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The latest news from Wiltshire Council.
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Published 21 July 2021
Statement on care home numbers being released
Wiltshire Council has joined with the Wiltshire Care Partnership to respond to the publication of figures today (21 July) by the Care Quality Commission (CQC) into care home deaths related to COVID.
Published 13 July 2021
Household recycling centre booking system ends on 19 July as sites reopen for non-booked visits
Wiltshire Council has confirmed that the booking system for its household recycling centres (HRCs) will end on 19 July and, from this date, people will be able to visit a site without booking in advance.
Published 8 July 2021
With restrictions set to ease, people are invited to watch Wiltshire Council webinar
The virtual update will take place via Microsoft Teams on 15 July from 6pm
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 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 23 December 2020
Wiltshire confirmed to remain in the COVID-19 Tier 2 'high alert' category
The Wiltshire Council local authority area will remain in the COVID-19 Tier 2: High alert category, following a review by the Government.