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Welcome to the Journal Gang's web pages. Here you can find Jill's weekly newsletter, containing information about what is happening on the Gang page in the paper and pictures of competition winners. Don't forget to visit our fun links page, where you can find lots of games and exciting sites to visit on the internet, and our new gallery of pictures that you've sent in.

If you are aged 13 or under and would like to join The Journal Gang click here and fill in our online form now. Because we've changed the way we run the Gang, even if you used to be a member you need to fill out the new form to make sure you aren't left out.

New members receive a welcome letter, certificate and badge, their own membership number which means they can enter all our Gang competitions, and they also get a special mention in the paper just before their birthday.

For more information on the Gang you can write to:

Jill at The Journal Gang
8-12 Rollestone Street
Salisbury
SP1 1DY

OR you can email us at: gang@salisburyjournal.co.uk

Having a really great summer

Salisbury Journal:

9:00am Thursday 21st August 2014

HELLO everyone and welcome to the Journal Gang page. I hope you are enjoying your summer holidays and are having lots of fun.

A fairytale prize for winner Lily

Salisbury Journal:

9:00am Thursday 14th August 2014

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Gearing up to see lots of top cars

Salisbury Journal:

11:44am Thursday 7th August 2014

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Matthew wins dream trolley dash

Salisbury Journal:

11:46am Thursday 7th August 2014

LUCKY Matthew O’Connell was given 30 seconds to help himself to the entire LEGO aisle of Smyths Toys Superstore in Salisbury.

Have some fun in the sunshine

Salisbury Journal:

8:00am Thursday 31st July 2014

HELLO everyone and welcome to the Journal Gang page.

Woo-hoo! School’s out for summer

Salisbury Journal:

10:45am Thursday 24th July 2014

HELLO everyone and welcome to the Journal Gang page. The summer holidays are here again – woo-hoo! I expect you have lots of exciting things coming up over the next six weeks. It’s also a wonderful time of year to get out and about and enjoy the sunny weather. I know that lots of you were at the Larmer Tree Festival at the weekend, which is great fun for children. Here’s a picture of one of the children who took part in the crazy animal themed carnival – doesn’t he look wonderful? Please keep your pictures coming in over the school holidays; it’s always great to see what you have been up to and to share it with the rest of the Gang. This week we’re learning more about this year’s Summer Reading Challenge, which is being run at libraries across Wiltshire and young tennis stars of the future can enter the fabulous HappyBats competition.

It’s harvest time down on the farm

Salisbury Journal:

11:31am Thursday 17th July 2014

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Fairy story puts on a great show

Salisbury Journal:

10:09am Thursday 10th July 2014

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Stellar job in helping out Red Cross

Salisbury Journal:

10:30am Thursday 3rd July 2014

HELLO everyone and welcome to the Journal Gang page. We start this week by saying “well done” to the girls at Leaden Hall School for their fantastic fundraising efforts.

Learning about the RNLI

3:22pm Thursday 26th June 2014

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Get caught up in World Cup fever

Salisbury Journal: Get caught up in World Cup fever

4:05pm Wednesday 18th June 2014

HELLO everyone and welcome to the Journal Gang page. The World Cup has started and I expect lots of you are following England’s progress in the competition.

Win tickets to see A Real Fairy Story

Salisbury Journal: Win tickets to see A Real Fairy Story

2:41pm Wednesday 11th June 2014

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Win tickets to Charlie and Lola

Salisbury Journal: Win tickets to Charlie and Lola

4:46pm Thursday 5th June 2014

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Chance to win Arthur's Dreamboat tickets

2:54pm Thursday 29th May 2014

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Chance to win festival tickets

7:04am Friday 23rd May 2014

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Ready for arts festival?

7:47pm Wednesday 14th May 2014

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Dragonborn take fight to St George

Salisbury Journal: Freddie and Jessica Fowle take on St George. DC4971P32

10:23am Friday 9th May 2014

HELLO everyone and welcome to the Journal Gang page. We have recently celebrated St George’s Day when people in England mark St George’s victory over the dragon.

Win tickets to Scooby-Doo

Salisbury Journal: Win tickets to Scooby-Doo

3:48pm Thursday 1st May 2014

HELLO everyone and welcome to the Journal Gang page. We start this week by saying a great Gang “well done” to Eloise and Hamish Jack who have been chosen to take part in the World Scout Jamboree next year.

Did you enjoy your chocolate treats?

Salisbury Journal: Scarlett Cooper

1:49pm Wednesday 23rd April 2014

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Your chance to win tickets to Kid Carpet show

Salisbury Journal: Your change to win tickets to Kid Carpet show

1:08pm Wednesday 16th April 2014

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Bunnies, bonnets and fun

Salisbury Journal: One of the children from Wyndham Park School in her beautiful bonnet. DC4857P6

3:27pm Wednesday 9th April 2014

Hello everyone and welcome to the Journal Gang page.

Terms and conditions for Legoland Windsor Resort Competition

9:15am Thursday 3rd April 2014

Terms & Conditions: • Only one entry per person.

Your chance to win Legoland tickets

Salisbury Journal: Your chance to win Legoland tickets

2:18pm Wednesday 2nd April 2014

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Going the extra mile for Sport Relief

3:48pm Wednesday 26th March 2014

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Win tickets to Tomten at the Arts Centre

Salisbury Journal: Daniel Wilkinson

3:07pm Wednesday 19th March 2014

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Wonka, Wally and Potter

Salisbury Journal: Dressing up for World Book Day at Manor Fields

12:39pm Wednesday 12th March 2014

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Chance to win tickets to see Chris and Pui

Salisbury Journal: William Bailey meets Postman Pat

8:48am Thursday 6th March 2014

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Hoping you had lots of birthday fun

Salisbury Journal: Hoping you had lots of birthday fun

2:26pm Wednesday 26th February 2014

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Lots of theatre for children to enjoy

Salisbury Journal: Children at York House Nursery enjoying Splosh.

