News and communications
The latest news and communications from Wiltshire Council.
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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 Inhouse 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.
Published 4 February 2020
Vital work with rough sleepers to continue thanks to extra funding
Wiltshire Council has secured more than £300,000 in extra Rough Sleepers Initiative funding from central government for the third year of its rough sleepers project.