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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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Village Youth Clubs

‘The percentage of children living in rural settlements with ‘reasonable’ access by cycling to a secondary school was 28%, compared with 56% in all urban settlements.’ (Statistical Digest of Rural England, 2014) A Community based, open access youth club in a small location. In a nutshell: There are hundreds of villages ...more

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NEETS Project (Working with young pe...

 “4.6% of 16-19 year olds are not in employment education or training.” (Workwiltshire.co.uk) The NEETs project enables young people who are not in employment, education and training to start their first business idea supported by business mentors In a nutshell: Young people who are not in employment, education or ...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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