News and communications
The latest news and communications from Wiltshire Council.
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Published 18 August 2021
Online content created by Wiltshire libraries during the pandemic reaches over 200,000 views
Library staff have used innovative approaches to continue providing online resources and group sessions during the pandemic, including rhyme times, story times, tea and chat sessions, book reviews, author talks and 'how to' guides
Published 5 August 2021
'Happy to Chat' benches to help promote mental wellness in Salisbury
Wiltshire Council's Salisbury Area Board and Salisbury City Council are working in partnership on a new project to tackle loneliness and improve the wellbeing of residents.
Published 3 August 2021
Wiltshire Council urges the community to support mums to breastfeed
You can play your part in supporting Wiltshire's mums to feel comfortable and safe to breastfeed when out in the community
Published 3 August 2021
Council and Community First uniting to support young people feeling isolated
Five of Wiltshire Council's area boards are working together with a local charity to support and improve engagement with young people, particularly those who might feel isolated due to living in a rural area.
Published 27 May 2021
Changes to the COVID-19 testing site at Devizes Leisure Centre
The Devizes Leisure Centre testing site will close for in-person symptom-free COVID-19 testing, but continue to offer a test collection option
Published 14 May 2021
Libraries to extend opening hours and the Edwin Young Gallery to reopen
Art fans and book lovers will be able to once again enjoy the Edwin Young Gallery, reopening on Thursday 20 May, and some longer opening hours at libraries across Wiltshire from Monday 17 May.
Published 26 March 2021
County Hall closed to the public during elections
County Hall will play a key role in the upcoming elections
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 3 March 2021
Wiltshire Council libraries join global challenge to read for 200 million minutes!
Support the Wiltshire library service to reach it's target of 125,000 minutes of reading in March
Published 30 November 2020
Wiltshire libraries and history centre plan for reopening this week
We are preparing to begin reopening Wiltshire libraries and the Wiltshire and Swindon History Centre from 3 December.