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Wiltshire Council staff help to Clean Up Wilts in their lunch breaks

Wiltshire Council staff help to Clean Up Wilts in their lunch breaks

          Wiltshire Council staff and local area board members spent their lunch breaks last Tuesday picking up litter to help clean up Trowbridge. The event was the first of its kind, as further events are planned to take place in Trowbridge, Chippenham and Salisbury, and was developed as an idea suggested read more…

Moldovan visit to Wiltshire

Moldovan visit to Wiltshire

          Visitors from Moldova were given an insight into how we support disabled children and those at risk, to remain living with their families, as part of a fact finding visit recently. The group, from Gagauzia, an Autonomous Territory in Southern Moldova, have been travelling around the country as part of read more…

Do Not Let Fire Ruin Festive Cheer This Christmas

Do Not Let Fire Ruin Festive Cheer This Christmas

        Christmas dinner, wrapping presents, decorating your home – there’s lots to think about this Christmas. But one thing Dorset & Wiltshire Fire and Rescue Service (DWFRS) is urging residents to put top of their Christmas lists this year, is fire safety. While fire safety is vital throughout the year, the extra read more…

DON’T GET BITTEN BY A LOAN SHARK THIS CHRISTMAS!

DON’T GET BITTEN BY A LOAN SHARK THIS CHRISTMAS!

          Wiltshire Council are working with the England Illegal Money Lending Team (IMLT) to steer residents away from borrowing from loan sharks in the lead up to Christmas. A loan shark is someone who lends money illegally without the correct authorisation from the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA). Loan sharks normally appear read more…

SUCCESSFUL FIRST YEAR FOR WILTSHIRE AIR AMBULANCE’S DEVIZES CHARITY SHOP

SUCCESSFUL FIRST YEAR FOR WILTSHIRE AIR AMBULANCE’S DEVIZES CHARITY SHOP

      STAFF and volunteers have celebrated the first anniversary of the opening of Wiltshire Air Ambulance’s charity shop in Devizes. During its first year the shop, in Maryport Street, has received more than 1,500 bags of clothes, books and bric a brac, while the team of volunteers have given, on average, more than read more…