News and communications
The latest news and communications from Wiltshire Council.
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Published 30 September 2021
Disruption to PCR test booking site tonight (30 September)
The disruption is due to the portal being upgraded
Published 28 September 2021
Wiltshire Council free Summer FUEL programme
Wiltshire Council successfully delivered the Government's Holiday Activity and Food programme to over 1,800 young people during four weeks of the summer holidays. The programme, which aims to provide children eligible for benefits related free school meals with free access to high quality activities and nutritious meals, was delivered across Wiltshire using the brand FUEL and was funded by the Department for Education.
Published 27 September 2021
Wiltshire Year of Reading is launched
Wiltshire Council is launching a year-long campaign involving schools, libraries and communities to encourage people of all ages to delve into reading. The Wiltshire Year of Reading starts today (27 September 2021) encouraging everyone from very young children to older adults to enjoy the written word.
Published 10 September 2021
Wiltshire Council explains how helping Afghan families will not impact on affordable homes for local people
Wiltshire Council is explaining how a call out for private rented properties to help Afghan families will not impact on the affordable homes to house Wiltshire households.
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 20 May 2021
Young people invited to join online event to help them decide their future path
Young people considering next steps for their future careers are being invited to an online event to discuss apprenticeships, education and work.
Published 14 May 2021
Wiltshire Council free FUEL programme for families in need
Wiltshire Council delivered a successful free holiday activity and food programme for children on free school meals across Wiltshire during the Easter holidays, funded by the Department for Education.
Published 14 May 2021
Spring half term childcare for parents continuing to support the COVID-19 response
Wiltshire Council has worked with local childminders and activity providers to create a childcare and activity directory for use by critical workers during the upcoming Spring half term holidays.
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.