Online auction to raise funds

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There are 18 days left to join the charity auction raising funds for WBVT and the Air Ambulance. There are a variety of lots to choose from including:

and many, many more!!!

Click here to access the aution site.

 

Thank you Arkell’s Brewery!

In an event to celebrate their 175th year, Arkell’s Brewery kindly chose to use their celebratory Beer Festival to help raise funds for Prospect Hospice and the WBVT – for which we are hugely grateful. We received a wonderful cheque for £2,000 this week – thank you Arkell’s!

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Arkell’s 175th Anniversary Beer Festival

This Saturday, 15th September 2018, The Wiltshire Bobby Van were asked to attend the Beer Festival at Arkell’s Brewery, Swindon in celebration of thier 175th Anniversary.

The brewery took the opportunity to use the event to raise funds for the WBVT and Prospect Hospice – for which we are hugely grateful.

Our team spoke to those attending about the work we do across the county, and met up with High Sheriff, Nicky Alberry.

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Thank you Chippenham Lions!

Huge thanks to the Chippenham Lions for thier generous grant to the WBTV of £500. Every single penny helps us to continue helping the older and vulnerable people in our community stay safe and recover from incidents of crime.

Our Director, Jennie Shaw, is pictured below with Cllr Andy Phillips, Mayor of Chippenham, at the presentation evening at the end of June.

Chippenham Lions presentation June 2018

Out and about!

Our three Bobby Vans cover miles across the county every day, sometimes the temptation to stop for a 10 minute coffee break at a local beauty spot makes for some great photo opportunities! This week one of Security Operator Mick Leighfield’s coffee breaks was next to the Fovant Badges, Salisbury:

Bobby Van Fovant Badges July 2017 July 2018

Stay Safe Online information video now available!

Our new video about the Stay Safe Online (SSO) service we offer is now available! Filmed in partnership with Wiltshire Police, it features the work our SSO Volunteer Team undertake.

Tamas Kiss, SSO Volunteer, undertakes a home visit and community talk, whilst Director Jennie Shaw and Cyber Crime Prevention Officer for Wiltshire, Lee Stripe, speak more widely about the service and its importance.

Please note: for Home Security visits, call the main office number: 01380 861155.

Raise funds for us whenever you shop with Amazon!

Amazon’s Smile service has arrived in the UK, allowing you to nominate a charity to receive a donation every time you make an Amazon purchase.

When you visit smile.amazon.co.uk, instead of the regular Amazon URL, you’ll be asked to select a UK charity before browsing Amazon, just type in The Wiltshire Bobby Van Trust and click Select. Although the URL will change, you’ll still be browsing the regular Amazon store, with the same items you’d normally see.

It doesn’t add anything to your cost either. When you make an eligible purchase, Amazon will donate 0.5 percent of the cost to your chosen charity. That might not seem like a huge amount, but Amazon has donated $65 million so far in the four years it’s been active in the US. So please join up and remember to go through smile.amazon.co.uk when shopping on Amazon.