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Dick Lovett pledges generous support for Care Leavers Programme

We are pleased to announce a new partnership with major South West car dealer group Dick Lovett, in a significant step to support care leavers in Wiltshire and Swindon.

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Wiltshire Community Foundation celebrates commitment to real Living Wage

Wiltshire Community Foundation is incredibly proud to announce that we have been officially accredited as a Living Wage employer, certified by the Living Wage Foundation.

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Rotary Club of Swindon North and Thamesdown celebrates 24 years of endowment

Wiltshire Community Foundation was delighted to attend an event hosted by the Rotary Club of Swindon North and Thamesdown on Monday to celebrate the organisation’s fantastic contribution to the community.

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John Bush CVO OBE CStJ JP

We are deeply saddened by the death of our Patron, John Bush CVO OBE CStJ JP.

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Exciting initiative launched to support care leavers

Wiltshire Community Foundation is delighted to announce that we have successfully secured funding, as part of a new national £3.6million programme to support care leavers.

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Funder Commitment on Climate Change

Wiltshire Community Foundation is proud to announce a significant step in our commitment to tackling climate change by signing up to the Funder Commitment on Climate Change.

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    Season of Goodwill

    It’s that time of year – system overload! Is Die Hard a Christmas movie? Should sprouts be stir fried? Did the Grinch steal Christmas? And how did Cameron Diaz fit all those coats in her suitcase for The Holiday?

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    More than just swimming

    I love a story about triumph over adversity and the latest Netflix offering called Nyad is just that. Annette Benning valiantly plays the role of Diana Nyad who, at 64 years of age, was the first person to swim from Cuba to Florida.

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    Practice makes perfect!

    I love this time of year, not least because two of my favourite guilty pleasures are about to start. Strictly and the Bake Off! I’m a terrible dancer and an abysmal baker but at this time of year, I become an armchair expert on both.

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    Star Trek and the next generation

    When I was a child I wanted to be Captain Kirk of the Starship Enterprise. This had nothing to do with the uniform but everything to do with being able to say ‘Beam me up Scottie’. I had high hopes that by the time I had grown up, someone would have invented something that meant I could be beamed anywhere around the world.

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