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Local Area Coordination

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Local Area Coordinators help people to find their own local solutions, starting with a question about ‘what a good life looks like’. This question will open up a positive conversation about what is important and finding a range of creative ways of making it happen. Local Area Coordination is a long-term, evidence based approach to read more…


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      If you like cakes, why not hold a bake sale and raise funds to help Wiltshire Air Ambulance to keep flying and saving lives? Bake Off for Lift Off is once again the charity’s theme for National Air Ambulance Week (10-16 September 2018). Individuals, groups, schools, colleges and businesses can all get read more…

Urgent appeal for more foster carers

Urgent appeal for more foster carers

Wiltshire Council is appealing for more caring people and their families who can offer a foster home to a child who needs to be looked after. Sometimes, for different reasons, children can no longer live safely with their parents or families and so the council has to step in to provide them with safe, nurturing read more…

Wanted: Inspiring leaders to work with schools


Wiltshire Council is recruiting volunteers who can help schools bridge the gap between careers lessons and the world of work. Inspirational leaders from businesses and other organisations are needed to serve as Enterprise Advisers, working with teachers and students to offer advice, guidance and practical help on the tricky transition from education to employment. The read more…

GDPR and how we use your information


As you may know the Government has changed the law to protect personal information.  GDPR comes into effect on 25 May 2018. As a subscriber to Our Community Matters this change will affect you. Wiltshire Council’s community team keeps you up-to-date about other Wiltshire Council news and campaigns via emails from time to time. These focus on useful read more…