News and communications
The latest news from Wiltshire Council.
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Published 28 June 2021
#FosteringTrowbridge campaign launches to help find 25 new foster carers for the Trowbridge area
Wiltshire Council currently has 24 foster families in the Trowbridge area, however latest figures show a further 25 foster families are needed
Published 23 June 2021
Consultation begins on providing extra support for sheltered housing tenants in the future
Wiltshire Council is asking residents at its sheltered housing sites to give their views on how they can best be supported to live independently in the future.
Published 21 May 2021
Wiltshire Council receives more than £500,000 in Government funding to help prevent rough sleeping
Wiltshire Council has been awarded £547,825 from the Ministry of Housing, Communities & Local Government (MHCLG) to continue its rough sleeper prevention work, which has seen the rehousing of 130 rough sleepers in the county over the past 12 months.
Published 20 May 2021
Landlord successfully prosecuted for running unlicenced HMO
Wiltshire Council has successfully prosecuted a landlord in Salisbury for three offences related to running an unlicensed House in Multiple Occupation (HMO).
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 20 September 2020
Businesses encouraged to take part in new Green Homes Grant scheme
Homeowners and landlords can now access funding to pay for the cost of energy saving measures under the new Green Homes Grant scheme and businesses are being encouraged to register their services.
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