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Learn to Swim with Aqualetes

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Swimming is a hugely important life skill for young people and can open up many opportunities to get involved in a wide variety of activities such as canoeing, surfing, water-polo, triathlon, synchro swimming, diving as well as employment through lifeguarding and swim teaching and opens up the world to underwater exploration following a love of, read more…

Salisbury’s fold out festival for young people

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An amazing programme of holiday activities for young people has been co-ordinated by partners in Salisbury, steered by the city council to take place during next week.  The activities are all detailed on the programme’s Facebook page, and include : Graffiti Art Workshops Parkour Dance Workshops Squash Stagecoach performance and singing Sound Emporium Music Workshops Activities on Butts read more…

Wiltshire Air Ambulance – 100 Club

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BUSINESSES GET ON BOARD TO SUPPORT WILTSHIRE AIR AMBULANCE’S NEW AIRBASE BUSINESSES have pledged their support for Wiltshire Air Ambulance’s major fundraising appeal for its new airbase at Semington, near Melksham, by joining The 100 Club. Businesses from across the county have signed up to the charity’s 100 Club and were at the official launch read more…

Woodfalls Celebrates Victory with Childs’ Deal

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Woodfalls Band have been crowned the champion brass band of the West after winning the prestigious West of England Regional Finals of the National Brass Band Championships of Great Britain. Woodfalls Band, based in the Wiltshire village near the New Forest, was judged top of the pile out of after giving a commanding performance of read more…

Wiltshire Air Ambulance HELP Appeal

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          AIRBASE APPEAL TAKING OFF THANKS TO £250,000 DONATION FOR NEW HELIPAD! WILTSHIRE Air Ambulance’s major fundraising appeal for its new airbase is to receive a significant donation of £250,000.  The funding is for the helipad and associated costs at the charity’s new airbase at Outmarsh Farm, Semington, near Melksham, and read more…