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Springtime strollers relish railway ramble in Calne

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Walkers from around Wiltshire made tracks for Calne to take part in a six-mile ramble around the town’s old railway line. Nearly 200 regulars from the Get Wiltshire Walking group set off for the springtime stroll from Calne Leisure Centre. The walking group is run by Wiltshire Council to promote healthy living and encourage more read more…

Wiltshire Council: Garden waste collection reminder

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            Residents are reminded to renew their garden waste collection subscription by 15 June if they want to continue receiving the service.  Existing customers receive a unique reference number by email or post. They can use this number to easily renew their subscription either online or by phone. Residents can read more…

World Book Night in Calne

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World Book Night- the grown up version of the children’s dress up day celebrating books A night to celebrate reading in all its forms. Get a free book, listen to music from ‘Calne Folk and Acoustic Collective’ as you grab a drink from our bar and use it to fuel a game of boggle or read more…

Wiltshire Family Learning courses starting April 2018

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          For all courses starting in April 2018, please visit:-; If you are interested in any courses, please reserve a place at the setting and a member of the Family Learning team will call you back to talk to them. Courses are free for parent/carers who have less than 5 read more…

seAp’s Free and Independent Advocacy Services available to Wiltshire residents:

seAp’s Free and Independent Advocacy Services available to Wiltshire residents:

        seAp (support, empower, advocate, promote) is a well-established advocacy organisation that provides both statutory and non-statutory advocacy services throughout the South of England.  All our services are client led, impartial and independent. In Wiltshire, we provide a Military Advocacy Service (mAs) – a non-statutory advocacy service available to military veterans, and read more…