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Published on February 2, 2022

Minding the gap – charity offers trauma support for people across Wiltshire

LOCAL mental health charity Wiltshire Mind is trialling a new trauma counselling service.  The Melksham-based charity reports, “Traumatic events can have a massive effect on our mental health. Support for…

Residents urged to play their part to mitigate the risk of new COVID-19 variant

WILTSHIRE Council is asking Westbury residents to keep playing their part to protect each other, as national measures are introduced to mitigate the risk of the COVID-19 variant, Omicron.  …

Covid-19 vaccinations for 12 to 15-year-olds now available outside of school

PARENTS across Bath and North East Somerset, Swindon and Wiltshire can now arrange for their child to receive a coronavirus vaccine outside of school.  Previously, vaccinations for 12 to 15-year-olds…

Around 45,000 local secondary school children to be offered Covid-19 vaccine

MORE than 45,000 children aged between 12 and 15-years-old in Bath and North-East Somerset, Swindon and Wiltshire are to be offered the coronavirus vaccine.   England’s Chief Medical Officers, led…

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 in a range…

The Wiltshire Bobby Van Trust

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+ with a registered…

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 off from the…

Hand sanitiser or soap: making an informed choice for COVID-19

GOOD hygiene and physical distancing are the best ways to protect yourself and everyone around you from the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) according to the World Health Organization. The virus spreads through droplets expelled…

A message from Wiltshire Warm & Safe

A message from Wiltshire Warm & Safe

A message from Wiltshire Warm & Safe Dear all, The current situation regarding Covid-19 is having a profound effect on struggling and vulnerable households. In this difficult and unprecedented time…