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Savernake Fun Run


The annual Savernake 3k & 10k Fun Run is on Saturday 14th July 2018 at St Katharine’s School Field. You can arrive from 8.30am, with the 10k starting at 9.30am (entry £10) and the 3k starting at 11am (entry £5). Adults and children are welcome. Meals for all finishers All races start and end on read more…

Disabled cycling group gears up for summer

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A scheme that encourages disabled people to get on their bikes is back on track in Salisbury. The Wiltshire Wheels for All project has returned after a break, with sessions every Wednesday from 5-6pm at the Salisbury Athletics Track, South Wilts Grammar School. Wiltshire Council has invested £37,000 in the scheme, which provide bikes which read more…

First step for Wiltshire Council’s Dementia Walk

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Wiltshire Council has launched a weekly walk for people living with dementia and their carers.   About ten strollers took part in the first ever Walking for the Mind event with a short and shady riverside stroll around Bradford on Avon.   Wiltshire Council community walk co-ordinator, Louise Gale, said: “It was a lovely event, read more…

Get Active keeps kids busy this summer

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With the summer holidays only weeks away, Wiltshire Council’s Get Active programmehas sports and activities for young people of all ages. Our sports camps this year include athletics, basketball, cricket, dance, tennis and football, and are run alongside partners including Wiltshire Cricket, Wiltshire Tennis and Swindon Town Football in the Community. These fun and inclusive read more…

Partners collaborating to help people to work towards a healthier weight

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Wiltshire Council and partners have marked the progress made in their efforts to tackle obesity – and are aiming for more improvements in the county’s health.   During last week’s Childhood Obesity Week (2 – 8 July) a summit meeting called Working Towards A Healthier Weight was held at County Hall, Trowbridge. At the summit council read more…