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Heartbreaking impact of domestic abuse heard at event

Heartbreaking impact of domestic abuse heard at event

With more than 3,000 domestic abuse incidents reported in Wiltshire in 16/17, a host of professionals attended an event on the 6th December to promote a worldwide awareness campaign and hear about the work being done to highlight this important issue. There were more than 60 people at the event in County Hall, held to… Read More…

Children’s charity training to local community groups

Children’s charity training to local community groups

The UK’s leading children’s continence charity, ERIC, has delivered a series of potty training workshops to community groups who support families with young children across the West of England. ERIC, The Children’s Bowel & Bladder Charity is the only charity dedicated to the bowel and bladder health of all children and teenagers in the UK. ERIC… Read More…

Council recruiting foster carers

Council recruiting foster carers

Parent and Child Fostering Wiltshire Council are recruiting approved foster carers to look after a child and (one or both parents) in their own home, for an agreed period of time. This is to ensure a child is looked after while checks are being done on the proposed parents, to see if they are able… Read More…

Awards ceremony for Healthy Schools Programme

Awards ceremony for Healthy Schools Programme

Eighteen Wiltshire schools which have gone above and beyond to improve the health and wellbeing of their pupils were recognised at a special event recently. The ceremony at County Hall in Trowbridge follows previous events marking the Healthy Schools achievements of 11 schools from the Melksham area and five Tidworth schools, earlier this month. At… Read More…

Christmas drink drive warnings

Christmas drink drive warnings

Drivers are being targeted in a series of events to highlight the dangers of drink driving especially during the Christmas and New Year period. Bath and North East Somerset Council’s Road Safety Team is out and about asking people if they are aware how long it takes, after having a drink, before they are fit… Read More…

Moldovan visit to Wiltshire

Moldovan visit to Wiltshire

Visitors from Moldova were given an insight into how we support disabled children and those at risk, to remain living with their families, as part of a fact finding visit recently.  The group, from Gagauzia, an Autonomous Territory in Southern Moldova, have been travelling around the country as part of a study visit. Gagauzia has two… Read More…

Christmas at the Palace

Christmas at the Palace

Christmas at the Palace,  9th – 23rd December 2017,  10am-4pm This December, The Bishop’s Palace in Wells will be sharing the magic and joy of the season by hosting “Christmas at the Palace”. The site will be decking its halls with Christmas finery – each of the medieval rooms in the Palace will be decorated with a… Read More…

Council staff help to Clean Up in their lunch breaks

Council staff help to Clean Up in their lunch breaks

Wiltshire Council staff and local area board members spent their lunch breaks yesterday (Tuesday) picking up litter to help clean up Trowbridge. The event was the first of its kind, as further events are planned to take place in Trowbridge, Chippenham and Salisbury, and was developed as an idea suggested by staff as part of… Read More…

Christmas Fayre marks the start of the festive season

Christmas Fayre marks the start of the festive season

Christmas Fayre marks the start of the festive season -Get in the Christmas spirit at County Hall in Trowbridge on Thursday 30 November when dozens of businesses selling a variety of unique gift ideas take part in the Wealth of Wiltshire Christmas Fayre. More than 40 local traders will be showcasing a range of items, including jewellery, paintings,… Read More…

Visit Cholderton Farm this Christmas

Visit Cholderton Farm this Christmas

Visit Cholderton Farm this Christmas- the countdown is upon us, and there’s PLENTY to do down on The Farm! Christmas Craft Fair – Saturday the 25th of November 2017 – Enter the code: XMASCRAFT17 at the checkout when purchasing Craft Fair tickets only, to receive 10% discount online (click the link below) Kick off the… Read More…

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