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Published 25 August 2021
Wiltshire Council Leader thanks residents for offers of help as preparations continue to welcome Afghan refugees to the county
Wiltshire Council Leader Richard Clewer has thanked residents for their kind offers of accommodation and support in response to the current crisis in Afghanistan.
Published 18 August 2021
Temporary Winsley to Bradford on Avon cycling scheme to be removed - with permanent improvements to come in 2022
Works are starting this week, to remove the temporary cycling facility that links Winsley to Bradford on Avon, with a permanent facility being installed in 2022
Published 17 August 2021
Statement in response to the situation in Afghanistan
Wiltshire Council has issued a statement in light of the current situation in Afghanistan.
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 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 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 1 April 2021
Wiltshire Council shares Bath Clean Air Zone correspondence
Wiltshire Council has publicly shared its correspondence with key figures on Bath Clean Air Zone (CAZ) following discussions at its Cabinet meeting on Tuesday 16 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.
Published 27 November 2020
Latest scheme to improve access to Chippenham railway station
The next scheme of works to improve pedestrian and cyclist access to Chippenham railway station is due to start on Monday 30 November.