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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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Young, Disabled: Lockdown and My Fut...

Aim: We would like to gather stories from 16-25-year-old disabled people about their experiences of lockdown during the Covid-19 pandemic. Including: What has life been like for you during lockdown? What does life after lockdown look like for you – has it changed how you see your future? What support might you need after ...more

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Young volunteers wanted for mystery ...

Healthwatch Wiltshire is looking for young volunteers to help review online mental health services in Wiltshire. We would like people aged 16-25 to take part in our mystery shop focusing on what’s good and what could be improved about mental health support available locally for young people. Julie Brown, Healthwatch Wiltshire ...more

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Rural Community Energy Fund – Supp...

The Rural Community Energy Fund (RCEF) provides non-capital grant funding to help community organisations with the development of a renewable energy project. It is open to a wide range of community organisations, and the final round of funding has a deadline for applications of 14th September 2020. Community organisations ...more

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Free training course for carers onli...

Family carers of people living with dementia in Wiltshire are invited to a free online training course starting September 14th. Run by Alzheimer’s Support, the six weekly sessions will be held on Monday mornings in the comfort of carers’ own homes. The charity’s community services coordinator Kate Sharpe said: “We ...more

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Social distancing for people with hi...

As people begin to get out more, we’re asking local businesses and their staff to help make those who find social distancing challenging, due to a disability, feel welcome and supported. Below are some tips which you may find useful. Not all disabilities are visible. Familiarise yourself and your staff with initiatives ...more

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Outstanding Wiltshire Music Educatio...

The first ever Wiltshire Music Education Awards were launched this year by Wiltshire Music Connect.   The awards are designed to celebrate people and schools in the county who dedicate themselves to creating outstanding music education for children and young people.   Even though Covid-19 caused restrictions and school ...more

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