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Knorr-Bremse Donate Face Shields to Local Care Homes

Knorr-Bremse Donate Face Shields to Local Care Homes

MELKSHAM-based Knorr-Bremse Rail Systems UK, have been manufacturing 3-D printed face masks and donating them to local care homes. “Knorr-Bremse wanted to do something in support of the local community…

Rocking Horse Nursery children make bunting for Mavern’s elderly residents

Rocking Horse Nursery children make bunting for Mavern’s elderly residents

THE children at Rocking Horse Nursery took VE Day bunting over the Mavern House Nursing Home to help the elderly residents celebrate VE Day. “Before lockdown we were visiting Mavern House…

VE Day Party Bags from the Melksham Community Meal team

VE Day Party Bags from the Melksham Community Meal team

THE Melksham Community Meals Team had a busy time for VE Day delivering party bags to 50 of their users. The oldest couple were Allan and Edna who celebrated their…

Youth workers helped to keep young people at home with Wiltshire Community Foundation grant

Youth workers helped to keep young people at home with Wiltshire Community Foundation grant

A WILTSHIRE Community Foundation grant is helping youth workers warn young people as young as 11 about the risks of defying the lockdown to congregate on the streets of Melksham…

Melksham woman makes scrubs, masks, laundry bags and gowns for key workers

Melksham woman makes scrubs, masks, laundry bags and gowns for key workers

A Melksham woman has been busy making hundreds of items of personal protective equipment for frontline workers in the NHS. “Stevie Cooke from Berryfields has made and donated hundreds, possibly…

Free masks for care home

Free masks for care home

A local care home has been given a vital supply of 100 masks, thanks to a Melksham man. Alpine Villa in Melksham received the masks that have come all the…

Wiltshire Council and Wiltshire Police thank Wiltshire for tremendous response to PPE appeal

WILTSHIRE businesses and members of the public have shown their support for Wiltshire Council and Wiltshire Police after a call went out to help support local efforts in tackling COVID-19.…

Coronavirus: South West businesses urged to join protective equipment ‘battle’

THE CBI have urged even more businesses in region to join the ‘battle’ to produce protective equipment for the NHS and front-line workers. The organisation have organised a webinar for…

Saving lives with 3D printers – can you help?

Saving lives with 3D printers – can you help?

HUNDREDS of safety masks and other vital items of protective equipment are being produced for local NHS staff and care workers by a small group of local volunteers using 3D…

Care Home Volunteers Befriending Now Being Delivered by Post

Care Home Volunteers Befriending Now Being Delivered by Post

DESPITE the majority of Care Homes now being closed to visitors, Care Home Volunteers’ (CHV) amazing befrienders are still managing to keep in touch with residents by writing cards and…