We are entering Winter and can expect colder weather. We encourage the public to prepare for cold temperatures, snow, ice and other adverse weather.
COVID-19 - Hands, Face Space
The telephone providers are upgrading the landline network, also known as the PSTN (Public Switched Telephone Network) from analogue to digital or IP (Internet Protocol), which means that the current telephone network will close at the end of 2025.
Residents in Wiltshire and Swindon are being urged to get tested for coronavirus as soon as they experience symptoms.
The campaign is designed to help shape workplace behaviour as organisations prepare to unlock.
Dorset & Wiltshire Fire and Rescue Service is using Boat Fire Safety Week (25-31 May) to remind people who live or work on the water about the importance of working smoke alarms.
COVID 19 is having a huge impact and this year there are Webinars that may help businesses during this difficult time.
STAY ALERT, CONTROL THE VIRUS, SAVE LIVES
Cyber criminals are taking advantage of the Covid-19 pandemic using phishing emails, websites and text messages to scam members of the public out of large sums of money and sensitive information during these uncertain times across the UK.
Latest information and advice and sources for further details.
We are living in an ever growing cyber dependant world and with that comes and increased cyber threat and risk. Thankfully, cyber security does not need to be complicated and there are a number of simple steps you can take to help protect yourself from cyber-crime. Whether you are protecting yourself, your children or your business.
Dorset & Wiltshire Fire and Rescue Service is joining forces with other blue light agencies to help keep people safe this bonfire and fireworks season.
Thinking ahead and preparing for what the weather may bring can make a real difference at this time of year. WeatherReady is a campaign - run by the Met Office in partnership with the Cabinet Office – to help you prepare for and cope with severe weather.
Dorset & Wiltshire Fire and Rescue Service (DWFRS) is urging people to test their smoke alarms, after research showed that only a quarter of all households who own one test them regularly.
Advise on looking after yourself when working outdoors in the sun and extreme heat.
CT Policing encourage you sign up to the CSSC and the ACT App for the latest advice.
Hot weather warning issued to people ‘shielding’ and more vulnerable groups
ACSO Statement on Reading Incident
Lockdown Procedures for Schools Guidance document , based on the NaCTSO (National Counter Terrorism Security Office) Guidance Note 1/205 - Developing Dynamic Lockdown Procedures.
Public Health England has recently updated its Heatwave Plan for England taking into account COVID-19, to help people stay as safe as possible during this time.
Household Recycling Centres (HRCs) have reopened in Wiltshire and Swindon this week. Wiltshire Council run HRCs will be operating a postcode entry system from Monday 18th May 2020 and Swindon Borough Council run HRCs will be operating on a pre-booked appointment basis from Wednesday 20th May 2020 – both designed to reduce the amount of people attempting to access the sites.