News and events

Wiltshire Community Foundation urges public to donate to coronavirus fund for voluntary groups

19 March 2020

THE Wiltshire Community Foundation has launched a Coronavirus response fund to help voluntary groups across the county deal with effects of the pandemic.

Wiltshire Life Awards postponed until October

17 March 2020

​Following on from the prime minister’s statement yesterday evening, it is with the greatest regret that we are postponing the Wiltshire Life Awards until 30th October 2020. We look forward to celebrating the enormous success of our award winners at this new date.

Billion dollar business guru shares secrets in Wiltshire talk

12 March 2020

The business guru behind some of America’s biggest brands will be in Wiltshire to share his recipe for success in April. Glen Senk, 63, has been the creative force at some of the world’s leading retailers and he will be speaking on How To Build A Billion Dollar Business at a breakfast at hi-tech office community Heywood House, near Westbury, on April 30th.

Marlborough LitFest announces inaugural Love Books competition

12 March 2020

Marlborough LitFest is excited to announce a new competition for this year, the ‘Love Books’ national competition run in association with English Literature at Bath Spa University, to celebrate a love of reading amongst teenagers and adults.

2020 Salisbury International Arts Festival to celebrate human movement

12 March 2020

Athletes, dancers, musicians and international artists will be part of the 2020 Salisbury International Arts Festival. Over 16 days from 22nd May, more than 100 events with artists from countries including France, Spain, India and Australia will celebrate the beauty, courage and joy of human movement. The Festival will be a major part of Salisbury 2020: A City on the Move, marking the 800th anniversary of the founding of modern Salisbury.

Over 2,000 hedgehogs spotted in Wiltshire citizen science campaign

26 February 2020

Wiltshire’s residents recorded 2,131 sightings of hedgehogs last year, according to a new report released on 21st February by the Wiltshire Wildlife Trust.

Wiltshire Council budget proposals agreed

26 February 2020

Budget proposals detailing Wiltshire Council’s clear direction for 2020/21 and its financial strategy for the next five years, have been agreed.

Sunday parking charges scrapped in all Wiltshire Council car parks

26 February 2020

​Sunday parking charges scrapped in all Wiltshire Council car parks.

Prospect Hospice to host a Mount Kilimanjaro information evening

18 February 2020

In just a few weeks, Prospect Hospice is hosting a Mount Kilimanjaro information evening at Savernake Hospital. The evening will take place on 5th March and starts at 7pm.

England's Great West Way launches food and drink map

18 February 2020

Great West Way, the world’s first multi-modal touring route, has launched a new map featuring the many food and drink establishments on the route, where travellers are encouraged to stop, fill their boots and quench their thirst.