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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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Lets share our good news stories

Although these are very challenging times, there is still so much good news and innovative community projects happening around the support for our local communities. From villages doing fund raising to farmers donating meat, there are accounts of real kindness and compassion in our local area. If you or your community is ...more

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Some local ideas to get back to natu...

One of the best things we can do during this period of lockdown is to take every opportunity to do a bit of gardening or connect with nature. There are some fantastic examples of this happening within and around the Pewsey Community Area no matter what your age is. Here re a few ideas: Tree Planting in Netheravon From 300 ...more

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Reminiscence videos bring objects to...

Sarah Gregson from Wiltshire Museum in Devizes has created the first in a series of reminiscence videos looking at some everyday items from the museum’s collections. These objects are wonderful conversation starters and help to get people thinking about and discussing their memories. The Museum is offering free video ...more

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Announcing the new Family Loan from ...

The current crisis driven by Coronavirus has created financial pressures for many in the community. More people are needing to draw on small savings pots or expensive loan options such as payday lenders or even loan sharks. Whilst the FCA’s announcement of a temporary payment freeze of up to 3 months on some loans ...more

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Partners working together to target fly-tippers in Wiltshire

Partners working together to target ...

Wiltshire Council is increasing its partnership working with Wiltshire Police to conduct roadside checks on people carrying waste in order to disrupt and prosecute fly-tippers. These people are breaking both stay at home government guidance and fly-tipping laws.  During March there was no significant change in the number of fly-tipping incidents in Wiltshire but the first three weeks of April have seen 63 extra incidents, a 30% rise in ...more

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Resuscitation Guidelines and Defibri...

What guidance can we give about resuscitation during COVID-19? We support the Resuscitation Council UK (RCUK) advice for managing community-based cardiac arrests, which, during COVID-19, puts a keen emphasis on continuing to provide early defibrillation and hands-only CPR with the additional advice of carrying-out visual ...more

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