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The latest news from Wiltshire Council.
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Published 31 March 2021
Wiltshire's Amazing Social workers given national recognition
Twenty of Wiltshire Council's adult and children's social workers have been recognised in the British Association of Social Workers (BASW) national awards.
Published 29 March 2021
Don't miss out on free childcare for two-year-olds
Wiltshire Council is encouraging parents with children who were two years old on or before 31 March 2021 to apply for 15 hours free childcare.
Published 18 March 2021
Easter holiday childcare for parents working to support the COVID-19 response
Wiltshire Council has worked with local childminders and activity providers to create a childcare directory for use by critical workers during the upcoming Easter holidays.
Published 17 March 2021
Wiltshire Council joins forces with partners to help combat Child Exploitation
Wiltshire Council is adopting a wider approach to tackling issues around risks outside of the home for children and young people as it joins forces with partners to address issues of exploitation.
Published 15 March 2021
Proposed plans for new build to help secure SEND school places shared at information evening
People had a glimpse at proposed plans for a new school build which will ensure sufficient places for pupils with special needs for the future at a recent online meeting.
Published 10 March 2021
Social workers share their own unique experiences on World Social Work Day
Wiltshire Council staff have been sharing their experiences of being a social worker during the pandemic as they mark World Social Work Day this month.
Published 10 March 2021
Wiltshire Olympic hopeful Tom Gale encourages sign up to Wiltshire Council free FUEL programme for families in need
Wiltshire Council has launched a free holiday activity and food programme for children on free school meals for the Easter, Summer and Christmas school holidays.
Published 5 March 2021
Wiltshire Council staff ready to support secondary schools as pupils go back to school next week
Wiltshire Council staff are volunteering in a number of secondary schools across the county from Monday providing support for pupils taking lateral flow tests as part of the back to school programme.
Published 1 March 2021
99% of Wiltshire children given one of their secondary school preferences
Figures released today (1 March) show 99% of Wiltshire children will secure a place at one of their preferred secondary schools from this September - up from 98.5% last year.