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Summer Reading Challenge in libraries

Mischief Makers 2018

Want to further improve your education and employment opportunities?  Got a few spare hours each week over the summer? We are looking for outgoing and enthusiastic volunteers to support children taking part in the Summer Reading Challenge in Wiltshire libraries   From 14 July to 8 Sept 2018   «Gain experience and skills working with children «Achieve read more…

Tackling inequality in Marlborough

Spirit Level

MARLBOROUGH AREA POVERTY ACTION GROUP MONDAY 30th April 2018 Inequality is making our lives poorer  An illustrated talk and interactive discussion with Martin Wilkinson Martin is a member of the Equality Trust and brother of Richard Wilkinson co-author of ‘The Spirit Level’ Economic growth has done much to improve living conditions. If Britain were now read more…

Home building goes local

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Wiltshire Council is helping communities provide affordable homes with cash from a Government fund reserved for local housing projects. It has forged a partnership with two organisations dedicated to promoting community life – Wiltshire Community Land Trust and Community First. The partnership aims to help neighbourhood groups develop new affordable housing in their community to read more…

In Touch with your local CCG – April newsletter

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Wiltshire Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG) is responsible for planning, organising and buying high-quality health services for the 470,000 people in Wiltshire. We are clinically-led, which means we are made up of doctors, nurses and other health professionals who understand the needs of the Wiltshire community and the impact that local services have on patients’ health. read more…

FIFA 2018 World Cup Alert

FIFA 2018 World Cup Alert

The 2018 FIFA World Cup will take place from 14th June – 15th July 2018. The worldwide demand for match tickets, flight tickets, and somewhere to stay throughout the competition is expected to be significant. Those planning to travel should exercise caution when considering the purchase of tickets or accommodation because the event is highly read more…