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The latest news and communications from Wiltshire Council.
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Published 31 March 2021
Wiltshire's Amazing Social workers given national recognition
Twenty of Wiltshire Council's adult and children's social workers have been recognised in the British Association of Social Workers (BASW) national awards.
Published 10 March 2021
Information evening to help people find out more about overnight short break care
People interested in offering overnight short break care for children with additional needs for small periods of time are being invited to attend an information evening this month to find out more.
Published 8 December 2020
New Salisbury Trails App explores the City's rich heritage and hidden histories
Residents and visitors to the Cathedral City of Salisbury can now download a new app to discover the stories behind the people and events that shaped the city's history.
Published 18 September 2020
Wiltshire Council receives government support to help fund vital work with rough sleepers
More than £47,000 will be spent on a range of measures
Published 15 June 2020
'You've got a friend in me' Wiltshire Council supports Mencap's Learning Disability Week friendship campaign
Long walks, chats over the phone, visits, newsletters and exchanging craft ideas are just some of the many ways the Wiltshire Council in-house Learning Disability Team has been keeping in contact with adults they care for during COVID-19.
Published 10 June 2020
Inspirational Wiltshire carers hold virtual tea parties for Shared Lives Week
Inspirational Shared Lives Wiltshire carers who open up their homes to support young people and adults, will be hosting virtual tea parties and sharing their heartwarming stories online this month.
Published 8 June 2020
Carer Support Wiltshire Gears up for Carers Week 2020
Carer Support Wiltshire is running a series of virtual events and activities for this year's Carers Week. Running from 8-14 June, Carers Week shines a light on the thousands of unpaid carers there are in the UK. Across the UK today an estimated 6.5 million people or 1 in every 8 are carers and this includes many thousands who live in Wiltshire.
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.