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The latest news from Wiltshire Council.
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Published 27 May 2021
Changes to the COVID-19 testing site at Devizes Leisure Centre
The Devizes Leisure Centre testing site will close for in-person symptom-free COVID-19 testing, but continue to offer a test collection option
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 25 October 2020
Precautionary COVID-19 measures taken at Springfield Community Campus
Wiltshire Council's Springfield Community Campus is taking precautionary measures after two members of Leisure Services staff tested positive for COVID-19.
Published 15 October 2020
Kate Blackburn appointed as Director of Public Health for Wiltshire
Kate Blackburn has been formally appointed as Director of Public Health for Wiltshire, a role she has been acting up into since the end of May 2020.
Published 9 October 2020
Five steps to wellbeing - people reminded how to improve mental wellbeing on World Mental Health Day
People are being reminded of the Five Steps to Wellbeing for World Mental Health Day
Published 5 October 2020
New Wiltshire Health Improvement Hub to improve health and mental wellbeing
Wiltshire Council is launching the new Wiltshire Health Improvement Hub which will assist people who want to improve their health and mental wellbeing.
Published 22 May 2020
Muslim communities urged to celebrate Eid safely at the end of Ramadan
As the holy month of Ramadan comes to a close this weekend (Saturday 23 to Sunday 24 May), Wiltshire and Swindon's Local Resilience Forum has issued an open letter to all Muslims in the county, reminding them of the social distancing rules still in place, despite the easing of the lockdown.
Published 22 May 2020
Mental health training supporting volunteers
Wiltshire Council has provided mental health and resilience webinars to volunteers who have been supporting residents during COVID-19.