Electoral review of Wiltshire Council

The Local Government Boundary Commission for England (LGBCE) is currently conducting an electoral review of Wiltshire Council. This will first determine the overall council size, followed by determination of the shape of electoral divisions. Wiltshire Council made a submission to the LGBCE arguing that the most appropriate council size moving forward was 99, an increase … Continue reading Electoral review of Wiltshire Council

30th May: Cardiologists Kitchen at County Hall

Eating your way to a healthy heart is the next subject on the menu in a newly-launched series of talks hosted by Wiltshire Council. Dr Ali Khavandi, an expert on the importance of diet in medical care, presents The Cardiologist’s Kitchen at County Hall, Trowbridge, on 30th May. Dr Khavandi, a consultant cardiologist at the … Continue reading 30th May: Cardiologists Kitchen at County Hall

One position remains on Keevil Parish Council

At the Annual Parish Meeting and Annual Parish Council Meeting on Monday 14th May 2018, the following positions were confirmed: Councillor Ginny Sherman: Chair Councillor Suzanne Wickham: Vice Chair Councillor Rosemary Banfield Councillor Simon Newton There remains one Casual Vacancy on Keevil Parish Council, please see the vacancies page for details. In addition, Councillor Rosemary … Continue reading One position remains on Keevil Parish Council

Government funds for local housing projects

Wiltshire Council is helping communities provide affordable homes with cash from a Government fund reserved for local housing projects. It has forged a partnership with two organisations dedicated to promoting community life – Wiltshire Community Land Trust and Community First. The partnership aims to help neighbourhood groups develop new affordable housing in their community to … Continue reading Government funds for local housing projects

Stay in touch with our Clinical Commissioning Group

Wiltshire Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG) is responsible for planning, organising and buying high-quality health services for the 470,000 people in Wiltshire. They are clinically-led, which means they are made up of doctors, nurses and other health professionals who understand the needs of the Wiltshire community and the impact that local services have on patients’ health. … Continue reading Stay in touch with our Clinical Commissioning Group

Introduction of proof of address scheme at Wiltshire’s household recycling centres

Background This briefing note updates you on the introduction of a proof of address scheme at Wiltshire’s household recycling centres. From 9 April 2018, residents visiting the sites may be asked to provide a proof of address in order to use the household recycling centre. This must show that the visitor lives in Wiltshire (excluding the Swindon Borough … Continue reading Introduction of proof of address scheme at Wiltshire’s household recycling centres

Safety warning as temperatures plummet

With a Siberian blast of cold weather continuing over the coming days, Dorset & Wiltshire Fire and Rescue Service has issued advice to local people on the best ways to stay safe and warm. Area Manager Craig Baker said: “The Met Office is warning of an exceptionally cold snap over the next few days and, … Continue reading Safety warning as temperatures plummet

What would you pay to protect local policing?

“Would you be prepared to pay an extra pound a month to protect our police Force?” That’s the question being asked by Police and Crime Commissioner for Wiltshire and Swindon Angus Macpherson. The policing precept consultation is looking for the views of Wiltshire residents on the proposed increase of £12 a year. Currently the average … Continue reading What would you pay to protect local policing?

Bobby Van service can help you stay safe online

The Wiltshire Bobby Van Trust is an Independent charity working closely with Wiltshire Police to provide an invaluable home security service. The Trust has been operating this scheme for the past twenty years helping to secure homes for the elderly, vulnerable & disadvantaged throughout Wiltshire. Responding to the changing needs of the community the Trust … Continue reading Bobby Van service can help you stay safe online

Help shape local plans to 2036 : Consultation open till 19th December

Help shape Wiltshire’s plans to 2036 : Wiltshire Local Plan Review Wiltshire Council has a statutory duty to plan for the new homes, jobs and infrastructure needed to support Wiltshire’s communities while protecting the local environment and quality of life and to keep it’s plans up to date. The Council is reviewing the Wiltshire Core … Continue reading Help shape local plans to 2036 : Consultation open till 19th December