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Bungalows for elderly built by council

Bungalows for elderly built by council

      NEWS RELEASE Eight new bungalows designed to house elderly people in rural locations in Rowde and East Knoyle are now being lived in. The bungalows are owned and run by Wiltshire Council and help older residents remain within their local community, have a home that is energy efficient and cost effective to read more…

Wiltshire Council: Successful event launches new adapted cycling programme

Wiltshire Council: Successful event launches new adapted cycling programme

    NEWS RELEASE More than 50 people, aged from three to 60, headed to the athletics track at Five Rivers Health and Wellbeing Centre on Saturday to try out adapted cycling at the Wheels for All launch event. The event, which was supported by South Wilts Mencap and the children’s physiotherapy centre at Salisbury read more…

Know the signs of cuckooing to help us combat drug activity

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This is a message sent via Wiltshire and Swindon Community Messaging. This information has been sent on behalf of Wiltshire Police. ‘Cuckooing’ may not be a term you are familiar with, but it could be happening in a house near you and Wiltshire Police wants to know about it. Criminal gangs are targeting vulnerable people read more…

Free swimming for young people returns this summer

Free swimming for young people returns this summer

      NEWS RELEASE Wiltshire’s young people will again be able to enjoy free swimming during the summer holidays as Wiltshire Council continues to fund free swim sessions.  Children aged up to 16 can swim for free during specific public swimming sessions at their local Wiltshire Council and Places for People Leisure managed leisure read more…

Wiltshire GP’s Go for Gold

Wiltshire GP’s Go for Gold

      A record number of GP practices in Wiltshire were awarded the coveted Investors in Carers gold and gold plus awards at this year’s Carer Support Wiltshire Investors in Carers GP Accreditation Scheme annual awards evening. The awards recognise and celebrate those Wiltshire GP practices who have gone above and beyond for unpaid read more…