News and communications
The latest news and communications from Wiltshire Council.
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Published 28 January 2022
2,500 years of history uncovered in Melksham
Wiltshire Council's preparation for the construction at Melksham Community Campus site early last year revealed archaeological evidence from as early as the Iron Age (700BC to AD43), found by Cotswold Archaeology.
Published 20 January 2022
Swindon residents fined after waste is fly-tipped in Wiltshire countryside
Two Swindon householders have been issued with fixed penalty notices (FPNs) after their waste was found fly-tipped in the Wiltshire Council area in recent weeks.
Published 11 January 2022
Discover your history with the launch of updated Wiltshire Community History website
The Wiltshire & Swindon History Centre has launched an updated, more intuitive version of its Wiltshire Community History website. With a more modern feel, the site gives users the opportunity to gain a greater understanding and connection to the place where they or their ancestors lived.
Published 19 February 2021
Double First for the Wiltshire and Swindon History Centre
An e-volunteering project has resulted in a collection of historic postcards becoming the latest addition to an online heritage mapping resource
Published 8 December 2020
New Salisbury Trails App explores the City's rich heritage and hidden histories
Residents and visitors to the Cathedral City of Salisbury can now download a new app to discover the stories behind the people and events that shaped the city's history.
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.
Published 20 January 2020
Have your say on the future of the Wiltshire countryside
The Wiltshire and Swindon Countryside Access Forum is looking for new members to help shape the Wiltshire countryside, access to it, and outdoor recreation in the county.
Published 17 January 2020
System issues affecting history centre
Unfortunately, due to reasons out of our control, there are some power issues at the Wiltshire and Swindon History Centre which are affecting their systems. This means a number of the centre's services are currently unavailable such as the phone line, wi-fi and the People's Network.