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Wild about Wiltshire initia...

Wiltshire Council has installed signage at some sites around the county to promote its new Wild about Wiltshire approach to grass cutting, to improve biodiversity and encourage bees and other pollinators to thrive. The new scheme encourages wildflower growth in some ...more

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Southern Area Board –...

It will be good to see you all at the next public gathering of the Southern Wiltshire Area Board on the 26th May. The agenda is full of updates on new funding schemes (totalling nearly £80k), action on local priorities, highways and transport interventions, a new cycle ...more

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Salisbury and villages Ukra...

The response in the south of the county is truly remarkable to the Ukraine crisis. One amazing example is that of the Community Hub at Salisbury Methodist Church which serves hosts and Ukraine guests in the city and outlying villages and towns. There is a weekly drop ...more

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2022 Whiteparish Village Su...

Event Date : 03/06/2022

At last… the annual summer fete is on again…!!! Before the Coronavirus pandemic, the annual Whiteparish Village Summer Fete was always held on the Memorial Ground, adjacent to All Saints’ Church, Common Road, Whiteparish… this year’s Fete will be held in the usual way ...more

Dorothy House – Women...

Event Date : 11/06/2022

Dorothy House Hospice Care The Women’s Midnight Walk is back! Here at Dorothy House, we have decided to go back to old school and revamp our popular Midnight Walk, to celebrate our wonderful community of local ladies! Taking place on Saturday 11 June, all fabulous females ...more

A Walk to Remember is back!

Event Date : 11/06/2022

Alzheimer’s Support’s family-friendly sponsored walk returns on Saturday June 11th 2022. A Walk to Remember was put on hold during the pandemic and is now back with two scenic routes, a circular 8.5 mile walk up and around the Iron Age Battlesbury hill fort near Warminster ...more

Help adults learn to read

READ EASY – A NEW INITIATIVE IN SALISBURY, SOUTH & EAST WILTSHIRE  Read Easy UK is a national charity that helps adults learn to read.  Read Easy works by matching trained volunteer reading coaches one-to-one with non- or beginner readers and has established a successful track record because of its flexible, fun and free approach!      You may have seen the recent BBC1 documentary “Learning to ...more

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Alzheimer’s Support a...

If you enjoy being with people, have a caring empathetic nature and love a good chat, this could be the role for you! Alzheimer’s Support runs three activities groups, Music and Movement for the Mind and the Memory café which rotate on a Thursday morning in Harnham. The Memory café is a ...more

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Volunteer telephone befrien...

Carer Support Wiltshire are looking to expand their team of Here to Talk volunteers following a surge in demand from unpaid carers who are experiencing feelings of isolation and need someone to talk to. Here to Talk volunteers provide regular phone conversations to unpaid carers who feel they ...more

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#longcovid@SoundsBetterCIC Working with people with lung conditions or ? Discuss how you can us to provide singing for lun…

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@wiltscouncil… Hoping to see you next week, 26th May, 7pm at Alderbury Village Hall for the next public gathering of t.co/kBwDWly38H

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Progress goes from strength to strength at the Ukraine Support Hub in Salisbury. This hub runs from the Methodist… t.co/AynmfOFL5l

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