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Men’s Shed

“One million people aged over 65 are often or always lonely.” – AgeUK A shed is a place where people come together to learn and share DIY skills and carry out repairs and build things for the community such as benches, bird hides, nest boxes, etc. In a nutshell: A Men’s Shed provides a communal place ...more

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Find out more about the proposed Mel...

Melksham Area Board meeting on Wednesday 4 November at 7pm, will host a presentation and Q&A session for people interested in the proposals for a bypass on the A350 at Melksham. The meeting will be held virtually due to COVID-19 restrictions, but people can easily sign up to hear more about the proposals. A full agenda ...more

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Have a scarily good time this Hallow...

Wiltshire Council is encouraging families to have a scarily fun but safe Halloween this year, and is urging everyone to stick to the COVID-19 guidance. With Wiltshire currently sitting in the Medium tier of the government’s local COVID alert levels, but with cases rising locally, the council is asking people to avoid ...more

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Dementia adviser vacancy

Due to an internal promotion Alzheimer’s Support is recruiting a part-time dementia adviser to cover Bradford on Avon and surrounding villages. The role includes signposting to a wide range of services, drawing up support plans and liaising with other service providers to help people affected by dementia get the support ...more

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Business News e-bulletin from Melksh...

  Melksham Town Council this is  MELKSHAM 6AM Business NewsNo. 16: 22 October 2020 Melksham Town Centre  website onthemelkshamhighstreet.co.uk Click to get involved…. Need any advice? Call or email us: Editors: David McKnight Miriam ...more

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More volunteers needed for popular s...

A popular scheme which links independent adult volunteers with young people in care is looking for more people to join its committed team so it can expand its good work. An Independent Visitor (IV) offers regular long-term support and friendship to a young person living in foster or residential care. Every local authority ...more

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Healthwatch Wiltshire shortlisted fo...

Healthwatch Wiltshire has been nominated for a prestigious national award for helping improve the lives of people living with dementia across Wiltshire. In a project spanning four years, we listened to the experiences of more than 1,600 people who are affected by dementia and shared their feedback widely. Last ...more

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