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The latest news from Wiltshire Council.
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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 20 May 2021
Young people invited to join online event to help them decide their future path
Young people considering next steps for their future careers are being invited to an online event to discuss apprenticeships, education and work.
Published 14 May 2021
Wiltshire Council free FUEL programme for families in need
Wiltshire Council delivered a successful free holiday activity and food programme for children on free school meals across Wiltshire during the Easter holidays, funded by the Department for Education.
Published 14 May 2021
Spring half term childcare for parents continuing to support the COVID-19 response
Wiltshire Council has worked with local childminders and activity providers to create a childcare and activity directory for use by critical workers during the upcoming Spring half term holidays.
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 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 11 December 2020
Family and Community Learning service achieves glowing report from Ofsted
The service aims to help learners of different ages and backgrounds reconnect with learning, gain new knowledge and skills, and progress to further learning, employment or volunteering.
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
Published 3 December 2020
Give a little time - make a big difference. Call for carers to come forward
Wiltshire Council is asking people to consider offering a lifeline to families with children who may have a range of needs, by training to be a carer as part of the Overnight Short Breaks Scheme.