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Mental health training supp...

Wiltshire Council has provided mental health and resilience webinars to volunteers who have been supporting residents during COVID-19. In March, hundreds of community groups and volunteers sprang into action alongside Wiltshire Council to immediately support their communities when stay at home restrictions were introduced. Wiltshire Council has been in regular contact with the groups throughout this challenging ...more

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Wiltshire Council rewards r...

A vigilant man has become the first Wiltshire resident to receive a financial reward through Wiltshire Council’s We’re Targeting Fly-tipping (WTF) campaign after witnessing an offence of fly-tipping in Purton. Information was collated by the resident and provided ...more

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Wiltshire’s Neighbourhood...

Wiltshire Council has the third highest number of ‘made’ Neighbourhood Plans in the country – as a national milestone of 1,000 made local plans has been passed.  Neighbourhood Plans give communities direct power to develop and shape the development and growth of their local area, allowing local people to choose where they want new homes, shops and other developments to be built. This allows people to ...more

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Where to go on Holiday: Sea...

Event Date : 29/05/2020

Allan Brodie, a historian working for Historic England, looks at a range of ideas for holidays for a Wiltshire resident from the Middle Ages to the present day. Options include going on a pilgrimage, visiting a spa and spending time on the beach, and there has always been an ...more

A Beginner’s Guide to Fam...

Event Date : 04/06/2020

Most people starting out in family history tend to begin online. This could mean asking questions of relatives on social media, or by signing up to one of the family history sites like There’s a huge amount of material available online, from census records to ...more

Wiltshire Family History So...

Event Date : 05/06/2020

The Wiltshire Family History Society was founded in 1981 and aims to encourage the study of family history, including both Wiltshire ancestry of people world-wide and the world-wide ancestry of Wiltshire residents. Members not only research their ancestors by name but, by using ...more

food bank Centre volunteers...

Salisbury Foodbank provides a minimum of three days’ emergency food and support to local people experiencing crisis.  Can you spare 2 hours on a regular basis between 1 – 3 pm Tuesday – Friday?  Location Central AMESBURY, Flower Lane We are looking for Foodbank Centre Volunteers ...more

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Volunteer with Alzheimer...

Do you have some spare time to get involved in a volunteering opportunity with Alzheimer’s Society? We are seeking local people ready to take up a fun, friendly, super-flexible volunteering opportunity, with its Side by Side service. Volunteers will be paired with someone with dementia, so they can help them keep on doing the things they love – and try new things too whether it’s going for a swim or catching ...more

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The Fabric of Life project 2 follows on from a similar project delivered through Wiltshire arts partnership. This time the project will be for young people with additional needs and their friends and allies. The Fabric of Life project will be looking at the history of fashion and how this has ...more

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Long delays at the tips will continue for a while, please only go if absolutely necessary. This one is near where I…

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#CelebratingAge@RebSeymour for anThanks for an inspiring meeting yesterday reviewing the wonderful work undertaken for a…

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Definitely turn off those devices for a good sleep and read a book or a couple of poems instead. It works!

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