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Malmesbury Library hosts Children and Young People’s Book Festival

Malmesbury Library hosts Children and Young People’s Book Festival

      NEWS RELEASE Local children and teen authors will be inspiring local youngsters this summer at the first ever Children and Young People’s Book Festival at Malmesbury Library, from 1-5 August. The inaugural festival, which offers literary events and activities for 0 to 18-year-olds, will include free sessions from authors such as Fleur read more…

Government backing to transform Corsham Mansion House into innovative hub

Government backing to transform Corsham Mansion House into innovative hub

        NEWS  RELEASE Plans to transform Corsham’s Mansion House into a digital innovation and business hub, which will create jobs and opportunities for the local area, have been given the green light by the Secretary of State. The plans to transform the landmark building into a hub for digital and innovation opportunities read more…

Funding Available for Young People

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Grants for Positive Leisure time Activities for Young People 13 – 19 and Young Adults up to 25 (if disabled and/or with special educational needs) living in Warminster Community Area is now available. The Warminster Area Board are extremely keen to receive grants that respond to both Mental and Emotional Health and Job Prospects initiatives. read more…

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…