Volunteering Opportunities

2020-01-20T13:29:02+00:0020th January, 2020|Categories: All News|

Volunteering is a great way to enhance your CV, improve your skills and boost confidence in different working environments. There are various opportunities available across Wiltshire now, find out more below. Alzheimer’s Support’s successful Memory Shed is looking for handy and enthusiastic volunteers so that it can open a new Friday group at the [...]

ESFA Community Training Grants Workshop

2020-01-16T19:33:45+00:0016th January, 2020|Categories: All News|

Groundwork are running application workshops in February to assist people in completing successful applications for the ESFA Community Training Grants in the Swindon & Wiltshire LEP area. ESFA Community Training grants aim to support those who are unemployed or economically inactive (with a focus on economically inactive) move closer to the labour market, and [...]

£5m funding to create innovation centre at Porton Science Park approved

2020-01-13T10:38:05+00:0015th January, 2020|Categories: All News|

Wiltshire Council's cabinet agreed on Tuesday 7th January 2020 to invest £2.5m of capital funding to create an innovation centre at Porton Science Park. A further £2.5m will create an additional building that will add expansion space, additional employment from the scheme, and enable an economy of scale. Once completed, the new innovation centre, [...]

Westbury Youth Survey

2020-01-13T10:13:11+00:0013th January, 2020|Categories: All News|

Westbury Area Board has launched a youth survey in order to identify the needs of young people in the community, and all people between the ages of 11 and 19 (or up to 25 with a learning disability) are encouraged to complete the survey to give their views on youth provision within the community [...]

Apprenticeship Case Study – Level 5 Generalist Engineering

2019-08-22T14:03:34+00:006th January, 2020|Categories: All News|

Jack Alexander, 22, is a Process Technician at Avon Protection based in Melksham. Avon Protection is part of Avon Rubber p.l.c. which is an innovative technology group with a varied history spanning 130 years. Today the business manufactures respirators and milking equipment and currently employs around 280 people at their UK site. Can you [...]

First Phase of Rural College Development Underway

2019-12-23T09:29:06+00:0023rd December, 2019|Categories: All News|

The first phase of £9 million development works at Wiltshire College & University Centre’s specialist land-based campus is underway. The former animal centre and outdoor enclosures at Lackham have been demolished to make way for modern, industry-standard facilities, which are currently under construction. Work began in September and has seen former classrooms and science [...]

Community News

2019-12-23T08:25:50+00:0023rd December, 2019|Categories: All News|

Before we finish for 2019 we wanted to share these community news items with you from our Community Engagement Managers; Grants for Groups with Wessex Water Wiltshire Community Foundation are one of four Community Foundations partnering with Wessex Water to offer financial support to grassroots groups that bring people together across their region. Grants [...]