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 28 January 2022
2,500 years of history uncovered in Melksham
Wiltshire Council's preparation for the construction at Melksham Community Campus site early last year revealed archaeological evidence from as early as the Iron Age (700BC to AD43), found by Cotswold Archaeology.
Published 21 January 2022
Information evening for people wanting to know more about fostering with Wiltshire Council
People that want to know more about fostering with Wiltshire Council are being invited to an online information session this month.
Published 11 January 2022
Discover your history with the launch of updated Wiltshire Community History website
The Wiltshire & Swindon History Centre has launched an updated, more intuitive version of its Wiltshire Community History website. With a more modern feel, the site gives users the opportunity to gain a greater understanding and connection to the place where they or their ancestors lived.
Published 6 January 2022
New Year, new challenge - foster carers needed to provide a loving home for Wiltshire's children
More than 50 foster carers have already been recruited and more are needed - particularly to foster teenagers.
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 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 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