Salisbury: hole of Wiltshire

Living in Salisbury, Wiltshire, England
Living in Salisbury, Wiltshire, England

I have lived here for the past 17 years and have been witness to many unfortunate changes. Salisbury has always been renowned locally for being dodgy and generally **** but, in the last few years, things have really gotten worse. So much worse, in fact, that most people I know here avoid the town centre and other spots pretty much completely.

There is no better way to describe our **** problem other than the fact there are now city rangers employed by Salisbury BID to make sure nobody disrupts tourist groups or starts fights. And ****, do they have a tough job ahead of them.

Swathes of youths loiter around the Old George Mall, dressed in they’re Napajiri coats and Armani shirts, blocking entrances and shouting at passers-by, blasting their **** music through cheap Bluetooth speakers and calling people ‘mush’. Don’t tell me, after being shouted out and threatened by yobbos, that you really want to see a big pointy thing?

How grim is your Postcode?

In short, save the train fare and be lucky you don’t live here.

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