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The latest news from Wiltshire Council.
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Published 26 May 2021
Final chance for Wiltshire businesses to apply for discretionary COVID grant payments
Wiltshire Council is reopening the Additional Restrictions Grant (ARG, also known as discretionary payments) window for businesses who are yet to apply for any other funding.
Published 20 May 2021
Young people invited to join online event to help them decide their future path
Young people considering next steps for their future careers are being invited to an online event to discuss apprenticeships, education and work.
Published 18 May 2021
Leader and Cabinet confirmed for Wiltshire Council
Cllr Richard Clewer has been confirmed as the new Leader of Wiltshire Council
Published 14 May 2021
Wiltshire Council free FUEL programme for families in need
Wiltshire Council delivered a successful free holiday activity and food programme for children on free school meals across Wiltshire during the Easter holidays, funded by the Department for Education.
Published 14 May 2021
Spring half term childcare for parents continuing to support the COVID-19 response
Wiltshire Council has worked with local childminders and activity providers to create a childcare and activity directory for use by critical workers during the upcoming Spring half term holidays.
Published 12 May 2021
Update on the Police and Crime Commissioner election
Update from Terence Herbert, Chief Executive, Wiltshire Council
Published 10 May 2021
Public reminded to stay safe and keep following the rules as restrictions change on 17 May
Following the Prime Minister's confirmation of the move to Step 3 of the Government's roadmap on 17 May, and the reopening of more businesses, Wiltshire Council is asking people to keep following the current rules until they change on 17 May.
Published 7 May 2021
Helping businesses follow the COVID Roadmap
Guidance for businesses preparing for the potential easing of some restrictions on 17 May.
Published 23 April 2021
Restart Grants to support Wiltshire businesses set to open for new applications
Wiltshire Council has paid out more than £11m in the recently announced Restart Grants to 1,520 businesses, and is now opening the window for new Restart Grant applications to support businesses as they reopen following the easing of lockdown. In total, the council has paid more than £156m so far to Wiltshire businesses during the pandemic.
Published 21 April 2021
Parents and carers asked to share their experiences of health visiting and children's centre services
Parents and carers are being asked for their views to ensure health services and children centre services in Wiltshire continue to meet the needs of families into the future.