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The latest news from Wiltshire Council.
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Published 29 June 2021
Support for domestic abuse victims in Wiltshire
We are working closely with charity Splitz so people in Wiltshire who need to escape abuse and make positive life changes are supported when they need help
Published 24 June 2021
Melksham Community Campus construction on track
Residents have received an update on the campus
Published 22 June 2021
Council bids for Government funding to support Melksham and Trowbridge
The bids are part of the Government's Levelling Up Fund, which aims to invest in infrastructure projects that improve everyday life across the UK.
Published 16 June 2021
Summer Solstice celebrations at Stonehenge cancelled following roadmap delay
The event will be streamed for free online
Published 10 June 2021
Public urged to be a team player and support their communities during the Euros
We're calling on residents across Wiltshire to support their local communities during the European Championships as we prepare for the start of the football tournament
Published 29 May 2020
Street markets back selling full range of products
Following the recent change to Government guidance, Wiltshire Council's street markets will be open from Tuesday 2 June 2020 with stallholders now able to sell their full range of goods.
Published 22 May 2020
Muslim communities urged to celebrate Eid safely at the end of Ramadan
As the holy month of Ramadan comes to a close this weekend (Saturday 23 to Sunday 24 May), Wiltshire and Swindon's Local Resilience Forum has issued an open letter to all Muslims in the county, reminding them of the social distancing rules still in place, despite the easing of the lockdown.
Published 22 May 2020
Mental health training supporting volunteers
Wiltshire Council has provided mental health and resilience webinars to volunteers who have been supporting residents during COVID-19.
Published 21 May 2020
Local voluntary organisations working with Wiltshire Council to support vulnerable residents during COVID-19
In addition to all the work that local community groups have been undertaking to support their communities, Wiltshire Council's Wellbeing Hub has been working with specific partner agencies to provide additional support to residents who are 'shielding' or are highly vulnerable during COVID-19.
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.