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The latest news from Wiltshire Council.
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Published 20 October 2020
Work to make trees safe will close A4 at Derry Hill for 11 days
Road to close for urgent works to remove around 400 ash trees that are dying of ash dieback disease
Published 16 October 2020
£75 million funding agreement with Homes England given seal of approval
Cabinet has agreed to sign the Grant Determination Agreement with Homes England, the government's housing agency, subject to conditions, to secure £75 million of Housing Infrastructure Funding.
Published 16 October 2020
More Wiltshire libraries reopen and mobile service back on the road
Five more libraries will reopen in Wiltshire over the next three weeks. These libraries will be fully reopened for people to browse for up to 30 minutes, to select and loan books and book a computer for up to 45 minutes.
Published 14 October 2020
Residents' and businesses' permits now available for People Friendly Salisbury
Free permits available from today
Published 13 October 2020
Cabinet gives the green light to the next steps in Melksham bypass project
Engagement exercise to start soon
Published 9 October 2020
Latest scheme in £1.98 million investment to improve access to Chippenham train station
A new scheme will improve pedestrian access to Chippenham train station
Published 5 October 2020
Leisure services prove to be a hit as people get back into fitness, with Durrington next to reopen
Wiltshire residents have collectively donned their sports gear and visited their local Wiltshire Council-leisure centre in their thousands since the first seven were reopened - with Durrington Swimming and Fitness Centre set to open later this month.
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.