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Make a Brew, Make a Difference - Afternoon Tea

Saturday 8th September 2pm – 6pm

The Gingerbread House, 5 Church End, Purton, SN5 4EB - immediately next to St. Mary's Church, opposite the entrance to Purton House.
The event it being held by a resident of Purton; Christine Seales on behalf of Prospect Hospice.
Join us for an afternoon of refreshments, the opportunity to buy some fantastic local goods as well as the chance to win some amazing raffle prizes while supporting the care Prospect Hospice provides to our local community.




SPLASH   Updated 15th June 2018

The Splash Summer Activities programme is now open for referrals. We have 31 FREE, positive activity days planned offering lots of choice for young people. To avoid exceeding peoples inbox limits this email contains weekly summaries of the Splash activities with detailed information for each activity available on the Splash webpage at:
We will again be providing FREE central transport pick ups to every activity. The planned pick up's are detailed on each individual flier. Please state on the referral form if transport is required and from which pick up point. If you are unable to get to the venue or the pick up point please contact the office and we will try to help. Click Here for the Referral Form
How to refer a young person to Splash:
Anyone can refer a young person to Splash; just follow the instructions below:
1. Download the referral form above or from the Splash website, complete the form including parental consent and return it to us either by post or email at (Our postal address is at the bottom of the form)
2. Get your form back to us by Friday 6th July if possible as this is when we will start allocating places; However we will continue to accept booking forms right up to the day before an activity (spaces permitting).
3. If you need any support completing a referral form please give us a call and we can talk you through it. We are in the office Monday-Friday on 01380 732829 and we will be more than happy to help!
Please remember that even if the young person has already attended a Splash project, we will still need a signed referral form with all their current information.
Tel: 01380 732829 Email:
Address: Community First, Unit C2 Beacon Business Centre, Hopton Park, Devizes, SN10 2EY





CRICKLADE'S WHATS ON JULY 2018.    Updated 5th July 2018

CLICK HERE to view Whats On in Cricklade during July 2018.



Purton Museum will be re-opening on Saturday 7th April from 10.00am to 12.30pm with a new exhibition on Purtons Railway Station.
The Museum is open on Wednesday's 14.00pm to 17.00pm and Saturday's 10.00am to 12.30pm.
The Museum is situated above the Library in The Workingmen’s Institute, Station Road, SN5 4AJ





The outing to Old Sarum and Salisbury Cathedral is on Saturday 12th May.
Coach will be leaving at 9am. Booking forms are available in the Museum

The guided tour of the Hulks on the river Severn is on Sunday 24th June
Coach will be leaving at 8.30am. Booking forms are available in the Museum


The link below will let you view books that are being added to the Wiltshire Collection at the Wiltshire & Swindon History Centre.     Updated 20th July 2017


Are you over 50 and looking to return to work, voluntary work, or further education?
We have a range of courses and qualifications for you and best of all they could be FREE!
You will also have support throughout your journey. To find out more contact Tina Hiscock on either 07585326235 or
*Subject to eligibility i.e 50yrs or over, Not in paid employment, UK resident, living in Wiltshire.


Whether you're looking to improve your skills to get a job or wanting to get back into learning, now is the time to do what you want to do and get where you want to be! We can help you build your qualifications for FREE* and help you to find employment & work experience. Call Jade Liddiard 07585998872 or email for more details.
Our Your Time team can support you in Chippenham, Salisbury, Swindon and Trowbridge *Subject to eligibility i.e 16-24 not in education, employment or training.


Click Here for Wiltshire List from Local Studies here at the History Centre, detailing newly acquired publications and photographs in the library and photographic collection.  Updated 10th April 2017.

DAYS OUT IN WILTSHIRE  To find out about all the great things that there are to do in Wiltshire, Follow this Link 




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