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The latest news from Wiltshire Council.
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Published 27 May 2021
Changes to the COVID-19 testing site at Devizes Leisure Centre
The Devizes Leisure Centre testing site will close for in-person symptom-free COVID-19 testing, but continue to offer a test collection option
Published 21 May 2021
Wiltshire Council receives more than £500,000 in Government funding to help prevent rough sleeping
Wiltshire Council has been awarded £547,825 from the Ministry of Housing, Communities & Local Government (MHCLG) to continue its rough sleeper prevention work, which has seen the rehousing of 130 rough sleepers in the county over the past 12 months.
Published 20 May 2021
Landlord successfully prosecuted for running unlicenced HMO
Wiltshire Council has successfully prosecuted a landlord in Salisbury for three offences related to running an unlicensed House in Multiple Occupation (HMO).
Published 18 May 2021
Foster Care Fortnight - meet the team behind the scenes
To find out more about fostering with Wiltshire Council you can talk to the friendly team behind the scenes and hear from foster carers by joining a series of online events.
Published 5 May 2021
Foster Care Fortnight - Foster a teenager
Young people in care have been sharing their thoughts on what makes a good foster carer as Wiltshire Council launches a new campaign to encourage more people to consider fostering.
Published 29 October 2020
Construction getting close for Melksham Community Campus
Plans being finalised for construction
Published 27 October 2020
Find out more about the proposed Melksham bypass at Melksham Area Board
Melksham Area Board meeting on Wednesday 4 November at 7pm, will host a presentation and Q&A session for people interested in the proposals for a bypass on the A350 at Melksham.
Published 25 October 2020
Precautionary COVID-19 measures taken at Springfield Community Campus
Wiltshire Council's Springfield Community Campus is taking precautionary measures after two members of Leisure Services staff tested positive for COVID-19.
Published 22 October 2020
Have a scarily good time this Halloween - but stay safe and stick to the COVID-19 guidance
We have created a pack of guidance and fun activities for the kids
Published 15 October 2020
Kate Blackburn appointed as Director of Public Health for Wiltshire
Kate Blackburn has been formally appointed as Director of Public Health for Wiltshire, a role she has been acting up into since the end of May 2020.