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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 11 February 2021
Wiltshire Council issues closure order on Salisbury residents' car park to prevent antisocial behaviour
Wiltshire Council has issued a closure order on a car park at Cherry Close, Salisbury, to prevent antisocial behaviour in the area.
Published 10 February 2021
Wiltshire Council receives Green Homes Grant to progress its Housing Energy Efficiency Programme
Wiltshire Council has been successful in its bid for Green Homes Grant of £546,500 which will target work to be carried out to improve 100 of the Council's least energy efficient homes as part of its Housing Energy Efficiency programme.
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