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The latest news from Wiltshire Council.
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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
Wiltshire Council receives £4.4m decarbonisation grant to improve heating facilities and combat climate change
Wiltshire Council has successfully bid for more than £4.4m from the Government's Public Sector Decarbonisation Scheme to reduce carbon emissions by upgrading the heating systems in many of its buildings.
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 30 March 2021
The Wiltshire Wellbeing Hub will take on additional role from 1 April
The Wiltshire Wellbeing Hub, which has proved a lifeline to many local residents during the pandemic, is taking on an additional role from 1 April.
Published 29 March 2021
Changes to asymptomatic testing sites and a new collection model in Wiltshire
You can now collect tests at your convenience
Published 24 March 2021
Service updates and advice as the first stage of lockdown is eased on 29 March
As the first step on the Government's roadmap out of lockdown is implemented on 29 March, Wiltshire Council is updating people on the services available from that date, along with important public health advice.
Published 17 March 2021
Businesses urged to apply for grants ahead of application deadlines
Wiltshire Council is reminding any businesses that have not yet applied for Local Restrictions Support Grants (LRSG) to do so as soon as they can, as the closing dates for applications are fast approaching.