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The latest news from Wiltshire Council.
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Published 25 August 2021
Wiltshire Council Leader thanks residents for offers of help as preparations continue to welcome Afghan refugees to the county
Wiltshire Council Leader Richard Clewer has thanked residents for their kind offers of accommodation and support in response to the current crisis in Afghanistan.
Published 18 August 2021
Online content created by Wiltshire libraries during the pandemic reaches over 200,000 views
Library staff have used innovative approaches to continue providing online resources and group sessions during the pandemic, including rhyme times, story times, tea and chat sessions, book reviews, author talks and 'how to' guides
Published 17 August 2021
Statement in response to the situation in Afghanistan
Wiltshire Council has issued a statement in light of the current situation in Afghanistan.
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 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 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
Libraries to extend opening hours and the Edwin Young Gallery to reopen
Art fans and book lovers will be able to once again enjoy the Edwin Young Gallery, reopening on Thursday 20 May, and some longer opening hours at libraries across Wiltshire from Monday 17 May.
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.