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Find the right health advice and treatment over the August bank holiday

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  With GP surgeries in Wiltshire closed on Monday 28 August 2017, Wiltshire Clinical Commissioning Group is asking people to plan ahead and consider the range of healthcare services available to them if they need medical advice or treatment over the bank holiday. Dr Richard Sandford Hill, a GP at Market Lavington Surgery said: “A&E read more…

Paralympic Champion Stephanie Millward Supports New Airbase

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PARALYMPIC swimming champion Stephanie Millward MBE is encouraging people to help build a better future for Wiltshire Air Ambulance and complete the fundraising for its new airbase. Stephanie, from Box in Wiltshire, has become a Charity Ambassador with Wiltshire Air Ambulance and on Friday (11 August) she visited the site of the new airbase at read more…

Dementia Care Survey

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Hopefully you are all aware that Healthwatch Wiltshire are involved in some dementia engagement with the public at the moment.  Our dementia survey “Have your say on dementia care in Wiltshire” is now up and running and here is a link to the page on our website where people can complete it on line: read more…

Temporary Closure of: C70 Happy Land / Waterhay (Part), Ashton Keynes, Leigh

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Wiltshire Council Section 14(1) of the Road Traffic Regulation Act 1984  (Ref: TTRO 4905) Notice is hereby given that the Wiltshire Council has made an Order to close temporarily to all traffic: C70 Happy Land / Waterhay (Part), Ashton Keynes, Leigh and Cricklade; from its junction with C69 Rixon Gate to its junction with B4040 read more…

Nearly 45,000 residents have responded to our Household Enquiry Forms within a week

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The election canvass started on Friday 4 August, with 213,000 Household Enquiry Forms being delivered to each residential property in Wiltshire. Within a week, 20% of households have responded and nearly 60% of those returns were made online or by text or telephone. Online and telephone returns provide a real opportunity to save the council read more…