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The latest news from Wiltshire Council.
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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 29 July 2020
Three biggest libraries to open next week
Chippenham, Salisbury and Trowbridge libraries to reopen
Published 1 July 2020
Wiltshire Council partners with TransWilts to improve Melksham station
Wiltshire Council has entered into a partnership with TransWilts Community Rail to improve facilities and the car park at Melksham station.
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.