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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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New Nail Cutting Service for older p...

New and close to you at Chippenham sports club on Thursday mornings. A discounted service for local people has arrived at a venue near you! We have a dedicated team across Wiltshire to help cut your toe nails (usually £15 per visit) and all other aspects of foot care, including treatment of calluses, corns and fungal ...more

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Waste Not Want Not in Chippenham

Waste Not Want Not collects items of furniture and electrical goods that are no longer needed and sells them on at very low prices to people on limited income in North Wiltshire. By doing this, we also reduce landfill by 75 tonnes every year. With just two full time and one part time member of staff, we rely upon a dedicated ...more

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Great news – we can recycle even m...

From next week 30th 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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Wiltshire Council Get Active Holiday...

With the summer holidays only a few weeks away, Wiltshire Council’s Get Active holiday sport programme offers young people a huge range of opportunities to keep active this summer, with activities being delivered across 61 venues in the county.   Sport Camps in athletics, basketball, cricket, dance, football and ...more

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Mind Reset, in Malmesbury and Chippenham

Mind Reset, in Malmesbury and Chippe...

“In all the Community Areas in Wiltshire Young Peoples said their mental good health is paramount’ ‘Mind Reset’ is a project which offers young people needs led one to one coaching, and peer led group workshops about what-ever issues they think are important. Mind Reset is run, and first piloted, in Malmesbury community area in 2015/16. Due to its successful start, it was requested by young people for a second run in the Autumn ...more

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Open Access Youth Café, Chippenham

Open Access Youth Café, Chippenham

The Chippenham Community Area Young People Needs Assessment showed that a safe, central place to meet and get support was top of the young people’s list. In partnership with the Rise Trust, the Local Youth Network and Area Board set up a free, open access drop in café for young people at the Riverbank suite, in the Olympiad Leisure Centre, Monkton Park. All partners maintained it needed to be accessible, which meant the right place, at ...more

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