News and communications
The latest news and communications from Wiltshire Council.
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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 14 December 2020
Ground investigations as part of Salisbury River Park proposals
To help inform any future works as part of the Salisbury River Park proposals, the Environment Agency is carrying out preliminary ground investigation work at the Maltings and Central Area Car Park.
Published 14 December 2020
Further meat cutting premises searched under warrant for food safety offences
This is the second time that emergency enforcement action has been taken for the same business operator.
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 30 April 2020
Partners working together to target fly-tippers in Wiltshire
Wiltshire Council is increasing its partnership working with Wiltshire Police to conduct roadside checks on people carrying waste in order to disrupt and prosecute fly-tippers. These people are breaking both stay at home government guidance and fly-tipping laws.
Published 24 April 2020
Closure of Ridgeway National Trail to vehicles extended
Part of the Ridgeway National Trail in Wiltshire will be closed to motor vehicles over the spring and summer months to enable repair works to be completed.