Weekly News from South Wiltshire

Discovering Wiltshire’s Historic Environment
Discovering Wiltshire’s Historic Environment Are you interested in the rich and diverse landscapes of Wiltshire but wondered what influences and activities have shaped them? Or perhaps you’ve tried to identify traces of the historic in the present day? Historic Environment Record Manager based at the Wiltshire and Swindon History Centre, Tom Sunley, explains what you can find using read more… (http://southernwilts.ourcommunitymatters.org.uk/news/discovering-wiltshires-historic-environment/)

The Air Ambulance 100 Club
The Air Ambulance 100 Club JOIN THE WILTSHIRE AIR AMBULANCE 100 CLUB TO FUND OUR NEW AIRBASE WILTSHIRE Air Ambulance is calling on businesses to get onboard its major fundraising appeal for its new airbase at Semington, near Melksham, by joining The 100 Club. The charity has a strong track record working with businesses who raise money read more… (http://southernwilts.ourcommunitymatters.org.uk/news/the-air-ambulance-100-club/)

Victim Support
Victim Support We are an independent charity offering free, confidential support to people affected by crime and traumatic incidents. We can help in the following ways Personal and emotional Support. Put you in touch with other specialist help, services or support Advise and support you in applying for compensation or financial assistance. Offer read more… (http://southernwilts.ourcommunitymatters.org.uk/news/victim-support/)

Stop Saying Tomorrow!
Stop Saying Tomorrow! Your local leisure centre has a wide range of flexible memberships available to suit your requirements, whether that be swimming, gym or group exercise classes or even a combination of all three. So if you’ve thought about joining a gym, getting fitter, losing weight, taking on a new challenge this year – stop saying tomorrow, read more… (http://southernwilts.ourcommunitymatters.org.uk/news/stop-saying-tomorrow/)

Get involved campaign
Did you know that Wiltshire Council has 24 gritters ready to spread 150 tonnes of salt across 726 miles of Wiltshire’s roads in icy weather? Find out more about the improvements and services Wiltshire Council have delivered at www.wiltshire.gov.uk/getinvolved.

Wiltshire on course for a balanced budget
Wiltshire Council is predicting it will deliver a balanced budget at the end of the year, following the introduction of a number of internal measures. Council finances are regularly monitored and a projected overspend of £8.3m was flagged up in September should spending patterns continue. The rise was largely due to increased demand for children’s read more… (http://southernwilts.ourcommunitymatters.org.uk/news/wiltshire-on-course-for-a-balanced-budget/)

Wiltshire and Swindon History Centre
Heather Perry, Conservation and Museum Manager at the Wiltshire and Swindon History Centre shares how she has got to know Wiltshire through its museums and heritage sites over her first year in the county. http://wshc.eu/blog/item/my-first-year-in-wiltshire.html

Actions and outcomes from Area Board meeting on 1 December
Around 50 people braved the cold Winter’s evening and came along to the latest instalment of the Southern Wiltshire Area Board at Alderbury Village Hall . Here’s a quick run down of how the meeting went. If you would like to get in touch with your Area Board in Southern Wiltshire, drop Tom a line on tom.bray@Wiltshire.gov.uk or call read more… (http://southernwilts.ourcommunitymatters.org.uk/news/actions-and-outcomes-from-area-board-meeting-on-1-december/)

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