News and communications
The latest news from Wiltshire Council.
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Published 31 December 2020
Libraries to continue operating as normal as Wiltshire enters Tier 3 restrictions
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
Netheravon library plans for reopening on 14 December
Wiltshire Council is pleased to announce that, following the efforts of its team and volunteers, Netheravon library will reopen on Monday 14 December.
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 1 December 2020
People Friendly Salisbury scheme removed in the city
Wiltshire Council has confirmed that following the announced suspension of the scheme, much of the People Friendly Salisbury infrastructure in the city has been removed.
Published 29 May 2020
Measures being put in place to enable residents to travel and shop safely
Wiltshire Council is set to receive £227,000 of government funding to support the use of temporary and pop-up measures to create a safe environment for walking and cycling.
Published 28 May 2020
Parking charges to be reintroduced at all Wiltshire Council car parks
Wiltshire Council will reintroduce parking charges at all car parks, and on residential and on-street parking areas in the county from Monday 1 June. All parking permits and season tickets will also restart from this date, and parking wardens will enforce any parking contraventions in the county.
Published 22 May 2020
Timings to change at pedestrian crossings, as first road layout changes progress
Wiltshire Council is making changes to the time it takes for signal controlled pedestrian crossings to turn to the green man to reduce the amount of time pedestrians are stood at a crossing, and in turn aid social distancing.
Published 24 February 2020
Council bids for funding to improve local transport in Trowbridge
Wiltshire Council has submitted a bid for £6m to the Department for Transport to help address traffic congestion in Trowbridge and improve infrastructure for pedestrians, cyclists and buses.
Published 24 February 2020
Sunday parking charges scrapped in all council car parks
Wiltshire Council has scrapped Sunday parking charges in all council-operated car parks and on-street pay and display bays throughout the county to support local businesses and communities