News and communications
The latest news and communications from Wiltshire Council.
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Published 24 March 2023
Move to foster - new campaign to encourage more foster carers is launched
As clocks go forward this weekend Wiltshire Council will be launching a new drive to encourage more people to spring into action and foster with Wiltshire Council.
Published 7 March 2023
LGBTQ+ Adoption and Fostering Week - Make the call to be a foster carer
Wiltshire Council needs an additional 30 foster carers this year to help provide homes for young people
Published 8 June 2022
Salisbury is the focus of local campaign to find more foster carers
The council has a three-year campaign to provide 100 new foster carers by spring 2023
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 12 May 2022
Wiltshire Council welcomes first member to Dog Walker Scheme
Wiltshire Council introduced a new voluntary scheme last year to help dog owners find suitably trained dog walkers and has now welcomed its first successful member to the project.
Published 6 May 2022
Council seeks feedback on proposed changes to taxi licensing
Wiltshire Council is seeking feedback from taxi drivers and the general public on proposals to change the county's taxi licensing zones.
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 28 June 2021
#FosteringTrowbridge campaign launches to help find 25 new foster carers for the Trowbridge area
Wiltshire Council currently has 24 foster families in the Trowbridge area, however latest figures show a further 25 foster families are needed
Published 29 July 2020
Wiltshire gains good marks with its Adoption Scorecard figures
The Adoption scorecard is published by the government
Published 2 March 2020
LGBT+ Fostering and Adoption Week
"Rewarding," "providing a warm friendly home" and "making a difference" are just some of the ways Julie and Clare describe their role as foster carers.