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Young people share their experiences for Anti-Bullying Week


Podcasts explaining what it’s like to experience bullying first hand are being shared by Wiltshire’s young people to mark Anti-Bullying Week. This year’s national theme is All Different, All Equal and Wiltshire’s young people have been working with us to record their views on what it’s like to be bullied and what support they found read more…

Keep Antibiotics Working


We are supporting the national antibiotics campaign and are advising Wiltshire patients to only take antibiotics when they need to. Taking antibiotics encourages bacteria that live inside you to become resistant, meaning they may not work when you really need them to putting yourself at risk of a more severe or longer illness. Research has read more…

Help shape Wiltshire’s plans to 2036 : Wiltshire Local Plan Review

Wiltshire Local Plan

Wiltshire Council has a statutory duty to plan for the new homes, jobs and infrastructure needed to support Wiltshire’s communities while protecting the local environment and quality of life and to keep it’s plans up to date. The Council is reviewing the Wiltshire Core Strategy adopted in January 2015 which sets out policies for the read more…

Alcohol Awareness Week 2017

Alcohol Awareness Week 2017

We are asking people to find out more about their own alcohol consumption as we support this year’s Alcohol Awareness Week campaign. This year’s campaign, run by Alcohol Concern and supported by Adfam (they provide information and support to families of drugs and alcohol users), runs from 13 – 19 November. The theme is alcohol read more…

Protect your unborn baby this winter with a free flu jab


If you are pregnant, you are being encouraged by the Wiltshire Clinical Commissioning Group to get the free flu vaccination this winter The immune system is naturally lower during pregnancy, so if you were to catch the flu it could become serious very quickly. Flu can cause many complications during pregnancy, particularly in the later read more…