News and communications
The latest news and communications from Wiltshire Council.
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Published 28 March 2022
Wiltshire Council launches a campaign to recruit more Shared Lives carers
The council is part of a national scheme which helps people live as part of a family, within the carer's home
Published 22 March 2022
Cabinet asked to approve new approach to providing day opportunities
It will be discussed at Cabinet on 29 March
Published 17 March 2022
Agreement reached means waste collection strike has come to an end - and recycling collections will resume from 21 March
Hills Municipal Collections and GMB Union have confirmed they have reached an agreement, which means the waste collection strike has now concluded with immediate effect.
Published 16 March 2022
Act of vandalism causing more disruption for waste collection services
Damage was caused to waste collection vehicles at our Churchfields depot in Salisbury
Published 16 March 2022
Recycling collections to be suspended for longer due to additional strike action
Due to ongoing industrial action, no blue lidded bins or black boxes will be emptied until 4 April
Published 14 March 2022
Social Work and Me, reflecting on events, challenges, and successes in 2021
To celebrate Social Work Week, Wiltshire Council will be running a series of events to bring together social workers to learn, connect, engage and debate the growing value that social work adds to society.
Published 10 March 2022
Wiltshire Council condemns scenes at its depots during industrial action
Wiltshire Council has strongly condemned the actions of the GMB union at its depots, which has resulted in sites being blockaded during the ongoing industrial action and leading to major safety concerns.
Published 9 March 2022
FAQs - Hills Municipal Collections industrial action
Wiltshire Council has published some frequently asked questions (FAQs) to answer residents' questions around the impact of the ongoing waste industrial action.
Published 8 March 2022
Waste industrial action update: temporary suspension of recycling collection services
Due to ongoing impact of industrial action by some Hills Municipal Collections workers, we are temporarily suspending recycling collection services
Published 7 March 2022
New campaign to find foster families for 17 young people in the Calne area
Wiltshire Council began targeting local areas where this is a high need for foster carers last summer