News and communications
The latest news from Wiltshire Council.
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Published 30 April 2020
Open letter to thank volunteer groups
We have written an open letter to say thanks and pay tribute to the 400+ community volunteer groups that have been set-up to support Wiltshire's communities during the ongoing COVID-19 situation.
Published 30 April 2020
Partners working together to target fly-tippers in Wiltshire
Wiltshire Council is increasing its partnership working with Wiltshire Police to conduct roadside checks on people carrying waste in order to disrupt and prosecute fly-tippers. These people are breaking both stay at home government guidance and fly-tipping laws.
Published 28 April 2020
Council encourages residents to celebrate VE Day at home
We have created a special VE Day at home pack to help residents of all ages celebrate and mark the 75th anniversary of this historic moment in time.
Published 22 April 2020
It's time to Ask the Athlete
Ever wanted to ask an elite athlete a question? What's it like to compete for your country or how did it feel to win an Olympic or Paralympic medal?
Published 17 April 2020
Range of Active Communities activity packs to support people
We have created a range of activity packs to support you during the current stay-at-home restrictions.
Published 16 April 2020
Initiative to support walking sports participants
Our sports development team has launched a session to support its walking sports participants during this difficult time.
Published 14 April 2020
Father and son support people to be healthy
A member of Wiltshire Council's Active Health team has enlisted the help of his son to put together a short exercise video to support those individuals who are currently isolating at home.
Published 9 April 2020
Support to stay active and connected
We are supporting the county to be as active as possible while our leisure facilities are currently closed and people have to stay at home.
Published 1 April 2020
From Get Wiltshire Walking to getting Wiltshire talking
Although Wiltshire Council's Get Wiltshire Walking programme has been suspended, the council's walking coordinators have made more than 100 calls to the group members to ensure they feel supported and connected during this difficult time.
Published 29 January 2020
Restaurant licences suspended due to illegal working on premises
Following applications made by the Home Office (Immigration Enforcement), two restaurants in Chippenham and Pewsey have had licenses suspended due to illegal working taking place on the premises.