News and communications
The latest news and communications from Wiltshire Council.
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Published 21 July 2021
Statement on care home numbers being released
Wiltshire Council has joined with the Wiltshire Care Partnership to respond to the publication of figures today (21 July) by the Care Quality Commission (CQC) into care home deaths related to COVID.
Published 16 July 2021
Council outlines the impact on leisure centres, libraries and history centre as step 4 commences
With step 4 getting underway, council services will have measures in place to keep people safe
Published 14 July 2021
Go wild for reading at your local library with the Wild World Heroes Summer Reading Challenge!
Wiltshire Council Libraries are encouraging families to take part in this year's wild-themed Summer Reading Challenge which aims to inspire children to read as much as they can.
Published 9 July 2021
Furlong Close update following High Court decision
Wiltshire Council will continue the process to seek a care provider for Furlong Close following the news Hft has withdrawn its earlier decision to close the site.
Published 8 July 2021
With restrictions set to ease, people are invited to watch Wiltshire Council webinar
The virtual update will take place via Microsoft Teams on 15 July from 6pm
Published 25 February 2021
Wiltshire Council broadcasting live public COVID-19 update on 2 March
The update on COVID-19 in Wiltshire will start at 5.30pm
Published 24 February 2021
People urged to sign up to social care training and a potential new career
Wiltshire Council is encouraging people who may have time to spare or thinking of a new career in social care to join a government scheme that will support care provision across the county.
Published 23 February 2021
Statement on Furlong Close
At Full Council on 23 February, Wiltshire Council Leader Cllr Philip Whitehead said a rapid scrutiny review will go ahead around issues surrounding Furlong Close where Wiltshire Council has a number of residents.
Published 23 February 2021
Targeted COVID-19 rapid community testing gets underway in Wiltshire
Community testing is available for symptom-free people who work for small businesses, private non-maintained early years settings, and childminders
Published 22 February 2021
Statement from Cllr Philip Whitehead, Wiltshire Council Leader following PMs announcement
Cllr Philip Whitehead, Wiltshire Council Leader said, "Following the Prime Minister's announcement about the timetable for the lifting of restrictions over the next few months, we will continue to work to support schools, businesses, residents and our staff to ensure restrictions can be lifted safely across Wiltshire.