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Men’s Shed

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 of skills sharing, informal learning, of individual pursuits & community projects, of purpose, achievement & social ...more

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WILTSHIRE MIND LAUNCHES YOUNG PEOPLE...

        Wiltshire Mind is the local mental health charity based in Melksham which works across Wiltshire to support anyone with mental health issues.  They are a self funding independent charity which provides a variety of support to local people ranging from Peer Support Groups, Evening group, Carers Groups, ...more

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Awards ceremony for Healthy Schools ...

          Twelve schools which have recently achieved Wiltshire Healthy Schools status were recognised at a special event yesterday (Thursday 6 December) at County Hall. At the event, schools were presented with a special plaque marking their achievements. The programme recognises schools that have ...more

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Celebrating 100 years of Women’s S...

Stourton Village Hall was the venue where the Kilmington and Stourton Woman’s Institute celebrated 100 years of Women’s Suffrage. The event took place on Tuesday 27th November at 5-45pm. The Speaker was local historian Jenny Wilding speaking on ‘100 years since Women got the Vote,’ and gave a most ...more

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Major step forward for future outdoo...

            Exciting proposals for outdoor education could take a major step forward next week as council leaders are asked to agree talks with two key parties. Wiltshire College and Community First are the two preferred bidders out of seven that came forward to offer young people outdoor education ...more

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Dedicated team help rough sleepers s...

            A dedicated team who help rough sleepers change their lives around have played a big part in reducing the numbers of people living on Wiltshire’s streets. The Outreach Workers are part of a wider initiative by Wiltshire Council to work closely with those sleeping on the streets. Tackling ...more

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Videos show the devastating impact o...

      A series of videos have been produced which tell the powerful stories of two Wiltshire Council employees and the impact alcohol has had on them and their families. The videos were put together as part of the recent Alcohol Awareness Week to highlight the support available in Wiltshire for people struggling ...more

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