The Communities team is involved in and chairs a number of networks and forums in Salisbury focused on bringing organisations and people together to find solutions to issues, to look at partnership working opportunities and to ensure that people with skills and passion for community work can support one another to achieve great things for the City. Check out the networks and forums below.
Salisbury Sports and Activity Forum
This network of local sports clubs and associations, chaired by SCC Activities Leaders, works together to raise awareness of the key issues in sporting provision in the city and collaborates to provide funds for coaches, coach development sessions. https://www.facebook.com/SalisburySportsForum
Youth Provision Forum
This is a group of statutory and voluntary sector organisations providing activity, support and services for young people in Salisbury. Forum members seek to identify the issues and needs of young people in Salisbury and establishes working groups to find collaborative solutions
Salisbury Foodie network
Chaired by the Area Board team from Wiltshire Council the Communities Team is a proud member of this group, representing Your Salisbury Pantry. Members include Salisbury Food Bank, Harnham Harvest Table and The Bemerton heath Community Fridge. The network aims to raise awareness of food poverty issues and the range of support available in Salisbury
Safer and Supportive Salisbury
Is a network of local people and organisations working together towards creating a safe, supportive and inclusive community for everyone who lives and works in the city. Led by a steering group, they undertake or facilitate action to influence and shape outcomes that foster a community spirit. Member organisations of the network agree to signpost and communicate good practice and research. https://safersalisbury.org.uk
Disability Interest Group Salisbury
This Group was formed and is chaired by Kez Adey, local disability activist and advisor. Composed of between 8 and 12 people with lived experience of disability and chronic illness the group meets at the Bemerton Heath Centre and focus on key issues for disabled people and what they can do to inform others and make change.
Interested in joining a network or forum? Please contact us for information.