A Ministry of Defence investigation is under way after an artillery shell explodes 980ft (300m) from a railway line near a Wiltshire village.
Business owners claim they could lose thousands of pounds in passing trade when a major trunk road in Wiltshire closes for five months.
Developers of a £50m entertainment complex in Swindon say they will put right any damage to homes caused by the construction.
Swindon is set to become the first place in the UK where solar farms might not need planning permission.
A scheme piloted in Wiltshire to let people find out from police if their partner has a history of domestic violence, known as Clare's Law, is introduced in England and Wales.
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