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Mental health training supp...

Wiltshire Council has provided mental health and resilience webinars to volunteers who have been supporting residents during COVID-19. In March, hundreds of community groups and volunteers sprang into action alongside Wiltshire Council to immediately support their communities when stay at home restrictions were introduced. Wiltshire Council has been in regular contact with the groups throughout this challenging ...more

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Wiltshire Council rewards r...

A vigilant man has become the first Wiltshire resident to receive a financial reward through Wiltshire Council’s We’re Targeting Fly-tipping (WTF) campaign after witnessing an offence of fly-tipping in Purton. Information was collated by the resident and provided ...more

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Wiltshire’s Neighbourhood...

Wiltshire Council has the third highest number of ‘made’ Neighbourhood Plans in the country – as a national milestone of 1,000 made local plans has been passed.  Neighbourhood Plans give communities direct power to develop and shape the development and growth of their local area, allowing local people to choose where they want new homes, shops and other developments to be built. This allows people to ...more

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Where to go on Holiday: Sea...

Event Date : 29/05/2020

Allan Brodie, a historian working for Historic England, looks at a range of ideas for holidays for a Wiltshire resident from the Middle Ages to the present day. Options include going on a pilgrimage, visiting a spa and spending time on the beach, and there has always been an ...more

A Beginner’s Guide to Fam...

Event Date : 04/06/2020

Most people starting out in family history tend to begin online. This could mean asking questions of relatives on social media, or by signing up to one of the family history sites like Ancestry.com. There’s a huge amount of material available online, from census records to ...more

Wiltshire Family History So...

Event Date : 05/06/2020

The Wiltshire Family History Society was founded in 1981 and aims to encourage the study of family history, including both Wiltshire ancestry of people world-wide and the world-wide ancestry of Wiltshire residents. Members not only research their ancestors by name but, by using ...more

Volunteer with Alzheimer...

Do you have some spare time to get involved in a volunteering opportunity with Alzheimer’s Society? We are seeking local people ready to take up a fun, friendly, super-flexible volunteering opportunity, with its Side by Side service. Volunteers will be paired with someone with dementia, so ...more

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Service Delivery Volunteer

Have you got what it takes to help ensure victims and witnesses are given the support they need and the respect they deserve? Wiltshire DBS required? Yes Police vetting required? No Many people face the effects of crime alone and confused. Your support helps individuals and their families to ...more

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Change your life and someon...

Alzheimer’s Society’s Side by Side service is a volunteer-led service to help people living with dementia to keep on doing the things they love – and to try new things too! It’s a fun, friendly and flexible volunteering opportunity through which you’ll receive expert training ...more

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Just had the zoom meeting for the Tidworth area covid-19 support groups. Tidworth & Ludgershall surgery made a requ… t.co/UegOTmOw1Z

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