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Wiltshire Community Foundation – One Degree More grants 2018


Wiltshire Community Foundation is a registered charity and grant making trust. They support students through university, provide funding to those who need it to access education or vocational training and offer financial assistance to children and young people who are disadvantaged financially or by disability, or who are in care. Find out more on our read more…

Short Breaks Scheme 2018/19 NOW OPEN

Short Breaks Scheme 2018/19 NOW OPEN

Short Breaks Scheme 2018/19 NOW OPEN The Wiltshire Short breaks Scheme is now open and applications must be made by the deadline which is  Wednesday February 28th 2018 As per last year, applications for the scheme need to be made via the Wiltshire Council online form:  Wiltshire Council Online Form Please remember that it is your read more…

Stop Smoking – Public Health Campaign

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New year is the perfect time to make a change and quitting smoking is the best change you’ll make. For free support going #Smokefree, visit #wiltshire for local support Quitting smoking is the best thing you’ll ever do for your health, your family and your wallet! So this January, join the millions who’ve read more…

Be Sugar Smart and help to ease obesity crisis

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To mark National Obesity Awareness Week, and to help deal with this global issue locally, Wiltshire Council is asking individuals and organisations to be Sugar Smart and help play a key role in improving people’s health. Obesity is a clinical term to above the healthy weight for their height and gender (a BMI of over read more…

Latest grant from Friends of Savernake Hospital

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The Friends are always pleased to receive feedback on how their grants have benefitted grant recipients.  They are therefore delighted with the many positive responses they have been receiving from grateful members of the Great Bedwyn Friendship and Mobility Group. Late last year the Friends provided a grant of £1,000 to the Great Bedwyn Friendship read more…