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It’s Back: HWB Day in Devizes

Devizes Rotary, working in partnership with the Devizes Area Health and Wellbeing Group, and supported by Wiltshire Council, is hosting the second DCA HWB Day from 11am – 3pm on Saturday 15th June 2019 on the Small Green in Devizes. Once again the aim of the day is to provide visitors with information about the health ...more

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Your starting point for grant fundin...

Every community group needs funding to deliver its local activities.  This can come from subscriptions, donations, membership fees, sponsorship, trading, fundraising and grants. Grants are a key source of funding and are available from a range of sources.  Funders are keen to support local community groups providing ...more

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VCS Covid-19 Impact Survey – H...

Wessex Community Action has created an online survey to try to gain a wider understanding of how the pandemic is impacting Wiltshire’s voluntary, community and social enterprise sector’s finances and staffing; and the potential impact this may be having on beneficiaries. The information you provide will support our ...more

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Stop Loan Sharks reach major milesto...

The England Illegal Money Lending Team (IMLT) have reached a major milestone of helping 30,000 people escape the clutches of loan sharks and have increased their online presence, providing extra advice and support to victims. The team have launched a new live chat service on their website, which will be available every ...more

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Local voluntary organisations workin...

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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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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Wiltshire Council working to reallocate road space to prioritise cycling and walking

Wiltshire Council working to realloc...

Wiltshire Council is working on a series of projects to make significant changes to road layouts to give more space to cyclists and pedestrians, following recent guidance from the Department of Transport to reallocate road space in response to COVID-19.   As the number of cars on the road has fallen considerably in recent months, more people have been walking and cycling for exercise and to travel to essential work. Because of the reduction ...more

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Wiltshire Music teachers and schools...

We are delighted to launch the Wiltshire Music Education Awards – deadline for nominations is 5pm on Monday 15 June 2020. These awards are designed to celebrate people and schools in the county who dedicate themselves to creating outstanding music education for children and young people. For 2020, there are 5 award ...more

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