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RUN THE SWINDON HALF MARATHON TO HEL...

          IF you are a keen runner and would like to support Wiltshire Air Ambulance, then why not run the New Swindon Half Marathon for the charity? For the second year in a row Wiltshire Air Ambulance has places available in the popular event, which takes place on Sunday 9th September 2018. Kenresa ...more

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Great news – you’ll soon be able...

From next Monday, 30 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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Our communities really DO matter!

All of us here at Our Community Matters are really delighted to announce that our new platform has now been launched in every town and village in Wiltshire. We hope you are enjoying the new look, the new content and the improved user experience. This site is your site. It has been created by and for communities – ...more

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Find out about changes to recycling

Marlborough Area Board will be hosting a meeting where you can hear all about the new changes that are coming to our kerb-side recycling service.  At the meeting on the 24th July, Wiltshire Council’s Waste team will be speaking about these changes and the different materials that can now go into the black boxes and ...more

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Student leisure membership offer

Students can get access to 8 weeks of leisure membership for just £49.99 this summer at Wiltshire Council operated leisure centres including Amesbury Sports and Community Centre, Calne Leisure Centre, Devizes Leisure Centre, Springfield Community Campus (Corsham), Durrington Swimming and Fitness Centre, Five Rivers Health ...more

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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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