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Libraries are a success in Wiltshire

Wiltshire libraries enjoyed a successful Libraries Week (9-14 October), with people attending author talks, displays from the archives, a sci-fi and fantasy day, children's activities, and an official opening celebration in Devizes.

Living Wage helps 300,000 out of low pay

The number of workers on low pay in the UK has fallen by more than 300,000 following the Conservatives’ introduction of the national living wage, a think tank says.

Residents urged to help #CleanUpWilts

The launch of Wiltshire Council's county-wide litter campaign was celebrated with a photo call at County Hall in front of the #CleanUpWilts branded plinth.

Activities are planned as Libraries Week returns to Wiltshire on 9-14 October.

During the week, Wiltshire Council libraries will be offering a series of free activities and promotions celebrating and highlighting some of the many services they provide, alongside the regular activities and services, including rhyme times, reading groups, health trainer sessions, memory group

David Gauke Conference Speech

“In 2010, our economy faced a crisis. 
 
We were borrowing more than at any time in our peace time history.
Unemployment had risen by nearly 850,000 in the previous two years, we had just under 4 million workless households. 
 

Andrew RT Davies: Conference Speech

Good afternoon conference,
 
If a week in politics is a long time, then a year can seem like a lifetime.
 
As you can see, the months have etched themselves into my forehead…
 

Sajid Javid: Fixing injustices in our housing market

Ladies and Gentlemen, we are just fifteen hundred yards away from the site of the worst terrorist atrocity seen in this country since 7/7.
An attack that was aimed at children.
But, the next day in Albert Square, I saw something that makes me so very proud to be British.