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Wiltshire Council house building project making progress

Affordable housing

More than 220 new affordable homes will be built in Wiltshire by 2020 as Wiltshire Council’s £42.5million housing development programme continues to make progress. The council is working with local communities and various contractors to develop, own and manage 226 affordable homes for families and elderly residents across the county. The homes are a mix read more…

Healthy council programme for children is back in April


A successful healthy weight management programme for children and families is back this April, providing support to help them make small positive lifestyle changes. Wiltshire Council’s Healthy Me programme is a fun and free 10 week programme for children aged 7 to 11 and their families. The programme educates families all about nutrition and physical read more…

WPCC Easter Holiday Short Breaks Bulletin is now available for 2017


The Wiltshire Parent Carer Council Easter Holiday Short Breaks Bulletin 2017 is now available on our website. Please take a look to see the many and varied activities that are happening over the Easter holiday in Wiltshire for children and young people aged 0 – 25 years, who have Special Educational Needs and/ or Disabilities read more…

RWBRFC to host RFU Women’s Final

RWBRFC to host RFU Women’s Final

Royal Wootton Bassett RFC is to host twelve top clubs competing in the RFU Women’s Cup Finals at Ballards Ash on Saturday 1st April. We’re delighted to announce that we are to host the Rugby Football Union’s Women’s Finals – Twelve top clubs from across the country will compete in the RFU Women’s Cup Finals read more…

May Day Plant Fair Special – Bushton Manor

Bushton Manor

No 1 Community event of the year! This year we are celebrating our 10th year at the manor house and garden and we’re looking forward to another great day. The annual Pant Fair is a wonderful event. It’s not only the main fundraising for our much-loved church, which is undergoing a major rescue programme but read more…

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