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The latest news from Wiltshire Council.
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Published 29 July 2021
Winning combination: Wiltshire social workers achieve national awards
Wiltshire Council social workers have achieved national recognition for their outstanding dedication and commitment to children and families at a prestigious awards ceremony this week.
Published 28 July 2021
New Youth hub leads the way with advice and support for young people
A new youth hub has been set up to offer face to face advice and signposting for 16 - 24 year olds to support with next steps into employment, apprenticeships or further learning.
Published 27 July 2021
Social workers shortlisted for top national award
Social workers from Wiltshire have been shortlisted for prestigious awards in recognition of their outstanding work in supporting children and families.
Published 21 July 2021
Statement on care home numbers being released
Wiltshire Council has joined with the Wiltshire Care Partnership to respond to the publication of figures today (21 July) by the Care Quality Commission (CQC) into care home deaths related to COVID.
Published 21 July 2021
Additional funding agreed to meet rising demand for SEND support
Wiltshire Councillors have agreed to fund additional posts to meet rising demand and provide effective ongoing support for children and young people with special educational needs and or disabilities (SEND).
Published 20 July 2021
National recognition for Wiltshire teaching staff at Number 10
Two members of staff from The Mead Trust travelled to London on Thursday (15 July) to meet Prime Minister Boris Johnson in recognition of their contribution to Early Years education during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Published 16 July 2021
Salisbury River Park Masterplan gets seal of approval
The Masterplan has been developed in conjunction with the Environment Agency, Salisbury City Council, the Swindon and Wiltshire Local Enterprise Partnership and Natural England
Published 14 July 2021
Summer childcare for parents
Wiltshire Council has worked with local childminders and activity providers to create a childcare and activity directory to help parents find childcare during the summer holidays.
Published 8 July 2021
With restrictions set to ease, people are invited to watch Wiltshire Council webinar
The virtual update will take place via Microsoft Teams on 15 July from 6pm
Published 6 July 2021
Wiltshire Council commissions Wessex Community Action to co-ordinate Children and Family Voluntary Sector Forum
Wiltshire Council has commissioned Wessex Community Action to support and co-ordinate Wiltshire's Children and Family Voluntary Sector Forum (CFVSF) for the next three years