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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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How much do you know about apprentic...

      Swindon & Wiltshire Local Enterprise Partnership needs to understand how much employers in the region know about apprenticeships in 2018. Our current feedback shows that most employers do not know about degree-apprenticeships, the wide range of financial incentives available or the breadth of roles ...more

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Over 50s wanted for mentoring scheme

  People over 50 are invited to join a scheme that pairs older mentors with care leavers who might benefit from advice, guidance and friendship. The Grandmentors project,  which is partially funded by Wiltshire Council, recruits, trains and supports mentors who use their skills and experience to support young people ...more

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Katie’s Party

Mere Amateur Dramatic Society (MADS) presented Katie’s Party from Thursday 22nd November until Saturday 24th. A poignant village tale linking The Two World Wars, by local author Adrienne Howell. I attended the Friday performance to a well attended crowd. Katie, whose son in law has a Bentley, turns up at a very ...more

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Salisbury Library successful Silver Sunday events

Salisbury Library successful Silver ...

Irene Kohler, Salisbury Area Board’s Older People’s Champion is delighted that Philip Tomes the Salisbury Library manager has agreed to put on two events as pre-Christmas treats for people of 55 and over.  The Techy Tea Party and the Prose and Poetry sessions, part of the Silver Sunday programme celebrating International Older People’s Day at the beginning of October proved to be very popular with many requests for repeats. There ...more

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Salisbury Library successful Silver Sunday events

Salisbury Library successful Silver ...

Irene Kohler, Salisbury Area Board’s Older People’s Champion is delighted that Philip Tomes the Salisbury Library manager has agreed to put on two events as pre-Christmas treats for people of 55 and over.  The Techy Tea Party and the Prose and Poetry sessions, part of the Silver Sunday programme celebrating International Older People’s Day at the beginning of October proved to be very popular with many requests for repeats. There ...more

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Christmas student leisure membership...

            Students….get a great deal on a fully inclusive Life Zone membership package at one of Wiltshire Council’s ten leisure centres this Christmas. For just a single payment of £29.99, you will get unlimited access to the fitness suite, public swimming sessions, group exercise ...more

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