Lady Lansdowne has been helping a 92-year-old isolated from her family through lockdown after volunteering as a befriender for Wiltshire Sight.
The charity has been given £5,000 from Wiltshire Community Foundation’s Coronavirus Response Fund to set up the network of phone befrienders after it became concerned about how many of its service users were on their own.
Children and their families who were dressed as rainbows brought smiles to the streets of Wiltshire when they took part in a run that met lockdown restrictions to raise charity cash.
Pupils of St Margaret’s Preparatory School, Calne raised more than £2,000 for the The Rainbow Trust - a charity which supports families with sick children.
On the 800th anniversary of the laying of its foundations Salisbury Cathedral launched an interactive virtual tour of Celebrating 800 years of Spirit and Endeavour, its largest contemporary art exhibition for nearly two decades.
Please help us by spreading the word about this auction and have some fun bidding as The Wiltshire Bobby Van Trust is really run off its feet at the moment with the lockdown in place. It really needs important funds to continue to serve the community and there are fabulous lots on offer from dinner for two with actor Rupert Everett to wine, the chance to have a painting of your dog and a 6 month subscription to Wiltshire Life.
On Monday 28th April as Salisbury Cathedral celebrated its 800th birthday – the day the first foundation stones of the Cathedral were laid in 1220 -the following day there were celebrations of a different kind as the first Peregrine Falcon chick hatched, followed by a second
Acclaimed espionage author, John le Carré, best known for his novels Tinker, Tailor, Soldier, Spy and The Spy Who Came in from the Cold, will become a Patron of Julia’s House, the Dorset and Wiltshire children’s hospice charity.