News and communications
The latest news from Wiltshire Council.
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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.
Published 11 December 2020
Family and Community Learning service achieves glowing report from Ofsted
The service aims to help learners of different ages and backgrounds reconnect with learning, gain new knowledge and skills, and progress to further learning, employment or volunteering.
Published 4 December 2020
Face coverings compulsory for pupils aged 11 and over on school buses to secondary schools and colleges
All those travelling - apart from those medically exempt - will need to wear a face covering throughout their journey
Published 3 December 2020
Give a little time - make a big difference. Call for carers to come forward
Wiltshire Council is asking people to consider offering a lifeline to families with children who may have a range of needs, by training to be a carer as part of the Overnight Short Breaks Scheme.
Published 1 December 2020
People Friendly Salisbury scheme removed in the city
Wiltshire Council has confirmed that following the announced suspension of the scheme, much of the People Friendly Salisbury infrastructure in the city has been removed.
Published 16 June 2020
Changes to Malmesbury High Street help people to social distance
The new measures will came in on 15 June
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 Inhouse Learning Disability Team has been keeping in contact with adults they care for during COVID-19.
Published 12 June 2020
Melksham High Street footway improvements
Works to improve the footway on the western side of the High Street in Melksham, between the Market Place and the signalised pedestrian crossing, will begin on Sunday 21 June for five weeks.
Published 9 June 2020
New service will help teenagers get back on track with future career options
A new service to help 16 & 17 year olds get back on track with future career options has been launched this month.