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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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What’s your Covid-19 story?

  Healthwatch Wiltshire is looking for feedback from local people on how the coronavirus outbreak has affected the services they use. The independent health watchdog would like to hear your experiences of health and care services, good and bad, to help us identify how services are adapting and working well during ...more

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Help us inform the nation on what older people REALLY think about the COVID19 crisis

Help us inform the nation on what ol...

I am writing to ask if you might be might be willing to help with an important task we have been asked to undertake: to find out exactly how older people (50+) are being affected by the current crisis, their main concerns, and what support they think should be provided to those most in need. It is being run by EngAgeNet – you can check out more about us on www.engagenet.org.uk – a national coalition of seven of the regional forums ...more

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Council encouraging people to suppor...

With some residents left particularly vulnerable by the COVID-19 situation, Wiltshire Council is encouraging people to continue to donate to their local food banks if they can.  Some of the usual locations where people may have previously donated, such as schools and places of faith, are mainly unavailable at this time, ...more

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Young people share their wellbeing t...

Young people have been sharing their wellbeing tips on how to manage everyday life during COVID-19. While school routines have changed to home learning for most and there are restrictions in place for meeting up with friends during COVID-19, young people, including Members of the Wiltshire Youth Parliament have been speaking ...more

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Unpaid Carers to be Recognised by Su...

      Unpaid carers in Wiltshire are now able to obtain a letter confirming their caring responsibilities to take with them when visiting the supermarket. Carer Support Wiltshire, with the backing of Wiltshire Council, have written to supermarkets asking that unpaid carers are given access to protected shopping ...more

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Wiltshire Council grass cutting services to make a phased return

Wiltshire Council grass cutting serv...

Wiltshire Council will begin a phased return to its grass cutting services, following a recent suspension of the work to enable resources to support the council’s COVID-19 response.   Small amounts of grounds maintenance has continued throughout this time, predominately within large open spaces to support residents to get their daily exercise, as well as churchyards, cemeteries and sheltered accommodation.   The council is now ready ...more

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