News and communications
The latest news and communications from Wiltshire Council.
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Published 24 March 2023
Move to foster - new campaign to encourage more foster carers is launched
As clocks go forward this weekend Wiltshire Council will be launching a new drive to encourage more people to spring into action and foster with Wiltshire Council.
Published 7 March 2023
LGBTQ+ Adoption and Fostering Week - Make the call to be a foster carer
Wiltshire Council needs an additional 30 foster carers this year to help provide homes for young people
Published 29 June 2021
Cabinet agrees next steps for Wiltshire Local Plan review
Wiltshire Council leaders have today (Tuesday 29 June) agreed to move forward with the next stage of the Wiltshire Local Plan, after receiving a report on feedback from local communities and other stakeholders in the recent Local Plan Review consultation.
Published 28 June 2021
#FosteringTrowbridge campaign launches to help find 25 new foster carers for the Trowbridge area
Wiltshire Council currently has 24 foster families in the Trowbridge area, however latest figures show a further 25 foster families are needed
Published 22 June 2021
Strategic Planning Committee approves Westbury incinerator planning application
Wiltshire Council's Strategic Planning Committee has today (Tuesday 22 June) voted to approve the planning application from Land & Mineral Management, on behalf of Northacre Renewable Energy Limited (NREL), for a revised 'energy from waste' facility in Westbury.
Published 4 June 2021
Wiltshire Council to stream Westbury waste facility Strategic Planning Committee live online
The committee will meet at 10.30am on 22 June in the Council Chamber at County Hall, and to ensure more people have the chance to watch, it will be streamed live online on Facebook and YouTube.
Published 16 November 2020
Drive to encourage more people to consider fostering teenagers
Teenagers and those who have been in care are sharing experiences of how a foster family can change a life.
Published 11 November 2020
People urged to scrap paper and submit digital-only planning and building regulation applications
People are urged to submit applications digitally through the Wiltshire Council website to avoid unnecessary delays.
Published 2 November 2020
Drive to raise awareness of private fostering
Support is available for private foster carers
Published 29 July 2020
Wiltshire gains good marks with its Adoption Scorecard figures
The Adoption scorecard is published by the government