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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 ...more

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Be an IV … laugh and have fun

An Independent Visitor (IV) is a volunteer that is paired with a child or young person in care. They go out on social visits, share hobbies and interests and maybe even try new activities. They are a friend and mentor. Above all they have fun! The Independent Visitor Scheme has been running for 19 years, and links young ...more

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Want to start to run for fun?

Royal Wootton Bassett Beginners Running Group   Interested in learning to run? Looking for a new physical activity to try? Join us for 10 weeks of fun running sessions designed to support complete beginners. Running has several health benefits including those that improve both psychological and physical wellbeing. ...more

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The Big Jam! It’s not a concer...

Calling all musicians! We need you to join our musical mash-up on 20th September as part of BBC Music Day. We are looking for music maker of all ages, genres and traditions to join in our jamming spectacular. Share your music with others and learn something new in an uplifting evening hosted by people living with dementia. The ...more

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HELP TURN WILTSHIRE YELLOW AND GREEN...

WILTSHIRE Air Ambulance is calling on people to show their support by turning the county yellow and green this September. The charity is asking people, community groups, schools, colleges and businesses to do something fun during National Air Ambulance Week (9-15 September) by incorporating the colours yellow and green. Kenresa ...more

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Search is on for young Wiltshire son...

Do you know a young person in Wiltshire who composes their own music or writes their own songs? To celebrate the launch of a new online platform for young composers and singers Wiltshire Music Connect have just announced a new competition, open to young people aged 11-18 in Wiltshire (including bands and groups). The winner ...more

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Grants for projects for women and gi...

Wiltshire Community Foundation will shortly be opening applications for the 2019 Tampon Tax Community Fund.  The Fund ​aims​ ​to​ ​support​ ​women​ and girls ​who​ ​are​ ​most​ ​marginalised​ ​to​ ​overcome​ ​barriers that​ ​prevent​ ​them​ ​from​ ​fulfilling​ ...more

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