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One in three women diagnosed with breast cancer each year are aged 70 or over.

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NHS Wiltshire Clinical Commissioning Group is supporting the national Be Clear on Cancer campaign and are urging women aged 70 or over to be aware of breast cancer symptoms. Breast cancer is the most common cancer in women in England with around 44,600 women diagnosed every year. National figures show that around 9,500 women die read more…

Wiltshire agrees continued investment in key services, infrastructure and economy


Budget proposals for 2018/19 detailing how we will continue to deliver vital frontline services and invest in key areas have been agreed by councillors today (20 February 2018). The decision means the almost £1 billion spent each year on more than 350 services, is aligned to our key priorities; to protect those who are most read more…

Draft new council size recommendations approved

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At yesterday’s full council meeting (20 February), we approved the draft recommendations of our electoral review committee to increase the number of Wiltshire councillors from 98 to 99. The draft recommendations will now be taken forward to the Local Government Boundary Commission for England, which will analyse the submissions and, based on evidence from the read more…

Active Wiltshire is now live on Facebook

Active Wiltshire

Find out about exciting leisure, sports development, health and physical activity programmes provided by us across the county.  Like and share Active Wiltshire Facebook page.  

Women’s Vote centenary events in Wiltshire libraries

May the play Phoebe Kemp for online

A series of free events are being held in Wiltshire libraries to mark the centenary of women being given the vote. In Devizes and Malmesbury, Phoebe Kemp will be performing her single-woman play, May. The play is based on the true story of Rosa May Billinghurst, one of the women who fought for the vote. read more…

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