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Wiltshire Community Foundation

Wiltshire Community Foundation

Wiltshire Community Foundation offers a range of different grant funds for community groups and charities in Wiltshire and Swindon. The Foundation particularly awards grants to projects taking place in communities with limited financial capacity and benefiting people who cannot afford to cover the costs themselves. Our next grant programmes: Small Grant Programme – Grants up read more…

Salisbury Literary Festival 2018 Highlights

Literary Festival (002)

The festival for readers and writers returns 17-22 October with an expanded programme of bestselling and prize-winning authors and events in venues across the city. Programme Highlights :  We kick off Wednesday 17 October with leading crime writer Val McDermid in Salisbury Cathedral. McDermid is one of the UK’s most popular and best-loved writers, with read more…

‘To All Budding Designers’ – Design a New Logo

‘To All Budding Designers’ – Design a New Logo

          ‘To All Budding Designers! Wiltshire Family Learning is delighted to let everyone know that we are going to be offering courses to more learning communities. This means that we need a new logo. Our new name is Wiltshire Family and Community Learning. We are asking for contributions for a read more…

Reducing plastic waste in Salisbury


          Wiltshire Council’s Salisbury Area Board is hosting a public debate on the topic of plastic waste and how we can all help locally to reduce it on the 5th July, 6.30pm at City Hall. The average household uses 480 plastic bottles per year, but only recycles 270.  Wiltshire Council is read more…

Focus on affordable homes in Rural Housing Week

Affordable Homes

          Wiltshire Council is marking Rural Housing Week (2-6 July) by promoting the development of affordable homes in the county. The authority has joined with Wiltshire Community Land Trust (WCLT) and Community First to set up the Wiltshire Community-Led Housing Project. The project’s officers provide advice and encouragement to communities aiming read more…