News and communications
The latest news and communications from Wiltshire Council.
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Published 15 March 2023
New Trowbridge service offers a safe space and support for rough sleepers
A new service that will provide a stepping-stone for rough sleepers needing support to move into more permanent accommodation has opened in Trowbridge.
Published 7 February 2023
Wiltshire's housing team report shows support provided to tenants
Wiltshire Council has published details of the work carried out to support council house tenants through the past 12 months
Published 7 February 2023
"I finally have a place to call home" - former rough sleepers share their stories as people reminded how they can help
Wiltshire Council's Rough Sleepers Team is currently working with 83 people, helping them through the difficult times and putting support in place so they can move into their own permanent home
Published 14 December 2022
Future Chippenham continues with southern only scheme without HIF funding
Cabinet agreed yesterday (13 December 2022) to withdraw from the Housing Infrastructure Fund (HIF) and to continue with its aspiration to deliver a road route and housing development to the south of Chippenham
Published 7 December 2022
Wiltshire Council gives advice on how to help rough sleepers this winter
Wiltshire Council is offering advice to people on what they can do to support anyone they see sleeping rough on the streets. As numbers of rough sleepers have increased nationally and locally, the council wants people to be aware of the best option to provide real support.
Published 22 November 2022
Wiltshire Council tenants taking part in budget saving cookery courses
Wiltshire Council housing tenants in Salisbury have been taking part in cookery classes aimed at giving those involved the skills and confidence to eat healthily and on a budget.
Published 10 November 2022
New affordable zero carbon homes in Semington reach completion
Wiltshire Council has worked with developers, Newland Homes to build six zero-carbon affordable rent and shared ownership homes in Semington.
Published 3 November 2022
Wiltshire Council uses government funding to respond to Ukraine housing needs
Wiltshire Council is using government funding to help secure homes for Ukraine nationals where host families can no longer provide a home for them and all other options have been explored.
Published 6 October 2022
Marlborough Neighbourhood Plan legal challenge is refused
The Neighbourhood Planning process in Marlborough is expected to move to the referendum stage after a resident's application for a judicial review was refused by the High Court.
Published 30 September 2022
Ukraine webinar provides latest news on support and next steps
Wiltshire Council hosted a Ukraine webinar on Wednesday (28 September) to provide latest information on support available and hear from hosts and community figures.