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Improvement works starting in Trowbridge town centre

Improvement works at Manvers Street, Fore Street and Wicker Hill in the town centre are due to start on Monday 15 January 2024 for approximately 12 months as part of the government’s £16 million investment in Trowbridge via the Future High Streets Fund. The works will be split across distinct phases, with the first phase […]

Have your say on cycling and walking plans for Chippenham, Devizes and Trowbridge

People in Wiltshire are being asked for their views on cycling and walking plans in Chippenham, Devizes and Trowbridge. The three Local Cycling and Walking Infrastructure Plans (LCWIPs) set out proposals for cycling and walking networks in each town, and highlight how these networks will be improved and connected to make it easier and safer […]

Horatio’s Garden Chelsea Flower Show Plant Sale

The beautiful Longford Estate will host a special Horatio’s Garden plant sale featuring perennials from the charity’s prestigious RHS Chelsea Flower Show garden on Sunday 4 June from 10am to 2pm. Stunning and rare large perennials, including contemporary favourites such as Geums, Sanguisorba, Rodgersia, Baptisia, irises and lilies, as well as unusual species of aquilegia, […]

Gurkha Welfare Trust Ambassador Johnny Fenn begins epic trek across Nepal

Photographer Johnny Fenn, from Mere, has kickstarted 2023 with an incredible fundraising challenge – walking the entire length of Nepal. Johnny is a long-term supporter and Ambassador of The Gurkha Welfare Trust (GWT). He set off on 8 January from Nepal’s western border, beginning a journey that will see him walking for around four months. […]

Winter flooding preparations

Wiltshire Council is reminding people in areas at risk of flooding to ensure they’re prepared this winter, given the recent significant rainfall and indications of a milder, wetter month ahead. Properties near rivers and other water courses may be at risk from rising water levels, while some areas, such as Salisbury Plain and Cranbourne Chase, […]

Market Lavington library reopens in new location

Market Lavington Library reopened in a new location this week following its closure due to the pandemic in March 2020. The library is now based at the Old School, Church Street following a successful partnership between Wiltshire Council and Market Lavington Parish Council. Situated in the John Reid Room the library will provide a flexible […]

Longleat’s luxury accommodation project reveals fascinating history of estate cottages

A project to transform a collection of cottages on the Longleat Estate into luxury retreats has revealed their fascinating history. A total of six properties, many dating back to the 18th century, are currently being turned into exclusive rural escapes with the first three set to be available for bookings from April. As part of […]

Major social distancing scheme for Bradford on Avon

Wiltshire Council and Bradford on Avon Town Council are working together on a major social distancing scheme in the town

£150m to be invested in two major road improvement schemes in Wiltshire

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 two schemes to enable them to progress to the next stage of development under the government’s Major Road Network (MRN) and Large […]

Julia’s House extends nurse recruitment in Wiltshire

Julia’s House has extended its nurse recruitment campaign in Wiltshire to Registered Nurses who have extensive experience of working with children.