News and communications
The latest news and communications from Wiltshire Council.
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Published 22 May 2023
Reablement Service celebrates five-year anniversary
On 22 May the Wiltshire Council Reablement Service celebrated five years of providing an innovative service that supports people to achieve what's important to them to live at home independently.
Published 18 May 2023
First Wiltshire hospitals are recognised for their commitment to carers
The first hospitals in Wiltshire to take part in a new scheme that recognises excellent levels of support for carers on hospital wards and in outpatient departments have been handed their awards.
Published 26 April 2023
Rogue traders plead guilty to substandard roofing installation
Chippenham roofers pleaded guilty to trading standards offences following an investigation by Wiltshire Council officers.
Published 13 April 2023
Builders successfully prosecuted for carrying out unnecessary work
Two brothers from Minety and a third man from Aldermaston have today (13 April), been given prison sentences, following a successful prosecution by Wiltshire Council supported by the National Trading Standards, South West Regional Investigation Team.
Published 12 April 2023
Wiltshire market trader pleads guilty to selling age restricted product to a child
A market trader who operates throughout Wiltshire has pleaded guilty to selling an age-restricted product to a child.
Published 30 March 2023
Rogue company director sentenced for trading standards offences
A company director has been sentenced following successful prosecutions by Wiltshire Council and Herefordshire Council for multiple consumer protection offences committed in Wiltshire and Herefordshire.
Published 20 March 2023
Wiltshire Council encourages experienced social workers back into the workplace during Social Work Week
Wiltshire Council social workers have been sharing their experiences of being a social worker and the benefits of working for the council as they celebrate Social Work Week.
Published 10 March 2023
Shared Lives carers help people regain the skills and confidence to return home from hospital
Wiltshire Council has launched a new support service to help people that are medically fit to leave hospital and continue their recovery in a safe environment while regaining the daily living skills and confidence they need to return to their own home.
Published 15 December 2022
Paralympian shares support for Wiltshire Council care staff as more people encouraged to join inspirational teams
British Paralympic swimmer Stephanie Millward MBE DL has taken on a new challenge of highlighting the great work of Wiltshire Council care staff saying they are "superheroes" for the difference they make in people's lives
Published 12 December 2022
Illegal meat trader ordered to pay back over £150K of ill-gotten gains
A Devizes man, Gent Jakupi formerly of New Park St, Devizes and Andover Road, Ludgershall, was served with a confiscation order under the Proceeds of Crime Act and ordered to pay back over £150K by Swindon Crown Court on Monday 5 December 2022.