News & Updates
News and updates from Community First including our programme areas.
Well done to Kerry McKenzie who was recently voted UK Youth Young Person of the year 2018! Kerry was presented with her award by HRH Princess Anne on 13th November 2018.
Macmillan Community Development Coordinator Alex recently chatted with Link Coordinator Maggie who shared her own cancer experience and kindly agreed to appear in this short film.
In 2017 Community First in partnership with Wiltshire Community Land Trust and Wiltshire Council introduced a community-led housing partnership.
If you want to reduce fuel costs for your business, community building or home during the cold winter snap, look no further than Wiltshire’s oil buying scheme.
Tesco Bags of Help supports Community Organising project to launch new Volunteer Good Neighbour Schemes.
Community First is delighted to announce that we are in the customer vote for a Bags of Help grant from Tesco. Vote for us in Chippenham Tesco stores during November-December 2018!
Youth Action Wiltshire, the youth arm of Community First, has celebrated its 70th anniversary with a performance of Beethoven’s 9th Symphony.
Community First welcomes new Community Organiser Clara Hickman to the team.
Are you a woman aged 25-35 in Wiltshire? We want to hear your ideas, thoughts or experiences of cervical screening (smear tests). Your feedback may help shape and improve this service and you’ll get a free £20 Love2Shop voucher as a thank you!
Macmillan Community Development Coordinator Alex Neale shares her thoughts on kick-starting the Macmillan Cancer Connections project in Wiltshire
Community First held its Annual General Meeting and Awards Celebration at the Town Hall, Devizes on 11th October 2018. The Community First awards recognise and celebrate the exceptional contribution made by groups and individuals across Wiltshire and Swindon A massive...
Healthwatch Wiltshire has earned national recognition for a project with Youth Action Wiltshire and Community Organisers from Community First, which gave hundreds of young people a chance to speak up about their mental health.
October 2018 marks the launch of an exciting new partnership between Community First and Macmillan Cancer Support. Macmillan Cancer Connections is a new community engagement project that aims to understand how being rurally isolated impacts upon experiences and associated outcomes for people living with cancer in Wiltshire.
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