News and communications
The latest news from Wiltshire Council.
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Published 30 September 2021
Disruption to PCR test booking site tonight (30 September)
The disruption is due to the portal being upgraded
Published 28 September 2021
Wiltshire Council free Summer FUEL programme
Wiltshire Council successfully delivered the Government's Holiday Activity and Food programme to over 1,800 young people during four weeks of the summer holidays. The programme, which aims to provide children eligible for benefits related free school meals with free access to high quality activities and nutritious meals, was delivered across Wiltshire using the brand FUEL and was funded by the Department for Education.
Published 27 September 2021
Wiltshire Year of Reading is launched
Wiltshire Council is launching a year-long campaign involving schools, libraries and communities to encourage people of all ages to delve into reading. The Wiltshire Year of Reading starts today (27 September 2021) encouraging everyone from very young children to older adults to enjoy the written word.
Published 23 September 2021
Wiltshire Council statement on Care Quality Commission report
The council funds 19 residents at Furlong Close, with 13 other residents funded by 12 other local authorities
Published 22 September 2021
Wiltshire Council encourages "empty nesters" and those who fancy a change in direction to think about fostering
The council is encouraging these people to consider fostering and help meet the demand for more people to foster with Wiltshire Council
Published 21 September 2021
New dedicated out of hours line for domestic abuse
People wanting to report domestic abuse will be able to access a new out of hours number from this week.
Published 20 September 2021
New community support service soon to be available across Wiltshire
A community support service which has been available in eight areas in Wiltshire is being restructured and expanded to provide wider support across the whole county.
Published 16 September 2021
Wiltshire Council's Reablement Service has been shortlisted for MJ Award
Wiltshire Council's Reablement Service has been shortlisted for a prestigious MJ award for the way it has worked with community health partner, Wiltshire Health and Care, to integrate its services into an aligned discharge facilitation service.
Published 10 September 2021
Wiltshire Council explains how helping Afghan families will not impact on affordable homes for local people
Wiltshire Council is explaining how a call out for private rented properties to help Afghan families will not impact on the affordable homes to house Wiltshire households.