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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 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.