Wiltshire News

Council encouraging people to support food banks at their local supermarkets

Council encouraging people to support food banks at their local supermarkets

With some residents left particularly vulnerable by the COVID-19 situation, Wiltshire Council is encouraging people to continue to donate to their local food banks if they can. Some of the usual locations where people may have previously donated, such as schools and places of faith, are mainly unavailable at this time, but major supermarkets have… Read More…

Young people share their wellbeing tips during COVID-19

Young people share their wellbeing tips during COVID-19

Young people have been sharing their wellbeing tips on how to manage everyday life during COVID-19. While school routines have changed to home learning for most and there are restrictions in place for meeting up with friends during COVID-19, young people, including Members of the Wiltshire Youth Parliament have been speaking out about their own… Read More…

Make a Garden of Hope with Julian House

Make a Garden of Hope with Julian House

Julian House is a charity that supports and cares for vulnerable men, women and children. Some have been forced to sleep rough, while others have been forced to flee their homes as a result of domestic abuse. Life can be challenging for the people in their care, especially during this uncertain time. But you can… Read More…

Public asked for feedback on town and parish council recommendations

Public asked for feedback on town and parish council recommendations

People are being asked for their feedback on draft recommendations which will have an impact on some parish areas and their electoral arrangements. The recommendations are part of the ongoing Community Governance Review, a process which can make a number of changes to parish area and their electoral arrangements, such as: Merging, grouping, creating or… Read More…

The NHS is still open this bank holiday, even if your nearest GP practice isn’t

The NHS is still open this bank holiday, even if your nearest GP practice isn’t

With many GP practices across Bath and North East Somerset, Swindon and Wiltshire reducing their opening hours this bank holiday weekend, doctors are offering reassurances that help will still be available for those who need it. People needing timely healthcare advice, information on local services and where to go for treatment during the Early May… Read More…

Changes to community maternity services agreed as CCG continues to respond to current coronavirus challenge

Changes to community maternity services agreed as CCG continues to respond to current coronavirus challenge

Bath and North East Somerset, Swindon and Wiltshire Clinical Commissioning Group has today agreed a set of recommendations that will maintain the health and wellbeing of mums-to-be during the current coronavirus outbreak. The changes, which were agreed at an extraordinary public meeting on Thursday 30 April, will ensure families are kept safe at this current… 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…

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