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Wiltshire council and its communities run many projects, follow one of the projects below to find out more.

Repair cafe

“The UK generates 26m tonnes of waste every single year, less than 50% is recycled.” In a nutshell: We throw away vast amounts of stuff.  Even things with almost nothing wrong, and which could get a new lease on life after a simple repair.  Climate change, rising CO2 levels and plastics in the ocean are all ...more

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Community Litter Picks

“It costs Council Tax payers in Wiltshire over £3m each year to pick up litter.” Local volunteers come together to clean up an area of land or open space in a village, town or neighbourhood. In a nutshell: Local litter picking groups aim to clear litter from open spaces, improve the local environment and encourage ...more

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Community minibus

“Local community transport schemes can be a key provider of ‘local access’ services and a safety net to meet important needs that cannot be effectively provided for by other means.” In a nutshell: Community Transport is the name given to any type of transport run on a not-for-profit basis to assist people who cannot ...more

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Wooden finger post renewal

“Finger posts are a very important part of the appearance of many of our rural roads.” In a nutshell: Wooden finger posts are road signs in rural areas used to direct travellers to other nearby places whilst contributing to the appearance of the rural road scene. Over time these posts can deteriorate and local parishes/volunteers ...more

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Highways self-help scheme

“Transport is a key element of a modern society with impacts on the economy, climate change, people’s health, social exclusion, street scenes and the countryside.” In a nutshell: A Highways self-help scheme is where the Parish/Town Council uses local volunteers to help identify minor works in or around the public ...more

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Leisure Credits

10.6 % of young people under 20 across Wiltshire live in low income families. Some of these young people have limited opportunities to get involved in the community. In a nutshell: Leisure credits is a project which involves young people going out and doing practical work in their local area, which benefits their community. ...more

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The Pub is the Hub

The village pub is a vital centre or hub of community life, but it can also provide essential services beyond the usual drinks, food or entertainment. In a nutshell ‘The Pub is the Hub’ is an organisation of specialist voluntary advisors for rural pubs and licensees who are thinking of broadening their range ...more

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Christmas Community Lunch

This community group’s purpose is to help, empower and provide local support to those in poverty and those who are vulnerable and disadvantaged. It enables individuals and families to make a positive change through access to local services. Working with individuals and families on a one to one, free and confidential ...more

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