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The latest news from Wiltshire Council.
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Published 21 April 2021
Wiltshire Council receives £4.4m decarbonisation grant to improve heating facilities and combat climate change
Wiltshire Council has successfully bid for more than £4.4m from the Government's Public Sector Decarbonisation Scheme to reduce carbon emissions by upgrading the heating systems in many of its buildings.
Published 7 April 2021
People urged to cancel unwanted household recycling centre bookings as more than 500 missed weekly
Wiltshire Council is urging people to cancel any bookings for household recycling centre (HRCs) visits that they no longer need, at least a day in advance, as more than 500 appointments are being missed during some weeks.
Published 4 March 2021
Breath of fresh air in Bradford on Avon as levels of particulate matter fall in the town
The air quality in Bradford on Avon has improved, as levels of particulate matter have fallen below the objective set in air quality law that originally led to the town's Air Quality Management Area (AQMA) order, and as a result this part of the order has now been lifted.
Published 22 February 2021
Wiltshire Council responds to Wiltshire Climate Alliance progress report
Wiltshire Council has responded to a report that has been released today (Monday 22 February) by Wiltshire Climate Alliance (WCA) to mark two years since the council declared a climate emergency.
Published 17 February 2021
Wiltshire Council's Chief Executive and Director of Public Health volunteer at Salisbury City Hall vaccination centre
Terence Herbert and Kate Blackburn spent an afternoon volunteering at the City Hall NHS vaccination centre in Salisbury
Published 11 February 2021
Salisbury Household Recycling Centre to temporarily close for three days later this month
Salisbury Household Recycling Centre (HRC) will temporarily close from Monday 22 February-Wednesday 24 February inclusive for essential resurfacing works.
Published 10 February 2021
Wiltshire Council receives Green Homes Grant to progress its Housing Energy Efficiency Programme
Wiltshire Council has been successful in its bid for Green Homes Grant of £546,500 which will target work to be carried out to improve 100 of the Council's least energy efficient homes as part of its Housing Energy Efficiency programme.
Published 26 January 2021
Wiltshire Council on track to reduce carbon footprint by 80% this year
Wiltshire Council projected to have cut its carbon footprint by 80%
Published 12 January 2021
Support for the community during the pandemic
Plenty of support remains available for residents during the lockdown