Entries for Carer of the Year close 31st October 2020


Headline Sponsor

Smith & Williamson

Smith & Williamson is an independently owned financial and professional services group, operating from 12 locations across the UK, including Salisbury. The group is a leading provider of investment management, financial advisory and accountancy services to private clients, professional practices, entrepreneurs and mid-to-large corporates.

For more information, visit smithandwilliamson.com


Warminster School

Our aim throughout is to offer our pupils the very best all-round education. Such an education combines several key components: excellent pastoral care, first-class teaching and facilities, and a wide range of co-curricular activities and opportunities.

For more information, visit www.warminsterschool.org.uk


From field to bottle; traditional artisan ales, craft lager, oil and  award-winning spirits we produce them all at our own state of the art brewery and distillery here on the Ramsbury estate in Wiltshire.

For more information, visit https://www.ramsburyestates.co.uk/

Wiltshire Community Foundation

Wiltshire Community Foundation provides money and support where people need it most across Wiltshire & Swindon. The Foundation has been supporting voluntary groups, charities and individuals across Wiltshire and Swindon for over 40 years and has a permanent fund raised locally from generous individuals, companies and trusts. Last year we gave out over £1million in grants to 369 voluntary groups and individuals. As an independent charity we help our donors to match their funds to causes they care about and make meaningful contributions to their community. Wiltshire Community Foundation is one of 47 community foundations across the UK and over 1,700 similar foundations worldwide.

Find out more about our work by visiting our website at www.wiltshirecf.org.uk


Owned by Premiership Rugby Club Wasps, Ricoh Arena is one of the UK’s leading events venues.

The Club, who play at the venue, have transformed Ricoh Arena into a leader in its industry – welcoming more than 1.6 million people annually across hundreds of events ranging from sport and music to conferences and exhibitions.

Wasps are also making a name for themselves in the netball world after launching Wasps Netball three years ago and already have two top-flight Superleague titles to their name.

For more information, visit www.wasps.co.uk

Hawksmoor Investment Management

Hawksmoor is an investment management business committed to the responsible management of the wealth entrusted to their care. They specialise in providing high quality discretionary management services for private clients including trusts, pension schemes and charities. They also manage multi-asset funds-of-funds and a series of risk-based ‘Model Portfolios’ for Financial Advisers.

For more information, visit www.hawksmoorim.co.uk

Messums Museum

Messums Wiltshire is a leading multi-purpose gallery and arts centre. It offers artists and collectors a unique environment to experience and engage with creative endeavour. From the position that artistic expression started in our distant past, it provides the opportunity to reflect on the significance of the handmade across multiple art forms.

For more information, visit https://messumswiltshire.com


Trethowans is the UK’s fastest growing independent law firm (The Lawyer, 2017) offering a comprehensive range of services for businesses and individual clients. It has more than 200 members of staff, including over 80 lawyers and 40 partners, who act for many international and national household brand names and a variety of individual clients throughout the UK. Trethowans now operates out of six locations, with permanent offices in Salisbury, Southampton Poole and Bournemouth and serviced offices in Winchester and London.

On the commercial side, the company represents owner-managed businesses and major regional employers across the UK. When acting for individuals, it represents landowners, entrepreneurs, local families, property developers and Trustees amongst others.

For more information, visit www.trethowans.com

Richard Griffiths & Co Solicitors

Richard Griffiths & Co has offices in Salisbury, New Milton and Chippenham. They have a highly skilled team of fee earners and together with their experienced team of support staff they provide clients with clear, professional and accessible advice and assistance throughout every stage of their case.

The company provide the full complement of legal services you would expect of your high street solicitor, to assist you personally; look after your family and protect your business, to defend your interests and those of whom you care about.

For more information, visit www.richardgriffithsandco.com

The Word Consultancy

Based in the heart of Wiltshire but with national reach, The Word Consultancy is a communications and PR company specialising in development and implementation of strategic comms across consumer-based product and promotional campaigns, as well as building brand awareness and protecting corporate reputation. 

Working with local artisanal brands, as well as major national household brands, we believe in what we do and understand that in today’s market, every penny has to count!  The Word Consultancy has over 20 years’ experience delivering creative, award winning, value-driven and successful campaigns that have made a real difference. 

