Wiltshire Housing Site Allocations Plan

Notice of submission of a Development Plan Document (Regulation 22(3) of the Regulations) to the Secretary of State The Wiltshire Housing Site Allocations Plan was formally endorsed by Cabinet on 3 July 2018 and approved by council on 10 July 2018. In accordance with legislative procedures, the plan, along with the council’s schedule of proposed … Continue reading Wiltshire Housing Site Allocations Plan

Melksham Food and River Festival – 1st & 2nd September

There will be over 60 stalls at the Food and River Festival over the weekend of the 1st and 2nd September at King George V Park, with entry completely free of charge. The following are both Saturday and Sunday... More than 60 stallholders will be onsite from first thing Saturday offering hot food and drink, … Continue reading Melksham Food and River Festival – 1st & 2nd September

West Wiltshire Policing Priorities

1. Dwelling burglary - Trowbridge (Paxcroft Mead and Staverton) Evening and night patrols are being carried out following an increase in reports of dwelling burglaries. Suspects are targeting insecure properties and taking small valuable items and sometimes car keys, then stealing the car if nearby 2. Poaching, theft and criminal damage - Sandpits Lane, Steeple … Continue reading West Wiltshire Policing Priorities

Council urges electronic answer to electoral roll inquiries

Between August and November 2018, Wiltshire Council will be sending out around 220,000 Household Enquiry Form (HEF) one to every residential property in Wiltshire. This form is used to collect information to ensure anyone who is eligible to register at the property is actually registered. It is a legal requirement to provide the information requested … Continue reading Council urges electronic answer to electoral roll inquiries

Families and Children’s Transformation Programme (FACT) survey

Lots of different organisations in Wiltshire are working together to make lives better for families. A variety of health services, schools and early years settings (e.g. children’s centres, nurseries, etc), council services, family support services and others would like to hear about your experience when things got difficult and what support worked best for you. … Continue reading Families and Children’s Transformation Programme (FACT) survey

Precautionary Testing At Wiltshire Air Ambulance

As part of the ongoing operation into the Amesbury poisoning, specialist teams will now undertake precautionary testing of the Wiltshire Air Ambulance station, emergency vehicles and kit worn by responders involved in the initial response to Charlie Rowley and Dawn Sturgess. The highly precautionary process, is designed to ensure that no onward contamination has taken … Continue reading Precautionary Testing At Wiltshire Air Ambulance

A National Campaign to find England’s Favourite Conservation Area

The campaign coincides with the anniversary of the Civic Amenities Act which first established conservation areas in 1967. Civic Voice – the national authoritative voice for the civic movement – has today called for civic societies, conservation groups and local councils to nominate their favourite conservation area to help find England’s Favourite Conservation Area. This … Continue reading A National Campaign to find England’s Favourite Conservation Area

Update on Salisbury Plain Fire

We are supporting our partners and monitoring air quality levels as they deal with issues arising from the smoke from the Salisbury Plain Fire. Dorset & Wiltshire Fire and Rescue Service has published the following information below including advice from Public Health England. Smoke from the on-going fire on the Salisbury Plain impact area has been … Continue reading Update on Salisbury Plain Fire

Safety Warning On Use Of Bioethanol Fires

  Dorset & Wiltshire Fire and Rescue Service is reminding owners of bioethanol real flame fires to always follow the manufacturer’s instructions when using them. Firefighters were recently called to a blaze which started when a bioethanol fire was used outside under a sun parasol. Station Manager Dave Geddes, who attended the incident, said: “The … Continue reading Safety Warning On Use Of Bioethanol Fires