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Useful resources if you are moving to Wiltshire

Posted on August 31, 2016 by Thomas Firbank Removals
Useful resources if you are moving to Wiltshire

Have you taken the plunge and moved to the lovely county of Wiltshire in the South West? Or have you been here for a while already? Perhaps you’re from the area originally, then undertook a spell in the capital, and are now planning to return. Whatever the case may be, there’s no doubting the huge array of charms that the place offers its residents, many of whom choose Thomas Firbank Removals Wiltshire when moving home. Bordered by Dorset, Somerset, Hampshire, Oxfordshire, Berkshire and Gloucestershire, and containing a number of pretty towns like Wilton and Trowbridge, it’s also home to Stonehenge and Avebury, world-famous Neolithic sites that pull in crowds from every corner of the globe. Wiltshire really has it all. Sometimes, though, despite residing here we can lose touch with what’s right on our doorstep, so whether you’re an old-timer or a Wiltshire ingenue, here are some helpful resources to make sure you’re getting the most you can out of life in the county.

  • Wilshire Council can be accessed at gov.uk. It’s here that you can make sure you’re up to date on matters of schools, places of learning, recreation, sports and leisure, childcare, recycling, health and social care and much more besides. It’s a vital resource for making sure you’re properly hooked into the community.
  • When things have got a bit stale, as they inevitably will from time to time, a great way to manoeuvre yourself out of the slump is to see your county through the eyes of a first-time visitor. And the way to do that is to do what they would do. Check out co.uk, the area’s most comprehensive online tourism resource. You’ll stay abreast of all the attractions in the area, including walks to go on, places for riding, stately homes and gardens to visit, arts, culture, shopping, entertainment and nightlife. Suddenly, your leisure-time comes alive again with just a few clicks. Alternatively, go to wiltshireweb.co.uk for another slant on the same subjects.
  • Bookmark bbc.co.uk/news/england/wiltshire to stay apprised of all the important happenings and local news. You’ll never be out of the loop again. Then there’s wiltshiretimes.co.uk, gazetteandherald.co.uk and thisiswiltshire.co.uk among many, many other outlets.