If you have a product or a service and would like some fresh ideas around how to promote locally - or nationally – or, would just enjoy an informal chat on how to grow your reputation and brand, we’d love to hear from you….

07867 987675




The Mobility Store

A warm welcome awaits you at each of their four branches located in Wroughton, Marlborough, Bourton on the Water and Clive Parade Swindon each with friendly, knowledgeable staff ready to help you.

You will find a varied choice of scooters and power chairs from leading manufacturers such as Pride, TGA and Invacare as well as an extensive selection of daily living aids to make life easier.

For those of you searching for real comfort there is no better range to choose from than Sherborne Rise and Recline chairs available at each of their stores with a choice of 160 quality fabrics or 25 luxurious leathers.

For more information, visit www.thehearingandmobilitystore.co.uk


Pensord is a specialist magazine printing company based in South Wales. Founded in 1969, they are now the print partner of over 400 regular magazines many of which, including Wiltshire Life, have been in their care for many years.

For more information, visit http://www.pensord.co.uk


Alabaré Christian Care and Support are a Salisbury-based charity that support the homeless and vulnerable across the South and South-West of England and in Wales. The charity was founded in 1991 when Reverend John Proctor and his wife Alicia were moved to take one homeless man, Bob, into their home.

In the subsequent 28 years, Alabaré have been working with people facing disadvantage through homelessness, mental ill-health, learning disability or a combination of these.  They provide housing and personalised support based on the individual needs and aspirations of each person, tackling underlying causes and giving thousands of people the skills and confidence to move forward with their lives.

Within our homes and services, Alabaré work with those who are homeless or at risk of becoming so including ex-service personnel, young people and also adults with learning disabilities.

For more information, visit www.alabare.co.uk

Private Treatment Centre

We are an accomplished, professional, friendly practice in the heart of Salisbury. We taking considerate care and individually appeasing all your dental needs and desires. Our dentists have 20+ years of experience and also specialise in areas such as implant dentistry, cosmetic orthodontic and cosmetic dental work. We offer hygienist treatments, from our very dedicated and skilful dental hygienists. Our staff always take a gentle, calming approach with every patient, constantly reassuring them, guaranteeing their comfort throughout their visit to our practice. We make sure to carefully listen to you, ensuring that the work done is something to be proud of. To offer a comprehensive list of procedures meant to bring back confidence, we also specialise in rejuvenating techniques such as PRP and Botox®.

For more information, visit http://www.private-treatment-centre.co.uk

Wiltshire Creative

Wiltshire Creative brings together Salisbury Arts Centre, Salisbury International Arts Festival and Salisbury Playhouse.

Wiltshire Creative has commissioned A Wiltshire Tale from musician Nick Harper and produced the regional premiere of Rebecca Lenkiewicz’s suffragette drama Her Naked Skin and new musical Moonfleet. In 2019 Wiltshire Creative commissioned and produced its first site-specific audio experience, Imber: You Walk Through, about the forgotten village on Salisbury Plain.

Salisbury Playhouse is one of Britain’s leading producing theatres, with a national reputation for home-grown work of the highest quality that attracts audiences from across Wiltshire, Hampshire, Dorset and beyond.

Salisbury Arts Centre, formerly St Edmund’s Church, was founded in 1975 and has developed into a fully-fledged community arts centre with live performances, film screenings, visual arts exhibitions and a creative workshops programme.

Salisbury International Arts Festival blazed into life in 1973 with a thrilling artistic programme that captured the hearts and minds of Salisbury.

For more information, visit www.wiltshirecreative.co.uk

Bryanston School

Our purpose is to educate our pupils in such a way that they leave as well-rounded, kind, confident, optimistic individuals, ready to make their mark on the world, to serve others and to lead happy and fulfilling lives. Outstanding pastoral care is at the heart of this; we aim to provide a values-based education that focuses on character and our five Guiding Principles of creativity, breadth of ambition, individuality, humanity & family and resilience.

We aim to develop emotionally intelligent problem-solvers who think imaginatively and intelligently break convention. Academically, our purpose is to ensure that each pupil is ambitious, intellectually curious and achieves the best exam results of which they are capable. At Bryanston, they should learn how to learn. We work with parents to foster a culture of enthusiasm, participation and perseverance in an inclusive community, in which everyone plays their part, while remaining very much an individual.

For more information, visit www.bryanston.co.uk