News and communications
The latest news and communications from Wiltshire Council.
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Published 31 January 2023
Council confirms one-hour parking grace period for Blue Badge holders to be introduced soon
Wiltshire Council has confirmed that it will soon be implementing a grace period to allow Blue Badge holders an extra hour on any parking ticket they purchase in council-run car parks.
Published 19 January 2023
Residents warned to be prepared for potential groundwater flooding
Wiltshire Council is advising residents in areas at risk of groundwater flooding - particularly in the south of the county - to be prepared as water levels continue to rise.
Published 16 January 2023
People urged to drive carefully as cold snap follows heavy rainfall
As temperatures are expected to fall well below zero tonight (Monday 16 January) and for much of the coming week, there is a significant risk of dangerous patches of ice on Wiltshire roads tonight and over the next few days.
Published 12 January 2023
Flooding issues in Wiltshire (January 2023)
Wiltshire Council is advising that due to recent heavy rainfall, there are a number of areas in Wiltshire that are flooded or at risk of flooding.
Published 11 January 2023
Wiltshire residents urged to report issues through Wiltshire Council's updated MyWilts app
Wiltshire Council has released an updated version of its smartphone app, MyWilts, and is reminding residents that it is the quickest and easiest way to report issues such as road defects, fly-tipping, trading standards issues and more.
Published 10 January 2023
Wiltshire prepared for potential flooding this winter
Wiltshire Council is reminding people in areas at risk of flooding to ensure they are prepared this winter, given the recent significant rainfall and indications of a milder, wetter month ahead.
Published 5 January 2023
£1million scheme to enhance Chippenham station set to begin
Work will start next week on a £1million scheme to make Chippenham station fully accessible from both sides of the railway, delivered by Great Western Railway on behalf of Wiltshire Council
Published 4 January 2023
Travel by bus this winter - most single fares cut to just £2 or less
Wiltshire bus users can now travel on most routes in the county for just £2 or less for a single fare until 31 March.
Published 4 January 2023
Council focuses on potholes after cold snap and wet weather
Following the hot and dry summer, a period of cold winter weather and the continuing heavy rain, Wiltshire Council and its contractors are working hard to fix cases of potholes on the county's highways.
Published 29 September 2020
Final plans for People Friendly Salisbury announced - with work due to start next month
Project will see pedestrians and cyclists given priority as several streets in the city centre will be restricted for use by through traffic.