Wiltshire News

Garden Montessori shaftesbury

The Garden Montessori pre-school at St Mary’s School, Shaftesbury, says that the way Wiltshire Council is choosing to fund establishments that have to close during the coronavirus crisis may force it to shut …
primary school Dorset

Families in Dorset will find out today, Thursday,` which school their children will be joining in September. Most pupils, nearly 95 percent, have been offered their preferred choice of infant, first, primary, junior …
Dorset & Wiltshire Fire and Rescue Service

Firefighters from Dorset & Wiltshire Fire and Rescue Service are playing a key role in relieving pressure on paramedics during the coronavirus outbreak. The South Western Ambulance Service NHS Foundation Trust has invested …

Dorset Police have issued a warning to people to stay away from the county during the Easter weekend. Worried that the promised warm weather might bring visitors to Dorset despite the coronavirus restrictions, …
stay at home virus

Police officers in Wiltshire have issued the first penalty notices in the county under the new coronavirus rules. At approximately 5.30pm on Saturday the police say they received a report that a car …
virus face mask

Businesses across Wiltshire are being asked to help support the local efforts in tackling COVID-19. With high demand for Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) Wiltshire Council and Wiltshire Police are appealing for support from …
homeless rough sleeper virus

Wiltshire Council has made an urgent call to hoteliers, B&Bs, and Airbnb providers to come forward to offer accommodation to house homeless people in Wiltshire during the coronavirus (COVID-19) crisis. Accommodation is particularly …
new roads building

The government has announced its support to fund two major road improvement schemes in Wiltshire, the A350 Melksham bypass and A338 at Salisbury. Wiltshire Council will now develop outline business cases for the …
recycle

Wiltshire Council is making it even easier for people to use the kerbside recycling collection service, the local authority says. The way in which recyclable materials are collected will change and this means …