National Volunteers Week – 1st – 7th June 2020

Wiltshire & Swindon LRF wants to say a huge thank you to all volunteers who work across our area to support agencies, help the vulnerable and keep people safe. Their work has never been more important than during the current COVID-19 emergency.

THANK YOU!!

*** PPE - call for action ***

PPE equipment

Wiltshire & Swindon LRF is working with fellow responders across the South West and are grateful to businesses and others for their support in providing essential PPE supplies. PPE continues to present a huge challenge, and a national request is being made of organisations or others able to help with making PPE such as visors and gowns for our frontline workers. If you think you may be able to assist please use the following link to check the required specifications and register your offer here.

CHECK SPECIFICATIONS HERE

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Coping in the Heat

Coping in the Heat

Posted by LRF Manager Pinned

Public Health England has recently updated its Heatwave Plan for England taking into account COVID-19, to help people stay as safe as possible during this time.

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Cyber Security - How to stay safe online

Cyber Security - How to stay safe online

Posted by Tash Lunn Pinned

We are living in an ever growing cyber dependant world and with that comes and increased cyber threat and risk. Thankfully, cyber security does not need to be complicated and there are a number of simple steps you can take to help protect yourself from cyber-crime. Whether you are protecting yourself, your children or your business.

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Household Recycling Centres (HRCs) have reopened

Household Recycling Centres (HRCs) have reopened

Posted by LRF Manager

Household Recycling Centres (HRCs) have reopened in Wiltshire and Swindon this week. Wiltshire Council run HRCs will be operating a postcode entry system from Monday 18th May 2020 and Swindon Borough Council run HRCs will be operating on a pre-booked appointment basis from Wednesday 20th May 2020 – both designed to reduce the amount of people attempting to access the sites.

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75th anniversary of VE Day

75th anniversary of VE Day

Posted by LRF Manager

Due to the current Government restrictions in place to stop the spread of Coronavirus, each of us have to make changes to our daily life – this also includes the way we can celebrate VE Day.

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