News and communications
The latest news and communications from Wiltshire Council.
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Published 19 May 2022
Council exceeds affordable housing target - and commits to build more
Wiltshire Council has exceeded its target for the delivery of new affordable homes in the county for the year 2021/22, and it has plans to build more in the coming years.
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 12 May 2022
1,000 Homes for the Future Will Benefit South West Residents
People across Dorset, Wiltshire and Somerset will benefit from a new partnership to build more energy-efficient homes for rent and ownership.
Published 10 May 2022
Report shares local people's views on transformational projects in Trowbridge
Feedback from the engagement on the Future High Streets Funded schemes in Trowbridge
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 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.