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In addition to all the work that local community groups have been undertaking to support their communities, Wiltshire Council’s Wellbeing Hub has been working with specific partner agencies to provide additional support to residents who are ‘shielding’ or are highly vulnerable during COVID-19. The Wellbeing Hub was ...more

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For art’s sake: Needed your ol...

This summer, Wiltshire based artist Bruce Munro is creating a shimmering Ribbon of Light along the ridge of Long Knoll, Kilmington as a tribute to our NHS workers and volunteers. This beautiful, light catching Ribbon will serve as a glimmering reminder of their selfless work during the Corona-virus pandemic. The Ribbon, ...more

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Take a fresh look at fostering

Take a fresh look at fostering

Curious about fostering? Want to know more about what it is like to foster in Wiltshire? Now you can find out from the comfort of your own home by joining a live question and answer session this week. The session is on Thursday 21 May from 7:30pm via this link Join the Wiltshire Council fostering information webinar Cllr Pauline Church, Cabinet Member for Children, Education and Skills said: “Wiltshire Council has improved the support ...more

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What’s your Covid-19 story?

  Healthwatch Wiltshire is looking for feedback from local people on how the coronavirus outbreak has affected the services they use. The independent health watchdog would like to hear your experiences of health and care services, good and bad, to help us identify how services are adapting and working well during ...more

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Help us inform the nation on what older people REALLY think about the COVID19 crisis

Help us inform the nation on what ol...

I am writing to ask if you might be might be willing to help with an important task we have been asked to undertake: to find out exactly how older people (50+) are being affected by the current crisis, their main concerns, and what support they think should be provided to those most in need. It is being run by EngAgeNet – you can check out more about us on www.engagenet.org.uk – a national coalition of seven of the regional forums ...more

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Young people share their wellbeing t...

Young people have been sharing their wellbeing tips on how to manage everyday life during COVID-19. While school routines have changed to home learning for most and there are restrictions in place for meeting up with friends during COVID-19, young people, including Members of the Wiltshire Youth Parliament have been speaking ...more

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