News and communications
The latest news and communications from Wiltshire Council.
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Published 29 April 2022
Wiltshire libraries celebrate Local and Community History Month with events and exhibitions across the county
May is Local and Community History Month and Wiltshire Council is celebrating local history with an array of events and exhibitions at libraries across the county.
Published 11 April 2022
Young people celebrated at Star Awards ceremony
Young people from across Wiltshire came together on Friday (8 April) for a special Star Awards ceremony.
Published 28 January 2022
2,500 years of history uncovered in Melksham
Wiltshire Council's preparation for the construction at Melksham Community Campus site early last year revealed archaeological evidence from as early as the Iron Age (700BC to AD43), found by Cotswold Archaeology.
Published 21 January 2022
Information evening for people wanting to know more about fostering with Wiltshire Council
People that want to know more about fostering with Wiltshire Council are being invited to an online information session this month.
Published 20 January 2022
Swindon residents fined after waste is fly-tipped in Wiltshire countryside
Two Swindon householders have been issued with fixed penalty notices (FPNs) after their waste was found fly-tipped in the Wiltshire Council area in recent weeks.
Published 11 January 2022
Discover your history with the launch of updated Wiltshire Community History website
The Wiltshire & Swindon History Centre has launched an updated, more intuitive version of its Wiltshire Community History website. With a more modern feel, the site gives users the opportunity to gain a greater understanding and connection to the place where they or their ancestors lived.
Published 6 January 2022
New Year, new challenge - foster carers needed to provide a loving home for Wiltshire's children
More than 50 foster carers have already been recruited and more are needed - particularly to foster teenagers.
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 16 November 2020
Drive to encourage more people to consider fostering teenagers
Teenagers and those who have been in care are sharing experiences of how a foster family can change a life.