Potterne Good Neighbours

Following discussions between Liz the Clerk to the Parish Council and Anna from Wiltshire Council about support to the village during this outbreak of Coronavirus, Reverend Ali and Sarah from St Mary’s Church, Lou and Claire from The George & Dragon, and Anna from Wiltshire Council met today. We wanted to coordinate help to Potterne…
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Stay well this winter

Look after yourself this winter As the dark nights draw in across Wiltshire and winter really starts to bite, it’s worth thinking about how we can all make sure we’re looking after ourselves and staying well over the cold winter months. The NHS recently launched its annual winter campaign – Help Us Help You– which…
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‘Surviving Winter Fund’ grants

The Surviving Winter grant can provide households with £300 to help with winter fuel costs. This is in addition to the winter fuel payment that everyone over 60 receives. Grants are made from funds raised by the Wiltshire Community Foundation’s annual Surviving Winter campaign and there is no automatic entitlement to the grant if you…
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Bonfire Night and Fireworks

In just over a couple of weeks it will be Bonfire Night. Fireworks can add excitement to special occasions, however, they are also:       Dangerous Can frighten and disturb people and animals Cause annoyance and damage Have an impact on air quality   Please remember to follow the Firework Code:   Only buy…
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Every Mind Matters

Public Health England have joined forces with the NHS, launching a new groundbreaking platform to support mental health. It helps people take simple steps to look after their mental health, improve their mental wellbeing and support others. You can find out more at Every Mind Matters.

Safe and Well Visits

A Safe and Well visit is a totally free service offered by Dorset & Wiltshire Fire and Rescue Service. See their website for more info:   The will visit you in your home, at a convenient time to see what can be done together to make you safer. They can also have a conversation…
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Devizes Leisure Centre

Devizes Leisure Centre offers something for people of all ages to be regularly active. With a fully equipped fitness suite, swimming pool, sports hall, squash courts and group exercise studio there is plenty on offer for adults and a range of flexible memberships available too. Children are well catered for with swimming lessons, holiday activities,…
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