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Projects for environment.

Wiltshire council and its communities run many projects, follow one of the projects below to find out more.

Great news – we can recycle even m...

From next week 30th July, it will become easier than ever to recycle as Wiltshire Council aims to divert even more waste from landfill to save money. As well as the usual plastic bottles, cardboard and shredded paper that people can currently recycle, people will now be able to leave these items in their blue-lidded bin: plastic ...more

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Repair cafe

“The UK generates 26m tonnes of waste every single year, less than 50% is recycled.” In a nutshell: We throw away vast amounts of stuff.  Even things with almost nothing wrong, and which could get a new lease on life after a simple repair.  Climate change, rising CO2 levels and plastics in the ocean are all ...more

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Road Watch

“Transport is a key element of a modern society with impacts on the economy, climate change, people’s health, social exclusion, street scenes and the countryside” In a nutshell: A Road Watch scheme provides a comprehensive monitoring and reporting scheme for local road issues, such as potholes. Issues can be reported ...more

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Wooden finger post renewal

“Finger posts are a very important part of the appearance of many of our rural roads.” In a nutshell: Wooden finger posts are road signs in rural areas used to direct travellers to other nearby places whilst contributing to the appearance of the rural road scene. Over time these posts can deteriorate and local parishes/volunteers ...more

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Highways self-help scheme

“Transport is a key element of a modern society with impacts on the economy, climate change, people’s health, social exclusion, street scenes and the countryside.” In a nutshell: A Highways self-help scheme is where the Parish/Town Council uses local volunteers to help identify minor works in or around the public ...more

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The Pub is the Hub

The village pub is a vital centre or hub of community life, but it can also provide essential services beyond the usual drinks, food or entertainment. In a nutshell ‘The Pub is the Hub’ is an organisation of specialist voluntary advisors for rural pubs and licensees who are thinking of broadening their range ...more

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