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  • Annual Open Meeting – online event – 21st October 2020

    Annual Open Meeting – online event – 21st October 2020

    Published on: 4th October 2020

    THE IMPACT OF COVID-19 ON THE EMERGING SALISBURY NEIGHBOURHOOD PLAN This online event is a joint venture with Salisbury Neighbourhood Plan team in association with Wiltshire Creative, taking place at 7.00 – 8.30pm on 21st October 2020 We want to examine some of the Covid accelerated trends such as online shopping, working from home, the […]

  • Changes to Unveiling of Plaque to Herbert Ponting

    Changes to Unveiling of Plaque to Herbert Ponting

    Published on: 28th September 2020

    Due to the current Covid-19 restrictions, plans for the unveiling of the plaque to Herbert Ponting have had to be changed.    The plaque will be installed at 21 Oatmeal Row on November 25th,  however, there will now be no unveiling ceremonies, or refreshments available. The screening of Herbert Ponting’s film The Great White Silence […]

  • June Magazine

    June Magazine

    Published on: 1st September 2020

    The June 2020 issue of the Society magazine is now available to read online here featuring a Salisbury Churches Quiz, an article by Frogg Moody on The Chapel in Milford Street, photographs from the Spirit and Endeavour exhibition in Salisbury Cathedral and The Close, and an update on the new river park planned for the centre […]

  • Society Shows Support for ETRO

    Society Shows Support for ETRO

    Published on: 11th August 2020

    Peter Dunbar, chair of Salisbury Civic Society,  has written to The Journal expressing the Society’s support for the planned Salisbury Experimental Traffic Regulation Order stressing that the proposal is NOT pedestrianisation of the city centre and quoting the results from the recent Community Survey conducted by the SCC Neighbourhood Steering Group.  A transcript of the letter […]

  • People Friendly Streets Salisbury

    People Friendly Streets Salisbury

    Published on: 30th July 2020

    Wiltshire Council have released initial designs for the exciting and ambitious People Friendly Salisbury project.  The project will help to transform the city of Salisbury, making it a more attractive place to visit, shop and work; and improving air quality.    The designs are open for comments from the public, businesses and local groups.    […]

  • What’s happening to plans for Maltings and Salisbury Library?

    What’s happening to plans for Maltings and Salisbury Library?

    Published on: 8th June 2020

    Plans for the redevelopment of the old British Heart Foundation building in Malthouse Lane are on hold.  Peter Dunbar, Chair of Salisbury Civic Society has written an open letter to the Salisbury Journal asking the question WHAT’S HAPPENING TO PLANS FOR MALTINGS AND SALISBURY’S LIBRARY? Demolition completed in December 2019 – nothing being started on […]

  • Cancellation of Events until September

    Cancellation of Events until September

    Published on: 5th June 2020

    Due to the coronavirus pandemic and current guidelines on social distancing we have reluctantly taken the decision to cancel the following events.  Our annual AGM due to take place on 10 June, the planned visit to Melbury Vineyard on 8 July and the walk with David Richards on St George scheduled for 6 August. We […]

  • ZERO SALISBURY a talk by Alison Craig

    ZERO SALISBURY a talk by Alison Craig

    Published on: 24th February 2020

    With climate change now of such importance, Alison Craig gave an interesting and informative talk on the challenges faced as we move towards a zero carbon footprint in Salisbury, stressing the importance of how we can all contribute to achieving this goal by 2030.

  • New Year Party and Buildings Awards Scheme

    New Year Party and Buildings Awards Scheme

    Published on: 24th January 2020

    Our annual New Year Party and Buildings Awards Scheme on 16th January  was a great success with an exceptionally high standard of new buildings receiving awards and a record number of guests attending. Congratulations to all award winners!    Our thanks to Pauline Church for hosting the evening so well, and to John Glen, Nick Papadopulos, […]

  • Don Cross

    Don Cross

    Published on: 5th October 2019

    We are sad to have to report that Don Cross died on September 10th. Many members will remember him for the excellent work he did for the Society between 2007 and 2013, organising Heritage Open Days. Don was a noted local figure, who founded and ran a tourist guiding company called Wessexplore. He had a wide range […]