3:48pm Thursday 20th February 2014

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Batman and Spider-Man together

Salisbury Journal: Batman and Spider-Man together

11:16am Thursday 13th February 2014

HELLO everyone and welcome to the Journal Gang page. We start this week by wishing a very happy sixth birthday to Gang member Louis Knight who celebrated his birthday recently.

Chance to win a day at Beaulieu

Salisbury Journal: Chance to win a day at Beaulieu

10:15am Thursday 6th February 2014

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Angel pops in to say a big hello

Salisbury Journal: Angel pops in to say a big hello

11:36am Wednesday 29th January 2014

HELLO everyone and welcome to the Journal Gang page. I know from all your letters and emails that members of the Journal Gang love to write.

Win tickets to see Postman Pat

Salisbury Journal: Win tickets to see Postman Pat

12:29pm Wednesday 22nd January 2014

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Are you settled in back at school?

Salisbury Journal: Are you settled in back at school?

4:03pm Friday 17th January 2014

Hello everyone and welcome to the Journal Gang page. I hope you have all settled in back at school.

Joseph's picture is a winner

Salisbury Journal: Joseph's winning picture

4:31pm Wednesday 8th January 2014

Hello everyone and welcome to the Journal Gang page. We start this week by saying a great Gang “well done” to Joseph Westlake, who drew this fantastic picture of a ship.

Welcome to the first Gang page of 2014!

Salisbury Journal: Welcome to the first Gang page of 2014!

7:00am Wednesday 1st January 2014

HELLO everyone! I hope that you had a lovely Christmas and New Year and are all looking forward to the year ahead.

Wishing you a happy new year

Salisbury Journal: Wishing you a happy new year

10:45am Friday 27th December 2013

HELLO Gang and welcome to the final Gang page of 2013. I hope that you had a lovely Christmas Day – did Santa bring you lots of exciting things? I hope that you all got some wonderful presents and are enjoying playing with all your new toys. Father Christmas swapped his sleigh for a camel when he visited Woodford Valley Primary School to meet the children.

Merry Christmas!

Salisbury Journal: Merry Christmas!

12:17pm Wednesday 18th December 2013

HO, HO HO! A very merry welcome to this week’s festive Journal Gang page.

Playing a part in the story of Christmas

Salisbury Journal: Playing a part in the story of Christmas

12:11pm Wednesday 11th December 2013

HELLO everyone and welcome to the Journal Gang page. I know that lots of you are performing your Nativity plays this week and are getting ready to appear on stage dressed as a shepherd, angel, king or maybe even Mary or Joseph. It is always lovely to be in a Nativity play or to watch one, as it reminds us of the Christmas story, which is important at this time of year. If you are in a nativity play I hope that you have a lovely time and I’m sure that your families are really excited about seeing you on stage.

Fundraising and some tasty cakes

Salisbury Journal: Fundraising and some tasty cakes

12:18pm Wednesday 4th December 2013

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Christmas is coming!

Salisbury Journal: Peppa Pig and George

12:06pm Wednesday 27th November 2013

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Salisbury's countdown to Christmas

2:18pm Wednesday 20th November 2013

HELLO everyone and welcome to the Journal Gang page. Christmas is on the way and Salisbury is holding its Christmas lights switch-on tonight. It promises to be a great night with music, entertainment and fireworks and I expect lots of Gang members will be there.

Reasons to wear a poppy

Salisbury Journal: Jessica Edmunds

10:01pm Wednesday 13th November 2013

Hello everyone and welcome to the Journal Gang page.

Bonfire Night goes off with a bang

Salisbury Journal: Gang competition winner Emily Ivemy

2:42pm Wednesday 6th November 2013

Hello everyone and welcome to the Journal Gang page. I hope you had a great Halloween and Bonfire Night.

Have a batty Halloween

Salisbury Journal: Children from Crazy Critters Pre-school at Stratford Court care home.

4:57pm Thursday 31st October 2013

HELLO everyone and happy Halloween! I expect that lots of you will be dressing up in spooky costumes today and taking part in some fun-filled eerie activities – I hope you have a great time and watch out for all the ghouls and ghosts. If you have a fantastic Halloween costume, make something scary or carve a pumpkin then why not email a picture to gang@salisburyjournal.co.uk so you can share it with the rest of the Gang?

Have you ever been fishing?

Salisbury Journal: Maddox Cappleman with his big catch

12:21pm Wednesday 23rd October 2013

HELLO everyone and welcome to the Journal Gang page.

It's the time of year to go bonkers for conkers

Salisbury Journal: Oralie King, right, and friend Chiara Campari Moss meet Cerrie Burnell

3:42pm Wednesday 16th October 2013

HI Gang! Autumn time is here again, the weather is getting colder and the leaves are falling off the trees.

Take a bubbly bathtime adventure

Salisbury Journal: Take a bubbly bathtime adventure

3:19pm Wednesday 9th October 2013

BONJOUR everyone and welcome to the Journal Gang.

Peachy win for brother and sister

Salisbury Journal: Peachy win for brother and sister

12:09pm Wednesday 2nd October 2013

HELLO everyone and welcome to the Journal Gang page.

Winner Amy thrilled with great prize

Salisbury Journal: Amy Nash

3:00pm Wednesday 25th September 2013

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