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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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Take the Tour Challenge for Alzheime...

85-year-old Tony Wills, who lives with dementia in Wiltshire, is cycling 100 miles this summer to raise funds for Alzheimer’s Support and wants YOU to join him. The former cycling champion will go the distance on his static bike to coincide with the Tour de France. He would love to see others taking to the open road ...more

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Natwest Community Banking

My role as a Community Banker is primarily based in the community, so with the restrictions in place due to coronavirus I’ve had to change my way of working.  I wanted to take this opportunity to let you know how I can still support you and the community. I am now able to offer my Friends against Scams presentation via ...more

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People’s Postcode Trust’...

Grassroots organisations, local charities and non-profit community businesses that are seeking to effect positive change within their local area in England, Scotland and Wales can take the first step in the application process by submitting an online expression of interest. The funding is for new projects, or significant ...more

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Urgently Recruiting Link Volunteer D...

Link Schemes are voluntary groups which offer transport and ‘good neighbour’ services to local people who are in need, perhaps because they are elderly, disabled, isolated and lonely, single parents, or perhaps temporarily in need because of illness. These essential services provide a safety net for those unable to ...more

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Cream teas come home

Nearly 300 people living with dementia in Wiltshire were treated to a cream tea in their own homes this week. Wiltshire charity Alzheimer’s Support home support workers delivered 280 plates of scones (kindly donated by Tesco), cream and jam in place of its usual summer get-togethers. The service is back at full strength ...more

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Anyone for tennis?

Royal Wootton Bassett Tennis Club has re-opened its courts for use by members of the local community under a ‘pay and play’ scheme.   Courts at the Gerard Buxton Sports Grounds are available to book by the hour for singles or doubles tennis.   Booking is online via the Club’s website and courts are ...more

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