News

Alcohol Awareness

This year's campaign, run by Alcohol Concern and supported by Adfam (they provide information and support to families of drugs and alcohol users), runs from 13 19 November. The theme is alcohol and the impact this can have on families.

Libraries are a success in Wiltshire

Wiltshire libraries enjoyed a successful Libraries Week (9-14 October), with people attending author talks, displays from the archives, a sci-fi and fantasy day, children's activities, and an official opening celebration in Devizes.

Living Wage helps 300,000 out of low pay

The number of workers on low pay in the UK has fallen by more than 300,000 following the Conservatives’ introduction of the national living wage, a think tank says.

Residents urged to help #CleanUpWilts

The launch of Wiltshire Council's county-wide litter campaign was celebrated with a photo call at County Hall in front of the #CleanUpWilts branded plinth.

Activities are planned as Libraries Week returns to Wiltshire on 9-14 October.

During the week, Wiltshire Council libraries will be offering a series of free activities and promotions celebrating and highlighting some of the many services they provide, alongside the regular activities and services, including rhyme times, reading groups, health trainer sessions, memory group

David Gauke Conference Speech

“In 2010, our economy faced a crisis. 
 
We were borrowing more than at any time in our peace time history.
Unemployment had risen by nearly 850,000 in the previous two years, we had just under 4 million workless households.