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Vale of Pewsey Historic Map Informat...

This project was the brainchild of Sylvie Clayden, a Pewsey artist, and was brought to life by Graphic Designer and Copyeditor Mark Dawson, Susie Brew of Pewsey Vale Tourism Partnership and Sylvie. A pen and ink map of the Vale of Pewsey, drawn in 1808 was sourced from the British Library who supplied a digital scan from ...more

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Repair cafe

“The UK generates 26m tonnes of waste every single year, less than 50% is recycled.” In a nutshell: We throw away vast amounts of stuff.  Even things with almost nothing wrong, and which could get a new lease on life after a simple repair.  Climate change, rising CO2 levels and plastics in the ocean are all ...more

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Community Litter Picks

“It costs Council Tax payers in Wiltshire over £3m each year to pick up litter.” Local volunteers come together to clean up an area of land or open space in a village, town or neighbourhood. In a nutshell: Local litter picking groups aim to clear litter from open spaces, improve the local environment and encourage ...more

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Wiltshire Council Get Active Holiday...

With the summer holidays only a few weeks away, Wiltshire Council’s Get Active holiday sport programme offers young people a huge range of opportunities to keep active this summer, with activities being delivered across 61 venues in the county.   Sport Camps in athletics, basketball, cricket, dance, football and ...more

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Mind Reset, in Malmesbury and Chippenham

Mind Reset, in Malmesbury and Chippe...

“In all the Community Areas in Wiltshire Young Peoples said their mental good health is paramount’ ‘Mind Reset’ is a project which offers young people needs led one to one coaching, and peer led group workshops about what-ever issues they think are important. Mind Reset is run, and first piloted, in Malmesbury community area in 2015/16. Due to its successful start, it was requested by young people for a second run in the Autumn ...more

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Open Access Youth Café, Chippenham

Open Access Youth Café, Chippenham

The Chippenham Community Area Young People Needs Assessment showed that a safe, central place to meet and get support was top of the young people’s list. In partnership with the Rise Trust, the Local Youth Network and Area Board set up a free, open access drop in café for young people at the Riverbank suite, in the Olympiad Leisure Centre, Monkton Park. All partners maintained it needed to be accessible, which meant the right place, at ...more

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Colerne Choices

Colerne Choices

39% of young people across Wiltshire stated they needed more positive leisure time activities. Corsham Area Young People’s Needs Assessment identified a range of activities from arts to sport to adventure. Colerne responded in the most positive of ways….. In a nutshell: Since bid approval in March 2016 Colerne Choices have delivered 11 community-led projects or activities, over a 10-month period that have provided around 130 young people, ...more

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Village Youth Clubs

‘The percentage of children living in rural settlements with ‘reasonable’ access by cycling to a secondary school was 28%, compared with 56% in all urban settlements.’ (Statistical Digest of Rural England, 2014) A Community based, open access youth club in a small location. In a nutshell: There are hundreds of villages ...more

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NEETS Project (Working with young pe...

 “4.6% of 16-19 year olds are not in employment education or training.” (Workwiltshire.co.uk) The NEETs project enables young people who are not in employment, education and training to start their first business idea supported by business mentors In a nutshell: Young people who are not in employment, education or ...more

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