GPs dump unreliable app

OUR doctors’ surgery has abandoned its trial of the askmyGP app. Apparently this computerised triage system wasn’t reliable enough to be safe, because of “constant intermittent service and downtime”. It’s a shame, in a way, because Salisbury Medical Practice is always trying to improve its patient experience, and I can see that in theory an app like this should have…

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Pedestrianisation Plans Revealed

Wiltshire Council has released its initial designs for the exciting and ambitious People Friendly Salisbury project. The aim of the project is to 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. All submissions…

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Kids Summer Activities

Parents looking for summer activities for their 5 – 12 year olds can now find a wealth of opportunities all in one handy brochure. Wiltshire Council has asked local providers to send details of activities including charges, venues and dates to help parents plot how to keep children busy over the summer holidays. The activities are aimed at 5 – 12…

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Salisbury Library to Reopen

Following a public consultation Wiltshire Council has announced that the library in Salisbury will reopen along with its counterparts in Trowbridge and Chippenham. Salisbury library will reopen on Tuesday 4th August 2020, with safety measures in place to ensure social distancing to keep people as safe as possible. Wiltshire Council has published the following key information that customers need to…

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Discounted Dinner

The governments Eat out to Help Out scheme is now live and runs from 3rd to the 31st of August 2020. Get a 20% discount when you eat in at restaurants that are registered with the scheme. There are a good number of Salisbury eateries that are signed up the scheme, here is a list of places where you can…

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Leisure Facilities to Return

Wiltshire Council has confirmed that it intends to begin a phased reopening of its leisure services from 3 August, following recent confirmation from the Government that leisure centres can reopen with social distancing measures in place. From 3 August, Five Rivers Health and Wellbeing Centre, Salisbury, will open their doors to the public for the first time since 20 March,…

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