News and communications
The latest news from Wiltshire Council.
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Published 18 September 2020
Wiltshire Council receives government support to help fund vital work with rough sleepers
More than £47,000 will be spent on a range of measures
Published 16 September 2020
New #YouCanAdopt campaign launches to debunk the myths on adoption and highlight the number of children looking for a new family
It's a nationwide campaign
Published 27 June 2020
Support for care homes to prepare for visitors
We've worked with care homes throughout the pandemic
Published 11 June 2020
Funding could help to unlock potential of Bradford on Avon site
Wiltshire Council has secured funding from the government's One Public Estate (OPE) programme to explore future possibilities for a new community facility in central Bradford on Avon.
Published 5 June 2020
Partners mark National Volunteers Week
Members of Wiltshire and Swindon Local Resilience Forum have marked National Volunteers' Week by paying tribute to all those who have given their time and expertise for free during the response to the COVID-19 pandemic.
Published 29 May 2020
Street markets back selling full range of products
Following the recent change to Government guidance, Wiltshire Council's street markets will be open from Tuesday 2 June 2020 with stallholders now able to sell their full range of goods.
Published 22 May 2020
Muslim communities urged to celebrate Eid safely at the end of Ramadan
As the holy month of Ramadan comes to a close this weekend (Saturday 23 to Sunday 24 May), Wiltshire and Swindon's Local Resilience Forum has issued an open letter to all Muslims in the county, reminding them of the social distancing rules still in place, despite the easing of the lockdown.
Published 22 May 2020
Mental health training supporting volunteers
Wiltshire Council has provided mental health and resilience webinars to volunteers who have been supporting residents during COVID-19.
Published 21 May 2020
Local voluntary organisations working with Wiltshire Council to support vulnerable residents during COVID-19
In addition to all the work that local community groups have been undertaking to support their communities, Wiltshire Council's Wellbeing Hub has been working with specific partner agencies to provide additional support to residents who are 'shielding' or are highly vulnerable during COVID-19.