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Your summary of local news from local people and organisations across Bradford on Avon and the surrounding villages.



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In Touch with your local CCG – April newsletter

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Wiltshire Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG) is responsible for planning, organising and buying high-quality health services for the 470,000 people in Wiltshire. We are clinically-led, which means we are made up of doctors, nurses and other health professionals who understand the needs of the Wiltshire community and the impact that local services have on patients’ health. read more…

FIFA 2018 World Cup Alert

World Cup 2018

The 2018 FIFA World Cup will take place from 14th June – 15th July 2018. The worldwide demand for match tickets, flight tickets, and somewhere to stay throughout the competition is expected to be significant. Those planning to travel should exercise caution when considering the purchase of tickets or accommodation because the event is highly read more…

Home building goes local

Community Land Trust

Wiltshire Council is helping communities provide affordable homes with cash from a Government fund reserved for local housing projects. It has forged a partnership with two organisations dedicated to promoting community life – Wiltshire Community Land Trust and Community First. The partnership aims to help neighbourhood groups develop new affordable housing in their community to read more…

Community groups urged to bid for loan sharks’ cash

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The England Illegal Money Lending Team (IMLT) are putting proceeds of crime money to good use with grants to worthy community groups. The national team, who investigate and prosecute loan sharks, are encouraging community groups to bid for grants of up to £5,000. This available money, which has been confiscated from convicted loan sharks through read more…

The Big Pledge

The Big Pledge Logo

The 2018 Big Pledge Challenge is back and this year every second counts. In celebration of the home nations success at the Commonwealth Games on the Gold Coast, the Big Pledge: Beat the Clock 8 week activity challenge is back from 14 May – 8 July. You can sign up now as an individual or read more…