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The latest news from Wiltshire Council.
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Published 24 February 2021
People urged to sign up to social care training and a potential new career
Wiltshire Council is encouraging people who may have time to spare or thinking of a new career in social care to join a government scheme that will support care provision across the county.
Published 23 February 2021
Statement on Furlong Close
At Full Council on 23 February, Wiltshire Council Leader Cllr Philip Whitehead said a rapid scrutiny review will go ahead around issues surrounding Furlong Close where Wiltshire Council has a number of residents.
Published 22 February 2021
Cycling schemes in Salisbury and Chippenham to be removed in early March
Wiltshire Council has confirmed that two cycle lanes, in Salisbury and Chippenham, will begin to be removed 1 March, conditions permitting, while three other schemes will be made permanent, and two new schemes are in development.
Published 15 February 2021
Wiltshire Council receives £22m of Government funding for highways maintenance
Wiltshire Council has been awarded £22,924,000 from the Government's Highways Maintenance Fund for 2021/22 to pay for a range of highways maintenance and improvement programmes.
Published 9 February 2021
Shared Lives Wiltshire introduces new day support service - Shared Days!
Shared Lives Wiltshire is broadening its reach so more people can benefit from its ethos of building meaningful relationships with a carer and their family and connecting with their local community.
Published 8 February 2021
Wiltshire ready to help eligible unpaid carers receive their PPE following government announcement
Wiltshire's eligible unpaid carers will be able to receive PPE following updated government guidance published on Friday (5 February).
Published 3 February 2021
Support for people who need transport to get to their vaccination appointment
The council is here to support people who need help to get to their COVID-19 vaccination appointments
Published 2 February 2021
Residents asked to consider new proposals for additional care support while living independently
Residents at four Extra Care Housing sites in Wiltshire are being asked for their views
Published 2 February 2021
Wiltshire Council announces next steps for cycling schemes in the county
Next steps for cycling lanes in the county following results of a public consultation.
Published 21 December 2020
Wiltshire Council signs £75 million funding deal with Homes England
Wiltshire Council entered into a funding agreement with Homes England on Friday (18 December 2020) securing £75 million of Housing Infrastructure Funding.