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We need you to get involved …and share your Reduce, Reuse, Recycle ideas!

Get involved meeting

We need you to get involved …and share your Reduce, Reuse, Recycle ideas! The Waste Team have been encouraging you to recycle more and reduce your rubbish in all kinds of ways… now with the Area Board they’re looking for your help to continue to spread the message – come along to get involved and read more…


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Local charities, community groups, organisations and schools are being encouraged to bid for up to £5,000 of proceeds of crime money, to spend on a project of their choice which will help combat unscrupulous loan sharks. The England Illegal Money Lending Team (IMLT) have put forward multiple pots of £5,000 to fund projects that will read more…

Ancient Greek day at Figheldean St Michael’s Primary School


Class 3 pupils from St. Michael’s Primary School in Figheldean spent the day learning all about the Ancient Egyptians recently. All the children dressed up as people from this era and took part in a wide variety of activities through the day. First the children made Egyptian style date bread by carefully measuring the ingredients, read more…

Wiltshire goes to the polls in just over a week

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With little over a week to go until the polls open for the local elections, people are being urged to get out and cast their vote. The polls open for the unitary and parish council elections on 4 May from 7am until 10pm, with the count and results declared throughout the day on 5 May. read more…

Wiltshire leads successful bid for joint Armed Forces Covenant Fund

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Wiltshire has led a successful bid for funding to bring in a range of innovative measures across the south west which will strengthen support and raise awareness of the Armed Forces community across the region.   Almost £200k funding from the Armed Forces Covenant Fund has been awarded to Wiltshire Council alongside partners Cornwall, Somerset, read more…