News and communications
The latest news and communications from Wiltshire Council.
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Wiltshire Council encourages experienced social workers back into the workplace during Social Work Week
Wiltshire Council social workers have been sharing their experiences of being a social worker and the benefits of working for the council as they celebrate Social Work Week.
Published 16 March 2023
Secondary schools support Wiltshire to tackle climate change
Five Wiltshire secondary schools took part in a special conference at County Hall which was held to help raise awareness of the impact of transport on climate change.
Published 10 March 2023
Shared Lives carers help people regain the skills and confidence to return home from hospital
Wiltshire Council has launched a new support service to help people that are medically fit to leave hospital and continue their recovery in a safe environment while regaining the daily living skills and confidence they need to return to their own home.
Published 6 March 2023
Recycle the unrecyclable at your local swimming pool!
Wiltshire residents are being encouraged to recycle their previously unrecyclable pool accessories such as goggles and armbands, in an innovative way at swimming pools across the county.
Published 28 February 2023
Hanger time: residents reminded to put the correct items in their recycling bins
Wiltshire Council is reminding people to check what can and can't be recycled at home, as waste collection crews will be stepping up checks of blue-lidded bins.
Published 24 February 2023
Council invests £1m in new gully emptying machinery to help prevent flooding
Wiltshire Council is investing an extra £333,000 each year until 2024/25 to empty gullies and help prevent flooding in the county.
Published 8 February 2023
Recycling - let's sort it: Wiltshire Council launches new campaign to increase recycling and reduce contamination
Wiltshire Council is launching a new awareness campaign to provide people with more information about what can and can't be recycled using its kerbside collection services, and how to correctly dispose of potentially hazardous items.
Published 1 February 2023
Chippenham business issued with Fixed Penalty Notices totalling £1,400 for fly-tipping offences
A Chippenham business has been issued with multiple Fixed Penalty Notices (FPNs) for fly-tipping and environmental offences
Published 19 January 2023
Residents warned to be prepared for potential groundwater flooding
Wiltshire Council is advising residents in areas at risk of groundwater flooding - particularly in the south of the county - to be prepared as water levels continue to rise.
Published 18 January 2023
Separate bins for domestic upholstered seating to be introduced at Wiltshire's Household Recycling Centres
Following recent new guidance from the Environment Agency, residents will see new bins at Wiltshire's Household Recycling Centres allocated for the separate disposal of upholstered domestic seating, such as sofas, armchairs, and home office chairs.