, Flat 1, The Willows, High Street, Shifnal.

Shifnal Millennium Sensory Garden

Address: Innage Road, Shifnal, Shropshire, TF11 9AW

Tel: 07943 979763

Email: michaelhughes39@btinternet.com