Salisbury was granted Fairtrade City Status by the Faritrade Foundation in July 2008.
To be a Fairtrade City the local council and other organisations must promote and support Fairtrade products and campaigns. There must be a range of Fairtrade products in city shops, local cafes and catering establishments. The local council and other organisations must commit to using fairly traded products in its meeting rooms canteens etc and be encouraging others to do so.
For further information about Salisbury as a Fairtrade city please click here
The City of Salisbury has been awarded the prestigious Purple Flag status.
The Purple Flag is a town and city centre award - similar to the Blue Flag for beaches - backed by government, police and business and it has been awarded to Salisbury in recognition of how people are helped to have a great and safe night out in the city.
Salisbury is officially welcoming to everyone! Salisbury's art and cultural venues were singled out as 'outstanding' in the assessment process.
Other areas noted for quality include:
• The ‘Excellent’ Pub Watch and Street Pastor schemes in place
• The Chapel Nightclub
• The Art and Youth offer at the Salisbury Playhouse, Art Centre and the Skate Park were said to be ‘exceptional and well worthy of note’. Assessors added that ‘Salisbury Playhouse and Art Centre were ‘superb’, with ‘vibrant enthusiastic management that should be commended’.
• Bluez and Zuz which is run by Wiltshire Police at The Chapel nightclub.