News & Updates
News and updates from Community First including our programme areas.
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.
With Christmas now a distant memory and the New Year well on it’s way I thought that this would be a great time to share with you a bit of a summary that I have put together to try and showcase the work that I have been doing up until now.
#VillageHallsWeek: LACE-UP grant enables fantastic programme of free exercise and activity classes at Leigh Park Community Centre
Leigh Park Community Centre has recently launched a free programme of exercise classes for local residents, supported with a grant from LACE-UP an ACRE & Sport England pilot project.
National Charity Action with Communities in Rural England (ACRE) and their 38 member organisations (including Community First) are running a week long campaign to celebrate England’s 10,000 Village Halls.
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