CCTV Cameras Moved To Cover Blind Spots

Salisbury city centre now has improved CCTV coverage thanks to funding from the Office of the Police and Crime Commissioner and Salisbury City Council. The local neighbourhood policing team has been working closely with partners at the council and staff at Alabare Place in Barnard Street which provides accommodation for homeless people, following an increasingly disproportionate level of demand on…

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Safe Drive Stay Alive Goes digital

Covid-19 has meant a flagship road safety programme aimed at Year 11-13 students is being delivered differently this year. Safe Drive Stay Alive, which is coordinated by Dorset & Wiltshire Fire and Rescue Service (DWFRS) on behalf of Wiltshire & Swindon Road Safety Partnership and Dorset Road Safe, has gone digital to ensure its hard-hitting messages still reach young people.…

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Art Packs for Young People

CHILDREN from low-income families in and around Salisbury are being given a way to express their creativity by an arts group, thanks to a coronavirus fund grant. Wiltshire Creative, which oversees Salisbury’s Playhouse, Arts Centre and International Festival, has been awarded almost £5,000 from the Wiltshire Community Foundation’s Coronavirus Response and Recovery Fund to send out arty activity bags full…

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Tesco Amesbury’s Hampers for Heroes

Tesco in Amesbury has rewarded community heroes with a hamper. Launched by their community champion Adele Ward, Hamper for Heroes have been awarded to local people who have gone above and beyond during the COVID-19 pandemic. Individuals were nominated by the community for amongst other things; making and setting up community mask trees, raising massive amounts of money for charities,…

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Clarendon Marathon Runners Brave the Rain

Despite the pouring rain, Sunday 4th October 2020 saw over 800 runners take on the Clarendon Marathon from Salisbury to Winchester. The annual event organised and managed by the Rotary Clubs of Sarum, Salisbury and Winchester was in doubt for a while due to COVID-19 restrictions but the team of volunteers worked tirelessly to put on a safe and socially-distanced outdoor sporting event. The…

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