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Wiltshire Gypsy, Roma, Trav...

The current Wiltshire Gypsy, Roma, Traveller and Boater (GRT&B) strategy is due to finish in 2020. A new strategy has been developed for 2020-2025, based on evidence from the Health Needs Assessment for Gypsy, Traveller and Boater Populations Living in Wiltshire ...more

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Help us ‘advance to go’...

Salisbury has seen off competition from 19 other UK cities to land its own version of the board game, Monopoly! The games producer is asking for your suggestions for which Salisbury landmarks should replace traditional board locations such as Mayfair and The Angel, ...more

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Do you look after someone w...

Illness, disability, old age; there are many reasons why three in five of us will look after a loved one and become unpaid carers at some point in our lives. Carer Support Wiltshire, a local charity that supports unpaid carers, are currently looking for feedback on ...more

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How to Research the History...

Event Date : 29/02/2020

You don’t need to live in an old house to research its history. Whether you’re in a sixteenth century thatched cottage or a 1980s semi, there’s a wealth of information waiting to be uncovered. Who lived there and what did they do for a living, what did the house previously ...more

Reading 16th and 17th Centu...

Event Date : 10/03/2020

It might feel like the family historian’s curse. Working your way back in time, painstakingly poring over parish registers, suddenly you come across a register that looks like a hundred spiders have danced the Fandango across the page. Does that really say Thomas, son of Henry ...more

Bath Half Marathon

Event Date : 15/03/2020

Dorothy House Hospice Care – Bath Half Marathon 2020 The Bath Half Marathon 2020 takes place on Sunday 15 March 2020 and is the most popular city centre road event in the UK. We’d love you to join Team Dotty and be part of it! We are delighted to announce that Dorothy ...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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Could you spare an hour or ...

Care Home Volunteers is looking for people to join our team of volunteers in Salisbury, Amesbury, Downton and surrounding areas, to bring joy and companionship to older people living in care homes, especially those who don’t have visits from friends or family. This helps people to keep in ...more

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Age UK Fitness and Friendsh...

Age UK Wiltshire are looking for people to lead fitness and friendship clubs throughout the Wiltshire area. These clubs are social clubs for older people with an emphasis on keeping active, activities include flexibility strength and balance all of which Age UK will teach you to become a low ...more

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Walking past my local Waitrose store's community giving box this morning, I was reminded of this charity…

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@SalisburyCath the verWishing the very best for the last night of this stunning light and sound performance. Once again,…

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@AlabareUK. Saintly, humbBrilliant work . Saintly, humbling, crucial.

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