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Healthier communities

Healthier Communities is a 3-year project funded by Sport England which will offer sport and physical activity opportunities to residents in the heart of ten communities within Wiltshire.

Sessions will focus on fun, social activities that offer participants the health benefits associated with being active on a regular basis. The ten delivery locations are:

  • Trowbridge - Studley Green
  • Trowbridge - Seymour
  • Trowbridge - Longfield
  • Salisbury - The Friary
  • Salisbury - Bemerton Heath
  • Melksham North - North East
  • Melksham North - South West
  • Chippenham - Queens
  • Calne - Abberd

The project is aimed at people living in these communities who are aged 16 - 74 years old and will help support them to become more active together. The type of activities offered through the Healthier Communities project will be suitable for those who are not active on a regular basis and who want to improve their health but are unsure where to start.

All sessions will be held in local facilities within target communities and will be available at an affordable cost to participants.

Activity sessions


Session Location Day/Time Cost
This Girl Can Longfield Community Centre, Trowbridge, BA14 7DZ Tuesday 
5pm-6pm

£1 per session

First session free

Led Walk Meet outside Longfield Community Centre, Trowbridge, BA14 7DZ

Wednesday
9.15am- 10am

Free

Led Walk Meet outside TCAF Cabin, Seymour Road, Trowbridge, BA14 9HA Wednesday
11am-12pm

Free

Walking Netball Studley Green Community Centre, Trowbridge, BA14 9HA

Wednesday
1.45pm-2.45pm

£1 per session

First session free

Walking Netball Longfield Community Centre, Trowbridge, BA14 7DZ Fridays
11.30am-
12-30pm    

£1 per session

First session free

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Session Location Day/Time Cost
This Girl Can The Scout Hut, Bath Road, Melksham, SN12 6LP Wednesday
1:30pm - 2:30pm

£1 per session

First session free

Walking Netball River Mead School, Lowbourne, Melkshame, SN12 7ED Wednesday
4.30pm-5.30pm

£1 per session

First session free

Led Walk Meet outside Forest Community Centre, Bowmans Court, Melksham, SN12 7FF Friday
9.45am-10.30am

Free

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Session Location Day/Time Cost
Seated Sports Friary Community Centre, 112 Carmelite Way, Salisbury, SP1 2HW Monday
1pm-2pm

£1 per session

First session free

Bootcamp Tintern Court Green, The Friary, Salisbury,
SP1 2HS

Monday

5,30pm-6.30pm

£1 per session

First session free

Bootcamp Pinewood Green, Bemerton Heath, Salisbury, SP2 9HU Wednesday
5pm-6pm

£1 per session

First session free

Led Walk Meet outside Bemerton Centre, 50-60 Pinewood Road, Salisbury, SP2 9HU Thursday
10.15am-11am

Free

Bootcamp St.Michael's Community Centre, St Michael's Road, Salisbury, SP2 9LE Thursday
12pm-1pm

£1 per session

First session free

Walking Netball Friary Community Centre, 112 Carmelite Way, Salisbury, SP1 2HW Thursday
1.30pm-2.30pm

£1 per session

First session free

This Girl Can Friary Community Centre, 112 Carmelite Way, Salisbury, SP1 2HW Thursday
6pm-7pm

£1 per session

First session free

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If you are interested in finding out more about the Healthier Communities project or would like information about activities in your local area email healthiercommunities@wiltshire.gov.uk

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Last updated: 14 August 2019 | Last reviewed: 14 August 2019