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The latest news from Wiltshire Council.
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Published 31 March 2021
Wiltshire's Amazing Social workers given national recognition
Twenty of Wiltshire Council's adult and children's social workers have been recognised in the British Association of Social Workers (BASW) national awards.
Published 29 March 2021
Don't miss out on free childcare for two-year-olds
Wiltshire Council is encouraging parents with children who were two years old on or before 31 March 2021 to apply for 15 hours free childcare.
Published 26 March 2021
Wiltshire Council issues two Closure Orders to protect residents and prevent antisocial behaviour
Wiltshire Council has successfully applied for two Closure Orders at Salisbury Magistrates Court to prevent anti-social behaviour and protect residents.
Published 22 March 2021
Furlong Close update
Wiltshire Council has written to families of residents living at Furlong Close to provide an update on the latest developments and to set out potential options for the future.
Published 18 March 2021
Easter holiday childcare for parents working to support the COVID-19 response
Wiltshire Council has worked with local childminders and activity providers to create a childcare directory for use by critical workers during the upcoming Easter holidays.
Published 17 March 2021
Wiltshire Council joins forces with partners to help combat Child Exploitation
Wiltshire Council is adopting a wider approach to tackling issues around risks outside of the home for children and young people as it joins forces with partners to address issues of exploitation.
Published 16 March 2021
Wiltshire Council sets out basis for new partnership with housing associations to increase social housing and fight climate change
Wiltshire Council's Cabinet has today (Tuesday 16 March) agreed to establish a new five-year partnership arrangement with Registered Social Housing Providers to support the delivery of more affordable housing in Wiltshire.
Published 15 March 2021
Proposed plans for new build to help secure SEND school places shared at information evening
People had a glimpse at proposed plans for a new school build which will ensure sufficient places for pupils with special needs for the future at a recent online meeting.
Published 10 March 2021
Social workers share their own unique experiences on World Social Work Day
Wiltshire Council staff have been sharing their experiences of being a social worker during the pandemic as they mark World Social Work Day this month.