News and communications
The latest news 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
Young people to FUEL up during Summer holidays
Wiltshire Council will be delivering the Government's Holiday Activity and Food programme in Wiltshire this Summer. Funded by the Department of Education, the programme provides children who are eligible for benefits related free school meals with free activity and food provision during school holiday.
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 28 May 2021
All Wiltshire Council leisure centres to be brought under council management
Ten leisure centres currently managed by Places Leisure will transfer to Wiltshire Council later this year
Published 26 May 2021
Final chance for Wiltshire businesses to apply for discretionary COVID grant payments
Wiltshire Council is reopening the Additional Restrictions Grant (ARG, also known as discretionary payments) window for businesses who are yet to apply for any other funding.
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 10 May 2021
Public reminded to stay safe and keep following the rules as restrictions change on 17 May
Following the Prime Minister's confirmation of the move to Step 3 of the Government's roadmap on 17 May, and the reopening of more businesses, Wiltshire Council is asking people to keep following the current rules until they change on 17 May.
Published 7 May 2021
Helping businesses follow the COVID Roadmap
Guidance for businesses preparing for the potential easing of some restrictions on 17 May.
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.