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Kick it Out 2


Friday 20th October

Trowbridge Park



Monday 23rd October

Wellington Academy


Enter as an individual or as a team

£1 per player.  For more info contact Karlene Jammeh  01722 443437 or sportsdevelopment@wiltshire.gov.uk

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Youth Action Wiltshire is thrilled to be hosting Carols by Candlelight again in Malmesbury Abbey on Friday 8th December.  To book your tickets, please fill in the pdfgift_aid_application_form.pdf626  KB  and either email/scan/photo back to beccaworsley@gmail.com or pop it in the post.  Tickets are limited this year so please book early to avoid disappointment.  Other speakers and performers hope to join us but either way the evening is set to be a magical one.  We do hope you can join us.



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Fauré Requiem

Saturday 18 November 2017

7.30 pm

Malmesbury Abbey

A performance of Fauré's classic work for choir with organ accompaniment by Claudia Grinnell of Winchester Cathedral.

Fauré Requiem

FauréCantique de Jean Racine, Gesualdo Four Tenebrae Motets, McEnery Everyone Sang

Organ works by Grison, Vierne and Gigout

Salisbury Chamber Chorus,

Claudia Grinnell, organ

Simon McEnery (conductor)

Malmesbury Abbey

Gloucester Street, Malmesbury SN16 9BA

Saturday 18 November 2017, 7.30 pm

Tickets £15.00 will be available from salisburyplayhouse.com

A High Sheriff of Wiltshire Concert supporting Community First

Generously supported by The James Dyson Foundation

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Building Bridges Programme Administrator




Devizes based                                 36.50 hours per week


Fixed term contract for one year, with an option to extend - £20,456 gross per annum, plus 7% employer pension contribution


We are looking for an individual who is extremely organised and can support the Building Bridges Programme Manager to effectively deliver the £3.88M Building Bridges programme, jointly funded by the Big Lottery Fund and the European Social Fund.


The role will be to provide administrative assistance and general support to the Building Bridges Programme Manager, including administration of the financial claims process across all programme delivery partners.


It will require someone with an eye for detail and process who can provide reliable support to the Building Bridges Programme Manager and lead team to ensure effective and compliant delivery of the programme.


The role will be fully funded by the Big Lottery Fund and European Social Fund.


Further information regarding the Building Bridges programme can be found via our website at www.buildingbridgessw.org.uk


Closing date:  Midday, 27th October 2017          Interviews: 6th November 2017  


To download a job description, person specification and an application form for this post please visithttp://www.communityfirst.org.uk/vacancies


For additional information, please contact Dave Potts, Building Bridges Programme Manager on 01380 729826.


Community First is an equal opportunities employer.




Building Bridges is a partnership of organisations, led by Community First, that has come together to deliver the Building Better Opportunities Programme across Swindon and Wiltshire.




The project has received up to £3.9M of funding from the European Social Fund and the Big Lottery Fund as part of the 2014-2020 European Structural and Investment Funds Growth Programme in England. The Department for Work and Pensions is the Managing Authority for the England European Social Fund programme. Established by the European Union, the European Social Fund helps local areas stimulate their economic development by investing in projects which will support skills development, employment and job creation, social inclusion and local community regenerations. For more information visit https://www.gov.uk/european-growth-funding


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october12The Splash October Half Term Programme of free activities is now open for referrals.

The details of the activities available can be found by clicking on the Projects tab and then clicking on activities tab.


To refer a young person to Splash please complete a docxReferral_form_2016.docx499.27 KB and return it to us either by email or post to info@splash-wiltshire.org.uk or to

Unit C2, Beacon Business Centre,
Hopton Park, Devizes, Wiltshire SN10 2EY
We will allocate places on 3rd October so please return completed forms by then.
If you require transport from a location not detailed on the activity poster please state this on the form and we will try our best to accomodate. 

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Family Learning Festival


Saturday 14 – Sunday 29 October

Learning as a family can help us to become confident, lifelong learners with all the benefits that brings – from better health to being happier. Family learning supports children to achieve at school. It can be transformative, helping us to find new passions and interests, and realise our aspirations through further learning.

