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.
Stay at Home, Protect the NHS, Save Lives!
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.
Due to the current Government restrictions in place to stop the spread of Coronavirus, each of us have to make changes to our daily life – this also includes the way we can celebrate VE Day.
Dorset & Wiltshire Fire and Rescue Service has launched a new interactive road safety workbook for students home-learning during the coronavirus pandemic.
A message to all Muslim communities across Wiltshire and Swindon celebrating Ramadan, at the start of the holy month.
The Fire and Rescue Service has the following kitchen safety advice. Dorset & Wiltshire Fire and Rescue Service also provide free Safe and Well visits, which aim to make you safer in your own home.
An award-winning counter terrorism training course is being made available to the public for the first time and police want you to sign up and help
protect the UK.
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 in partnership with Cabinet Office – to help you prepare for and cope with severe weather.
Partners of the Local Resilience Forum (LRF) and Wiltshire Police won a prestigious World Class Policing Award last week in recognition of an ‘outstanding’ response to the 2018 Novichok attacks in Salisbury and Amesbury.
Counter Terrorism Policing is asking you to support our campaign to help keep crowded places safe over the festive period.
The NHS are reminding people of the simple steps they can take to reduce the spread of norovirus in their communities, and ultimately play their part in protecting people for whom a simple case of D&V could be much more serious.
Halloween is great fun for children, but there are real fire risks with many of the ways of celebrating – so it’s important to take extra care.
The health service in England has prepared for its largest ever flu protection drive to help keep people well and ease pressure on urgent care services over the colder months.
The Environment Agency and emergency services are teaming up to test ways to protect Salisbury from flooding. Exercise Touchpaper will last three days and is led by the Environment Agency, who will supply flood barriers, about 50 staff and all the necessary equipment for a pump.
Hot weather is something many people look forward to every year.It’s a great time to go out, have some fun and enjoy yourself. But it’s worth remembering that sunny spells can pose health risks for some people
Health experts today have launched their skin cancer campaign “Cover Up, Mate”, aimed at agricultural and construction workers, gardeners and sports-players – who may find themselves outside longer during the summer months and often don’t use sun cream.
Business Continuity Awareness Week (BCAW) is running from Monday 13 May through to Friday 17 May 2019.
The theme is Investing in Resilience and is aimed at businesses to think about Business Continuity and invest in Business Continuity Management within your organisation; however large or small
The Defence Science and Technology Laboratory’s Ministry of Defence Police led a major exercise which brought together regional first-responders, highly-trained hostage negotiators from the Metropolitan Police and other key security services staff to model the response to a major incident.
Members of the public should always remain alert to the danger of terrorism and report any suspicious activity to
the police on 999 or via the confidential hotline: 0800 789 321. Advice to assist you to identify suspect packages are contained in this article.
People living in Dorset, Salisbury Plain and Wiltshire South Downs are urged to check their groundwater flood risk and sign up for alerts.