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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 23 April 2021
Four leisure centres, two libraries and the history centre to be used during the elections period
Confirmation of how Wiltshire's leisure centres, libraries and the history centre will be supporting the upcoming elections
Published 23 April 2021
Restart Grants to support Wiltshire businesses set to open for new applications
Wiltshire Council has paid out more than £11m in the recently announced Restart Grants to 1,520 businesses, and is now opening the window for new Restart Grant applications to support businesses as they reopen following the easing of lockdown. In total, the council has paid more than £156m so far to Wiltshire businesses during the pandemic.
Published 14 April 2021
Support available for eligible school families who have to self-isolate
Eligible Wiltshire students and their families are being reminded of the support available if they need to self-isolate as a household due to COVID-19.
Published 13 April 2021
Cricklade Leisure Centre and other assets formally transferred to Cricklade Town Council
The formal transfer from Wiltshire Council to Cricklade Town Council has been completed
Published 7 April 2021
Wiltshire Council receives £865k from National Leisure Recovery Fund
Wiltshire Council has worked with local leisure facility partners Places Leisure, Cricklade and District Community Association and Brian Whitehead Sports Centre Association (Downton Leisure Centre, operated by Gymies Ltd) to apply for support funding from the Government's National Leisure Recovery Fund and have been allocated £865k.
Published 6 April 2021
Wiltshire's leisure centres to reopen next week
Following government confirmation that Step 2 of the roadmap will proceed, all 20 leisure centres across the county will reopen from Monday 12 April