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Dementia roadmap shows the way

Alzheimer’s Support has updated its online Dementia Roadmap and Support Village to support people who may be reluctant or unable to leave home because of the coronavirus. The roadmap offers a step-by-step guide to the diagnosis process in Wiltshire, lots of good advice and a symptoms checker. It’s a great place ...more

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Summer holiday activities are go! Latest information for 5-12 year olds is now available

Summer holiday activities are go! La...

Parents looking for summer activities for their 5 – 12 year olds can now find a wealth of opportunities all in one handy brochure – http://www.wiltshire.gov.uk/downloads/23245. Wiltshire Council has asked local providers to send details of activities including charges, venues and dates to help parents plot how to keep children busy over the summer holidays. The activities are aimed at 5 – 12 year olds and are particularly to help ...more

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Our Community Matters – your l...

The Our Community Matters site and the Friday newsletter is still open for all of your community news articles and events (that will hopefully go ahead after Lockdown!).  So please keep using OCM and tell us what you or your group is up to. We all need some cheery news right now, so keep using OCM to share your stories! Register ...more

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Parents encouraged to register babies born during lockdown

Parents encouraged to register babie...

Parents with newborn babies are being encouraged to get in touch as the telephone line to make birth registration appointments with the Wiltshire Registration Service has re-opened. People can call 0300 003 4569 to make an appointment in the Chippenham, Salisbury or Trowbridge offices. Many parents have had to wait a considerable length of time to make an appointment to register their baby’s birth. Some babies born during the lockdown ...more

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Link Driver Volunteers Needed

Community First are the governing body for the 43 Link schemes that run throughout Wiltshire. As I am sure you know Link Schemes are voluntary groups which offer a transport and good neighbour service to local people who are in need, perhaps because they are elderly, disabled, isolated and lonely, single parents, or perhaps ...more

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Children can get involved in Silly S...

Despite libraries not being open at the moment, children can still enjoy the Summer Reading Challenge with support from Wiltshire Council – with this year’s campaign having a very ‘silly’ theme. The challenge, organised nationally by The Reading Agency, is being carried out digitally this year with children being ...more

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