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Free access for local resid...

The history of free access for local residents Since 1901 an entrance fee has been charged to visitors to Stonehenge. The land was originally in private ownership, but in 1918 Stonehenge was given to the Commissioners of Works by Cecil Chubb (who was subsequently ...more

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Repair cafe

“The UK generates 26m tonnes of waste every single year, less than 50% is recycled.” In a nutshell: We throw away vast amounts of stuff.  Even things with almost nothing wrong, and which could get a new lease on life after a simple repair. ...more

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Grants and funding for grou...

Wiltshire Community Foundation offers a range of different grant funds for community groups and charities in Wiltshire and Swindon. The Foundation particularly awards grants to projects taking place in communities with limited financial capacity and benefiting ...more

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Community Self Build –...

“I was encouraged by the local council to apply for the CSBA Scheme, I rang them and said; “I am disabled, unemployed, on benefits and I know nothing of building.” They said; “You fit all the criteria!” I have never looked ...more

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The Pub is the Hub

The village pub is a vital centre or hub of community life, but it can also provide essential services beyond the usual drinks, food or entertainment. In a nutshell ‘The Pub is the Hub’ is an organisation of specialist voluntary advisors ...more

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Foodbank

‘Wiltshire has over 11,000 children (0‐19yrs) living in poverty, which represents 10.6% of children’ In a nutshell: A foodbank is a volunteer-led service providing food for those families most in need.  The centres provide: emergency food ...more

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