News and communications
The latest news and communications from Wiltshire Council.
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Published 15 June 2020
'You've got a friend in me' Wiltshire Council supports Mencap's Learning Disability Week friendship campaign
Long walks, chats over the phone, visits, newsletters and exchanging craft ideas are just some of the many ways the Wiltshire Council in-house Learning Disability Team has been keeping in contact with adults they care for during COVID-19.
Published 9 June 2020
New service will help teenagers get back on track with future career options
A new service to help 16 & 17 year olds get back on track with future career options has been launched this month.
Published 5 June 2020
New build for special school's investment moves major step forward 05 June 2020
A £33m investment in special schools in north Wiltshire has just taken a major step forward as the contractor for the work has been announced.
Published 4 June 2020
Children can get involved in Silly Squad Summer Reading Challenge
Despite libraries not being open at the moment, children can still enjoy the Summer Reading Challenge with support from Wiltshire Council with this year's campaign having a very 'silly' theme.
Published 30 April 2020
Partners working together to target fly-tippers in Wiltshire
Wiltshire Council is increasing its partnership working with Wiltshire Police to conduct roadside checks on people carrying waste in order to disrupt and prosecute fly-tippers. These people are breaking both stay at home government guidance and fly-tipping laws.
Published 22 April 2020
Update on management of child employment arrangements during COVID-19
Wiltshire Council has released revised information for employers and parents after updated government guidance on child employment.
Published 16 April 2020
99% of Wiltshire families offered one of their top three primary school preferences
99% of Wiltshire families have been offered one of their three primary school preferences for this September with 94% offered their first preference.
Published 15 April 2020
Early years funding support
Wiltshire Council is offering an incentive scheme to cover the additional costs incurred by the early years providers who have remained open for vulnerable children and children of key workers.
Published 18 March 2020
Make a pledge to stop child exploitation Child Exploitation Awareness Day in Wiltshire
Wiltshire residents are being asked to show their support to unite against the exploitation of children and young people.