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Care homes begin second round of vaccination

ROLL out of the second Covid-19 vaccination has begun in Melksham’s care homes. Blenheim House Care Home residents received their second dose of the vaccination last week; whilst it is anticipated…

Vaccination and Covid-19 test advice for the Muslim community during Ramadan

WILTSHIRE Council has offered reassurance to the Muslim community that having a Covid-19 vaccination or test during Ramadan does not invalidate fasting. The council say, “If you’re a practicing Muslim and…

Firefighters urge residents to #RespectProtect Enjoy this Easter

Firefighters and officers are urging residents who might be out and about this Easter to respect, protect and enjoy our outdoor spaces to prevent wildfires. As the weather gets warmer…

First patient benefits from sight-saving surgery at new eye clinic

ONE of the first patients to receive sight-saving surgery at the Newmedica Frome eye health clinic and surgical centre has spoken about how it’s changed his life. Newmedica report, “Jamie…

Melksham gets in tune!

Melksham gets in tune!

A new community radio station for Melksham has been awarded a licence by the broadcasting industry regulator OFCOM, Bringing a new era of communication to Melksham and the surrounding villages…

Dementia lifeline reopens

Dementia lifeline reopens

ALZHEIMER’S Support has resumed home support visits to people living with dementia in Wiltshire this week. The Wiltshire charity, which stopped visits to all but the most vulnerable during lockdown,…

Father and son support people to be healthy

Father and son support people to be healthy

A member of Wiltshire Council’s Active Health team has enlisted the help of his son to put together a short exercise video to support those individuals who are currently isolating…

RCM to host LIVE Twitter Q & A on COVID-19 and pregnancy

THIS Thursday 16 April 2020 at 4pm the Royal College of Midwives (RCM) is hosting a LIVE Twitter Q & A on pregnancy and the coronavirus for pregnant women.  …

Carers encouraged to access latest advice and support

CARERS of all ages are being reminded support and advice is still available if they need a helping hand during the current COVID-19 situation. Carers can be in a range…

The Wiltshire Bobby Van Trust

The Wiltshire Bobby Van Trust

DURING the current lockdown we would like to notify you of the services still available through The Wiltshire Bobby Van Trust to those over 60 or 18+ with a registered…

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