News and communications
The latest news and communications from Wiltshire Council.
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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 21 September 2020
Celebrate key workers and keep recycling this Recycle Week
For this year's Recycle Week, Wiltshire Council is urging its residents to continue recycling despite the challenges that COVID-19 has presented.
Published 18 September 2020
Wiltshire Council receives government support to help fund vital work with rough sleepers
More than £47,000 will be spent on a range of measures
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 15 June 2020
'You've got a friend in me' Wiltshire Council supports Mencap's Learning Disability Week friendship campaign
Long walks, chats over the phone, visits, newsletters and exchanging craft ideas are just some of the many ways the Wiltshire Council in-house Learning Disability Team has been keeping in contact with adults they care for during COVID-19.
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 10 June 2020
Inspirational Wiltshire carers hold virtual tea parties for Shared Lives Week
Inspirational Shared Lives Wiltshire carers who open up their homes to support young people and adults, will be hosting virtual tea parties and sharing their heartwarming stories online this month.
Published 8 June 2020
Carer Support Wiltshire Gears up for Carers Week 2020
Carer Support Wiltshire is running a series of virtual events and activities for this year's Carers Week. Running from 8-14 June, Carers Week shines a light on the thousands of unpaid carers there are in the UK. Across the UK today an estimated 6.5 million people or 1 in every 8 are carers and this includes many thousands who live in Wiltshire.
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 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