In the News

Since its launch in 1998, there have been many mentions of The Wiltshire Bobby Van Trust (WBVT) in the media, we’ve collected together some of the ‘best of the web’ over the last few years, and will try to ensure we add to this page regualrly as new items are published. Remember to check the Blog section of this site for the latest news from us, and follow us on Twitter and Facebook.

Please note, links to articles are to sources outside WBVT website, and therefore not under our control.

2018

29 August 2018: Beer Festival returns for Swindon brewery’s 175th birthday. Wiltshire Times article

25 July 2018: Trauma Teddies come to Salisbury thanks to a local Women’s Institute. The Reading Chronicle article

6 May 2018: Police & Crime Commissioner – Guest Blog: Jennie Shaw – Volunteers a key part of the Wiltshire Bobby Van Trust

22 March 2018: Swindon roadshows offer advice and victim support – Wiltshire Times article

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24 February 2018: RAF Association vice chairman hangs up his flying goggles – Wiltshire Times article

26 January 2018: Bobby Van Trust launches cyber advice for the over-60s – Wiltshire Times article

The above article also appeared in the Swindon Advertiser

2 January 2018: Seventeenth century galleon model to go under the hammer for charity – Wiltshire Times article

 

2017

23 November 2017: Bowood opens its doors for Christmas extravaganza. Gazette & Herald article

30 May 2017: Bobby Van Trust set to help fight fraud – Wiltshire Times article

The above article also appeared in the Swindon Advertiser

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28 April 2017: Pink Floyd drummer opens his garden for charities. Gazette & herald article

17 March 2017: Wiltshire Bobby Van Trust gratefully receive £350 grant – Wiltshire Times article

The above article also appeared in the Swindon Advertiser

17 March 2017: Bowood summer gigs to support Bobby Van Trust – Swindon Advertiser article

 

2015

17 September 2015: First ever Bremfest raises over £3,000 for Wiltshire charities. Swindon Advertiser article

27 April 2015: Drama group’s cheque for charity. Gazette & Herald article

13 April 2015: Wiltshire Bobby Van Trust appeal for people to take part in fundraising cycle ride. Swindon Advertiser article

 

2014

4 December 2014: Luxury gift event helps Bobby Van. Swindon Advertiser article

31 August 2014: Selwood backs Wiltshire Bobby Van Trust. This is Wiltshire.co.uk article

The above article also appeared in the Swindon Advertiser

14 August 2014: Bobby vans secure funds to boost home safety. Swindon Advertiser article

26 June 2014: Pink Floyd star’s car collection a draw as he opens home for charity. Gazette & Herald article

13 April 2014: Wiltshire Freemasons’ charity support. Swindon Advertiser article

 

2013

20 August 2013: Cycle ride raises funds for victims of crime. Salisbury Journal article

17 July 2013: Dinton WI. Salisbury Journal article

3 June 2013: Camilla takes a trip down memory lane as she returns to home she sold to Pink Floyd. Express article

9 January 2013: Many thanks. Salisbury Journal letter page

 

2012

7 December 2012: Royal visit endorses event in aid of Wiltshire Bobby Van Trust. Gazette & Herald article

22 June 2012: Bobby Van helps fight crime in county. Swindon Advertiser article

7 June 2012: Award has boosted Bobby Van Trust. Swindon Advertiser article

 

2011

21 November 2011: Bobby Van drives fear of crime down. Swindon Advertiser article

4 May 2011: ‘Wiggly worm’ a royal wedding star. Salisbury Journal article

1 April 2011: New High Sheriff for Wiltshire. Salisbury Journal article

 

2010

2 April 2010: New High Sheriff for Wiltshire. Salisbury Journal article

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30 March 2010: Every little helps Wiltshire’s Bobby Van Trust. Swindon Advertiser article

 

2009

7 April 2009: Golfers back Bobby Van. Salisbury Journal article

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22 March 2009:Auction in aid of the Bobby Van. Salisbury Journal article

 

2008

3 November 2008: Chef helps raise funds for Bobby Van. Salisbury Journal article

9 July 2008: Milestone for Wiltshire Bobby Van. Salisbury Journal article

7 July 2008: Wiltshire Bobby Van trust reaches 10,000 client. Swindon Advertiser article

28 May 2008: Duchess’s delight at Bobby Vans. Swindon Advertiser article

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23 May 2008: Bobby Goes to Bollywood. Swindon Advertiser article

5 February 2008: New number for Bobby Van Trust. Swindon Advertiser article

 

2007

17 December 2017: Pensioners raise money for Bobby van. Swindon Advertiser article

 

2006

10 December 2006: Creating safe havens for domestic violence victims. Salisbury Journal article

17 March 2006: Bobby role for former store boss. Swindon Advertiser article

11 March 2006: Jennie is in Bobby Van driving seat. Swindon Advertiser article

 

2005

13 May 2005: Bobby is given royal approval. Swindon Advertiser article

 

2004

10 December 2004: Bobby dazzler. Swindon Advertiser article

9 January 2004: Bobby Van charity hopes to expand. Swindon Advertiser article

1 January 2004: Bobby van team are TV stars. Swindon Advertiser article

 

2003

24 October 2003: Bobby van gets a lift. Swindon Advertiser article