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The latest news from Wiltshire Council.
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Published 8 June 2020
New Discretionary Grant Scheme opens for applications
Wiltshire Council has launched its local Discretionary Grant scheme after receiving over £5.1 million of additional Government funding to support small businesses.
Published 4 June 2020
Wiltshire Wellbeing Hub hours set to change
Wiltshire Council will be changing the opening times of the Wiltshire Wellbeing Hub, from Sunday 7 June.
Published 3 June 2020
Coronavirus regional testing site open in Salisbury
A drive-through coronavirus testing facility at the Beehive Park & Ride in Salisbury, as part of the Government's UK-wide drive to increase testing, opened at the weekend.
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 22 May 2020
Muslim communities urged to celebrate Eid safely at the end of Ramadan
As the holy month of Ramadan comes to a close this weekend (Saturday 23 to Sunday 24 May), Wiltshire and Swindon's Local Resilience Forum has issued an open letter to all Muslims in the county, reminding them of the social distancing rules still in place, despite the easing of the lockdown.
Published 28 April 2020
A message from HM Lord-Lieutenant of Wiltshire
Dear friends, The country continues to battle the Coronavirus pandemic. As HM The Queen's representative in Wiltshire and on behalf of the Lieutenancy, I would like to offer an interim note of appreciation to everyone, the young or not so young in every corner of Wiltshire, on the frontline or not, for their forbearance and resilience.
Published 27 April 2020
Wiltshire Council answers urgent call for face masks
Wiltshire Council has answered an urgent call from a local hospital after a request for thousands of PPE face masks went out when stocks were low.
Published 27 April 2020
Plea for local businesses not to miss out on vital grants
Wiltshire Council is appealing to local businesses not to miss out on vital funding to help support them through the coronavirus pandemic.
Published 24 April 2020
We are all #InItTogether
We are working with Salisbury District Hospital and service providers across Wiltshire to highlight that we're all #InItTogether when responding to the COVID-19 pandemic.