News and communications
The latest news and communications from Wiltshire Council.
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Published 21 July 2022
Wiltshire smallholders banned from keeping cattle
Wiltshire Council has successfully prosecuted two smallholders following mistreatment of cattle.
Published 19 July 2022
Wiltshire Council summit brings together key players to discuss the natural environment
The purpose of the event was to bring together key players to better understand and explore the different collective expertise available and to share knowledge and ideas
Published 12 July 2022
People advised to take simple precautions due to ongoing fire on Salisbury Plain
An update has been provided on the ongoing fire on Salisbury Plain, with residents in the affected areas being asked to take sensible precautions where they can to keep them as safe as possible from the smoke.
Published 1 July 2022
Wiltshire Council thanks residents for their patience during waste collection disruption
Waste collection services have been seeing disruption in recent weeks, but the council is working hard to make improvements
Published 20 September 2021
Wiltshire Council urges communities to 'Step It Up' and help fight climate change this Recycle Week
The theme for this year's Recycle Week is 'Step it Up', which encourages people to make positive changes to recycle more to reduce carbon emissions
Published 7 September 2021
Market Trader prosecuted for fly tipping his business waste
A former Amesbury fruit and veg market trader has been successfully prosecuted by Wiltshire Council for fly tipping cardboard, plastic and rotting food waste and other environmental waste offences.
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 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 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 20 February 2020
South Wiltshire residents issued fixed penalty notices for fly-tipping and waste duty of care failure
Two South Wiltshire residents have been issued with fixed penalty notices after successful investigations by Wiltshire Council's Environmental Enforcement Officers.