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BATH HALF MARATHON PLACES AVAILABLE TO SUPPORT WILTSHIRE AIR AMBULANCE

BATH HALF MARATHON PLACES AVAILABLE TO SUPPORT WILTSHIRE AIR AMBULANCE

If you’re wanting to challenge yourself then why not run the 2018 Bath Half Marathon and raise vital funds for Wiltshire Air Ambulance? General public entries and corporate challenge entries for the Bath Half are sold out but Wiltshire Air Ambulance has places available. The event takes place on Sunday 4th March 2018. Kenresa Stratford, read more…

Our opening hours over Christmas and New Year

Our opening hours over Christmas and New Year

          We have announced the following changes to our opening hours over Christmas and the New Year.  Council hubs Bourne Hill, County Hall and Monkton Park offices will be closed on Friday, 22 December, Monday, 25 December, Tuesday, 26 December and Monday, 1 January. Waste and recycling There will be no read more…

Take up the challenge of Dry January in the new year

Take up the challenge of Dry January in the new year

          Following the busy Christmas party season, Dry January is a great way to kick start the new year. We are again supporting this annual campaign, which is run by Alcohol Concern and supports you to quit drinking for the whole of January. There are a number of reasons to take read more…

Wiltshire Primary School pupils achieve good grades

Wiltshire Primary School pupils achieve good grades

          Wiltshire primary school children have achieved good grades for reading, writing and maths according to the latest government figures. Performance tables released today (14 December) by the Department for Education show children in Wiltshire have performed well in the three core subjects. The assessments were introduced by the government in read more…

Grant available to help Wiltshire’s talented athletes succeed at elite level

FFOP grant recipients 2017

The Funding Future Olympians and Paralympians Elite Athlete grant is open once again for applications. Working in partnership with local businesses, Wiltshire Council supports rising sports stars through the Funding Future Olympians and Paralympians Foundation. Now in its seventh year, this successful grant programme enables Wiltshire’s elite sports stars to access training and competitions, purchase read more…