All activities are free unless stated otherwise

The full programme of activities can be found by clicking on the following link:

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bingo night Poster Westbury

To book a seat please email info@splash-wiltshire.org.uk or visit the Trowbridge Santander branch


Come along and have some fun and you never know you might win .....BINGO

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Our Splash Coordinator Dawn and a team of cyclists will be cycling from London to Paris in September to raise funds for Splash.  The group will be leaving from Big Ben on Friday 15th Sept aiming to arrive at the Eiffel Tower in Paris on Sunday 17th Sept.  This is an epic challenge to take on and the group will be doing it to raise funds which will go towards the October and December Splash school holiday activity programmes.  If you would like to support the team and Splash please use the link below, all donations and support are much appreciated:


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This October we will be running a fun afternoon of Bridge and Cream team, in aid of Youth Action Wiltshire, of which Splash is a part of.

Bridge will take place at the lovely Hattons Lodge, Braydon,  Swindon by kind permission of Mr & Mrs Robert Brook

Application forms can be obtained by emailing ginniekeen@gmail.com or dwhiting@splash-wiltshire.org.uk

 £12.50 per person

Please bring your own tables.   Cards and score cards will be supplied.

Directions to Hattons Lodge will be on your e tickets.

Please come and support us, we look forward to seeing you there! 

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All letters for the Splash Summer Programme have been posted.  If you have not received a letter for a particular activity don't worry you have been added to the waiting list.  If any cancellations are received we will work our way through the relevant waiting lists and call you.


Please remember to dress appropriately for the activity that you are attending.

During the summer holidays please wear sun tan lotion even if it is cloudy when you leave home as the sun may come out later in the day.  If you are attending a session in woodlands please wear or bring with you long trousers and long sleeves.  This is because Ticks live in the woods and are dangerous if they latch on to you.  A sunhat and sunglasses can also be a good idea, as is a waterproof coat if it is raining.

Please always bring plenty to drink with you and check your confirmation letter to see if you are required to bring a packed lunch or not.

If you need to take medication whilst you are out with Splash please ensure you bring a completed medication consent form with you, along with the medication in its original packaging.  This is extremely important in case we should need to seek medical advice – we can ensure we have all the information available to us.

Here's to an amazing, fun Summer for everyone!

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This Summer the Splash Activities Programme will run for 5 weeks from 24th July.  It is a varied programme with activities taking place at a wide range of locations, and with a huge range of activities.  So far there are 26 activities planned for the Summer holidays and we hope to squeeze in a few more over the next couple of weeks so please keep an eye on our website and our Facebook page  https://www.facebook.com/SplashWiltshire/

We will of course be providing minibus pick ups for most of the activities; pick up points are shown on each of the activity posters .  If you require transport from a different location please state this on the referral form and we will do our best to help where possible.

Click on the Projects, Activities tab for details of all the activities on offer.

We will be allocating places from 3rd July so please ensure referral forms are with us by then if possible.

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Check back next week for full details of our Summer Activities Programme

Tidworth Area Board has commissioned Splash to deliver a 12 month activity programe for young people who will benefit the most, from the Tidworth Area Board area - Tidworth, Netheravon, Ludgershall and surrounding villages.  The first 2 activity sessions will take place this February Half Term and will be Mountain Biking and Multi-Sport.  Check out the activities tab for more information, or call us on 01380 732829.

All Splash activities are free of charge and are designed to increase confidence and self-esteem, improve social skills, faciliate positive friendships and above all else have fun.

To refer a young person to Splash please complete the referral form which can be found on the Splash home page.


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Youth Action Wiltshire Newsletter dec 16


We would like to share some of the highlights of the last 6 months from all of our Youth Action Wiltshire projects.

Merry Christmas Everyone

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Run colage2On Saturday 24th September 5 Splash supporters took on the challenge of the Ridgeway Run.  3 runners entered the 5 mile course and 2 took on the 10 mile challenge.  In perfect running conditions all 5 embraced the multitude of hills, farmland, Ridgeway and track terrains.  All 5 throughly enjoyed the whole experience and have so far managed to raise an amazing £632.00!!! Well done and thank you to Liam, Stacey, Louisa, Sharon and Dawn.

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There are lots of ways to get involved with Splash.  We are always looking for keen volunteers to help support us with all aspects of the project from admin support, attending fundraising events as well as supporting young people on activity days.  If you have a couple of hours that you can spare every now and then please contact us...we'd love to hear from you


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A lovely quote from England Rugby full back Mike Brown:mike brown 2 small

"Splash is a brilliant organisation working with young people in Wiltshire who are facing challenges in their lives. I think it’s fantastic that Splash is again running a rugby project at my old club Salisbury RFC this Summer. Splash works to build young people’s self-confidence, social and team work skills as well as helping them to make positive choices about their lives – such similar values to those we aspire to in rugby."

Look out for our Summer rugby project at Salisbury on 17/18 Aug

Photo courtesy of RFU Collection

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