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MP awaits COVID call-up

MP awaits COVID call-up

LOCAL MP Andrew Murrison has completed the approvals procedure for doctors returning to the NHS to help in the coronavirus crisis. Andrew, who was recalled in 2003 to…

Patients now able to nominate pharmacy using NHS App

Patients now able to nominate pharmacy using NHS App

NEW functionality has been added to the NHS App allowing patients across England to use it to choose a pharmacy to have their repeat prescriptions sent to directly.…

Keeper shares amazing shots of Longleat’s big cats during lockdown

Keeper shares amazing shots of Longleat’s big cats during lockdown

KEEPER Caleb Hall has shared a series of stunning images of the Wiltshire Safari Park’s big cats at rest and play during lockdown. Although the world-famous wildlife is…

Race update from Redfish Events

Race update from Redfish Events

A message from Redfish Events First of all, I hope you are well and you and your family are keeping safe in this troubled time. I going to…

Having a baby during COVID-19

HAVING a baby during the coronavirus pandemic? Don’t worry – the maternity teams at the RUH in Bath have made all the arrangements to keep mums, babies and…

The Wiltshire Bobby Van Trust provides Stay Safe Online SUPPORT over the phone

The Wiltshire Bobby Van Trust provides Stay Safe Online SUPPORT over the phone

THE Wiltshire Bobby Van Trust proudly launched a free and essential new scheme in 2017 to help older people and those with disabilities stay safe online. It was…

Wiltshire Council: Range of Active Communities activity packs to support people

Wiltshire Council: Range of Active Communities activity packs to support people

A range of activity packs have been created by Wiltshire Council to support people during the current stay-at-home restrictions. The packs are suitable for everyone but have been…

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Latest news and events from Westbury Our Community Matters

Latest news and events from Westbury Our Community Matters

CLICK on the title of each story for more information. Online booking system for Wiltshire’s…

Death of Westbury Rugby stalwart

Death of Westbury Rugby stalwart

WESTBURY Rugby said goodbye to a stalwart of the club with the passing of Peter…

BBC opens up for comedians and writers to appear at the virtual BBC Upload Festival

BBC opens up for comedians and writers to appear at the virtual BBC Upload Festival

Comedians! Writers! Fancy getting seen on the BBC iPlayer? And heard on radio right across…

News from the churches – White Horse Team Ministry

News from the churches – White Horse Team Ministry

All our churches are now closed in accordance with current government advice.  The latest information can be…

Free virtual running events from Avon Valley Runners

Free virtual running events from Avon Valley Runners

FOLLOWING advice from UK Athletics that all running events be suspended until the end of…

Trainbow turns two as GWR celebrates Pride with a difference

Trainbow turns two as GWR celebrates Pride with a difference

GREAT Western Railway is celebrating Pride month with a difference as it toasts Trainbow’s second…

Wiltshire Wellbeing Hub hours set to change

Wiltshire Wellbeing Hub hours set to change

WILTSHIRE Council will be changing the opening times of the Wiltshire Wellbeing Hub, from Sunday…

Wiltshire Council: the latest news and advice on COVID-19

Wiltshire Council: the latest news and advice on COVID-19

COVID-19 Visit the Wiltshire Council website for the latest information about their services and COVID-19 support. You…

Carer Support Wiltshire Gears up for Carers Week 2020

Carer Support Wiltshire Gears up for Carers Week 2020

CARER Support Wiltshire is running a series of virtual events and activities for this year’s…

Online drama and singing lessons from Little Voices

Online drama and singing lessons from Little Voices

SINCE the end of March 2020, Little Voices – which runs drama and singing lessons…

The latest news and advice on COVID-19

The latest news and advice on COVID-19

Extra financial support for vulnerable households Some Wiltshire residents of working age will pay less council…

Latest news and events from Westbury Our Community Matters

Latest news and events from Westbury Our Community Matters

Please click the headlines for the full story. Mental health training supporting volunteers Wiltshire Council…

Extra financial support for vulnerable households

Extra financial support for vulnerable households

SOME Wiltshire residents of working age will pay less council tax due to a Government-funded…

Volunteering and helping out

Coronavirus: South West businesses urged to join protective equipment ‘battle’

THE CBI have urged even more businesses in region to join the ‘battle’ to produce protective equipment for the NHS and front-line workers. The organisation have organised…

Saving lives with 3D printers – can you help?

HUNDREDS of safety masks and other vital items of protective equipment are being produced for local NHS staff and care workers by a small group of local…

Combatting Coronavirus with community spirit

THIS weekend, the Chapmanslade community opened their front doors to a heart-warming surprise. Over the course of Easter Saturday, bunches of daffodils were delivered to over 300…

Things to do

National Theatre at Home: Twelfth Night on YouTube

Shakespeare’s classic comedy Twelfth Night will be shown on the National Theatre’s YouTube channel on Thursday 23 April at 7pm BST as part of NATIONAL THEATRE AT…

Longleat Virtual Safari Attracts Record Online Audience

A virtual tour around Longleat Safari Park has been viewed by more than half-a-million people in just three days. The 30-minute tour, narrated by Kate Humble, went…

The Royal School of Church Music Digital Offerings in the Current Climate

A message from the The Royal School of Church Music I thought it might be helpful to briefly update you on some of our digital offerings that…

Staying well

Carers encouraged to access latest advice and support

CARERS of all ages are being reminded support and advice is still available if they need a helping hand during the current COVID-19 situation. Carers can be…

The Wiltshire Bobby Van Trust

DURING the current lockdown we would like to notify you of the services still available through The Wiltshire Bobby Van Trust to those over 60 or 18+…

Alzheimer’s Society offers tips for people with dementia and the general public during coronavirus pandemic

Five ways to support people affected by dementia from your own home Coronavirus is posing a significant risk for people affected by dementia and many are cut…

Fundraising

Hospital Heroes Appeal raises almost £80K for staff at RUH Bath

AN incredible £77,000 has been raised to support staff at the Royal United Hospitals Bath during the coronavirus pandemic. The Hospital Heroes Appeal was launched by the…

Barnardo’s Crisis Appeal

A crisis appeal from Barnardo’s BARNARDO’S has a 150-year history of serving the most vulnerable children and young people in our society. In these unprecedented times of…

Support needed to keep Marie Curie Nurses on the frontline in the South West, through the Coronavirus crisis

ACROSS the UK, Marie Curie is gearing up to care for hundreds of additional dying patients requiring end of life care, in order to relieve the unprecedented…

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