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Care Home Volunteers Befrie...

Despite the majority of Care Homes now being closed to visitors, Care Home Volunteers’ (CHV) amazing befrienders are still managing to keep in touch with residents by writing cards and postcards, bringing much cheer, news and continued contact.  CHV volunteers ...more

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Council support people to s...

Wiltshire Council is supporting the county to be as active as possible while its leisure facilities are currently closed and people have to stay at home.  The council has been working to develop a wide range of online services that are now available on Wiltshire Council’s ...more

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Wiltshire Warm & Safe

Dear all, The current situation regarding Covid-19 is having a profound effect on struggling and vulnerable households. In this difficult and unprecedented time we would like to assure you that our service is still running. With adjustments like working from home and ...more

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Keep Your Photographs Looki...

Event Date : 24/04/2020

Are your family holiday snaps fading? Have pests nibbled the only image of your Victorian great-grandmother? Are you struggling to store those glass lantern slide photographs you inherited? Book in to our workshop and join archive conservator Sophie Coles to learn about the best ...more

Workhouses, Prisons and Asy...

Event Date : 25/04/2020

Workhouses, prisons and asylums could be very grim places – they conjure up images of Oliver Twist, hard labour and ice baths. They could also be very un-Dickensian: some workhouses even gave tobacco to their inmates or paid for the men to be shaved by a barber. The records ...more

Victory is Here! VE Day in ...

Event Date : 06/05/2020

VE Day and the aftermath of the Second World War marked the beginning of a huge period of change across the country, from ‘slum’ clearances and ambitious building programmes to the beginnings of the permissive society and sweeping social change. This talk will introduce you ...more

Volunteer with Alzheimer...

Do you have some spare time to get involved in a volunteering opportunity with Alzheimer’s Society? We are seeking local people ready to take up a fun, friendly, super-flexible volunteering opportunity, with its Side by Side service. Volunteers will be paired with someone with dementia, so ...more

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Age UK Wiltshire

Very friendly social Clubs for older people with an emphasis on keeping active. During a 2 hour time activities include exercises for flexibility, strength and balance with team games followed by gentle Tai Chi movements.  Also we do have a break in the middle with chat and tea and biscuits. ...more

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Service Delivery Volunteer

Have you got what it takes to help ensure victims and witnesses are given the support they need and the respect they deserve? Wiltshire DBS required? Yes Police vetting required? No Many people face the effects of crime alone and confused. Your support helps individuals and their families to ...more

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Funding available to support projects helping older people and young people ... t.co/pwNr1bdOu2

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