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Call out for more retained firefighters
Call out for more retained firefighters South Wiltshire businesses could benefit from allowing their staff to sign up as retained firefighters, according to the county’s Brigade. They’re recruiting more on-call crews at the moment, particularly for stations like Tisbury, Mere, Amesbury, Salisbury, Pewsey and Wilton. They can give up as much or as little of their time as they wish, and read more... (http://pewsey.ourcommunitymatters.org.uk/news/call-out-for-more-retained-firefighters/)

Meet your Community Area Manager!
Meet your Community Area Manager! Your Pewsey Community Area Manager, Caroline Brailey, will be at the Upavon Church and Village Fete on Saturday 13 July. The fete starts at 12 noon and finishes at 5pm. She will be there from 12 noon and will stay until the freebies have all gone! Come along and say hello, grab a lovely free read more... (http://pewsey.ourcommunitymatters.org.uk/news/meet-your-community-area-manager/)

Pewsey Vale School Bucks The National Trend and Goes from Strength to Strength
Pewsey Vale School Bucks The National Trend and Goes from Strength to Strength In the same week that ministers targeted ‘failing rural schools’, Pewsey Vale bucked the national trend in its Ofsted Inspection. Inspectors were impressed by the school’s teaching, results, student behaviour and support, leadership and strategies for further improvement. The Inspection took place on 12th and 13th June 2013. Ofsted rated Pewsey Vale as “Good” in read more... (http://pewsey.ourcommunitymatters.org.uk/news/pewsey-vale-school-bucks-the-national-trend-and-goes-from-strength-to-strength/)

Volunteer Minute Taker Needed
Volunteer Minute Taker Needed Pewsey Community Area Partnership is looking for a volunteer to take minutes for the Crime and Safety group and the Health and Social Care group. They both meet on a quarterly cycle usually in the afternoon. Can you help? If you have experience of minute taking and can support the work of these groups then read more... (http://pewsey.ourcommunitymatters.org.uk/news/volunteer-minute-taker-needed/)

Background to our working proposal The Pewsey Shadow COB have been operating since May 2011. Over that time we have consulted with local people and gradually refined our proposals for the Pewsey Area Campus. Here is the paper considered and approved by Wiltshire Council’s Cabinet on 23rd October 2012 for an enhanced campus proposal for the Pewsey read more... (http://pewsey.ourcommunitymatters.org.uk/background/)

Community Speedwatch: Latest Update
Community Speedwatch: Latest Update Angus Macpherson, Wiltshire’s Police and Crime Commissioner has recently written to all local Community Speedwatch groups updating them on progress following his review of the scheme. The letter is set out in full below. Wiltshire Community Speedwatch – making the County a safer place for road users This letter is to update you about my read more... (http://pewsey.ourcommunitymatters.org.uk/news/community-speedwatch-latest-update-2/)

Pewsey Area Board – Highlights from the meeting
Pewsey Area Board – Highlights from the meeting Another sunny evening in Wiltshire and another night on the road for the Area Boards Team. This time, it was Pewsey’s turn. The Coronation Hall in East Grafton was host to the board, with Councillor Jerry Kunkler remaining as Chairman, who then ushered in Councillor Stuart Wheeler as the Vice-Chair. Jerry introduced Councillor Paul Oatway read more... (http://pewsey.ourcommunitymatters.org.uk/news/pewsey-area-board-highlights-from-the-meeting/)

Shalbourne Gliding Club Donates 4 Free Flights for Have a Go.
Shalbourne Gliding Club Donates 4 Free Flights for Have a Go. Pewsey Vale and the surrounding villages offer some unusual activities. So have you ever thought about soaring across the sky in a glider? This activity is available to young people at Shalbourne Gliding Club as well as adults. Reaching heights of 30,000 feet and if you want including aerobatics Shalbourne Gliding Club can offer you read more... (http://pewsey.ourcommunitymatters.org.uk/news/shalbourne-gliding-club-donates-4-free-flights-for-have-a-go/)

Wiltshire CCG – Have your Say about Health Services
We are committed to involving and empowering patients to have their say about local health services and as a new clinical commissioning group, we want to start building strong and sustainable relationships with patients, carers and members of the public. With that ethos in mind, Wiltshire Clinical Commissioning Group would like to invite you to read more... (http://pewsey.ourcommunitymatters.org.uk/news/have-your-say-about-health-services/)

Business Crime Consultation
Business Crime Consultation Message from Angus Macpherson:- I launched a major consultation about business crime on Monday (24 June). I shall be inviting business men and women to fill in a survey on my website http://www.wiltshire-pcc.gov.uk and register for a business crime forum in September. The survey is designed to help me to understand the extent, nature and read more... (http://pewsey.ourcommunitymatters.org.uk/news/business-crime-consultation/)

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