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The latest news from Wiltshire Council.
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Published 22 February 2021
Cycling schemes in Salisbury and Chippenham to be removed in early March
Wiltshire Council has confirmed that two cycle lanes, in Salisbury and Chippenham, will begin to be removed 1 March, conditions permitting, while three other schemes will be made permanent, and two new schemes are in development.
Published 15 February 2021
Wiltshire Council receives £22m of Government funding for highways maintenance
Wiltshire Council has been awarded £22,924,000 from the Government's Highways Maintenance Fund for 2021/22 to pay for a range of highways maintenance and improvement programmes.
Published 3 February 2021
Support for people who need transport to get to their vaccination appointment
The council is here to support people who need help to get to their COVID-19 vaccination appointments
Published 2 February 2021
Wiltshire Council announces next steps for cycling schemes in the county
Next steps for cycling lanes in the county following results of a public consultation.
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 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 27 November 2020
Latest scheme to improve access to Chippenham railway station
The next scheme of works to improve pedestrian and cyclist access to Chippenham railway station is due to start on Monday 30 November.
Published 26 November 2020
Transport improvements around New Road and Station Hill, Chippenham
Wiltshire Council and the Swindon and Wiltshire Local Enterprise Partnership (SWLEP) are planning transport improvements in the vicinity of New Road and Station Hill, Chippenham over the coming months as part of the Chippenham Station Hub project.
Published 24 November 2020
Melksham bypass consultation extended into the new year
Wiltshire Council has decided to extend the survey on the proposed A350 Melksham bypass, and the 18 different route options that are being considered.