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Home-Start Kennet succeeds with Tesco Bid


Tesco teamed up with Groundwork to launch its community funding scheme, which see grants of up to £4,000, £2,000 and £1,000—all raised from carrier bag sales in Tesco stores—being awarded to local community projects. Bags of Help offers community groups and projects across the UK a share of revenue generated form carrier bag sales in read more…

Alzheimer’s Society in Wiltshire urgently need volunteers to match, Side by Side, with people living with dementia

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Diane Jenkins, Alzheimer’s Society Side by Side Coordinator for Wiltshire said; “Loneliness is a real problem for people with dementia, yet we know that one of the most important things for those affected is to remain part of their community and continue to do the things they love – from going shopping to enjoying a read more…

90,000 Household Enquiry Forms returned – have you responded yet?

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Nearly 90,000 of you have responded to our Household Enquiry Forms within a fortnight! The election canvass started on Friday 4 August, with 213,000 Household Enquiry Forms being delivered to each residential property in Wiltshire. Within a fortnight, 40% of households have responded and nearly 60% of those returns were made online or by text read more…

Wiltshire Council congratulates students receiving their A Level results today

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Wiltshire students have been praised for their hard work and dedication as they pick up their A level results today. Thousands of students from across the county are finding out the results marking the end of months of study. Historically Wiltshire students perform well against the national picture and it is anticipated 2017 will be read more…

Avon Valley College celebrate A Level results

Two Female Students Celebrating Exam Results Together

A Level results were celebrated by students at Avon Valley College, part of Salisbury Plain Academies, as they collected their exam results today. Juliette Baldwin, Acting Principal at the Durrington campus said: “We are very pleased to see an overall increase in the results this year. I was particularly pleased to see an increase in read more…