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New Virgin Care referral form consultation

Tuesday 17th April 2018

Virgin Care are inviting partner agencies to comment on a new referral form for their service...


Wiltshire's Big Pledge - Beat the Clock Challenge

Wednesday 4th April 2018

This year schools will be undertaking a timed challenge whereby you will complete a set number of minutes in order to collect a sport in the Commonwealth Games, which is just about to start...


Sun Ready Photo Challenge and lesson plans

Tuesday 3rd April 2018

UK primary schools to win £5,000 in school trips with Boots Soltan                                                   The Soltan Sun Ready Schools programme from Boots is offering primary schools the chance to win £5,000 for school trips, by taking part in the Sun Ready Photo Challenge...


Healthy Eating Week 2018 registration now open

Monday 2nd April 2018

Registration for BNF Healthy Eating week (11-15 June 2018) is now open  More campaign dates and related links can be found on the Health Events Calendar Catch up with more recent news stories here


Wiltshire Healthy Lifestyles report published today

Thursday 29th March 2018

To better understand Wiltshire children and young people’s experiences of life, both inside and outside school we have commissioned a Children’s and Young People’s Health and Wellbeing Survey which was delivered for the first time in 2015 and again in 2017...


National news

Mental health patients want immediate diagnosis, says report

Thursday 19th April 2018

Research suggests patients would prefer to be told their diagnosis face-to-face...


Cornwall child migrant woman wins fight for British passport

Thursday 19th April 2018

Mary-Ann Astbury moved with her adoptive parents from Canada to Britain in 1971...


Should twins be taught separately?

Thursday 19th April 2018

A study suggests not - and says there should be no strict rules about separating twins at school...


Burton child groomers 'treated girls like trophies' jailed

Thursday 19th April 2018

The four men, described as "schoolboys" treated ?teenage girls like trophies?, a court is told...


Cornwall child migrant woman gets passport apology

Thursday 19th April 2018

Mary-Ann Astbury moved with her adoptive parents from Canada to Britain in 1971...