Things to Do in Wilts

Competition time!

Competition time!

Do you love writing? Maybe you’re more of a crafty person and enjoy making things? Perhaps creating posters is more your thing? If you’re aged four to 18 we want to hear from you! Wiltshire Council is launching a competition to encourage young people to share their creative flair during lockdown. Poetry, short stories, posters… Read More…

Lockdown two – libraries still here for you

Lockdown two – libraries still here for you

Libraries would like to reassure customers that key services are remaining in place during this new lockdown period. The popular “library choice” service and the reservation service for specific requests will continue to be available, but customers will no longer be able to browse shelves. The libraries service will also still provide limited access to… Read More…

Santas on the Run goes Freestyle!

Santas on the Run goes Freestyle!

Children’s Hospice South West’s (CHSW) annual Santas on the Run event is back but not as you know it! Taking place over the weekend of the 11-13 December, supporters will be able to choose their distance, route and their festive dress.    CHSW’s festive fundraisers are usually held at Bristol Harbourside, RHS Rosemoor in Devon and the Eden Project in… Read More…

Programme to keep children Fit and Fed this summer

Programme to keep children Fit and Fed this summer

Wiltshire Council is working closely with a local school and partners to continue to run a summer programme to help children stay active during the holidays. Fit and Fed is a national programme combining sport with healthy food choices, as a response to the threat of hunger, isolation, and inactivity that some children experience during… Read More…

Street markets to open and sell their full range of goods

Street markets to open and sell their full range of goods

Following the recent change to Government guidance, Wiltshire Council’s street markets will be open from Monday 1 June with stallholders now able to sell their full range of goods. When Government COVID-19 restrictions were introduced, market stalls were only able to sell food, but now they can sell all items again. Social distancing will be… Read More…

Wiltshire Council encourages residents to celebrate VE Day at home

Wiltshire Council encourages residents to celebrate VE Day at home

Wiltshire Council has created a special VE Day at home pack to help residents of all ages celebrate and mark the 75th anniversary of this historic moment in time. With social distancing measures still in place, the pack contains simple advice and suggestions to have a household garden party on 8 May, which this year… Read More…

Wiltshire Council publishes directory of volunteer groups

Wiltshire Council publishes directory of volunteer groups

Wiltshire Council has published a directory of community volunteer groups that have been set up throughout the county, in the wake of the ongoing COVID-19 situation. So far, Wiltshire Council has been made aware of more than 100 groups that are supporting their fellow residents throughout Wiltshire during this difficult time. Although not a formal… Read More…

Longleat Safari Park Open For Visitors

Longleat Safari Park Open For Visitors

Longleat has announced its drive-through Safari Park will be open for visitors from this Friday (20th March). While Longleat House, walkthrough animal areas and other attractions are temporarily closed as a result of the Coronavirus (COVID-19), the world-famous Safari Park will continue to operate under strict hygiene standards. The Wiltshire attraction believes the fact visitors… Read More…

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