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Men’s Shed

“One million people aged over 65 are often or always lonely.” – AgeUK A shed is a place where people come together to learn and share DIY skills and carry out repairs and build things for the community such as benches, bird hides, nest boxes, etc. In a nutshell: A Men’s Shed provides a communal place ...more

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Company for Christmas

            Company for Christmas is an event for anyone that would be on their own on Christmas Day, a hot 3 course meal is provided along with entertainment and music . The event is free to attend and everyone is welcome. We have a wide range of guests and volunteers, all ages, backgrounds ...more

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Free Christmas Day dinner at County ...

Are you alone this Christmas? Join us for Christmas day lunch at County Hall, Trowbridge from 11’o clock. Please advise any dietary requirements and if you would like Roast Turkey & trimmings or the Vegetarian option. Transport to & from the venue can be provided (within an approximate 10 miles radius of Trowbridge). We ...more

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DOUBLE DONATION CHRISTMAS CHALLENGE ...

            WILTSHIRE Air Ambulance is encouraging supporters to take part in a special online donation challenge – starting on 27 November – to enable it to buy improved manikins for its paramedics to use for training. The manikins that Wiltshire Air Ambulance wants to buy are called SIMBODIES® ...more

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Make a friend, Be a friend – M...

The Make a Friend, Be a Friend project (MFBF) is a new initiative run by Carer Support Wiltshire. The project aims to connect residents who may be lonely or isolated with local organisations and groups which can offer support or social inclusion. Who? Our key audience is older people who may be feeling lonely and/or isolated. ...more

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Fundraising feast supports canal res...

Fundraisers have been delighted by the success of their annual festival to support the restoration of a former waterway. The Wilts & Berks Canal Trust held its fourth annual ‘Winter Ales, Cider & Sausage Festival’ at Melksham Assembly Hall on Saturday November 10th. The fun event featured ten real ales, four ...more

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Melksham coffee shop gives Christmas...

A Melksham coffee shop is preparing to serve up a special treat for vulnerable and disadvantaged children this Christmas. The new Starbucks in Commerce Way is inviting customers to pick a card off their Christmas tree and donate a gift for the child whose gender and age appears on it. The presents will then be wrapped and ...more

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