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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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Council creates information pack to support volunteer groups

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Wiltshire Council has created an information pack for volunteer groups to help them support their communities during the ongoing COVID-19 situation.  Wiltshire has already seen a large number of community groups mobilise up and down the county to support their fellow residents. The council pack brings together a lot of their best practise in setting up an effective response.  The ‘COVID-19 Volunteer Pack’ can be downloaded at http://www.wiltshire.gov.uk/downloads/22151 ...more

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Council tax and business rates payments deferred until June for those who need it

Council tax and business rates payme...

To support people as much as possible during the ongoing COVID-19 situation, Wiltshire Council has confirmed that no resident or business in Wiltshire will have to pay council tax or business rates until June 2020 if they are struggling. Any resident wishing to defer paying their council tax in April and May 2020, instead of the normal scheduled payment break in February and March 2021, can contact the council and this will be arranged. Similarly, ...more

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Rooms needed to house the homeless

Wiltshire Council has made an urgent call to hoteliers, B&Bs, and Airbnb providers to come forward to offer accommodation to house homeless people in Wiltshire during the coronavirus (COVID-19) crisis. Accommodation is particularly required in the south of the county. Wiltshire Council are seeking rooms across the county ...more

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Some of the latest local help availa...

The work being undertaken to support our local communities from Covid-19 is phenomenal. Community groups, businesses and the public sector are working extremely hard together in these challenging times. Some of the latest specialist assistance being offered is: Farmers – This can be a difficult time for them as the ...more

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Rooms needed to house rough sleepers and the homeless

Rooms needed to house rough sleepers...

Wiltshire Council has made an urgent call to hoteliers, B&Bs, and Airbnb providers to come forward to offer accommodation to house homeless people in Wiltshire during the coronavirus (COVID-19) crisis. Accommodation is particularly required in the south of the county. Wiltshire Council are seeking rooms across the county to house homeless people currently in inappropriate accommodation during the coronavirus crisis. Wiltshire Council ...more

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Setup and running an online church/c...

In these difficult times we are being challenged to think of different ways to connect with people. Isolation whether self-isolation or due to medical conditions means we will come to appreciate people who are kept from attending our groups for various meetings even more! So how do you set about organising a virtual group? ...more

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