Domestic Abuse Awareness Campaign

Wiltshire Council is marking this week's domestic abuse awareness campaign by handing out white ribbons to support the cause.

The ribbons are available from the council's four main offices and in libraries in Trowbridge, Chippenham and Salisbury.

Conseravtive Cabinet member for community safety, Cllr Keith Humphries, said:

“Reducing the number of domestic abuse incidents and supporting victims and their families is a priority for Wiltshire Council. Working with our partners we are committed to tackling domestic abuse and to raise awareness of this crime."

The authority also held a charity walk to highlight the campaign and will be hosting a conference on Friday in Bradford on Avon.

Anyone wishing to seek help and advice on domestic abuse issues, can call the National 24 hour Domestic Abuse helpline on 0808 2000 247, the Men’s Advice Line and Enquiries on 0808 801 0327, or log on to, Alternatively, call Wiltshire Police on 101.

In an emergency people should always call 999.

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