News & Updates
News and updates from Community First including our programme areas.
As a community organiser it is normal for me to be faced with a door and never know what is behind it. More often than not it is a smiling face and an amazing life and behind this door is no exception…
You may have been following me getting to know the amazing volunteers at Wessex cancer support centre in Salisbury… last week I visited to talk about the imminent closure of the centre.
The 2018 – 2019 Link Scheme Audit highlights how Link Scheme volunteers have gone above and beyond to deliver a fantastic service for local communities.
MiDAS – the Minibus Driver Awareness Scheme provides a nationally recognised standard for the assessment and training of minibus drivers and is offered to Wiltshire community groups.
#GetLippy is a campaign from charity The Eve Appeal, designed to help people talk openly about gynaecological health
Wiltshire based organisations are invited to be part of a consultation about the challenges they currently face and the resources and support available in the region.
Read the April 2019 edition of the Community Led Housing newsletter to Parishes, informing them of progress to date with Community Led Housing (CLH), within Wiltshire.
Towards the end of March, I went along to Toothill Community Centre in Swindon to do some illustrative note taking at the Connecting People Network. Co-hosted by Margaret Firth from Wiltshire Community Foundation this meet-up was a fantastic day that gave residents,...
Community First has launched a redeveloped website for the Wiltshire Village Halls Association. The new website, designed and developed by our in-house creative design and marketing agency Bold, makes it easier than ever to find the perfect venue for your event.
Macmillan Community Development Coordinator Alex Neale recently went to visit Rowan, a clinical Nurse Specialist at the Royal United Hospital in Bath to find out more about the support available from Macmillan.
We have some exciting news to share on some upcoming changes to the way you use our free online volunteer recruitment tool, Volunteer Connect.
Community Organisers & The National Academy of Community Organising welcome 2,000th Learner to enroll in training.
Community Organisers and The National Academy of Community Organising are delighted to announce the 2,000th Learner to enrol in training as part of the Community Organisers Expansion Programme.
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