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Paralympic Champion Stephanie Millward Supports New Airbase

Stephanie Millward

PARALYMPIC swimming champion Stephanie Millward MBE is encouraging people to help build a better future for Wiltshire Air Ambulance and complete the fundraising for its new airbase. Stephanie, from Box in Wiltshire, has become a Charity Ambassador with Wiltshire Air Ambulance and on Friday (11 August) she visited the site of the new airbase at read more…

Nearly 45,000 residents have responded to our Household Enquiry Forms within a week

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The election canvass started on Friday 4 August, with 213,000 Household Enquiry Forms being delivered to each residential property in Wiltshire. Within a week, 20% of households have responded and nearly 60% of those returns were made online or by text or telephone. Online and telephone returns provide a real opportunity to save the council read more…

Youth Club open day next week!

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Leigh Park Community Centre is delighted to announce that on Tuesday 15th August from 4-6pm there will be a free open session for 11-18 years olds, opportunity to meet the new volunteers, sign up to the Westbury Youth Club and find out about the new programme starting 13th September 6-8pm    

KEEP YOUR SHIRT ON AND ‘COVER UP MATE’ THIS SUMMER

Anthony Hues

Men in Wiltshire who spend a lot of time outside are being urged to ‘Cover up Mate’ this summer to protect their skin and reduce their risk of developing skin cancer. Cover up Mate is a national campaign targeting men who work outside including farmers, builders, sportsmen and gardeners, because they are much less likely read more…

How many smoke alarms do you have?

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This information has been sent on behalf of Dorset & Wiltshire Fire and Rescue Service. Fire statistics reveal that one smoke alarm may not be enough to provide you with the best chance of escaping a fire in the home. Most people know that working smoke alarms save lives.  They provide the vital early warning read more…