News and communications
The latest news and communications from Wiltshire Council.
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Published 28 September 2021
Wiltshire Council free Summer FUEL programme
Wiltshire Council successfully delivered the Government's Holiday Activity and Food programme to over 1,800 young people during four weeks of the summer holidays. The programme, which aims to provide children eligible for benefits related free school meals with free access to high quality activities and nutritious meals, was delivered across Wiltshire using the brand FUEL and was funded by the Department for Education.
Published 27 September 2021
Wiltshire Year of Reading is launched
Wiltshire Council is launching a year-long campaign involving schools, libraries and communities to encourage people of all ages to delve into reading. The Wiltshire Year of Reading starts today (27 September 2021) encouraging everyone from very young children to older adults to enjoy the written word.
Published 22 September 2021
Wiltshire Council encourages "empty nesters" and those who fancy a change in direction to think about fostering
The council is encouraging these people to consider fostering and help meet the demand for more people to foster with Wiltshire Council
Published 10 September 2021
Wiltshire Council explains how helping Afghan families will not impact on affordable homes for local people
Wiltshire Council is explaining how a call out for private rented properties to help Afghan families will not impact on the affordable homes to house Wiltshire households.
Published 26 February 2021
Wiltshire Council pledges multi-million investment for Amesbury school
An ambitious project to create new teaching and sports facilities at a Wiltshire school has been given the green light after Wiltshire Council agreed to invest £3m into the scheme.
Published 26 February 2021
'Step Up' to Social Work in Wiltshire
Wiltshire Council is hoping to welcome the next generation of social workers to make a positive difference for Wiltshire as it seeks to recruit to the 'Step Up to Social Work' programme.
Published 23 February 2021
Short Breaks scheme offers range of opportunities for SEND families
Wiltshire Council is reminding SEND families that there is still time to apply to the 2021-22 Short Breaks scheme.
Published 12 February 2021
School starts new chapter as permanent head is appointed and emerging build plans are shared
Published 10 February 2021
Families urged to keep following the rules and stay safe this half term
Wiltshire Council is urging parents, children and young people to continue to follow social distancing guidance during the half term holidays.