News and communications
The latest news and communications from Wiltshire Council.
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Published 30 June 2022
First of 600 trees planted at Salisbury River Park
A programme to plant over 600 trees throughout the Salisbury River Park project has kicked off with the first new trees planted along Coldharbour Lane, near Fisherton Recreation Ground.
Published 14 June 2022
Melksham resident prosecuted for fly-tipping offences
A Melksham resident has been successfully prosecuted by Wiltshire Council for environmental and trading standards offences whilst operating a waste clearance service on Facebook selling sites across Wiltshire.
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
Protecting Wildlife during Salisbury River Park Construction
Preliminary works for the Salisbury River Park project are now complete. Work began in January to prepare the site ahead of the main construction work which will start in June.
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 11 May 2022
Council Natural Environment Plan gets awards recognition
Our Green & Blue Infrastructure Strategy for Wiltshire - Wiltshire's Natural Environment Plan, is a finalist in the RTPI South West Awards for Planning Excellence 2022
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 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.