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Applications for Tampon Tax...

          Overall The Tampon Tax Fund aims to support projects that improve the lives of vulnerable and disadvantaged women and girls across the United Kingdom. Applicants are invited to focus project activities on one of three broad categories: violence ...more

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Dorset & Wiltshire Fir...

Community Safety Plan DWFRS Community Safety Plan can be found on the DWFRS website;   Prevention We are committed to making a real difference to the lives of people in Dorset and Wiltshire. Our aim is to reduce the ...more

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Mental health training supp...

Wiltshire Council has provided mental health and resilience webinars to volunteers who have been supporting residents during COVID-19. In March, hundreds of community groups and volunteers sprang into action alongside Wiltshire Council to immediately support their communities when stay at home restrictions were introduced. Wiltshire Council has been in regular contact with the groups throughout this challenging ...more

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Fostering information session

Event Date : 02/06/2020

Join us online to find more about fostering. The presentation is very informative and will provide a good overview of foster care and its benefits. There will be a live Q&A session and also a live interview with a foster carer to give you an idea on what foster care is like ...more

A Beginner’s Guide to Fam...

Event Date : 04/06/2020

Most people starting out in family history tend to begin online. This could mean asking questions of relatives on social media, or by signing up to one of the family history sites like There’s a huge amount of material available online, from census records to ...more

Wiltshire Family History So...

Event Date : 05/06/2020

The Wiltshire Family History Society was founded in 1981 and aims to encourage the study of family history, including both Wiltshire ancestry of people world-wide and the world-wide ancestry of Wiltshire residents. Members not only research their ancestors by name but, by using ...more

Telephone befrienders needed!

We are looking for friendly and confident volunteers based in Wiltshire to join our new Telephone Befriending Service to provide emotional support to local people living with sight loss during this critical period. Feeling isolated is a common challenge for people with sight loss, and recent ...more

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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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Sailability Volunteers needed

Sailability is the disabled arm of the Royal Yachting Association and has many clubs spread all over this great country. In Wiltshire, Sailability is run at Whitefriars Sailing Club in the Cotswolds water park. We are looking for suitable people who have time to spear to help us provide the ...more

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Am in awe of the sheer hard work volunteers continue to do across the county. Grocery and medication deliveries, m…

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@WiltsCF this week. If you haven't looked alreaGreat chatting with from this week. If you haven't looked already, check out the amazing w…

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@wiltscouncil Community Engagement Managers are pro… Great to catch up with colleagues today at the end of the week. Community Engagement Managers are pro…

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