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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 25 June 2021
People urged to 'think twice' to help reduce COVID-19 cases and enjoy the summer
Get the vaccine twice and, if symptom-free, take twice-weekly lateral flow tests.
Published 21 June 2021
Last chance for Wiltshire businesses to claim COVID grant funding
Wiltshire Council is urging eligible businesses in the county to apply for a Restart Grant before the deadline on the 30 June.
Published 21 June 2021
Some changes to Wiltshire Council services in the next few weeks
Upcoming changes to our leisure, library and registration services
Published 15 June 2021
Update on Bradford on Avon social distancing scheme
Wiltshire Council is, with partners, considering the future for the social distancing scheme in Bradford on Avon.
Published 14 June 2021
Public reminded to keep following the rules following Government roadmap decision
The Prime Minister has confirmed there will a delay in the country moving to Step 4 of the Government roadmap, meaning that the majority of the current restrictions will remain in place for the time being.
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 6 April 2021
Wiltshire Council issues advice and support to businesses as lockdown is further eased on 12 April
As non-essential retail, outdoor hospitality and personal care premises are set to reopen on 12 April, Wiltshire Council has updated and reissued its guidance for businesses once lockdown is eased.