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

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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Community Group – Tidworth Mum...

Tidworth Mums have over 3000 members on their facebook page. In a nutshell: Tidworth Mums is a not for profit group set up to help improve the wellbeing of people with children in Tidworth and the surrounding areas.  They provide up to date information on preschool groups and  activities for older children as well as ...more

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Community Self Build – Buildin...

“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 back.”  In a nutshell:  The Community Self Build Agency aim ...more

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Campaign for Learning – Family...

41% of parents want to know how to help their children with maths. Seven year olds who had been given books at nine months achieved results 20% higher than other children in national English, maths & science tests. One third of parents are worried about helping their child with homework in case they ‘get it wrong’. In ...more

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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 Hub

Community shops are sustainable, democratic forms of businesses that succeed where commercial ventures have failed. In a climate that sees around 400 commercial village shops close each year, community-owned shops not only represent a better form of business, they directly respond to some of the key challenges facing rural ...more

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Road Watch

“Transport is a key element of a modern society with impacts on the economy, climate change, people’s health, social exclusion, street scenes and the countryside” In a nutshell: A Road Watch scheme provides a comprehensive monitoring and reporting scheme for local road issues, such as potholes. Issues can be reported ...more

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