WILTSHIRE Council has several activities for those looking to entertain children over half-term.

Under-16s will be able to swim for free from next Tuesday to Friday at their local leisure centre. As the sessions are very popular, people are advised to arrive in plenty of time.

Details of all leisure centres and their opening times can be found at www.wiltshire.gov.uk/leisureandsportscentres Meanwhile, the Camp Activate holiday programme is also running throughout the holidays. Young people aged five to 14 can take part in art, sport and history activities.

People should contact the leisure centres direct for more information or visit www.wiltshire.gov.uk/lsccampactivate People should note that all leisure centres will be closed on bank holiday Monday, May 26.

Meanwhile, Royal Wootton Bassett Library is hosting some pirate fun on Wednesday from 2.30pm to 3.30pm. The event, for six- to nine-year-olds, is free, but booking is essential.

  • People should contact the library on 01793 853249 for more information.