News and communications
The latest news from Wiltshire Council.
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Published 16 June 2020
Changes to Malmesbury High Street help people to social distance
The new measures will came in on 15 June
Published 15 June 2020
Time to renew your garden waste collections
Households that pay to receive garden waste collections will receive an email or letter this week inviting them to renew their subscription by 14 August. New customers can also sign up to receive this service.
Published 12 June 2020
Melksham High Street footway improvements
Works to improve the footway on the western side of the High Street in Melksham, between the Market Place and the signalised pedestrian crossing, will begin on Sunday 21 June for five weeks.
Published 11 June 2020
New bin will help to combat fly-tipping in Warminster
Wiltshire Council has installed a new commercial-sized bin on George Street, Warminster, to help solve the issue of fly-tipping on this street.
Published 9 June 2020
Major resurfacing works to begin in Devizes next week
Resurfacing work on the A342 Nursteed Road and Southbroom roundabout in central Devizes will begin on Monday 15 June until Thursday 9 July, with the teams working through the night to minimise disruption.
Published 8 June 2020
First bids submitted to reallocate road space for cycling and walking
Wiltshire Council has submitted five road reallocation projects to the Department of Transport (DfT) to make significant changes to road layouts to give more space to cyclists and pedestrians.
Published 8 June 2020
Roundabout improves safety at A360 junction
The installation of a new, four-exit roundabout at the New Cut junction of the A360 Devizes road, The Avenue and Camp Hill on the outskirts of Salisbury has now been completed.
Published 3 June 2020
Fixed penalty for Royal Wootton Bassett fly-tipper
A man from Lyneham has been fined £400 after CCTV captured him leaving bin liners full of waste next to the recycling bins in Sainsbury's car park, Royal Wootton Bassett. The waste was deposited directly underneath a sign warning people not to fly-tip waste next to recycling bins, and advising them of the consequences of fly-tipping.
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.