Conservative led Wiltshire Council has launched a reward campaign to reduce fly-tipping throughout the county.
We were recently named the most climate friendly council area in England and Wales, and have now announced we will invest more than £5m to tackle emissions from our own buildings, as we aim for the council and county to be carbon neutral by 2030.
A Marlborough resident has been issued with a £200 Fixed Penalty Notice (FPN) for failing to check the licence and other details of a ‘man with a van' who took her waste away and fly-tipped it in Savernake Forest, near Marlborough.
A Tidworth woman has been issued with a £200 fixed penalty notice for abandoning her Honda CRV on the public highway in Tidworth.
Steps will be taken to make a positive difference
A local Conservative led Wiltshire Council area board is pledging to go single-use-plastic free from now on. At the previous Malmesbury Area Board meeting, the board agreed to stop the use of disposable plastic hot drink cups at future meetings and associated events. Hot drinks will continue to be served at meetings but people are asked to bring their own reusable cup to use.
Following participation in the Great British Spring Clean campaign, Conservative-run Wiltshire Council has been shortlisted as a finalist in the Keep Britain Tidy Network Awards Local Authority Award category.
Waste and recycling collection services are changing in summer 2018, and you can now sign up to get to email alerts about the future services.
Thousands of Wiltshire residents took part in more than 140 litter picking events for the Great British Spring Clean this weekend.