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Published 23 April 2021
Restart Grants to support Wiltshire businesses set to open for new applications
Wiltshire Council has paid out more than £11m in the recently announced Restart Grants to 1,520 businesses, and is now opening the window for new Restart Grant applications to support businesses as they reopen following the easing of lockdown. In total, the council has paid more than £156m so far to Wiltshire businesses during the pandemic.
Published 21 April 2021
Parents and carers asked to share their experiences of health visiting and children's centre services
Parents and carers are being asked for their views to ensure health services and children centre services in Wiltshire continue to meet the needs of families into the future.
Published 16 April 2021
99% of Wiltshire families offered one of their three primary school preferences
99% of Wiltshire families have been offered one of their three primary school preferences for this September with 95% offered their first preference.
Published 14 April 2021
Support available for eligible school families who have to self-isolate
Eligible Wiltshire students and their families are being reminded of the support available if they need to self-isolate as a household due to COVID-19.
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 6 April 2021
Wiltshire Council issues advice and support to businesses as lockdown is further eased on 12 April
As non-essential retail, outdoor hospitality and personal care premises are set to reopen on 12 April, Wiltshire Council has updated and reissued its guidance for businesses once lockdown is eased.
Published 1 April 2021
People advised to be cautious during Easter
People are being urged to follow the Government's guidance and keep themselves and their loved ones safe over the Easter break
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.
Published 27 November 2020
Leisure centres to reopen next week
Wiltshire Council is delighted to confirm that all council-run leisure centres will reopen on 3 December.
Published 25 November 2020
Spotlight on young people for "16 Days of Action" in Wiltshire and Swindon
What makes a healthy or unhealthy relationship between young people will be the focus of this year's 16 Days of Action in Wiltshire and Swindon.