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News from Silver Salisbury

We are very pleased to welcome Lorraine Johnson to our outreach team covering Amesbury and its surrounds in the Stonehenge area. If you are involved in a group or activity in the area and would like to be included, then please contact Lorraine.

Lorraine joins Rook Tiller-Collins LGBTQ community, Olena Kudrinova, Ukrainian community, Monawara Ali, Bangladeshi community, Nina Cope Longhedge, Old Sarum and Laverstock and of course Moira.

We are currently seeking someone to outreach in Wilton and the surrounding villages linked to a new informal monthly drop in coffee morning. If you are interested and know Wilton and its surrounds well, then please contact Irene to arrange an informal discussion.

Invitation to take part in Silver Salisbury’s Autumn Programme

Silver Salisbury is printing two Autumn brochures to promote free and low-cost activities in Salisbury, Wilton, Amesbury, Downton and the surrounding villages; places where older people, especially those arriving alone, will get a warm welcome. It’s all about encouraging older people to get out, meet new people and try new things.

  1. The Festival Programme is a fun collection of events and activities happening between Tuesday 24th September and Saturday 12th October. If you have a one-off event or a special, promotional activity that you’d like to feature in the Festival programme then please click / tap the button below to request a Festival form . Please complete and return it as soon as possible but definitely by Friday 12th July.
  2. The Directory is a roundup of regular groups and support services running through the Winter into Spring. To add an entry to this directory then please email by clicking / tapping the button below to request a Directory Form. Please complete and return it by the deadline which is Friday 12th July but spaces will be allocated on a first-come-first-served basis, so sooner is better please.

We’ll start distributing Festival programmes in the second half of August and the Directories in September. If you’re an organiser of a local group and would like copies for your group then please let us know by email.

Silver Salisbury’s AGM

This was held on 5 June 2024. The annual reports for the Charity Commission were approved by the Trustees and will now be submitted, well ahead of the deadline. If you’d like to read the report from the Trustees this is on our website.

Look forward to hearing from you. Please help us make this year’s programme the most exciting yet.

Irene Kohler
Salisbury Older People’s Champion and Chair of Silver Salisbury

Posted: 6 June, 2024

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