BBC news for Wiltshire

Town to get new emergency department in 2024

Swindon's Great Western Hospital secures £26m of government cash to expand emergency care.

Wiltshire long Covid unit has more than 2,500 referrals

The medical unit helps residents of Wiltshire dealing with long Covid and its mental health impacts.

Wiltshire knife crime rise prompts Swindon council concern

There were 315 crimes involving a knife in Wiltshire in 2022, up from 269 the year before, figures show.

Swindon social housing tenants face 5% rent increase

The increase in rent equates to around £20 per month for social housing tenants.

Covid Updates for Wiltshire

Click the the latest news on Covid within Chippenham https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-51768274

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UK firefighters vote to strike in row over pay

The Fire Brigades Union says it will not announce dates for 10 days so employers can table an improved offer.

NEU teacher strikes to go ahead after last-ditch talks fail

Talks between Education Secretary Gillian Keegan and union chiefs have proved "unproductive".

Pakistan mosque blast: Police targeted in attack that kills 59

The mosque is within a tightly-guarded area of police and intelligence buildings in Peshawar.

Nadhim Zahawi: Sunak says he handled case decisively

The PM says he followed "the right process" after learning about claims against Nadhim Zahawi.

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