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Learn to Swim with Aqualetes

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Swimming is a hugely important life skill for young people and can open up many opportunities to get involved in a wide variety of activities such as canoeing, surfing, water-polo, triathlon, synchro swimming, diving as well as employment through lifeguarding and swim teaching and opens up the world to underwater exploration following a love of, read more…

Your local Community First Responder (CFR) team needs new members!

Your local Community First Responder (CFR) team needs new members!

A CFR scheme is made up of a group of volunteers – members of the public – who have been trained to attend local 999 calls on behalf of South Western Ambulance Service NHS Foundation Trust and provide basic life support and care until the arrival of an emergency ambulance within the community in which read more…

Salisbury’s fold out festival for young people

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An amazing programme of holiday activities for young people has been co-ordinated by partners in Salisbury, steered by the city council to take place during next week.  The activities are all detailed on the programme’s Facebook page, and include : Graffiti Art Workshops Parkour Dance Workshops Squash Stagecoach performance and singing Sound Emporium Music Workshops Activities on Butts read more…

Conservation of a rare Visigoth Brooch

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Conservator Gabby Flexer based at the Wiltshire and Swindon History Centre, Chippenham recently worked on a rare brooch uncovered during excavations undertaken by Operation Nightingale and Wessex Archaeology at Barrow Clump on Salisbury Plain. It was found in grave goods associated with a female burial and arrived at the conservation labs after x-radiography revealed the read more…

Don’t miss this opportunity

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Firstly, congratulations on being part of our network of groups and clubs across the Amesbury community area. As a thank you for your involvement and to recognise the importance of our community groups in Wiltshire, we’d like to offer all your group members a great deal on our memberships at the leisure centres in Amesbury read more…