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The Census is Coming

Its Census time once again in the UK and this time the census data will predominantly be collected online. Residents of Salisbury and South Wiltshire are being reminded that Sunday 21st  of March 2021 is Census day in the UK. The Census data is important for all sorts of decisions from planning education to healthcare. What is the census? The…

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Libraries join global challenge to read for 200 million minutes!

Support the Wiltshire library service to reach it’s target of 125,000 minutes of reading in March. The library service in Wiltshire has joined a global campaign to eradicate illiteracy and build a brighter future for children and young people. Throughout March from World Book Day (4 March) to Children’s Book Day (31 March), children and young people from across Wiltshire…

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Bus Pass Restrictions Return to Normal

Wiltshire Council will be reintroducing the normal time restrictions for using concessionary bus passes from 8 March 2021. From that date, concessionary bus pass holders can only use their bus passes from 9:30 am on weekdays, but can continue to use them at any time at weekends. Bus companies have been advised of the changes. Cllr Bridget Wayman, Cabinet Member…

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Church Road Public Consultation on Traffic

One of the few advantages of lockdown has been a reduction in traffic issues, including along Church Road in Laverstock. However, these longstanding issues have not gone away and since September, a working group involving Laverstock & Ford Parish Council, Wiltshire Council, local residents, the Police and leaders from the schools has been meeting regularly to look at long term…

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New Youth Media Project Set To Spark Creativity

Project Spark is the new youth media project from the local community group mySalisbury. The project will offer media production workshops to 13–19-year-olds teaching them skills in live multi-camera tv, radio production, animation, and more. Whether looking to pursue a career in creative media, up your TikTok/Youtube skills or try something new, the workshops will be a great stepping stone…

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