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Local Area Coordination Community Interviews

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You may be aware that local area coordination is starting in Wiltshire and it is particularly exciting as we will be starting within the areas of Melksham, Trowbridge and Westbury.   The applications for the 3 Local Area Coordinator posts are open until the 29th May and we are currently looking for members of the community read more…

We’re looking for new Young Champions!

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We’re looking for new Young Champions! Happy Mental Health Awareness Week 2018! We are contacting you today because we are recruiting Young Champions and we hope you will share this opportunity with the young people in your networks. Successful applicants will join an 18 month programme of training and support to share their experiences and campaign about mental health. read more…

Local people wanted for new role in Melksham


Come along to Melksham Library on Wednesday 30th May from 9am – 11am to find out how you could help identify the right candidate for the new Local Area Coordinator (LAC) role. The LAC is an accessible point of contact for people in their community. They are available to anyone in the community for short read more…

The Mobile Museum – WW1 special

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The Mobile Museum will be dropping into Melksham Library (14 Lowbourne, Melksham SN12 7DZ) on Tuesday 29 May 2018 between 2.00 – 4.30pm. Explore the Mobile Museum’s First World War collection Find out about life in Melksham and the surrounding area Share your stories about your family from the First World War Talk to Melksham read more…

Local Area Coordination

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Local Area Coordinators help people to find their own local solutions, starting with a question about ‘what a good life looks like’. This question will open up a positive conversation about what is important and finding a range of creative ways of making it happen. Local Area Coordination is a long-term, evidence based approach to read more…