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The perfect time to read … Deepest Wiltshire

Deepest Wiltshire is the perfect present for those who know and love the country, have just moved in (all those soldiers and their families moving back to the UK) or are looking forward to visiting friends and family or exploring the unspoilt delights of the countryside once the Coronavirus  restrictions are lifted. You can order…

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Philippa helps new Shaftesbury food aid service

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SHAFTESBURY-based private chef and food writer Philippa Davis, one of the Deepest Books team, is providing recipes and professional help to a new food aid service for people in need, which has been launched by the Shaftesbury Support Group. The Food Aid scheme has been made possible thanks to a grant of £3,000 from the…

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Community foundation’s Covid-19 help

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TWO weeks after launching its Wiltshire and Swindon Coronavirus Appeal on 20th March, with an initial aim to raise £100,000, Wiltshire Community Foundation has reported that the fund had received £250,000 in donations. Within the first nine days the foundation had made grants of £125,454 to 32 community groups, providing immediate relief in Wiltshire communities….

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Deepest Wiltshire supports emergency fund

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WE are happy to report that our first donation from the proceeds of Deepest Wiltshire is £10,000 to Wiltshire and Swindon Community Foundation, for the new Coronavirus Response Fund, which is raising money for financial support to provide emergency help to voluntary groups across the county to support those most affected by the pandemic. Our…

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Meeting up in Virginia

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IRENE Cobb, past president of the Transatlantic Brides and Parent’s Association and featured in Deepest Wiltshire, met up with Fanny Charles outside Richmond, Virginia, to take her copy of the book and one for war bride Dorothy McDaniel, who lives in Florida. She sent greetings to all her friends at Tidworth, and looks forward to…

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Deepest Dorset supports Lyme Regis lifeboat

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DEEPEST Dorset authors Fanny Charles and Gay Pirrie-Weir have presented photographic and printing equipment worth £1,000 to Lyme Regis RNLI lifeboat station. Fanny says: “When we heard the lifeboat crew wanted some photographic equipment to help raise their profile even higher we were delighted to help.” Gay explained that the aim of Deepest Dorset was…

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New stockist for Deepest Wiltshire

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IT is brave to open a new business in the middle of the pandemic – but Carlee Wakefield hopes that it is the right time for her new Warminster town centre shop, Iris and Olive – the first Deepest Wiltshire stockist in the west Wiltshire town. She is focusing on products that are sustainable, many…

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Mini camping with Briony

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BRIONY Hartley, Deepest Books’ designer, has published her own book, a delightful guide to minimalist family camping. Read all about it at  www.theftr.co.uk/a-guide-to-minimalist-family-camping/

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Jackie runs 54321 for Deepest Wiltshire

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Jackie Casey ran the 50k race, part of Salisbury 54321, on Sunday 11th August, sporting her Deepest Wiltshire vest. Her race team caught her at Old Sarum.   A Sherborne resident, Jackie is a keen supporter of Deepest Books and helped with the production and launch of Deepest Wiltshire. She’s looking forward to Deepest Somerset now.

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