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.
The Carers Group meets on the last Tuesday of every month.
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
For over 100 years The Royal British Legion has been the heart of a national network that supports our Armed Forces community through thick and thin – ensuring their unique contribution is never forgotten.
The Shifnal branch of the Royal British Legion meets at the War Memorial Club, on the second Tuesday of each month. Meetings commence 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: email@example.com
Meeting dates for 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
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.
Facebook Group: www.facebook.com/groups/ShifnalPM/
Shifnal Millennium Sensory Garden
Address: Innage Road, Shifnal, Shropshire, TF11 9AW
Tel: 07943 979763