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 12 May 2022
Wiltshire Council welcomes first member to Dog Walker Scheme
Wiltshire Council introduced a new voluntary scheme last year to help dog owners find suitably trained dog walkers and has now welcomed its first successful member to the project.
Published 6 May 2022
Council seeks feedback on proposed changes to taxi licensing
Wiltshire Council is seeking feedback from taxi drivers and the general public on proposals to change the county's taxi licensing zones.
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.
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 2 March 2020
LGBT+ Fostering and Adoption Week
"Rewarding," "providing a warm friendly home" and "making a difference" are just some of the ways Julie and Clare describe their role as foster carers.