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  • Open Meeting Webinar

    Open Meeting Webinar

    Published on: 18th November 2020

    This extraordinary year has presented the Civic Society with surprising opportunities. Covid-19 is challenging the norms of how we live, work and plan for the future but has also provided opportunities to trial a different format for the annual autumn Open Meeting, to forge new partnerships, to potentially widen the audience, and to ‘virtually’ engage […]

  • Invitation to shape the SALISBURY RIVER PARK proposals

    Invitation to shape the SALISBURY RIVER PARK proposals

    Published on: 17th November 2020

    Residents and local businesses are being asked for their views on the Salisbury River Park proposals.  This consultation runs from 9.00 am on Thursday 19 November 2020 until 5.00 pm on Friday 8 January 2021. This joint project, between Wiltshire Council and the Environment Agency, aims to help reduce the risk of flooding for existing residents […]

  • Welcome to our new Patron and President

    Welcome to our new Patron and President

    Published on: 16th November 2020

    We are delighted to announce that following the decision of our President, Dame Rosemary Spencer, to stand down at the end of this year, she has accepted our suggestion that she become our Patron. The offer of the role of President has been accepted  by Alastair Clarke who you will know as the immediate past […]

  • 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, […]