News and communications
The latest news and communications from Wiltshire Council.
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Published 18 May 2022
Trowbridge play area reopens after refurbishment
An improved Elm Grove play area in Trowbridge has been reopened following refurbishment work by Wiltshire Council.
Published 16 May 2022
High Street visits, coffee breaks and online chats planned for second week of Foster Care Fortnight
This week the tour will be taking in Tisbury, Amesbury, Five Rivers at Salisbury, Royal Wootton Bassett, Tidworth, Malmesbury and Westbury
Published 9 May 2022
Mental Health Awareness Week - Tackling loneliness
This week (9-15 May) is Mental Health Awareness Week and this year's theme is tackling loneliness.
Published 5 May 2022
Who can foster? Wiltshire Council tours the county to encourage more carers to come forward
Two years ago the council started a campaign to recruit 100 additional foster carers by spring 2023
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 14 May 2021
Libraries to extend opening hours and the Edwin Young Gallery to reopen
Art fans and book lovers will be able to once again enjoy the Edwin Young Gallery, reopening on Thursday 20 May, and some longer opening hours at libraries across Wiltshire from Monday 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.
Published 24 April 2020
Closure of Ridgeway National Trail to vehicles extended
Part of the Ridgeway National Trail in Wiltshire will be closed to motor vehicles over the spring and summer months to enable repair works to be completed.
Published 31 March 2020
Council's Facebook rhyme time proves to be a hit
Wiltshire Council's first ever live Facebook rhyme time has proven to be a hit for families throughout Wiltshire and beyond.
Published 20 March 2020
All Wiltshire libraries and leisure centres to close until further notice
Following government advice and to help stop the transmission of COVID-19, Wiltshire Council has taken the decision to close all its libraries and leisure centres until further notice.