News and communications
The latest news and communications from Wiltshire Council.
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Published 8 June 2022
Salisbury is the focus of local campaign to find more foster carers
The council has a three-year campaign to provide 100 new foster carers by spring 2023
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 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 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 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 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.
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 28 April 2020
A message from HM Lord-Lieutenant of Wiltshire
Dear friends, The country continues to battle the Coronavirus pandemic. As HM The Queen's representative in Wiltshire and on behalf of the Lieutenancy, I would like to offer an interim note of appreciation to everyone, the young or not so young in every corner of Wiltshire, on the frontline or not, for their forbearance and resilience.