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Young people taking first aid seriou...

The Amesbury Youth Cafe working with Collingwood Services have introduced a new scheme which they believe will save lives in the future. Bite Size First Aid is a course of mini modules designed to engage young people so they can understand how simple it is to preserve life, if you just know a few basic principles.   Based ...more

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Amesbury launches Dementia Action Al...

Town and Parish Councils gathered together at the iconic site of Stonehenge on Monday 21st May to mark the official launch of Amesbury Community Area Dementia Action Alliance (DAA). Councillor Graham Wright, Chair of Amesbury Health and Wellbeing Group said “The launch is the culmination of proactive, positive and a real ...more

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Children invited to join Mischief Ma...

Wiltshire Council libraries are calling for children to read six books as part of the Mischief Makers Summer Reading Challenge 2018. The challenge asks four to 11-year-olds to borrow and read any six library books over the summer. The Mischief Makers theme is inspired by the Beano comic, which is celebrating its 80th anniversary. Children ...more

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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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Dementia roadmap shows the way

Alzheimer’s Support has updated its online Dementia Roadmap and Support Village to support people who may be reluctant or unable to leave home because of the coronavirus. The roadmap offers a step-by-step guide to the diagnosis process in Wiltshire, lots of good advice and a symptoms checker. It’s a great place ...more

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Parents encouraged to register babies born during lockdown

Parents encouraged to register babie...

Parents with newborn babies are being encouraged to get in touch as the telephone line to make birth registration appointments with the Wiltshire Registration Service has re-opened. People can call 0300 003 4569 to make an appointment in the Chippenham, Salisbury or Trowbridge offices. Many parents have had to wait a considerable length of time to make an appointment to register their baby’s birth. Some babies born during the lockdown ...more

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Less than a year to go to apply for the EU resettlement scheme

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There is now less than a year to go until the deadline for applications to the EU Settlement Scheme (EUSS). Wiltshire Council is encouraging local residents to apply for the scheme. The UK Government has put this scheme in place to allow people to demonstrate their continued right to be here. While Wiltshire Council is not responsible for checking people have registered, EU settlement scheme registration is an important step towards retaining ...more

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Summer holiday activities are go! Latest information for 5-12 year olds is now available

Summer holiday activities are go! La...

Parents looking for summer activities for their 5 – 12 year olds can now find a wealth of opportunities all in one handy brochure – http://www.wiltshire.gov.uk/downloads/23245. Wiltshire Council has asked local providers to send details of activities including charges, venues and dates to help parents plot how to keep children busy over the summer holidays. The activities are aimed at 5 – 12 year olds and are particularly to help ...more

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Council still faces financial challenges despite government funding announcement

Council still faces financial challe...

Following last week’s announcement by Government on additional emergency funding for local authorities, Wiltshire Council’s latest projections show that this has significantly reduced the chances of issuing a section 114 notice, but there are still challenges ahead.  On 2 July, the government confirmed local authorities would receive an additional further £500m in a non-ring fenced grant to cover expenditure. The government also confirmed ...more

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Funding for Football Clubs in England and Wales to Prepare their Buildings to Safely Reopen

Funding for Football Clubs in Englan...

Football clubs and organisations that manage their own building and have a minimum 12 months security of tenure can apply for grants from a new £2.19 million funding pot, allowing them to make necessary changes and modifications to their premises before reopening. The funding is to be spent in the following three key areas: Keeping the clubhouse and equipment clean. Maintaining social distancing and avoiding congestion. Promoting good ...more

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JacquiAbbottCEM

RT @wiltscouncil: Please share: Contrary to media repo...
Parents encouraged to register babies born during lockdown

Parents encouraged to r...

Parents with newborn babies are being encouraged to ge...
Fun Loving Youth Club Leader to Engage and Inspire Wanted!

Fun Loving Youth Club L...

Shrewton Youth Club Leader Job ...
Volunteer with Alzheimer’s Society

Volunteer with Alzheime...

Do you have some spare time to get involved in a volun...

JacquiAbbottCEM

Excited that play areas are opening, but please follow...
Repair cafe

Repair cafe

"The UK generates 26m tonnes of waste every single yea...

JacquiAbbottCEM

Get in touch with @carerswiltshire to find out about c...
Setting the aims of your group

Setting the aims of you...

It’s a good idea to  work out the aims of your gro...
First steps for new groups

First steps for new groups

When you are thinking about setting up a new group, it...
Fantastic accommodation for over 55’s in Amesbury

Fantastic accommodation...

“Are you over 55 year of age and thinking about a mo...
Important news for all budding community reporters

Important news for all ...

You may have noticed that we have changed the look and...
An exciting opportunity to get involved with a local project – Children’s activity Support

An exciting opportunity...

The Fabric of Life project 2 follows on from a similar...
Free access for local residents

Free access for local r...

The history of free access for local residents Since ...
Service Delivery Volunteer

Service Delivery Volunteer

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JacquiAbbottCEM

Important information regarding leisure centres - we w...
Summer holiday activities are go! Latest information for 5-12 year olds is now available

Summer holiday activiti...

Parents looking for summer activities for their 5 – ...
Dementia roadmap shows the way

Dementia roadmap shows ...

Alzheimer's Support has updated its online Dementia Ro...
Less than a year to go to apply for the EU resettlement scheme

Less than a year to go ...

There is now less than a year to go until the deadline...
Opening a bank account

Opening a bank account

Running any group costs money and it’s a good idea t...
Amesbury Youth Worker and Volunteer event 1 July 6pm

Amesbury Youth Worker a...

Amesbury Area Board Local Youth Network (LYN) is host...
food bank Centre volunteers ( AMESBURY)

food bank Centre volunt...

Salisbury Foodbank provides a minimum of three days’...
Help us publicise youth activities in the area

Help us publicise youth...

There are a wide range of activities happening across ...
Managing your money

Managing your money

Information and tips to help your whole committee take...
Great news – you’ll soon be able to recycle even more!

Great news – you’ll...

From next week (30) July it will become easier than ev...

JacquiAbbottCEM

Please let us have your ideas about opening libraries ...