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Wood Carving Course

Wood Carving Course

Wood carving course, no experience required. Equipment and help provided. Choose your own project. Chat while you create your masterpiece. Morning and evening sessions. £7 an hour. Contact Cilla 01249 750 222.

GDPR and how we use your information

GDPR

As you may know the Government has changed the law to protect personal information.  GDPR comes into effect on 25 May 2018. As a subscriber to Our Community Matters this change will affect you. Wiltshire Council’s community team keeps you up-to-date about other Wiltshire Council news and campaigns via emails from time to time. These focus on useful read more…

Canal Restoration Reaches Local Landmark near Lacock

Canal Restoration Reaches Local Landmark near Lacock

A major milestone has been reached in the restoration of a former waterway through the Wiltshire countryside. Hardworking volunteers with the Wilts & Berks Canal Trust have spent several years and tens of thousands of hours breathing new life into the stretch between Chippenham and Melksham. The former canalbed has been dug out and filled read more…

Guide Dogs for the Blind seeking Puppy Walkers in Chippenham area

Guide Dogs for the Blind seeking Puppy Walkers in Chippenham area

The Guide Dog for the Blind Association is seeking volunteers in the Chippenham Area. Puppy Walkers play a vital role in the early socialisation and education of guide dogs. At about six weeks of age, puppies start their early training, remaining with you until they are around one year old, at which point they are transferred read more…

Works on M4 Junction 17 & A350 in Chippenham

Works on M4 Junction 17 & A350 in Chippenham

Works to ease congestion around Junction 17 of the M4 at Chippenham are now substantially complete. The scheme to install a new partial traffic signal system to the junction has been jointly funded by Highways England and the Local Growth Fund, which is run by the Swindon and Wiltshire Local Enterprise Partnership. The Junction 17 read more…