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You'll find here information about community news and events that we are involved in supporting.

To get involved visit our get involved page or contact our involvement and improvement team at makeadifference@selwoodhousing.com

Events in January

West of England Youth Orchestra: A Night at the Opera

Celebrating Age Wiltshire are offering a limited number of free tickets for a night at the opera, with top class regional youth orchestra and special guest vocalists. Featuring music such as The Ride of the Valkyries, La donna e mobile and Tonight from West Side Story.

Call the Box Office on 01225 860 100 for free tickets and quote Celebrating Age Christmas Offer (limited numbers).

Wiltshire Music Centre, Bradford on Avon
Thursday 2nd January 2020
3pm - 5pm

Reoccurring events

Westbury Men's Group

On Monday evenings, join Westbury Men's Group for a chance to chat, reflect and laugh with other men from the local and surrounding area.

The group is a new wellbeing and mental health support initiative from Westbury Town Council and started in November 2020 following World Mental Health Day.

Sessions take place every Monday evening at 7pm at The Laverton, Bratton Rd, Westbury BA13 3EN.

To find out more contact Ryan Child at events@westburytowncouncil.gov.uk

Walking netball, Trowbridge

Walking netball is a slower version of the traditional game, designed for anyone looking to exercise in a relaxed, supportive and friendly environment. Walking netball is suitable for adults of any ability.

Starting on Monday 23 September, walking netball will take place every Monday from 9.30 - 10.30am at Studley Green Community Centre in Trowbridge.

Walking netball is a low cost way to keep fit, at £1 per session.

If you would like to register for these sessions or require further information, please contact healthiercommunities@wiltshire.gov.uk or call 07811 880 680.

Nature Trail at Fairwood Lakes, Dilton Marsh

Visit the new nature trail at Fairwood Lakes Holiday Park in Dilton Marsh!

Open daily, this is a fun outdoor activity for the whole family! Wander amongst the beautiful lakes and woods, and complete the nature themed rubbings along the way.

Entry price is £3.95, which includes a lovely factual nature booklet, crayons to complete the rubbings and a little gift at the end of the trail.

Open 9am - 5pm on weekdays/Saturdays and from 10am - 4pm on Sundays.

Healthy Me, Wiltshire

Healthy Me is a fun, healthy lifestyle journey for children aged seven to 11 and their families. The programme is designed to support children and young people to achieve a healthy weight. These may be children who have little knowledge around healthy eating, struggle with their self-esteem or struggle to take part in physical activities.

Healthy Me runs in four different locations:

Mondays from 4:15 - 5:45pm at Longfield Community Hall, Trowbridge.

Tuesdays from 4:15 - 5:45pm at The Olympiad, Chippenham.

Wednesdays from 4:30 - 6pm at Five Rivers Health and Wellbeing Centre, Salisbury.

Thursdays from 4:15 - 5:45pm at Devizes Leisure Centre.

For more information on what help and support is available and to book your family onto the programme, please contact Healthy Me on 01225 716 674 or by emailing below.

Wiltshire Mind evening support group, Melksham

Wiltshire Mind, a local mental health charity, are holding evening groups to support those, primarily who are in work, who feel stressed, depressed, lacking in confidence or just in need of mental health support.

The weekly group will offer support, information and signposting to other services as well as friendship.

The meetings are held at the Wiltshire Mind office in Melksham High Street, from 6-8pm every Tuesday evening.

There is no need to book for this event.

For more information, contact Wiltshire Mind on 01225 706 532, or visit their website here.

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