Project Bank

Projects for older people.

Wiltshire council and its communities run many projects, follow one of the projects below to find out more.

Riverside Community Centre

Community Centres provided people with the opportunity to work and organise together for the benefit of their local communities, including adult education social, cultural activities, and a meeting place for voluntary organisations or other groups in the community which need accommodation. In a nutshell: Riverside Community ...more

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Community minibus

“Local community transport schemes can be a key provider of ‘local access’ services and a safety net to meet important needs that cannot be effectively provided for by other means.” In a nutshell: Community Transport is the name given to any type of transport run on a not-for-profit basis to assist people who cannot ...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 for rural pubs and licensees who are thinking of broadening their range ...more

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Christmas Community Lunch

This community group’s purpose is to help, empower and provide local support to those in poverty and those who are vulnerable and disadvantaged. It enables individuals and families to make a positive change through access to local services. Working with individuals and families on a one to one, free and confidential ...more

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Community Choir – seniors tea ...

In a nutshell: This project developed out of a group of residents desire to sing. They found themselves a Musical Director and launched in June 2013, with very little idea whether the community would be interested. They held two free open evenings in the town hall which were swamped with eager participants, totalling 160 ...more

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Contact the Elderly

“Knowing I can refer some clients on to a group, once we’ve completed a piece of work and their mood and self esteem have improved, can be a real protective factor in their ongoing psychological well-being and quality of life. These friendship groups are particularly relevant as social isolation can be such a risk ...more

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