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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! 

Parents and children can get involved in preparing and cooking a healthy hot meal, hear

advice on healthy eating and take part in fun games and multi-sports activities.

 

Parents must attend alongside their children.  Sessions are free...please see the attached poster for more

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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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Home-Start Kennet is a voluntary organisation offering support, friendship and practical help to parents with young children in our local communities. 

 

Thanks to funding from The Royal British Legion, Home Start have an exciting opportunity for a Family Group Leader to join our team. The Family Group Leader will be responsible for developing and delivering a programme of family group sessions designed to support military families with young children, who are either moving to the Wiltshire area from military bases abroad, or moving on from military life.

 

It is essential that candidates have a strong understanding of the needs of families with young children, in addition to knowledge of the military. Candidates must also hold relevant previous experience, particularly of delivering group work or training sessions, and possess excellent interpersonal and communication skills.

 

Use of a car is essential. This post is subject to an enhanced DBS records check.

 

For further information and a full application pack, please visit the Home Start website: www.homestartkennet.co.uk or contact : Email homestartkennet.a@btconnect.com

 

or Tel 01672 569457

 

Application Closing Date: Friday 28th July 2017

 

Interviews will scheduled for August and this post will commence in September 2017.

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Request deadline: 30 July

 

BBC TV are working on a BBC Project about children's health and treatment.

They are really keen to talk to parents of children with a diagnosis of Asthma, Sleeping problems, Cows Milk Allergy, ADHD, or Eczema.

 

They are particularity keen to also speak to parents of under 12's who have a diagnosis of depression.

 

The programme is looking at the treatments available for the above conditions and assessing whether alternatives or complimentary treatment could improve those conditions.

 

For more information please contact  chris.dodd@raw.co.uk    Assistant Producer Raw TV

 

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If your child is under 9 and too young to attend Splash activities check out some of the other local activities available in Wiltshire

 

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Wiltshire's Children in Care Council is looking for new members aged 11-18 years.

 

Will it be fun....YES!  Will there be snacks....YES!

 

Check out the attached flier for more details

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Community First Driver

 

Office is based in Devizes, Wiltshire although working in Corsham, Wiltshire

 

Approximately 5 hours per week (on a Saturday) 

 

Pay: £9.00 per hour gross

 

Community First is a development and support charity and Company Limited by Guarantee, delivering a wide range of community services across Wiltshire and Swindon.

 

We are looking for someone to start as soon as possible to assist our Community Transport Team in delivering a community bus service each Saturday in Corsham. There is a set route to be followed commencing at 8.25 am and finishing at approximately 1pm.

 

You will require a full clean driving licence withD1 entitlement and passenger driving experience would be preferred although not essential as full training could be given.

 

An Enhanced DBS check would be required for this position.

 

For an application form visit www.communityfirst.org.uk/vacancies

 

               

 

Closing date:12th July 2017                                               Interview date: 19th July 2017

 

For additional information, please contact Jane Windle-Hartshorn, Head of Community Development on 01380 732818

 

Community First is an Equal Opportunities Employer

 

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We have now added Rhythmania, Let's Fish, Wildlife Photography and another Intro to Course Fishing sesion to our already huge Summer Programme.

To refer a young person to Splash please complete a referral form and send it to us asap

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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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Get Going @ Greatwood.

 

Greatwood equine centre in Marlborough have a fantastic opportunity for young people aged young people aged 16-24. 

  • Taster Day – 18th August 2017

  • 5 Day Intensive Programme – Monday 21st August – Friday 25th August 2017

  • 10am-3pm

  • 10 places available

 

FREE

 

Including Lunch & Transport

BOOK YOUR PLACE NOW!

 

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

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Birth to Five: Free information workshop programme

Welcoming and informative sessions for parents and carers of children aged 0–5 who have additional needs

6.30-9.00pm – Refreshments provided

6th June

13th June

20th June

4th July

11th July

To book please contact Sarah Ambe-King on 07920 654866

email sarah.ambe-king@cafamily.org.uk

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Little2 Summer camp for Military families

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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