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Multi-million pound campus opens in ...

The Vale Community Campus, Pewsey’s new leisure centre opened at 7am yesterday morning (28 November).   The public were invited to tour the centre and see the new facilities on offer.   The redeveloped centre includes a state-of-the-art fitness suite, a new four-lane 25m swimming pool with family-friendly village ...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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Men’s Shed

Men’s Shed

“One million people aged over 65 are often or always lonely.” – AgeUK A shed is a place where people come together to learn and share DIY skills and carry out repairs and build things for the community such as benches, bird hides, nest boxes, etc. In a nutshell: A Men’s Shed provides a communal place of skills sharing, informal learning, of individual pursuits & community projects, of purpose, achievement & social ...more

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Setting up a new group

Setting up a new group

Setting up a new Group When you are thinking about setting up a new group, it can be easy to get bogged down worrying about paperwork and formalities. Equally, it can cause problems later if you don’t put a few basic things in place to make sure your group is set up in a way that will work best for you. This section provides advice about getting people involved in your group, deciding the purpose of your group, and agreeing a set of rules ...more

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Groups information

Groups information

Information available on the health watch portal and links to Wiltshire website. Information currently maintained on Wiltshire website for clubs and groups and information on how to advertise you group. Mens sheds UK. Groundwork community project toolkit – for creating greener community spaces. Safe Places is now present in Chippenham, Calne, Melksham, Trowbridge, Devizes, Ludgershall, Tidworth, Durrington, Amesbury, Warminster, Salisbury, ...more

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Advertising community events (and so...

How to get a story covered in the media https://knowhownonprofit.org/how-to/how-to-get-your-story-covered-by-local-medi Writing a press release https://knowhownonprofit.org/how-to/how-to-write-and-manage-press-releases-1 Maximising web coverage of an event https://knowhownonprofit.org/how-to/how-to-maximise-web-coverage-of-your-event-or-exhibition This ...more

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Planning community events

Planning community events

Guide for running and organising voluntary and community events https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/can-do-guide-for-organisers-of-voluntary-events/the-can-do-guide-to-organising-and-running-voluntary-and-community-events Catering/ food safety for community groups and events https://www.food.gov.uk/business-industry/caterers/food-hygiene/charity-community-groups How to organise a street party http://www.wiltshire.gov.uk/comm-living-organise-street-party-guide.pdf Planning ...more

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Community Transport

Information on community transport in Wiltshire http://www.wiltshirecommunitytransport.org.uk/ Wiltshire Link Schemes are local voluntary groups offering a low level support to local people who are in need either because they are elderly, lonely, disabled, single parents or perhaps are temporarily in need because of illness http://www.wiltshirelink.org.uk/     more

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Insurance for community activities, ...

Information and advice to help groups decide whether they need public liability insurance for events and  community group including buildings and public liability insurance. http://www.resourcecentre.org.uk/information/public-liability/ http://www.parishinsurance.co.uk/charity-not-for-profit-insurance https://www.gov.uk/government/uploads/system/uploads/attachment_data/file/385166/CC49_LowInk.pdf https://vr.volresource.org.uk/services/insurance/ more

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