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Published 21 April 2021
Wiltshire Council receives £4.4m decarbonisation grant to improve heating facilities and combat climate change
Wiltshire Council has successfully bid for more than £4.4m from the Government's Public Sector Decarbonisation Scheme to reduce carbon emissions by upgrading the heating systems in many of its buildings.
Published 1 April 2021
Wiltshire Council shares Bath Clean Air Zone correspondence
Wiltshire Council has publicly shared its correspondence with key figures on Bath Clean Air Zone (CAZ) following discussions at its Cabinet meeting on Tuesday 16 March.
Published 16 June 2020
Changes to Malmesbury High Street help people to social distance
The new measures will came in on 15 June
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 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 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.