News and communications
The latest news and communications from Wiltshire Council.
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Published 31 January 2023
Council confirms one-hour parking grace period for Blue Badge holders to be introduced soon
Wiltshire Council has confirmed that it will soon be implementing a grace period to allow Blue Badge holders an extra hour on any parking ticket they purchase in council-run car parks.
Published 18 January 2023
Separate bins for domestic upholstered seating to be introduced at Wiltshire's Household Recycling Centres
Following recent new guidance from the Environment Agency, residents will see new bins at Wiltshire's Household Recycling Centres allocated for the separate disposal of upholstered domestic seating, such as sofas, armchairs, and home office chairs.
Published 16 January 2023
People urged to drive carefully as cold snap follows heavy rainfall
As temperatures are expected to fall well below zero tonight (Monday 16 January) and for much of the coming week, there is a significant risk of dangerous patches of ice on Wiltshire roads tonight and over the next few days.
Published 12 January 2023
Flooding issues in Wiltshire (January 2023)
Wiltshire Council is advising that due to recent heavy rainfall, there are a number of areas in Wiltshire that are flooded or at risk of flooding.
Published 11 January 2023
Wiltshire residents urged to report issues through Wiltshire Council's updated MyWilts app
Wiltshire Council has released an updated version of its smartphone app, MyWilts, and is reminding residents that it is the quickest and easiest way to report issues such as road defects, fly-tipping, trading standards issues and more.
Published 5 January 2023
£1million scheme to enhance Chippenham station set to begin
Work will start next week on a £1million scheme to make Chippenham station fully accessible from both sides of the railway, delivered by Great Western Railway on behalf of Wiltshire Council
Published 4 January 2023
Travel by bus this winter - most single fares cut to just £2 or less
Wiltshire bus users can now travel on most routes in the county for just £2 or less for a single fare until 31 March.
Published 4 January 2023
Council focuses on potholes after cold snap and wet weather
Following the hot and dry summer, a period of cold winter weather and the continuing heavy rain, Wiltshire Council and its contractors are working hard to fix cases of potholes on the county's highways.
Published 21 December 2020
Wiltshire Council signs £75 million funding deal with Homes England
Wiltshire Council entered into a funding agreement with Homes England on Friday (18 December 2020) securing £75 million of Housing Infrastructure Funding.
Published 4 December 2020
Face coverings compulsory for pupils aged 11 and over on school buses to secondary schools and colleges
All those travelling - apart from those medically exempt - will need to wear a face covering throughout their journey