PUBLIC NOTICE: Tender Opportunity Salisbury City Council

Tuesday, 29 August 2017

The city roundabouts have been neglected for a number of years and as a result look uncared for and generally unappealing.  The City Council wish to address this problem via a replanting and reinstatement programme of works to return the roundabouts to a high standard of both appearance and maintenance.

Join us for Picnic in the Park!

Thursday, 17 August 2017

Come and join us for our Picnic in the Park on Wednesday 30 August at Victoria Park in Salisbury.

The event organised by Salisbury City Council will be open from Midday until 3pm and will offer children of all ages lots of FREE activities and workshops.

Wedding Inspiration at The Guildhall, Salisbury Wedding Fair this September

Wednesday, 16 August 2017

The beautiful Grade II* Guildhall in Salisbury’s historic Market Place will host its second wedding fair of the year next month on Sunday 3 September from 11am until 3pm.

The venue which hosts weddings and large events all year round is the perfect setting for future brides and grooms to meet specialist exhibitors who are on hand to help with the big day and to check out the venue itself for the occasion.

Sign up now to be part of Salisbury Carnival!

Tuesday, 15 August 2017

Salisbury’s illuminated carnival will return to the City on Friday 20 October from 7.30pm. Organised by Salisbury City Council, the Carnival showcases entries from across the Wessex Carnival Circuit, Steam Entries and local community groups and businesses.

Two new projects for the City, funded by Tesco ‘Bags of Help’ Scheme

Monday, 07 August 2017

Salisbury City Council’s Community Development Team have been successful with two grant applications to the Tesco ‘Bags of Help’ scheme.

‘Bags of Help’ is Tesco's local community grant scheme where the money raised from the 5p bag charge in Tesco stores is being used to fund thousands of local community projects.

Salisbury’s Teenage Market this Saturday at Salisbury Arts Centre

Monday, 07 August 2017

The community development team are delighted to be partnering up with the Salisbury Arts Centre team to co-host the summer teenage market on Saturday 12 August.

The market will be open from 10am to 3pm inside the Salisbury Arts Centre. This is a great chance to come and have a look around and find out more about how to become a teenage trader or come and check out the fabulous handmade crafts and homemade bakery products.

Public Notice: VJ Day Commemorations 2017

Friday, 04 August 2017

Salisbury City Council will be commemorating the anniversary of the VJ Day marking the Allied victory over Japan in World War II with a short service at the War Memorial in the Guildhall Square Salisbury on Tuesday 15 August at 11am.

The service led by the Royal British Legion is held on 15 August at 11:00 and will assemble on the Guildhall Square ready to pay their respects and to remember the fallen, in a minute of silence and contemplation.

For full details on the event please visit

Two weeks until Salisbury Playday!

Wednesday, 19 July 2017

Salisbury City Council are holding a free event for the National Playday scheme on Wednesday 2 August in Churchill Gardens on Southampton Road from Midday until 4pm.

The National Playday scheme celebrates the right of children to play, highlighting the importance of play in children’s lives, and events are being organised across the country.

Have your say

Monday, 17 July 2017

Salisbury City Council will be responding to the consultation on the Draft Wiltshire Housing Site Allocations Plan. The Plan is a formal Development Plan Document that has been prepared in accordance with the Wiltshire Core Strategy. It sets out proposals that:

• Revise, where necessary, existing settlement boundaries in relation to the Principal Settlements of Salisbury and Trowbridge, Wiltshire’s Market Towns, Local Service Centres and Large Villages; and
• Allocates new sites for housing to ensure the delivery of homes across the plan period in order to maintain a five year land supply in each of Wiltshire’s three Housing Market Areas over the period to 2026.

Street Food Sunday returns to Salisbury!

Tuesday, 11 July 2017

Salisbury Market Place will showcase a wonderful variety of street food vendors and stalls from across the South West on Sunday 30 July from 11am until 4pm for the City Council’s Street Food Sunday event.

Last year’s event saw thousands of people enjoying a wide selection of food and drink with all tastes catered for.

Vendors and stalls already confirmed include olives, organic bread, chutneys, Thai food, chicken fajita wraps, burgers, luxury cakes, fudge and many more!

Hop on Inn will also be there with their Routemaster Double Decker bus serving alcoholic and non-alcoholic drinks throughout the day.

Live music this year will be provided by Tom & the Clementynes, with their energetic rock and pop covers.

Food Demos will be hosted at Midday and 1.30pm by Danny Bozic, Head Chef & Proprietor of Charter 1227 Restaurant.

Budding Bakers are also encouraged to enter the Salisbury Bake Off Competition in association with Spire FM & Charter 1227 – Full details and entry forms can be found online.

Food Vendor and Food Stall Pitches are still available – please apply online at