News and communications
The latest news and communications from Wiltshire Council.
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Published 27 May 2021
Changes to the COVID-19 testing site at Devizes Leisure Centre
The Devizes Leisure Centre testing site will close for in-person symptom-free COVID-19 testing, but continue to offer a test collection option
Published 25 May 2021
Furlong Close update
Residents at Furlong Close will continue to access care and support as usual while the future provision at the site is determined.
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 16 September 2020
New #YouCanAdopt campaign launches to debunk the myths on adoption and highlight the number of children looking for a new family
It's a nationwide campaign
Published 29 May 2020
Street markets back selling full range of products
Following the recent change to Government guidance, Wiltshire Council's street markets will be open from Tuesday 2 June 2020 with stallholders now able to sell their full range of goods.
Published 22 May 2020
Muslim communities urged to celebrate Eid safely at the end of Ramadan
As the holy month of Ramadan comes to a close this weekend (Saturday 23 to Sunday 24 May), Wiltshire and Swindon's Local Resilience Forum has issued an open letter to all Muslims in the county, reminding them of the social distancing rules still in place, despite the easing of the lockdown.
Published 22 May 2020
Mental health training supporting volunteers
Wiltshire Council has provided mental health and resilience webinars to volunteers who have been supporting residents during COVID-19.
Published 21 May 2020
Local voluntary organisations working with Wiltshire Council to support vulnerable residents during COVID-19
In addition to all the work that local community groups have been undertaking to support their communities, Wiltshire Council's Wellbeing Hub has been working with specific partner agencies to provide additional support to residents who are 'shielding' or are highly vulnerable during COVID-19.
Published 24 March 2020
Wiltshire Council publishes directory of volunteer groups
Wiltshire Council has published a directory of community volunteer groups that have been set up throughout the county, in the wake of the ongoing COVID-19 situation.