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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.  Climate change, rising CO2 levels and plastics in the ocean are all ...more

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Community Litter Picks

“It costs Council Tax payers in Wiltshire over £3m each year to pick up litter.” Local volunteers come together to clean up an area of land or open space in a village, town or neighbourhood. In a nutshell: Local litter picking groups aim to clear litter from open spaces, improve the local environment and encourage ...more

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Fantastic accommodation for over 55&...

“Are you over 55 year of age and thinking about a move to more suitable housing?  Did you know that in Amesbury Wiltshire Council have been building a new development called Evergreen Court?  The development offers 60 self-contained spacious apartments with either a patio or balcony, the facilities on site also include ...more

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Free access for local residents

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 knighted) for the benefi of the Nation. Responsibility for ...more

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Great news – you’ll soon be able...

From next week (30) July it will become easier than ever to recycle as Wiltshire Council aims to divert even more waste from landfill to save money. As well as the usual plastic bottles, cardboard and shredded paper that people can currently recycle, people will now be able to leave these items in their blue-lidded bin: plastic ...more

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Health Trainer visits to Amesbury Li...

Hi my name is Carolyn Taylor and I’m the local Health Trainer. Please feel free to come along to Amesbury library for a ‘drop-in’ session., every Thursday 1-30pm – 3-30pm. This is my regular ‘drop-in’ slot where I meet people in the community and offer free blood pressure checks, I also use this opportunity ...more

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Grants and funding for groups in Wil...

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 people who cannot afford to cover the costs themselves. Our ...more

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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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