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The latest news from Wiltshire Council.
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Published 22 January 2021
Bus pass time restrictions temporarily lifted in Wiltshire from 1 February
People will be able to use their buss passes temporarily before 9.30am from 1 February
Published 19 January 2021
Wiltshire Council has become the first local authority to join Safer Highways
Wiltshire Council has become the first local authority to join Safer Highways as part of its new free membership programme and is also backing the organisation's industry-led Stamp It Out initiative to eradicate road worker abuse.
Published 18 January 2021
Major scheme to improve access to Chippenham Railway Station
The improvement works start on Monday 25 January
Published 5 January 2021
Last chance to shape the Salisbury River Park proposals
Residents and local businesses have until 5pm on Friday 8 January 2021 to give their views on the Salisbury River Park proposals.
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 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.