News and communications
The latest news and communications from Wiltshire Council.
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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
Published 11 September 2020
First tenant housed by Wiltshire Council's new commercial housing development company
A further 21 properties are expected to be purchased this year
Published 18 August 2020
New affordable homes at Porton to be completed in the autumn
The development will consist of two two-bedroom shared ownership houses
Published 26 March 2020
Rooms needed to house the homeless
Wiltshire Council has made an urgent call to hoteliers, B&Bs, and Airbnb providers to come forward to offer accommodation to house homeless people in Wiltshire during the coronavirus (COVID-19) crisis.