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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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WILTSHIRE CHARITY IS HELPING BEREAVE...

Wiltshire Treehouse, a children’s bereavement charity that works across Swindon and Wiltshire, is seeking to raise awareness about the effect coronavirus could have on children and young people, and the help that it can offer. As well as bringing back difficult feelings for children who have already experienced the death ...more

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Father and son support people to be ...

A member of Wiltshire Council’s Active Health team has enlisted the help of his son to put together a short exercise video to support those individuals who are currently isolating at home.   The council has been working to develop a wide range of online services that are now available on Wiltshire Council’s Active ...more

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Carers encouraged to access latest advice and support

Carers encouraged to access latest a...

Carers of all ages are being reminded support and advice is still available if they need a helping hand during the current COVID-19 situation. Carers can be in a range of roles from caring for a friend or someone in their family who has a disability or a long term health condition, to providing care for someone who has mental health or substance misuse issues. A carer can also be a parent or other adult caring for their child or young person ...more

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Ask the Athlete

Ever wanted to ask an elite athlete a question? What’s it like to compete for your country or how did it feel to win an Olympic/Paralympic medal? We are delighted to launch our ‘Ask the Athlete’ series today together with our first athlete, GB Rhythmic Gymnast Francesca Fox! How does it work? Each Friday we will ...more

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Care Home Volunteers Befriending Now...

Despite the majority of Care Homes now being closed to visitors, Care Home Volunteers’ (CHV) amazing befrienders are still managing to keep in touch with residents by writing cards and postcards, bringing much cheer, news and continued contact.  CHV volunteers usually spend one-to-one time visiting the most socially ...more

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Council support people to stay activ...

Wiltshire Council is supporting the county to be as active as possible while its leisure facilities are currently closed and people have to stay at home.  The council has been working to develop a wide range of online services that are now available on Wiltshire Council’s Active Communities resource page at www.wiltshire.gov.uk/leisure-active-communities.  It ...more

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