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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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Healthwatch Wiltshire job vacancy

    We are looking for a Healthwatch Officer – Volunteering and Partnerships Lead to support local Healthwatch volunteers in the community. This will require the post holder to take a lead role in developing a range of local volunteering opportunities and roles, including the recruiting, training and managing ...more

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Black Friday – discounted leisure ...

            Wiltshire Council leisure centres are offering various discounted special offers on Friday 23, Saturday 24 November and Sunday 25 November as part of this year’s Black Friday events. There are a variety of leisure memberships to choose from to suit your interests and requirements, ...more

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Quidhampton Village Hall thanks SWWAB

Quidhampton Village Hall thanks SWWA...

Quidhampton Village is delighted to report that, thanks to a grant of £1,200 from SWWAB towards our need to fix the roof and prevent further damp in our Hall, it is now fully wind and weather proof.    And, following the renovation work, which included knocking-about the roof and walls, much redecoration has taken place leaving the Hall looking a good deal better than respectable! Readers may know that our Hall is in fact an ex 150-year-old ...more

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Caring for the future – Carers...

            Every day 6,000 people become carers but often it’s not something we’ve planned for. This Carers Rights Day on Friday 30th November the focus is on supporting people to prepare for the future through the theme: Caring for Your Future Local charity, Carer Support Wiltshire will be ...more

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Transforming Maternity Services Toge...

            We are proud of the services we provide to the mothers and families of Bath and North East Somerset, Swindon and Wiltshire but we are facing a number of challenges and we think there is more we can do to offer the best care in the best environment. By using what we have available ...more

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Helping each other to stay well this...

        This week is Self Care Week and Wiltshire Council and NHS Wiltshire Clinical Commissioning Group are encouraging people to be well-prepared ahead of winter by taking simple steps to look after themselves and helping their families, friends and neighbours to do the same. This year, the theme for ...more

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