Police and Crime Commissioner and Tidworth Town Council Join Forces for New Community Civic Centre

Police and Crime Commissioner for Swindon and Wiltshire and Tidworth Town Council are pleased to announce our plans to join forces and combine our facilities at a brand new £7 million Community Civic Centre in the town. As part of his Estates Strategy 2017-21, the Police & Crime Commissioner, Angus Macpherson reviewed and assessed the Force’s sites and associated buildings…

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Group Launch Pilot Support Project for Families with SEN Youngsters

A COMMUNITY farm group is using a coronavirus fund grant to launch a pilot project to support families with children who have special needs. Able Hands Together has been awarded almost £6,000 from the Wiltshire Community Foundation’s Coronavirus Response and Recovery Fund to start the project, which will help families from the Salisbury area struggling to cope with their children’s…

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The Big Sleep at Home

Regional homeless charity Alabaré, famous for its flagship Big Sleep events that see hundreds of people sleep out overnight to raise vital funds and awareness to end homelessness, has launched its new “pandemic proof” Big Sleep for this autumn. Leading into this year’s World Homeless Day, Alabaré is asking people young and old(er!) around the region to take part in…

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Wiltshire Marks Black History Month with its First Partnership Conference

Wiltshire Police and Wiltshire Council are joining forces to mark this year’s Black History Month with a free online conference open to its employees and the public. The event is being organised by the staff networks of both organisations; the Wiltshire Ethnic Police Association and Wiltshire Council’s BME (Black & Minority Ethnic) staff network and is co-sponsored by Wiltshire Police and…

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Illicit Tobacco Seized in Salisbury

Earlier this month, officers from Wiltshire Council Trading Standards seized over 10,000 cigarettes and 4.5kg of hand-rolling tobacco following an unannounced inspection at a shop in Salisbury. The items seized are believed to have been imported into the country using fake brand names. An investigation is underway following the seizure. Yvonne Bennett Trading Standards Manager at Wiltshire Council said “As…

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Amanda Braves the Shave

Salisbury resident Amanda Guest has ‘Braved the Shave’ for Macmillan Cancer Support. In an event at the Royal George pub on Bedwin Steet Salisbury, Amanda had her long hair trimmed down to a buzz cut in aid of the charity. Amanda said: I am doing this for all my friends and family who have either beat cancer or for our…

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Mental Health and Emotional Wellbeing Support Available via Alabare

Any members of the Salisbury community who need and support with their Mental Health or Emotional Wellbeing, help is at hand through Alabare. Riverside Sanctuary provides a confidential telephone service offering mental health and emotional wellbeing support to individuals across Wiltshire’. Support is tailored to the needs of the individual and Riverside Sanctuary works closely with other agencies where possible…

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