News and communications
The latest news and communications from Wiltshire Council.
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Published 18 May 2022
Trowbridge play area reopens after refurbishment
An improved Elm Grove play area in Trowbridge has been reopened following refurbishment work by Wiltshire Council.
Published 16 May 2022
High Street visits, coffee breaks and online chats planned for second week of Foster Care Fortnight
This week the tour will be taking in Tisbury, Amesbury, Five Rivers at Salisbury, Royal Wootton Bassett, Tidworth, Malmesbury and Westbury
Published 5 May 2022
Who can foster? Wiltshire Council tours the county to encourage more carers to come forward
Two years ago the council started a campaign to recruit 100 additional foster carers by spring 2023
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 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 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.