BBC news for Wiltshire

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.

BANES mental heath services 'insufficient' at meeting needs

A watchdog says more training is needed, as users say waiting times are too long, adding to trauma.

Covid Updates for Wiltshire

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UK firefighters back strike action in row over pay

The Fire Brigades Union says it will delay announcing dates for action until after it meets employers.

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 47

More than 150 were injured in the attack at a crowded mosque in the city of 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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