News and communications
The latest news from Wiltshire Council.
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Published 25 May 2021
Furlong Close update
Residents at Furlong Close will continue to access care and support as usual while the future provision at the site is determined.
Published 24 May 2021
Cabinet to decide on next steps for proposed A350 Melksham bypass
At its meeting on Tuesday 1 June, Wiltshire Council's Cabinet will discuss the next steps for the proposed A350 Melksham bypass.
Published 21 May 2021
Wiltshire Council warning to residents giving waste to rogue fly tippers
Fly-tipping will not be tolerated in Wiltshire.
Published 12 May 2021
Pedestrian refuge island installed on A4 Curzon Street, Calne
A new pedestrian refuge island will be built on the A4 Curzon Street in Calne, slightly west of the junction of Savernake Drive. The works will start on Tuesday 1 June and will be completed by Friday 11 June 2021.
Published 24 February 2021
People urged to sign up to social care training and a potential new career
Wiltshire Council is encouraging people who may have time to spare or thinking of a new career in social care to join a government scheme that will support care provision across the county.
Published 23 February 2021
Statement on Furlong Close
At Full Council on 23 February, Wiltshire Council Leader Cllr Philip Whitehead said a rapid scrutiny review will go ahead around issues surrounding Furlong Close where Wiltshire Council has a number of residents.
Published 22 February 2021
Cycling schemes in Salisbury and Chippenham to be removed in early March
Wiltshire Council has confirmed that two cycle lanes, in Salisbury and Chippenham, will begin to be removed 1 March, conditions permitting, while three other schemes will be made permanent, and two new schemes are in development.
Published 15 February 2021
Wiltshire Council receives £22m of Government funding for highways maintenance
Wiltshire Council has been awarded £22,924,000 from the Government's Highways Maintenance Fund for 2021/22 to pay for a range of highways maintenance and improvement programmes.
Published 9 February 2021
Shared Lives Wiltshire introduces new day support service - Shared Days!
Shared Lives Wiltshire is broadening its reach so more people can benefit from its ethos of building meaningful relationships with a carer and their family and connecting with their local community.
Published 8 February 2021
Wiltshire ready to help eligible unpaid carers receive their PPE following government announcement
Wiltshire's eligible unpaid carers will be able to receive PPE following updated government guidance published on Friday (5 February).