Information will be available shortly about funding for projects in the two Wards for 2014/15.

Posted by: SCCAP | January 30, 2014

What Matters to You in Salisbury?

An Invitation to ‘What Matters to You’

On behalf of Wiltshire Council, Salisbury Area Board and Salisbury City Community Area Partnership we would like to invite you to the ‘What Matters to You’ event at the Arts Centre, Salisbury on Thursday, 27 March 2014  – 6.00pm for 6.30pm start. 

 Register online now to reserve your place at this event.

‘What Matters to You’ promises to be an interesting and important event using the latest detailed information about the City to help us all agree on local priorities and actions for the next two years.
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Posted by: SCCAP | January 22, 2014

Police and Crime Council Tax Consultation

Police and Crime Commissioner (PCC) for Wiltshire and Swindon Angus Macpherson is consulting on the police and crime element of council tax for 2014-15.

The Commissioner is considering an increase in the police and crime element of council tax of £3.15 a year for the average home (band D property). This is to help reduce the impact of significant central government grant reductions on policing and crime services in Wiltshire and Swindon.

An average increase of £3.15 per household would provide the Commissioner with an additional £740,000 of local income for 2014-15.

Looking ahead three years to 2016-17, a proposed increase of £3.15 a year would reduce the potential funding shortfall by £2.3 million, meaning that savings of £12.5 million would be required rather than £14.8 million. Since the start of the austerity period, savings of more than £10 million have already been made.

The current rate of policing and crime council tax for an average band D home in Wiltshire and Swindon is £157.77. This would increase to £160.92 under the proposal.

The council tax rate for policing and crime services in Wiltshire and Swindon has not increased for the past three years and it will still be the lowest in the south west.

The consultation runs from Monday 6 January to Monday 3 February 2014.

To read more information and submit your feedback, please go to the Commissioner’s website: www.wiltshire-pcc.gov.uk

Posted by: SCCAP | December 16, 2013

Anti-Social Behaviour Consultation

People living and working in Wiltshire are being encourages to comment on the draft Anti-Social Behaviour Strategy for Wiltshire to ensure that it reflects the views of local communities.

The Strategy set out how organisations across the county will work together with communities, victims, perpetrators and partners to reduce the impact of Anti-Social Behaviour and tackle its root causes.

You can view and comment on the draft Anti-Social Behaviour Strategy at http://www.wiltshire.gov.uk/asbstrategyconsultation

The consultation closes on 31 December 2013.

Paper copies can also be obtained by contacting:

Wiltshire Council on 01225 716610

Swindon Borough Council on 01793 466047

Posted by: SCCAP | December 9, 2013

WfCAP’s Review

Below is a link to the recently published review of Wiltshire’s Community Area Partnerships. Community Area Partnerships (CAPs) have been integral to community engagement in Wiltshire for 10-15 years; growing and adapting to work through the transition of unitary authority and become a key player, operating alongside Area Boards, to inform of community needs and tackle local issues.

As the infrastructure support organisation for the CAPs WfCAP have complied this document below to give clarity to their role, raise profile of the support of community partnership working in the county. The report demonstrates CAPs significance in helping ensure that Wiltshire continues to be a county where needs are addressed, people have – and are able to recognise their – aspirations and communities become empowered and resilient.

This report collates information from CAPs working over the last 18 months, since April 2012.

Making a Difference CAPs Working Across Wiltshire 12-13

Posted by: SCCAP | November 21, 2013

Alzheimer’s Society Street Collection

The Alzheimer’s Society in Salisbury are urgently looking for volunteers to help with their street collection on 5 December 2013 from 8am to 8pm.

More information is set out below and Claire Gardner at the Alzheimer’s Society in Brown Street Salisbury is the main point of contact.

Alzheimer’s Society, 29A Brown Street, Salisbury, Wiltshire, SP1 2AS

Telephone: 01722 326236
Fax: 01722 326258
Emailclaire.gardner@alzheimers.org.uk
Websitewww.alzheimers.org.uk

Leading the fight against dementia

A link to the full details can be found by following this link http://www.alzheimers.org.uk/site/scripts/recruit_details.php?id=3431

Posted by: SCCAP | November 11, 2013

Milford Street Bridge Project

Milford Street Bridge Project are putting together two boxes of handling objects for local primary school children. The boxes will be used alongside their Education Packs, and will help bring the whole thing to life.

If you have any of the following that you would like to donate to the project, or sell to Milford Street Bridge Project cheaply, then please let Clare know by calling 01722 413236:

old comics (50s , 60s) Dandy, Beano, Lion etc.

old / replica toys, whipping top, hoop, skipping rope

old doll, dinky cars, board games

Old tins and packages – Ovaltine, OXO, biscuits – the sort of thing that you’d find in a shop in 50s, 60s

old money but needs to be pre-1960 ideally

child’s fairisle sleeveless pullover!

Old, broken pocket watch

Bible printed before 1912 – not too big as will need to fit in small old leather suitcase

Posted by: SCCAP | October 7, 2013

An Evening with Harnham Water Meadows Trust

An evening which the Harnham Water Meadows Trust is holding at the Harnham Church Hall, Lower Street, SP2 8EY on Tuesday 8th October.

This is to be a talk by Dr Gary Mantle, the Director of Wiltshire Life, on Nature’s Recovery.

Whilst the event is largely intended for members of the Turst, we would welcome others who might be interested.

We start with a meeting for members at 6.0 p.m. followed by Dr Mantle’s talk at 6.45 and will be serving a glass of wine at the end.

We do not intend to charge for this but will expect donations towards the cost of the evening.

Should you be interested RSVP either by leaving a message on 01722 326645 or emailing hwmeadows12@yahoo.com.

Posted by: SCCAP | July 30, 2013

Salisbury BIG Community Day

SAVE THE DATE!

 

Salisbury BIG Community Day – Wednesday 16 October 2013

 

Voluntary and Community Sector groups and organisations based or working in Salisbury are set to benefit from an event organised by Salisbury City Council and Wessex Community Action. This will be held on Wednesday 16 October 2013 at The Guildhall in Salisbury and will provide an opportunity for the voluntary and community sector to identify ways of possible partnership working with other organisations, obtain advice and support, and be an opportunity for networking. There will be a keynote speaker, workshops and a sponsored drinks reception… more details will be circulated shortly.  To register an interest in attending please contact Wessex Community Action here.

Posted by: SCCAP | July 30, 2013

SCCAP Social Asset Mapping Workshop – Feedback

Below is the feedback on the SCCAP Social Asset Mapping Workshop held on 2 July 2013.

If you have any comments please get in touch sccap@wessexcommunity.org.uk

SCCAP Social Asset Mapping Workshop Feedback

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