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Sovereign Housing- a Community...

      Have you ever wanted to see change in your community? Do you have an idea of what might help the people who live near you? We are looking for residents and others who are: Committed to where they live Passionate about the work Sovereign does Would like to see change ...more

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Council to light up Wiltshire ...

        Annual savings of more than £1m a year are expected as Wiltshire Council agrees to invest in low-energy street lighting. The council is responsible for almost 45,000 lights on its highways. But with energy costs rising sharply it is investing more than £12m ...more

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Cardboard Christmas Tree Chall...

          Families are getting into the festive spirit this year with Wiltshire Council’s Cardboard Christmas Tree Challenge at children’s centres and libraries across Wiltshire. The cardboard trees have arrived at the children’s centres and libraries taking ...more

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Captain Swing and the Blacksmi...

Event Date : 02/02/2019

Our Secret History in Song This workshop will enable students to create their own story plots and dialogue by combining different verse, local to Wiltshire, from the archives at the Wiltshire & Swindon History Centre. We will explore the value of folk song as social ...more

Free concert at Cricklade Open...

Event Date : 28/01/2019

Francesca K is a singer with a lovely range of songs: everything from Frank Sinatra classics to popular music from the shows! Why not come along and join in the singing! Celebrating Age: bringing live music, theatre, dance & art to your local community Where: Cricklade ...more


Event Date : 20181122

  Restorative justice and restorative practice are about helping people to have a ‘voice’, heal harm and have a more positive future Have you been the victim of crime and not had closure? Have you done someone some harm and wish you could make amends? Are you struggling to live peacefully alongside your neighbour? RESTORATIVE TOGETHER MAY BE ABLE TO HELP COME NAD HEAR JO BERRY’S ...more

Side by Side Volunteer

Side by Side is an Alzheimer’s Society initiative which aims to tackle social isolation and loneliness. Volunteers provide companionship and encourage people with dementia to continue with a hobby or interest, or start a new one. This helps to build the confidence of people living with dementia. Could ...more

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If you have a few hours spare a week, could you volunteer to listen to children read in primary schools?  Please help us combat childhood illiteracy by going to or see the attached flyer. more

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Joint Independent Audit Commit...

        Can you help us?  Do you want to give something back to the community?   The Police and Crime Commissioner (PCC) and the Chief Constable are looking for people to join the Joint Independent Audit Committee, which challenges and scrutinises the decisions of the ...more

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