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Friday, 14 February 2020

Half-Term Activities On Colerne Camp

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Love Should Not Hurt - Advice From Wiltshire Police This Valentine's Day

To read more on the Wiltshire Police website,

Supporting British Veterans - Benefits & Compensation Available In The UK

Whether you are currently serving in the military or are a veteran, there are many benefits and support schemes available to you and your family. For veterans, it can often feel isolating to leave the military and enter ‘civvy street’. It is a big life change to deal with so it is understandable that many veterans struggle with the transition in one way or another. It is vital to know what support is available and to utilise the backing if and when you feel it will be beneficial to you.

The HomeGuides website provides information on the key schemes, grants and organisations that can provide you with assistance in life after the military.

To visit the website, CLICK HERE 

Thursday, 13 February 2020

Colerne Family Fun Run - Saturday 7th March

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Forces Connect App Welcomes Wiltshire

Wiltshire has joined an app that is used to connect members of the Armed Forces community to provide support and advice in their area.

The Forces Connect app is designed to link users in four easy clicks to organisations offering help, support and services across a wide range of needs.

The app is free and aimed at all of the Armed Forces community serving personnel, reservists, veterans and their families as well as a useful resource for frontline public services staff.

Initially commissioned by Forces Connect South East, an alliance of public services, the app has been made available to other local authorities that have received Ministry of Defence Covenant grant funding; and Wiltshire is the first of the south west’s partners to join.  The remainder of the partners; Bristol City, Cornwall, Devon, Gloucestershire, North Somerset and Somerset will be joining over the coming months, allowing easier access to local support.

The app is available to download via Google Play and iTunes-just choose the Wiltshire option.

To find out more about Forces Connect South West, CLICK HERE

Food Standards Agency Alerts & Recalls

Stay up-to-date with food and allergy alerts, plus FSA's latest news and consultations.

Recent alerts include the following products:

-Lidl baby food
-Iceland chinese banquet
-Muller Corner yoghurts
-Cow & Gate baby food
-Iceland chocolate puddings
-Waitrose burgers
-Dorito's Tangy Cheese
-Happy Hounds
-Heinz By Nature baby food

To visit the website, where you can sign up for alerts,

Wednesday, 12 February 2020

Jumble Sale - Stanton St Quintin - Saturday 22nd February

To find out more online, CLICK HERE

MOD Lyneham Bingo Night - All Welcome - Saturday 29th February

Wiltshire IAPT Service - Free Support For Your Mental Wellbeing

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To find out more about IAPT and the supportive services they offer, CLICK HERE

Have Your Say On Changes To Taxi Tariffs

Wiltshire Council has opened a public consultation on proposed changes to taxi tariffs throughout the county and people are being asked to have their say.
At a recent extraordinary meeting of the Licensing Committee, members agreed that the proposed changes to the tariffs should be put to public consultation.
The proposed new tariffs see small increases on the initial charge for using a taxi and no change to the subsequent charges.
However, the main change is the length of time that the second tariff tier is active for: previously that ended at 2.29am; now it is proposed that it will start earlier at 10pm instead of 10.30pm and last until 5.59am instead of 2.29am, when the old higher tariff 3 was chargeable. This should encourage more people to use taxis during the early hours, and in turn help to safeguard people as they return home from pubs and clubs. The consultation will run for two weeks, from 6-20 February; please CLICK HERE to take part.