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Barnardo's Outreach Team have put together a spooky craft competition for young people aged between 5 and 19.

 

THERE ARE PRIZES AVAILABLE.

 

Entries can be submitted to outreachprojectme@barnardos.org.uk

I thought your school might be interested in a free exhibition of my children's book illustrations at Calne Heritage Centre, SN11 0SQ. Open 10am - 4pm, Wednesday - Saturday, 5th-29th October, the show features mainly prints of my watercolour illustrations for 'The Wind in the Willows', however there are original paintings and plenty of cards and books to have a look at too.

 

As part of the Calne Music & Arts Festival, I will also be giving a free talk, answering questions and signing books from 10am-12pm, Saturday 15th October at Marden House, SN11 0JJ (opposite the Heritage Centre).

 

Barnardo's

This September we have launched our 11 week online wellbeing club for young people aged between 7 and 12, the online wellbeing club is based on the five steps to mental well being and uses fun and interactive activities to teach the young people about how to look after themselves.

Special Offer from Swindon Wildcats

 

Students from East Wichel Community Primary School, their families and friends are invited to come along to the Link Centre, Swindon to experience one of the coolest nights out in town! Swindon Wildcats Ice Hockey promises you an action-packed, fun night, full of excitement and a fantastic atmosphere with lots of noise and competitions to take part in!

We would like to offer you FREE standing tickets for children (aged 15 & under), with accompanying standing adult tickets discounted to just £10 each. Alternatively, you can book seats for £12 Adults & £2 Children. Please note seating is subject to availability, and only available to book in Block E & W.

This is a special offer for your school to attend one of our home games on:

Friday 23 September, 7.30pm, Swindon Wildcats v Basingstoke Bison 

Saturday 08 October, 6.30pm, Swindon Wildcats v Peterborough Phantoms

Saturday 15 October, 6.30pm, Swindon Wildcats v Milton Keynes Lightning

Sunday 23 October, 6.30pm, Swindon Wildcats v Bristol Pitbulls

To book, please use code KIDZONE10 online or call us on 01793 886857

If you would prefer a later date in the season, please let us know.

So, get your skates on to experience a great night out and we look forward to welcoming you to the rink :-)

 

An update from Wiltshire Treehouse,

 

Wiltshire Treehouse remains open & accepting referrals during the summer break. Parents and carers can self-refer using the form on our website, where they can also find out more about the services we offer.

http://www.wiltshiretreehouse.org.uk/contact/referral-form.aspx

 

Could you help us? As a charity it is becoming increasingly hard to fundraise, and so we ask for your help, have some fun and join our fundraising campaigns:

 

A Week to Remember

We will be holding our first Wiltshire Treehouse ‘A Week to Remember’ event from Monday 19th to Sunday 25th September to raise funds to help us continue our much-needed work. We are asking individuals or teams of any age to fundraise or undertake sponsorship challenges during the week, ended with a celebratory event for all involved on the Sunday. We will also have awards for the most unique idea, amount raised etc. Please see www.wiltshiretreehouse.org.uk/wk2r for further information and to sign up. It would also be a great help if you could display or share the attached poster to help raise awareness.

Could you have a non-uniform day for a donation? Hold a coffee/Tea morning? Or why not try an enterprise project for your class? However, you can fundraise, every penny will go back to support bereaved children & young people living within Swindon & Wiltshire.

 

 

What can we do for you? Training

We still have availability for the below. Further information and how to register can be viewed on our website:

 

Supporting Children Bereaved by Suicide half day training workshop (to be held online via Microsoft Teams)

Date: Thursday 6th October 2022

Time: 10am - 12noon

Cost: £35 per person

http://www.wiltshiretreehouse.org.uk/professionals/supporting-children-bereaved-by-suicide

 

1 day First Line Bereavement Support Training Workshops

Date: Tuesday 6th December 2022

Time: 10am – 3pm

Cost: £98 per person

http://www.wiltshiretreehouse.org.uk/professionals/training

 

We wish you all a fun and restful summer break. Please don’t hesitate to contact us on the details below if you need our help in anyway.

 

Best wishes

 

The Wiltshire Treehouse Team

01793 987105

admin@wiltshiretreehouse.org.uk

 

Did you know... You can now support Wiltshire Treehouse by purchasing tickets with the Swindon Community Lottery. 50p of every ticket we sell will come straight to us! Likewise, you could win up to £25,000 too! https://www.swindonlottery.co.uk/support/wiltshire-treehouse 

 

For information on how we use and store your data please visit: http://www.wiltshiretreehouse.org.uk/our-policies/privacy-notice/privacy-notice.aspx

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Family Advisory Board
Swindon Borough Council’s Family Advisory Board is looking for individuals who could help influence how we work with families. We are looking for Family Advocates and ‘Experts by Experience Panel Consultants’. More information is included in the flyer below.

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