News and communications
The latest news and communications from Wiltshire Council.
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Published 3 November 2020
Wiltshire Council receives government funding to provide accommodation for rough sleepers
Wiltshire Council has received more than £600,000 from the government to help provide long term accommodation for rough sleepers.
Published 20 September 2020
Businesses encouraged to take part in new Green Homes Grant scheme
Homeowners and landlords can now access funding to pay for the cost of energy saving measures under the new Green Homes Grant scheme and businesses are being encouraged to register their services.
Published 18 September 2020
Wiltshire Council receives government support to help fund vital work with rough sleepers
More than £47,000 will be spent on a range of measures
Published 11 September 2020
First tenant housed by Wiltshire Council's new commercial housing development company
A further 21 properties are expected to be purchased this year
Published 15 June 2020
'You've got a friend in me' Wiltshire Council supports Mencap's Learning Disability Week friendship campaign
Long walks, chats over the phone, visits, newsletters and exchanging craft ideas are just some of the many ways the Wiltshire Council in-house Learning Disability Team has been keeping in contact with adults they care for during COVID-19.
Published 10 June 2020
Inspirational Wiltshire carers hold virtual tea parties for Shared Lives Week
Inspirational Shared Lives Wiltshire carers who open up their homes to support young people and adults, will be hosting virtual tea parties and sharing their heartwarming stories online this month.
Published 8 June 2020
Carer Support Wiltshire Gears up for Carers Week 2020
Carer Support Wiltshire is running a series of virtual events and activities for this year's Carers Week. Running from 8-14 June, Carers Week shines a light on the thousands of unpaid carers there are in the UK. Across the UK today an estimated 6.5 million people or 1 in every 8 are carers and this includes many thousands who live in Wiltshire.
Published 29 May 2020
Extra financial support for vulnerable households
Some Wiltshire residents of working age will pay less council tax due to a Government-funded scheme to support people from the impact of COVID-19.
Published 22 May 2020
Wiltshire's Neighbourhood Plans make it easier for communities to flourish
Wiltshire Council has the third highest number of 'made' Neighbourhood Plans in the country as a national milestone of 1,000 made local plans has been passed.