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Wild about Wiltshire initia...

Wiltshire Council has installed signage at some sites around the county to promote its new Wild about Wiltshire approach to grass cutting, to improve biodiversity and encourage bees and other pollinators to thrive. The new scheme encourages wildflower growth in some ...more

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Extras for Feature Film

Hiya, We are currently looking for extras in Wiltshire for a major new 1930’s Feature film Filming from now until end of June 2022. You will need to be able to get to Reading for Costume fittings prior to shoot days. Everyone over 17 years old welcome to apply. Own ...more

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New ‘Carers Café’ for ...

A new monthly ‘Carers Café’ has launched in Melksham.  Facilitated by local charity, Carer Support Wiltshire, the café offers carers the opportunity to connect with other carers over a hot drink and a cuppa. carers the opportunity to connect with other carers ...more

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Help! How do I shop ethical...

Event Date : 07/06/2022

Buying food responsibly is such a minefield. We’re bombarded with messages about what is healthy, sustainable, and ethical. Often it’s hard to know the truth behind the marketing and how  to choose between buying local vs. organic vs. in sustainable packaging when many ...more

Dorothy House – Women...

Event Date : 11/06/2022

Dorothy House Hospice Care The Women’s Midnight Walk is back! Here at Dorothy House, we have decided to go back to old school and revamp our popular Midnight Walk, to celebrate our wonderful community of local ladies! Taking place on Saturday 11 June, all fabulous females ...more

A Walk to Remember is back!

Event Date : 11/06/2022

Alzheimer’s Support’s family-friendly sponsored walk returns on Saturday June 11th 2022. A Walk to Remember was put on hold during the pandemic and is now back with two scenic routes, a circular 8.5 mile walk up and around the Iron Age Battlesbury hill fort near Warminster ...more

Summer Reading Challenge vo...

Have you got a few spare hours each week over the summer? Melksham library are looking for outgoing and enthusiastic volunteers to help us out with the Summer Reading Challenge. This is a really fun and rewarding volunteering opportunity, and would make a great addition to your CV or UCAS application! Parent/guardian ...more

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Day Club Volunteer

Are you free Wednesdays or Thursdays? Like playing Scrabble or just chatting? Want to make new friends? Our day club in Trowbridge is a lively, happy place where no two days are the same. Alzheimer’s Support is looking for friendly, caring men and women to support members at our sociable ...more

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Gardening Volunteer

With the launch of our annual Trust in Bloom competition Brookside, our home in Melksham, is looking for ‘green fingered’ members of the local community who can spare some time to help with gardening tasks.  You don’t need to be an experienced horticulturist like Monty Don ...more

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#Wiltshire@Goingzero2030… New rewilding and wildflower areas will improve biodiversity in t.co/C6mC7oDEkc

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@wiltscouncil Cabinet asked to approve new approach to providing day opportunities for disabled young people, adult… t.co/ydWI0OYhgM

tweeted on : Fri Mar 25 14:38

#Wiltshire Business and Sports Gala Dinner raises more than £45,000 for local sports stars t.co/MfuuRnxlH0

tweeted on : Fri Mar 25 14:34

Here you can find more Tweets from Melksham along with Tweets from Wiltshire Council.