Malmesbury Newspapers

Thursday, 05 November 2020 05:22

Wiltshire libraries to support residents during lockdown

Written by Malmesbury Gazette & Herald

Some of Wiltshire’s libraries are allowed to keep the county reading over the winter lockdown with a click and collect service.

Leisure centres across Wiltshire will shut from today (Thursday) until December 2 as England enters its second Covid lockdown.

CORONAVIRUS has stopped us all doing many things this year, sadly including the Gazette and Herald and Wiltshire Times' usual First Day at School supplement.

The number of recorded coronavirus cases in Wiltshire increased by 453 over the last seven days, official figures show.

Wednesday, 04 November 2020 17:22

Help us to remember our war dead

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REMEMBRANCE Sunday this year will be like no other.

Because of the Covid pandemic and lockdown the traditional parades and church services cannot be held, denying many the opportunity to show their respect for the fallen.

A significant investment of £195m in a zero-carbon council housing project has been approved.

The council house new build programme will see a £195m investment to create homes to a ‘zero-carbon standard’.

A church community have promised to offer as many services as possible online during the pandemic.

Wiltshire received £2.9m in the latest round of emergency Covid cash to help support the council.

Youth unemployment in Wiltshire is greater than at the height of the recession, according to Wiltshire Council.

A Wiltshire retail expert has urged local businesses to explore as many online options as they can ahead of the region's second lockdown.

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