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The Big Pledge is back for 2018

BP 2018

Wiltshire’s Big Pledge is back for 2018 and this year’s free challenge, which encourages people of all ages to get more active, has a Commonwealth Games theme. This year, participants will reach milestones based on the amount of time the exercise. Meaning that one hour of swimming or walking is worth as much in the challenge as an read more…

Devizes Community Area Wellbeing Day

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Devizes Rotary Club, working in partnership with Devizes Communty Area Wellbeing Group is hosting the inaugural Devizes Community Area Wellbeing Day on Saturday 23 June 2018 on the small green in Devizes The event will run from 10am – 3pm and aims to enable people over 55 to find out about the vast array of services, read more…

Volunteers Required! Broadleas Wood Working Group

Volunteers Required! Broadleas Wood Working Group

Volunteers are invited to join the regular Broadleas Wood working group next Friday 20 April from 10am. The group of volunteers helping to manage the wood has grown each time they have met. A number of families have been regularly coming out to work at the woods and have made excellent progress in clearing the holly which had become somewhat unruly within the wood. Vicky read more…

Young and old to come together for Wellbeing Day finale

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Visitors to the Devizes Community Area Wellbeing Day, scheduled for Saturday 23 June on the Green in Devizes, will be treated to a wonderful finale to the day as local singing groups come together to perform. A young people’s singing group, recently formed by Heather Flower, which has members who are 6 or 7 years old read more…

Mobile veterans’ hub will help sustain Armed Forces Covenant work into the future

Mobile veterans’ hub will help sustain Armed Forces Covenant work into the future

A mobile hub will travel around the south west ensuring military communities continue to have support and access to outreach services into the future.  The £150k funding for the mobile hub and digital services has come from another successful partnership bid to the government’s Armed Forces Covenant Fund which aims to raise understanding and support read more…