News and communications
The latest news and communications from Wiltshire Council.
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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 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 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