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Published on September 15, 2020

Urgent appeal for families to talk about organ donation

DURING Organ Donation Week, 7th – 13th September, NHS Blood and Transplant are urging people to talk to their families about organ donation to increase the number of people whose…

Uniform Hand It On event

The Westbury Community Project, together with POP-CAN, held the first Uniform  Hand It On event on Friday 28th August at the WCP premises in Eden Vale Road.   There were…

Oliver loses his locks for charity

A student from Westbury Leigh Primary School, Oliver, has raised £259  on his Just Giving page for Cancer Research.    The school reports, “He made the decision to grow his…

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 a webinar for…

Saving lives with 3D printers – can you help?

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 volunteers using 3D…

Combatting Coronavirus with community spirit

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 houses, and every…

Care Home Volunteers Befriending Now Being Delivered by Post

Care Home Volunteers Befriending Now Being Delivered by Post

DESPITE the majority of Care Homes now being closed to visitors, Care Home Volunteers’ (CHV) amazing befrienders are still managing to keep in touch with residents by writing cards and…