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Downton’s search for brass

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Downton Band is on the lookout for more people to come join their band! The 144 year-old brass band is on the hunt for people of all ages who wish to learn a brass or percussion instrument or who already learn a brass instrument and invite them to join the band’s Beginners Brass and Training read more…

90,000 Household Enquiry Forms returned – have you responded yet?

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Nearly 90,000 of you have responded to our Household Enquiry Forms within a fortnight! The election canvass started on Friday 4 August, with 213,000 Household Enquiry Forms being delivered to each residential property in Wiltshire. Within a fortnight, 40% of households have responded and nearly 60% of those returns were made online or by text read more…

Healthy Weight 4 Life

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Wiltshire Council’s Public Health team have developed a healthy weight 4 life toolkit full of clear messages on what is a healthy weight and why it is important, plus links to recommended websites, resources and services available to people living in Wiltshire. The toolkit is aimed at all ages, from those who are planning a read more…

Find the right health advice and treatment over the August bank holiday

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PRESS RELEASE 15 August 2017 Find the right health advice and treatment over the August bank holiday With GP surgeries in Wiltshire closed on Monday 28 August 2017, Wiltshire Clinical Commissioning Group is asking people to plan ahead and consider the range of healthcare services available to them if they need medical advice or treatment read more…

Paralympic Champion Stephanie Millward Supports New Airbase

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PARALYMPIC swimming champion Stephanie Millward MBE is encouraging people to help build a better future for Wiltshire Air Ambulance and complete the fundraising for its new airbase. Stephanie, from Box in Wiltshire, has become a Charity Ambassador with Wiltshire Air Ambulance and on Friday (11 August) she visited the site of the new airbase at read more…