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OVO Energy Tour Series returns to historic Salisbury

Salisbury will welcome Britain’s best teams and riders once again



It’s time to nominate for the 2016 Wiltshire Sports Awards

Now in its seventh year and firmly established in the county’s sporting calendar, the Wiltshire Sports Awards is open for nominations. The Wiltshire Council run awards recognise and reward athletes, clubs, coaches and volunteers from across the county who dedicate their time and efforts to support Wiltshire’s strong sports community and who inspire the next […]



Eleven professional teams confirmed for Cycle Wiltshire 2016

The Motorpoint Spring Cup Series reaches the penultimate round at the Cycle Wiltshire Grand Prix on Sunday 8 May. Sir Bradley Wiggins’ Team Wiggins will be one of the 11 professional cycling teams that will be racing through south Wiltshire in the race on Sunday 8 May. Around 140 elite riders from top professional teams […]



Wiltshire Sports Awards 2015 celebrates sporting success

The county’s top athletes and many of the people who work tirelessly for sport at a grass roots level were celebrated at the sixth Wiltshire Sports Awards on 21 October. More than 100 nominations were received by Wiltshire Council this year, all of which highlighted the exceptional work and achievements of athletes, sports clubs, volunteers […]



Hundreds get on their bikes for Cycle Wiltshire

Hundreds of people took to their bikes and enjoyed the atmosphere and spectacle of Cycle Wiltshire. Cycle Wiltshire, supported by Landmarc, is part of Wiltshire Council’s A Legacy for Wiltshire partnership. People took to the road on their bikes, as well as experiencing the excitement and thrill of top-class cycling in their local community. More […]



Cycle Wiltshire 2015 preview

After two rounds of thrilling British Cycling Elite Road Series action, Raleigh GAC’s Steve Lampier will head to the Cycle Wiltshire Grand Prix on 10 May with the overall and team lead to defend. The Elite Road Series features eight rounds of action which began in April with the Chorley Grand Prix followed by an […]



Eleven professional teams confirmed for Cycle Wiltshire

With just over two weeks to go, the excitement is building for a special spring weekend of cycling in Wiltshire. Sir Bradley Wiggins’ newly formed Team Wiggins will be one of the eleven professional cycling teams that will be racing through south Wiltshire in the Cycle Wiltshire Grand Prix on Sunday 10 May. Around 120 […]



Wiltshire sports stars shortlisted for awards

Local sporting success will be celebrated at the fifth Wiltshire Sports Awards in Trowbridge on October 22. More than 100 nominations were received this year, all of which highlighted the exceptional work and achievements of athletes, sports clubs, volunteers and coaches across Wiltshire. The shortlisted nominees from each category have been invited to attend the […]



A warm Wiltshire welcome for the Tour of Britain

Thousands headed for the streets of Wiltshire to catch a glimpse of the stars of world cycling as the Friends Life Tour of Britain raced into a warm Wiltshire welcome as communities came out to wave flags and cheer the riders through the county. Wiltshire Council and communities from Bradford on Avon to Pewsey hosted […]



Tour of Britain 2014 comes to Wiltshire: Where to watch it

The route for the Wiltshire stage of the Tour of Britain has been announced and now spectators will be looking for the best spots to catch the action. Wiltshire Council is working with the tour backers and local communities to provide the latest information as the county prepares to host one of the major sporting […]