News and communications
The latest news and communications from Wiltshire Council.
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Published 21 December 2022
Christmas recycling top tips and new kerbside battery collections
With Christmas fast approaching, Wiltshire Council is letting people know the best ways they can recycle their waste this Christmas, including the new kerbside battery collection service.
Published 7 December 2022
Dumped shopping bags full of rubbish prove costly for Royal Wootton Bassett resident
A Royal Wootton Bassett resident has been issued with a £400 fixed penalty notice (FPN) by Wiltshire Council for dumping their household waste.
Published 11 November 2020
People urged to scrap paper and submit digital-only planning and building regulation applications
People are urged to submit applications digitally through the Wiltshire Council website to avoid unnecessary delays.
Published 4 November 2020
Business as usual for Household Waste Recycling Centres in Wiltshire
Wiltshire's Household Waste Recycling Centres (HRCs) will remain open as the country goes into a second lockdown to help stop the spread of Coronavirus. People should continue to use the online booking system to book a slot, and maintain social distancing at all times when on site.
Published 15 June 2020
Time to renew your garden waste collections
Households that pay to receive garden waste collections will receive an email or letter this week inviting them to renew their subscription by 14 August. New customers can also sign up to receive this service.
Published 11 June 2020
New bin will help to combat fly-tipping in Warminster
Wiltshire Council has installed a new commercial-sized bin on George Street, Warminster, to help solve the issue of fly-tipping on this street.
Published 3 June 2020
Fixed penalty for Royal Wootton Bassett fly-tipper
A man from Lyneham has been fined £400 after CCTV captured him leaving bin liners full of waste next to the recycling bins in Sainsbury's car park, Royal Wootton Bassett. The waste was deposited directly underneath a sign warning people not to fly-tip waste next to recycling bins, and advising them of the consequences of fly-tipping.
Published 22 May 2020
Wiltshire's Neighbourhood Plans make it easier for communities to flourish
Wiltshire Council has the third highest number of 'made' Neighbourhood Plans in the country as a national milestone of 1,000 made local plans has been passed.
Published 22 May 2020
Wiltshire Council rewards resident who witnessed fly-tipping
A vigilant man has become the first Wiltshire resident to receive a financial reward through Wiltshire Council's We're Targeting Fly-tipping (WTF) campaign after witnessing an offence of fly-tipping in Purton