News and communications
The latest news and communications from Wiltshire Council.
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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 21 May 2021
Wiltshire Council receives more than £500,000 in Government funding to help prevent rough sleeping
Wiltshire Council has been awarded £547,825 from the Ministry of Housing, Communities & Local Government (MHCLG) to continue its rough sleeper prevention work, which has seen the rehousing of 130 rough sleepers in the county over the past 12 months.
Published 20 May 2021
Landlord successfully prosecuted for running unlicenced HMO
Wiltshire Council has successfully prosecuted a landlord in Salisbury for three offences related to running an unlicensed House in Multiple Occupation (HMO).
Published 18 May 2021
Foster Care Fortnight - meet the team behind the scenes
To find out more about fostering with Wiltshire Council you can talk to the friendly team behind the scenes and hear from foster carers by joining a series of online events.
Published 5 May 2021
Foster Care Fortnight - Foster a teenager
Young people in care have been sharing their thoughts on what makes a good foster carer as Wiltshire Council launches a new campaign to encourage more people to consider fostering.
Published 24 February 2021
People urged to sign up to social care training and a potential new career
Wiltshire Council is encouraging people who may have time to spare or thinking of a new career in social care to join a government scheme that will support care provision across the county.
Published 23 February 2021
Statement on Furlong Close
At Full Council on 23 February, Wiltshire Council Leader Cllr Philip Whitehead said a rapid scrutiny review will go ahead around issues surrounding Furlong Close where Wiltshire Council has a number of residents.
Published 11 February 2021
Wiltshire Council issues closure order on Salisbury residents' car park to prevent antisocial behaviour
Wiltshire Council has issued a closure order on a car park at Cherry Close, Salisbury, to prevent antisocial behaviour in the area.
Published 10 February 2021
Wiltshire Council receives Green Homes Grant to progress its Housing Energy Efficiency Programme
Wiltshire Council has been successful in its bid for Green Homes Grant of £546,500 which will target work to be carried out to improve 100 of the Council's least energy efficient homes as part of its Housing Energy Efficiency programme.
Published 10 February 2021
Information evening will help explain the valuable role of supported lodgings carers