Your summary of local news from local people and organisations across the Royal Wootton Bassett and Cricklade community area.

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Caring about Dementia – “Walking In Their Shoes”

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In support of Dementia Action Week 2018 the Royal Wootton Bassett Caring about Dementia group invited 36 people to a very special event which was held at the Manor House Enterprise Centre on the 23rd May. We hosted a Mobile Virtual Dementia Tour Bus which provided an innovative dementia training session giving delegates the opportunity read more…

Caroline Gray appointed as NatWest Community Banker for Royal Wootton Bassett region


NatWest has introduced a new role in response to the changing ways our customers bank with us. Community Bankers will work in local communities recently affected by branch closures. As part of their role, they provide customers with personal assistance in accessing the right banking options for their needs across a range of channels. Caroline read more…

Fun in the Sun returns this summer

Fun in the Sun

Fun in the Sun is delivered in partnership with Wiltshire Cricket and Innov8 Sportz in 27 villages across the county during the summer holidays, aimed at delivering free regular sports sessions for young people in rural locations.   The programme enables young people aged 5-11 years old the opportunity to access multi-sport activities provided by fully read more…

#EPIC Talks presents…

Chris Croft

Book on to the next #EPIC Talks event. #EPIC Talks: 7 Secrets of success by Chris Croft MBA Tuesday, 17 July 2018 from 17:30 to 19:00 (BST)  

Wiltshire Community Foundation

Wiltshire Community Foundation

Wiltshire Community Foundation offers a range of different grant funds for community groups and charities in Wiltshire and Swindon. The Foundation particularly awards grants to projects taking place in communities with limited financial capacity and benefiting people who cannot afford to cover the costs themselves. Our next grant programmes: Small Grant Programme – Grants up read more…