Wiltshire Council has received the first £700,000 of Government funding to invest in a number of projects in the county. The initial funding is for the first year, which runs until 31 March 2023, and there will be further funding of up to £5m over the next two financial years.
At their meeting on Tuesday 13 December 2022, Cabinet will consider a recommendation for Wiltshire Council to effect a withdrawal from the Housing Infrastructure Fund (HIF) and to consider possible next steps for the Future Chippenham programme.
Wiltshire Council is offering advice to people on what they can do to support anyone they see sleeping rough on the streets. As numbers of rough sleepers have increased nationally and locally, the council wants people to be aware of the best option to provide real support.
Wiltshire Council is reminding people that all parking restrictions and car parking charges remain in place across the county from 10-17 December, when there is a planned strike by some GMB union members in the parking enforcement team.
Proposals to develop both Silverwood Chippenham and Silverwood Trowbridge campuses, with a substantial investment from Wiltshire Council, to modernise and enhance the school campus sites, are to be discussed by council leaders on 13 December.