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Community groups urged to bid for loan sharks’ cash

Community groups urged to bid for loan sharks’ cash

      The England Illegal Money Lending Team (IMLT) are putting proceeds of crime money to good use with grants to worthy community groups. The national team, who investigate and prosecute loan sharks, are encouraging community groups to bid for grants of up to £5,000. This available money, which has been confiscated from convicted read more…


The Big Pledge

The Big Pledge

          The 2018 Big Pledge Challenge is back and this year every second counts. In celebration of the home nations success at the Commonwealth Games on the Gold Coast, the Big Pledge: Beat the Clock 8 week activity challenge is back from 14 May – 8 July. You can sign up read more…


Wiltshire Family Learning courses starting April 2018

Wiltshire Family Learning courses starting April 2018

        For all courses starting in April 2018, please visit:- http://www.wiltshire.gov.uk/family-learning; If you are interested in any courses, please reserve a place at the setting and a member of the Family Learning team will call you back to talk to them. Courses are free for parent/carers who have less than 5 GCSEs read more…


seAp’s Free and Independent Advocacy Services available to Wiltshire residents:

seAp’s Free and Independent Advocacy Services available to Wiltshire residents:

        seAp (support, empower, advocate, promote) is a well-established advocacy organisation that provides both statutory and non-statutory advocacy services throughout the South of England.  All our services are client led, impartial and independent. In Wiltshire, we provide a Military Advocacy Service (mAs) – a non-statutory advocacy service available to military veterans, and read more…


Wiltshire Council: Garden waste collection reminder

Wiltshire Council: Garden waste collection reminder

            Residents are reminded to renew their garden waste collection subscription by 15 June if they want to continue receiving the service.  Existing customers receive a unique reference number by email or post. They can use this number to easily renew their subscription either online or by phone. Residents can read more…


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