News and communications
The latest news and communications from Wiltshire Council.
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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 23 June 2021
Consultation begins on providing extra support for sheltered housing tenants in the future
Wiltshire Council is asking residents at its sheltered housing sites to give their views on how they can best be supported to live independently in the future.
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 18 June 2021
Help Wiltshire Council keep the electoral register up to date
Wiltshire Council has started its annual process of ensuring the county's electoral register is up to date.
Published 10 June 2021
Wiltshire Police and Crime Panel
The Wiltshire Police and Crime Panel has appointed a new chair and vice chair and has agreed arrangements for the interim period until the election of a Police and Crime Commissioner in August.
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 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.