Tidworth Our Community Matters – News for 01/08/2016

Transition Fair offers service personnel range of opportunities for life after the army
More than 80 businesses and service providers will be offering advice and support to service personnel planning their futures post military career this spring. The South West Armed Forces Transition Fair will be held in Tidworth Leisure Centre on Wednesday 23 March 2016.

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Rising to the challenges of 2016 and beyond
Rising to the challenges of 2016 and beyond An invitation to give your views and discuss the challenges at public meetings Wiltshire Council will be hosting a series of interactive and informative meetings to discuss the challenges of 2016 and beyond. The council currently spends £900 million each year on more than 350 services. The changing demographics, rising demand and reduction in funding … (Read More)

Army Basing Briefing December 2015
Background The government’s Army Basing announcement in March 2013 advised of around 4,300 extra Service personnel moving to Wiltshire by the end of the decade. They will be accompanied by their families, bringing the total number of additional people estimated to be moving to the area to 7,600. These plans will require additional levels of … (Read More)

Bus service consultation
Bus service consultation People are being invited to have their say on a review of subsidised bus services in Wiltshire. The review is being carried out as part of wider plans to help Wiltshire Council save millions of pounds over the next three years. Half of the bus mileage in the county is subsidised with £5.1 million … (Read More)

Key amnesty launches this month
Key amnesty launches this month People subletting their home illegally have a chance to hand in the keys, no questions asked, as part of a key amnesty to help free up homes for those in genuine need. Wiltshire Council is holding the amnesty from 11 January to 10 February before it begins a major clampdown on tenancy fraud using the… (Read More)

Traineeships – Work Placement Opportunities
Traineeships – Work Placement Opportunities General facts and information These traineeship opportunities are part of a development programme that includes employability training, help with CVs, job search and interview skills as well as support with maths and English, if needed. The experience and skills gained will help young people wishing to start a career either in the public sector … (Read More)

Tidworth War Memorial Competition
Tidworth War Memorial Competition Your War Memorial Committee Needs You… As progress is made in the bid to design and build a community War Memorial in Tidworth, the Tidworth War Memorial Committee is looking for help from the local residents. The residents of Tidworth will know that the town has long had a military connection, dating back to 1897, … (Read More)